Oldest known headstones in Australia

# Surviving ^ Documented

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Lawrence Lewis, NSW Corps, Britannia 1798

Lawrence Lewis, born Dublin 1772. He enlisted into the 102nd regiment in 1796 in England, traveling to NSW aboard the Britannia in 1798.

He first travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Reliance in Nov 1799, at some stage he returned to Sydney. Then again travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803 as a private in the NSW Corps, departing Norfolk Island aboard the Investigator for Sydney in Feb 1805. He then assigned to Newcastle. Continue reading

William Spears, NSW Corps, Earl Cornwallis 1801

William SPEARS – SPEERS, born Somerset England, he arrived in NSW as a private with the NSW Corps aboard the Earl Cornwallis in 1801. In Sydney he had common law relationship with Sarah Robinson (convict Earl Cornwallis 1801), they had two children.

He was assigned to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803 as a private in the NSW Corps, Sarah Robinson remained in Sydney. Also aboard HMS Buffalo was his future wife Mary Coleman/Howe, who gave birth to birth to a son Jame How in Mar 1804. Continue reading

John Jones, NSW Corps, Atlas 1802

John Jones arrived in NSW with the NSW Corps aboard the Atlas in 1802. He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803 as a private in the NSW Corps. He returned to NSW aboard the Union in Mar 1805 abnd assigned to Parramatta. In Apr 1810 he was transferred to the 73rd Regiment.

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