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George Young

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Young
Aliases: Charles Wilkinson
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-58,178,167,L,80
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th December, 2012 wrote:

Convicted as George Young, however convict conduct record states that his proper name is “Charles Wilkinson”.

Larceny - steal jewellery and epellettes from captains in army. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.

Stated “I was a clerk in the Albany (New York state, America) Bank and had 2400 pounds when I landed at Portsmouth but lost it gambling.”

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th December, 2012 wrote:

Aged 22yrs; clerk; 5’8 1/2”; fresh complexion; brown curly hair; blue eyes; stout made; Protestant; married man, 3 children; can read & write.

Wife: Ann
Mother: Mary
Brother: Francis
Sister: Jane, at Dublin.

Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Broadmarsh 12mths.
Assignments: Broadmarsh, Ross, Port Arthur; Hobart; Campbell Town, Richmond.
03/12/1844: Hobart Supreme Court - Felony, break & enter dwelling and steal. Guilty. Transportation sentence extended 7yrs. 2yrs to be served at Port Arthur Penal settlement, then 12mths on road gang.
1847: Ross Chain Gang. Ordered to serve 12mths.
1848: Macquarie St. Hobart.
1848: served as a Constable
1850: not to reside in Oatlands or Campbell Town.

05/02/1850: Ticket of Leave
18/03/1851: Conditional Pardon - on condition of not leaving the colony being a colonial convict.
12/05/18..: Free Certificate

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th December, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1822, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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