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George Young

George Young, one of 125 convicts transported on the Shipley, 20 December 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Young
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: 20th December, 1816
Arrival date: 24th April, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 124 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 321 (162)
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

Maureen Withey on 10th February, 2020 wrote:

POLICE OFFICE, March 22d, 1819.
THE Under-mentioned Convicts, having, on the Night of the 27th of February last, piratically cut-out and carried off the Schooner Young Lachlan from this Port, their Names and Descriptions are now published for general Information.

George Young, 5 f. 6½ ins. high, fair complexion, flaxen hair, blue eyes, aged 26, was tried at Bury St. Edmunds in 1816, and was sentenced for life ; is a labourer, and is pock-pitted : he came out in the Shipley, and was landed from the Lord Eldon at Port Dalrymple.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th February, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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