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Andrew Kitchen, one of 150 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 July 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster. Liverpool Quarter Session
29th July, 1823
19th January, 1824
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 150 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 76. Tasmanian Archives https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au Online newspapers - Trove
||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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Nell Murphy on 19th August, 2017 wrote:
Andrew KITCHEN was convicted at Lancaster, England 20 Jan 1823 for stealing a watch. Second conviction (had served 9 mths in prison). 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Asia’ arriving 1823.
Stated he lived at Dale St. Liverpool, England.
Sister at Chesire.
1826 - in the Boat crew, hulk Duke of York.
1828 - Public Works. Out after hours. Chain Gang 3 months.
1830 - on a Ticket of Leave and working at Mawle’s Whale Factory.
28 Jan 1830: Certificate of Freedom issued.
25 Feb 1830: Departure from VDL. From Hobart to Fisheries. Rank - seaman. Ship ‘Clarence’. (ref. CUS33/1/1 pg 191)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 19th August, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 76. Tasmanian Archives https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au Online newspapers - Trove (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Cla