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John Youard, one of 270 convicts transported on the Nile, 18 September 1857
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Painter & glazier
|Date of Death:
||8th October, 1903
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Central Criminal Court
18th September, 1857
1st January, 1858
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 269 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 230
||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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D Wong on 22nd June, 2016 wrote:
JOHN YOUARD, Theft > extortion, 19th September 1853.
Offence: Theft > extortion
Verdict: Guilty > no_subcategory
JOHN YOUARD , feloniously accusing Joseph Kahn of an abominable crime, with intent to extort money from him.
MESSRS. BALLANTINE and PARRY conducted the Prosecution;
MR. CLARKSON conducted the Defence.
(The particulars of this case were unfit for publication.)
GUILTY . Aged 14.— Transported for Life.
John was tried in 1853 and arrived in WA 5 years later, so he was 19 years old on arrival.
He was 5’4 ½” tall, light brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, semi literate, protestant, single. Occupation: House Painter.
1859: was working for himself.
14/4/1869: Free Pardon
7/4/1860: Married Martha (Matilda) Jones – Perth. (Martha born 15/3/1837 Midsummer Norton, Somerset and died 11/3/1924 at Geraldton WA, aged 86)
1860: They were resident at St Mary Abbots, Kensington, England.
1862: Back in Perth – 6 children born.
1867: At Geraldton – 2 children born.
1870: To Manchester England for 6 years with family – 3 children born there.
Aug. 1876 – Return to Fremantle.
1881: 1 daughter born Geraldton.
8/10/1903: John died at Geraldton and was buried at the Eastern Road Cemetery, Geraldton, WA.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 22nd June, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1839 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th October, 1903 (prev. 0000), occupation