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William Youngman

William Youngman, one of 170 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 25 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Youngman
Aliases: Peter Youngman
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: 1858
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Royal Sovereign
Departure date: 25th July, 1835
Arrival date: 12th December, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 121 (63)
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

Carolyn Chapman on 8th March, 2012 wrote:

William married Helen McMachen, aka Ellen McMahon on 22 November 1842.  They had several children.

Jennifer Asher on 9th March, 2016 wrote:

William, with daughter Mary Jane Youngman (a dwarf) returned to England.  Mary Jane died about 17 Feb 1868 in Walsall, England.  William re-married Rebekah CROUCHER on 22 May 1865.  There is a possibility he was the William Youngman who died on 1 Nov 1867 in Blackburn, Lancashire, U.K.

Convict Changes History

Carolyn Chapman on 8th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1858-00-00, gender m

Jennifer Asher on 9th March, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Peter Youngman

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