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young family.westren australia

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Graham Dudley

Graham Dudley Report 8 Jun 2011 02:51

do any of you have a thomas young b.1827 brghton sussex.landed freemantle 1853 regards graham chambers n.z.


jax Report 8 Jun 2011 03:06

Have you tried the search trees to see if anyone has him? I can see three people apart from yourself that seem to have him



Lynski Report 8 Jun 2011 03:11

There are two other members who have Thomas Young born Sussex in their trees.

Just search for birth year 1827, +/- 5 years.

Graham Dudley

Graham Dudley Report 8 Jun 2011 03:27

thanks Lynski,yes I know,we are all trying to find him after his release from his sentance in 1856 regards graham chambers n.z.


jax Report 8 Jun 2011 03:34

Oh is my reply invisable?

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 8 Jun 2011 09:24

Do you know if he was married to an Elizabeth DAVIDSON? I can't find a marriage in WA; it is possible they never formally wed.

But there are births to a Thomas YOUNG & Elizabeth DAVIDSON in Fremantle/Rottnest 1857-1863 which fits with him being a convict.

Elizabeth 1857 Fremantle, m. Ralph ASHWORTH 1874 Perth, d. March 5 1952 York
Louisa Jane 1860 Rottnest Island, m. Lewis James DUNHAM 1882 York, d. 25 Dec 1944 York
Janet 1861 Fremantle, m. William POLLARD 1880 Middle Swan, d. 11 Dec 1946 Pingelly
Thomas Alexander 1863 Fremantle, m. Esther Ann ASHWORTH 1886 York, d. ?

York Cemetery
ASHWORTH , Elizabeth. Wife of Ralph. 5 Mar 1952 aged 95
ASHWORTH , Ralph. 18 Sep 1937 aged 86. Husband of Elizabeth
DUNHAM , Lewis James. 26 Apr 1914 ageds 56 years 8 months
DUNHAM , Louisa Jane. 27 Dec 1944 aged 84 (with Lewis)

York was a popular area for the resettlement of convicts.

Elizabeth YOUNG, widow of the late Thomas YOUNG, died 12th Sep 1899 aged 79. She was born in Elgin, Scotland and dau of David & Elizabeth. Her funeral notice states she was interred at Karrakatta but no record on the MCB site.

More at NLA Trove newspapers and WA bdm site


TonyOz Report 8 Jun 2011 15:58

Hi Graham.

Just following on from Cherilyn regarding "possible convict" and if its of any benefit.....

There is one only.. Thomas D. YOUNG listed on Fremantle W.A prison records, with a birth listed as 1827....and arriving 1853.

YOUNG, Thomas D
Convict No.1598
Ship Name..Dudbrook
Ship Arrival Date..7 Feb 1853
Alias aka.. Thomas George
Birth Date..1827
Marital Status..Unmarried
Sentence Date..18 Aug 1851
Sentence Place..London
Sentence Province..London
Sentence Country..England
Court..Cent Crim Ct
Length of Sentence..10yrs
Ticket of Leave Date..19 Dec 1853
Conditional Pardon Date..Jan 1856

This particular Thomas Young aka Thomas George YOUNG ( above ) was sentenced at the Central Criminal Court ( Old Bailey ) London.

His trial is listed on-line ( Old Bailey )

THOMAS GEORGE YOUNG, WILLIAM MUZZALL, Theft - mail theft, 18th August 1851.

Reference Number: t18510818-1598

1598. THOMAS GEORGE YOUNG and WILLIAM MUZZALL , stealing, whilst employed in the Post-office, a letter containing 210l., and and 15l. Bank-notes, the property of Her Majesty's Postmaster-General.

MESSRS. CLARKSON and BODKIN conducted the Prosecution.

ROSE ANN PHARAOH . I am the wife of Mr. Peter Pharaoh, and reside at Bitterne, near Southampton. On 13th Sept. I wrote to my husband, who was then at Gravesend, and enclosed in it two 10l. and one 5l. notes—I took down the numbers and dates of the notes at the time in this memorandum-book (produced)—the 10l.-notes were Nos. 79668, and 79669, dated 4th June, 1850; and the 5l.-note was No. 50614, dated 3rd July, 1850—I sealed the letter with those notes in it, and addressed it to Mr. Pharaoh, post-office, Gravesend, Kent—I gave the letter to my son Peter to post—the notes were new, and quite entire.

PETBR PHARAOH, JDN . I received a letter from my mother in Sept last, to put into the post, it was directed to my father, at Gravesend—I put the..........( much more reading on-line at )

Tony ( Australia )


Carolyn Report 21 Jun 2011 16:06

Let me know if you discover anything further. My husband's 2x great grandfather was Thomas Young's elder brother Richard Smith Young.
Carolyn from Chester, England

Graham Dudley

Graham Dudley Report 14 Nov 2012 04:03

Hi Carolyn from chester,richard was father of thomas smith young father of my g.mother mary louisa b1877 brighton m.william horace lockyer abt 1904 brighton Graham chambers n.z