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William Ashton, one of 158 convicts transported on the Eliza, 25 June 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Nottingham Quarter Sessions
25th June, 1828
18th November, 1828
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 157 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 425 (214)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Maureen Withey on 31st March, 2020 wrote:
ADM 101/23/5B . Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship Eliza for 10 June 1828 to 22 April 1830 1829 by James Patton, surgeon, during which time the said ship was employed in transporting convicts from Woolwich and Sheerness to New South Wales.
Folio 7: William Ashton, aged 24: disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 25 June 1828 at Sheerness. Gradually recovered in a few days.
Folios 44A-45: William Ashton, aged 26, prisoner: disease or hurt, bowel complaint. Put on sick list, 4 November 1828 at sea. Discharged 16 November 1828 to hospital.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 31st March, 2020 made the following changes: