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George Young

George Young, one of 230 convicts transported on the Asia, 04 February 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Young
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 1870
Age: 72 years

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 Life

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 4th February, 1833
Arrival date: 27th June, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 230 other convicts


Primary source: Ships Register, List of Male Convicts, The Asia, 1833
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

Bob Godbold on 15th August, 2015 wrote:

Married Elizabeth Mitchell in 1846 and had 2 children Harriet born 1846 and Mary ann Lucy born 1849

Karen Moloney on 12th October, 2018 wrote:

George Young was sentenced to Life for Cattle Stealing at the Surry Assizes in 1833.

Convict Changes History

Bob Godbold on 15th August, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1870 (prev. 0000), crime

sue wills on 27th March, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

Karen Moloney on 12th October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Ships Register, List of Male Convicts, The Asia, 1833 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 18), crime

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