Henry Wright, Royal Marines, Prince of Wales 1788

Henry Wright, Private, Royal Marines 51st (Plymouth) Company, Prince of Wales 1788.

Also aboard was his wife Mrs Ann Wright and their new born daughter Mary Ann. Henry and Ann were married 20 Oct 1786 Portsea, Hampshire, England. Their daughter Mary Ann Wright was baptised 19 Aug 1787 on board the Prince of Wales at Rio de Janerio, the baptism appears in St Phillips registrar as Charlicut Wright. Continue reading

John Trainer – Traynor, NSW Corps, Ganges 1797

John Traynor was born in 1769 Castle Durragh Ireland, after he enlisted in the 102nd Regiment in 1796 in England, he arrived in NSW aboard the Ganges 1797.

He travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Reliance in Nov 1799. Also on board was Sarah CARTER, Convict, Britannia 1798, and they formed a relationship on Norfolk Island. John Traynor and a very pregnant Mary Carter returned to Sydney aboard HMS Porpoise from Norfolk Island in Feb 1801. Their son John Trainer was born in Mar 1801 at Parramatta. Continue reading