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William Ashton, one of 188 convicts transported on the Atlas, 16 January 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
* Arrival date is estimated
||Derby Gaol Delivery
16th January, 1816
16th September, 1816
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 196 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 245 (124)
||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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Anonymous on 7th August, 2012 wrote:
William Ashton was transferred from NSW to van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Kangaroo’, arriving 1 Aug 1816. Convict no. 1665.
His Conduct Record merely states "Killed by accident 29/5/1820".
Tasmanian Archives ref.
Anonymous on 10th August, 2012 wrote:
William was 66 years old when he died.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th May, 2021 wrote:
Burials in the Paris of St David’s Hobart -
Name; William Ashton
When Died; 30 May 1820
When Buried; 2 June 1820
Ship’s Name; Atlas
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th May, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1754 (prev. 0000), gender: m