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William Young

William Young, one of 289 convicts transported on the Thomas Arbuthnot, 06 January 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Young
Aliases: Charles Grove
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Thomas Arbuthnot
Departure date: 6th January, 1847
Arrival date: 4th May, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land [convicts disembarked at Port Phillip, not Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 141 (72)
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

Jillian Brewer on 2nd July, 2021 wrote:

Occupation: Vellum binder.
Alias: Charles Grove.
WILLIAM YOUNG was indicted for stealing, on the 3rd of June, 17 shirts, value 6l.; 2l. collars, 10s. 6d.; 4 waistcoats, 3l.; 1 flannel waistcoat, 1s.; 2 cravats, 4s.; 11 pairs of stockings, 10s.; 2 pairs of drawers, 5s.; 15 handkerchiefs, 2l.; 6 petticoats, 12s.; 7 shifts, 14s.; 3 tablecloths, 3l.; 10s.; 12 towels, 12s.; 4 table-napkins, 12s.; 1 quilt, 1l.; 2 sheets, 8s.; 3 pillow-cases, 3s.; 1 night-gown, 2s.; 1 right-cap, 1s.; 1 dressing-gown, 7s.; 6 aprons, 6s.; 1 half-sovereign; 2 half-crowns; and 1 shilling; the property of William Buckmaster: and that he had been before convicted of felony.

Maureen Withey on 2nd July, 2021 wrote:

Convict Exiles Index, 1849-1850.
William Young, age 21, per Thomas Arbuthnot. Date of Trial, 06/01/1845.; Place, CCC; 7 years, Charge, Larceny.  See also Groves, Charles; Exiles.

Convict Changes History

Jillian Brewer on 2nd July, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Charles Grove, crime

Jillian Brewer on 2nd July, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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