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Solomon Aslett, one of 168 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 14 April 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Clarke, Charles (alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 169 (86)
||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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Stacey Saunders on 7th May, 2017 wrote:
Convicted of stealing 57 sheep. Sentenced to death which was changed to transportation
D Wong on 8th May, 2017 wrote:
A previous conviction: -
10/4/1826 Hampshire Chronicle Hampshire, England:
Solomon Aslett, for refusing to find sureties for his appearance to answer for an assault— two months imprisonment.
29/12/1826 Cambridge Chronicle and Journal Cambridgeshire, England:
Solomon Aslett alias Charles Clarke was capitally convicted of stealing sheep, the property of Mr. Cobden, farmer, of Parnbain.
21/12/1826 Morning Advertiser London, England:
Solomon Aslett, alias Charles Clarke, was indicted for stealing at Farnham, on the 10th of August, a flock of sheep, fiftyseven in number.
26/2/1850 Sydney Morning Herald:
Solomon Aslett, late of the Murray River, money paid 13l 3s 2d ; paid into bank, 19l 16d ; money in bank, 64l 3s 3d ; date of order to collect, July 12, 1848 ; accidentally drowned in the Murumbidgee, 1847 ; a person named Anne Crow proved a clain for 20l in this estate, but has not been heard of for some months.
No death found on the NSW or VIC BDM but must have died C 1847.
Convict Changes History
Stacey Saunders on 7th May, 2017 made the following changes:
alias1: Clarke, Charles (alias) (prev. Clarke, Charles (Alias)), date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime