Name William YEOMANS
Country Of Origin England
Born 1826
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Bapt. 1 January 1827, Saint John, Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Parents John and Amelia Yeomans
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Apprentice Watchmaker
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Marriage/Spouse 10 February 1851, St Andrews Church, Launceston, to Emily McIntosh
Trial 27 March 1843, County Assizes, Coventry, Warwickshire
Sentence Ten years for shoplifting (not his first offence)
Arrival 19 November 1843 on the convict ship Henrietta
Police Number 11058
Convict Assignment Fingal, Westbury, Launceston, Captain Moriarty
Ticket of Leave 4 September 1849
29 March 1853: Absent from muster, ticket of leave revoked
Conditional Pardon
Other 1841: Recorded as an apprentice watchmaker in Coventry, Warwickshire, England

November 1843: Recorded as a watchmaker and labourer on arrival in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania).

Probation period: Eighteen months at Fingal.

1845: Absconded; original sentence extended by twelve months.

January 1851: Permission granted to marry Emily McIntosh (convict per ship Lloyds)

28 December 1851: Birth of daughter Amelia Yeoman in Launceston. William’s occupation recorded is a mariner.

Death unknown
TAHO: CON18/1/38, CON33/1/46, CON27/1/10, CON14/1/23, CON52/1/3 p530 Marriage Permission 1851; RGD37/1/9 no669 Marriage 1851; RGD33/1/24 no3427 [Amelia Yeouman].
Web: Ancestry: England Select Births & Christenings 1827; 1841 England Census; England & Wales Criminal Registers 1842 & 1843.
The Examiner (Launceston) 8 September 1849.