Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Youard

John Youard, one of 270 convicts transported on the Nile, 18 September 1857

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Youard
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1839
Occupation: Painter & glazier
Date of Death: 8th October, 1903
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Nile
Departure date: 18th September, 1857
Arrival date: 1st January, 1858
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 230
Source description: 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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If John Youard was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about John Youard?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

D Wong on 22nd June, 2016 wrote:

Old Bailey:
JOHN YOUARD, Theft > extortion, 19th September 1853.
Offence: Theft > extortion
Verdict: Guilty > no_subcategory
Punishment: Transportation

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.

9/6/1859: TOL
CP Perth

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

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au