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Charles Young

Charles Young, one of 296 convicts transported on the Cressy, 28 April 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Young
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Somerset. Bath Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Cressy
Departure date: 28th April, 1843
Arrival date: 28th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 294
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.

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Dave Cable on 29th June, 2020 wrote:

SWHT Document Ref: Q_AGS_14_6

Trial Notes 1842
Age: 25
Education: Read/Write
Marital Status: Single
Offence: Stealing a piece of meat to the value of 1/6d
Previous Convictions: Felony (Bath) 1841.
Removed to Devonport November 10th 1842 having spent 32 days in gaol

Convict Changes History

Dave Cable on 29th June, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

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