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Alexander Aspland, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||26th March, 1753
|Date of Death:
||2nd July, 1790
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 27 (15)
||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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David Aspland on 5th November, 2012 wrote:
Sentenced to death for burglary and the stealing 20 pairs of shoes in October 1786. This was commuted to 14 years transportation. He was held in Ely Gaol and after several escape attempts was moved to the prison hulk Justitia in the Thames until November 1789 when he was embarked for transportation to NBew South Wales. He arrived at the end of June 1790 and died on July 2 1790. He was survived by a wife, Ann and six children, whom he left in England
Convict Changes History
David Aspland on 5th November, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 26th March, 1753, date of death 2nd July, 1790, occupation, crime