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||31st January, 1848
life span was 58 years*
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Sentenced to 10 years
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||Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 2nd March, 2013 wrote:
Goona (stated to mean ‘old man’)Billy Yanem was an Aboriginal man from P.P., New South Wales. He was convicted in the Melbourne S.C. (Victoria) on 17/10/1845 for sheep stealing. 10 year sentence.
Married man; does not understand English language; labourer; 5’5”, approx. 60yrs of age; coloured complexion; greyish hair; black eyes.
Station Gang: Norfolk Island, 3yrs.
Transferred to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lady Franklin’ on 06/08/1847 to complete the rest of his probation period. Sent to Salt Water River.
Died at hospital Impression Bay 31/10/1848.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 2nd March, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1785, date of death 31st January, 1848, gender, occupation, crime