Hanson HOWARTH born 1815 Manchester, Lancashire.
Hanson/Hansen also known as John was born 1815 in Manchester to John and Maria and was a convict transported to NSW on John IV in 1837. After he obtained his Ticket of Leave he went to Victoria where in 1853 he married Mary Ann D'arcy who was born in 1834 Galway, Ireland. John and Mary Anne had 7 children (registered under variants such as Howard, Howorth, Haworth, Howitt etc). Thier daughter Maria born 1855 married John George Ashcroft (aka Ashworth) in Inglewood, Vic in 1874. John was the son of John Ashcroft and Frances nee Taber of NSW.