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Moses Ashwell

Moses Ashwell, one of 179 convicts transported on the Agamemnon, 22 April 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Moses Ashwell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft~grand larceny
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Agamemnon
Departure date: 22nd April, 1820
Arrival date: 22nd September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 297 (150)
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

D Wong on 2nd February, 2013 wrote:

Moses was 21 years old when indicted for stealing 100lbs. of onion seed, value £20., 1 coat, value £3, and 3 sacks, value 9s., the goods of Benjamin & John Moore.

29/9/1820: Forwarded to Liverpool for distribution.
14/9/1822: Servant to Mr Shepherd of Kissing Point.  On return of proceeding of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta; Listed as Ashford.

28/11/1823: To be placed in charge of the grazing run of Richard Farrington, situated 6 miles east of Goulburn Plains.

17/9/1834: On list of convicts transported to Port Macquarie per “sally”.

23/12/1826: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 2nd February, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1798, gender, crime

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