William was born 1757 Bradford, Wiltshire, England. He arrived in NSW as member of Marines 8th Company, been a ship marine of HM Supply in 1788. William was discharged on 20 May 1789 from HM Supply to HQ Port Jackson. William arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in Mar 1790 a Marine as part […]
New findings and research on First Fleet Marines 1788 and report on previously unrecognised First Fleet Marines
Stephen Gilbert was a Private with the Marines 36th (Plymouth) Company. He arrived in NSW in Jan 1788 aboard ship unknown.
William Saltmarsh was born c1770. He was charged with stealing five handkerchiefs, tried at Kingston, Surrey on 28 Mar 1785, found guilty and sentenced to 7 years transportation. He arrived in NSW aboard the Alexander 1788.
Robert Stephens was born c1762 in Devon, he was a Private of the Marines 30th (Portsmouth) Company, arrived in NSW aboard the Friendship 1788, he was assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison and was sent to Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in June 1789. On Norfolk Island he formed a relationship with Elizabeth […]
At the age of 34 years Roger Murley joined HMS Sirius at Deptford on 8 Dec 1786, with the birth place of Beaminster Dorest noted on HMS Sirius ships muster.
Barrisford, John: Private, Marines 41st (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison Clayfield, William: Sergeant, Marines 61st (Portsmouth) Company, was on board the Alexander and transferred to Prince of Wales in Aug 1787, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison