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William Ashton

William Ashton, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Ashton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1836
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 308
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 91
Name; William Ashton
Age; 22
Native Place; Yorkshire
Trade or calling; Weaver & Labourer
Offence; Lamb stealing
Trial; York - 2 Aug 1827 - 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 2 1/2 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion: Dark freckled
Remarks; Assigned; William Lawson Junr. Bathurst

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Liverpool St Luke.
No; 565
Name; William Ashton
Abode; Liverpool Asylum
When buried; 1836, 10 Feb
Age; 33 [1803/4]
Ship’s Name; Asia
Quality or profession. Prisoner of the crown
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000)

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