This footage footage from the Australian War Memorial is believed to have been shot by Mr. Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, the English journalist who gave Australia its first description of the ANZAC troops at Gallipoli. Continue reading
Mary Carter – McCarthy, Convict, Lady Juliana 1790 was sent to Norfolk island aboard the Surprize in Aug 1790. On Norfolk Island she formed a relationship with First Fleeter Robert Nunn. He was born 1758. Crime: Steal 1 coat, silver, lace and two hat loops. Tried: Old Bailey, 7 July 1784. Sentence: 7 years transportation to America. Continue reading
The Estramina left Sydney on 8 Mar 1809 for Norfolk island arriving on 22 Mar, the ship departed on 7 Apr for Sydney, arriving on 22 Apr with 12 men, 8 women and 13 children.
Hannah Barnes (wife of Richard Barnes of the 102nd Regiment) gave birth to their son Francis Barnes on the voyage to Sydney.
Sydney Gazette, 23 Apr 1809, p. 1:SHIP NEWS.Yesterday arrived His Majesty’s colonial vessel Estramina, 15 days from Norfolk Island. – Mr. Mitchell passenger.
David was born Dysert, Fife Scotland. He joined HMS Sirius 28 Oct 1786 at Deptford, aged 27 years. He was promoted to Quarter Gunner 6 Feb 1789. Spelling variations of his name include Bear, Bain, Baird and Bean.
David was stranded on Norfolk Island in Mar 1790 after the shipwreck of HMS Sirius, being mustered on 20 Mar 1790 on Norfolk Island after the shipwreck. He drowned while helping to unload provisions and passengers from the Justinian and the Surprize, on 17 Aug 1790 at Cascade Bay. Continue reading
Hannah arrived in NSW aboard the Lady Juliana in 1790, arriving on Norfolk Island aboard the Surprize in Aug 1790. Continue reading
Joseph was born c1762 at Withington near Hereford in England. As a private of the Royal Marines 11th (Portsmouth) Company, he arrived in NSW aboard the Alexander 1788. Joseph was sent to Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in June 1789, on board were 15 marines and no convicts. Continue reading