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Elijah Young

Elijah Young, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elijah Young
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 5th May, 1836
Arrival date: 31st August, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 403 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 275 (140)
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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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. Annotated Printed Indentures 1836
No; 36-1755
Unable to read or write
Age; 37. Estimated Birth Year: 1799
Married; 4 Male and 2 Female children
Native Place: Yorkshire
Calling; Dealer in pottery
Date of Trial: 27 February 1836
Offence; Horse Stealing
Height; 5 ft 9 inches
Complexion: Very Dark
Hair: Black
Eyes; Dark Chestnut.
Ticket of Leave 45/69. CP No 49/945
General Remarks; Brother of William Young - A Gypsy
New South Wales, Australia, Criminal Court Records, 1830-1945
Bench of Magistrates. Hyde Park Barracks
Monthly Returns of Trials of Convicts, 1832-1836
Name of Accuser - J Sparks. Charge: Neglect of Work. Punishment ordered; 25 Lashes

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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