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Private Robert Young. (1781.........)

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  • Born : 1781
  • Where Born : c/o Derry Ireland
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived :  01 January 1810 Sydney
  • Ship Arrived on :  "Hindustan"
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted : England
  • Date of Discharge : 1813
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  • Spouse's Name :  Martha Williams
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  • Date Arrived :   1816 Sentenced  7 years)
  • Ship Arrived on : "Mary Anne"
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  • Date Married :  1818
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    Information Supplied by Debra Fasano

     

    Descendants

     

    Area Settled :
     
     
    Children :
    1812 Daughter Mary Ann born (Mother: Mary Bircham - "Sydney Cove"
    1814 Son Robert born (Mother: Mary Bircham)
    1817 Daughter Elizabeth born (Mother: Martha Williams alias
    Martha/Margaret Brough/Bruff 
    History & Achievements :
    Robert YOUNG
    Soldier 73rd Regiment
     
    1810 Arrived  "Hindostan"
    1812 On paylist 73rd
    1812 Daughter Mary Ann born (Mother: Mary Bircham - "Sydney Cove"
    1807 - 7 years)
    1812 Robert summoned to pay maintenance for his daughter
    1813 Regiment to Ceylon - Robert remains in Sydney
    1814 Convicted of the theft of 48 shirts from His Majesty's Stores
      Tried Sydney Criminal Court - 14 years transportation
    1814 Sent to Newcastle - appointed Constable/Scourger at Newcastle Gaol
    1814 Mary Bircham convicted of perjury at Robert's trial - 3 years hard labor
    1814 Son Robert born (Mother: Mary Bircham)
    1814 Mary Bircham on stores at Parramatta factory
    1817 Daughter Elizabeth born (Mother: Martha Williams alias
    Martha/Margaret Brough/Bruff  - "Mary Anne" 1816 - 7 years)
    1818 Mary petitions to have Martha removed from Newcastle
    1818 Robert marries Martha Williams
    1823 Petition for mitigation of sentence - refused
    1826 Convicted of having stolen goods in his possession - 3 years
    added to sentence
    1828 Census - aged 49 - Scourger
    1830 Implicated in the death of a prisoner
    1830 Dismissed as Constable and Scourger as a result of Coroner's Inquest
    1831 Convicted of manslaughter - 3 months added to sentence
    1831 Certificate of freedom issued
     
    Robert Young may have then worked with his son-in-law Robert Stewart
    who was a shoemaker, as this is the occupation listed on his COF.
    Date of death unknown
     
      From COF No. 31/653  (28 June 1831)
     
    Native Place Co Derry
    Year of Birth 1781
    Height 5 feet 7 inches
    Complexion Fair Ruddy
    Hair Grey
    Eyes Grey
    General remarks Scar on forehead - whiskers grey - scar on back of neck
     
    Sources: Convict Indents
       Colonial Secretary's Papers
       Bench of Magistrate's cases
       Sydney Gazette Newspaper
       Government Gazette
       NSW  BDM's
     
     
    References
    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
    Relatives and Descendants
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    Last revised: October 16, 2008.