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William Young, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||21st July, 1821
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Surrey Quarter Sessions
26th March, 1821
8th September, 1821
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 143 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 15 (9)
||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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Maureen Withey on 23rd December, 2019 wrote:
Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/2 1821
Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folios 23-39: William Young, aged 34, convict, taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, fever, hepatitis chronic, pain in his right side with affects his breathing, no pain in his shoulder nor is there any great evident enlargement of the liver; put on sick list 29 May 1821, died 21 July 1821 at 9 pm.
Folios 39-40: 22nd July 1821; at 8 am. committed the remains of William Young to the deep after having read the funeral service, distributed the clothes of the late William Young amongst the prisoners that were most in want of them. 1
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 23rd December, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st July, 1821 (prev. 0000)