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John Aspin

John Aspin, one of 176 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 29 May 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Aspin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Weaver
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: -
Convicted at: York (West Riding) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 29th May, 1830
Arrival date: 21st October, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser Saturday 23 August 1834 page 4
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

Lavinia on 27th August, 2015 wrote:

Aspin John, Lord Melville (3), No. 30 1770, 30, Blackburn, Weaver, 5 feet 5 1/4in, brown hair, hazel eyes, ruddy freckled complexion, J M H M C M on right arm, mermaid on left, from Australian Agricultural Company, since 14th Instant.

Convict Changes History

Lavinia on 27th August, 2015 made the following changes:

source: The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser Saturday 23 August 1834 page 4 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 379 (192)), date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupa

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