JOHN ASHTON was a convict who was tried and convicted at Wiltshire, England and sentenced to seven years transportation in 1791. ASHTON arrived with the Third Fleet per Britannia (1791) on 14 October 1791 but did not last long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 1 March 1792.
- Unmarked grave, exact location unknown, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta
- Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
# Third Fleet
# Trial Place: Wiltshire, England
# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation
# Ship: Britannia (1791)
# Grave: unmarked
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