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Sophia Youngs

Sophia Youngs, one of 98 convicts transported on the Sarah and Elizabeth, 28 December 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sophia Youngs
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Norfolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sarah and Elizabeth
Departure date: 28th December, 1836
Arrival date: 23rd April, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 97 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 445 (225)
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

Tony Beale on 26th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. From Hertfordshire married protestant could not read or write. 5’ 6” dark sallow complexion dark sallow hair and hazel eyes. Husband is William Young per Moffatt 1836

Tony Beale on 27th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 for Sophia Young dated 6/10/1845 no 45/906. Allowed to accompany her husband William Young to Mudgee. (brother-in-law Elijah Young also came out on the Moffatt)

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons, 1788-1870 for Sophia Young Conditional 20/9/1849

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Sophia Young
Entrance Book Bathurst 24/4/1853 confined for 6 months at Bathurst for 6 months

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 26th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Tony Beale on 27th January, 2021 made the following changes:


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