Dry Nursing is caring for a child but not breast-feed them. In 1794 two women were off stores and supporting themselves by dry nursing.
Recollections of 13 years Residence in Norfolk Island and Van Diemans Land so called written in c1823 by Robert Jones – Bucky Jones. Continue reading
David Collins Wrote: The governor, with a party of marines, and some artificers selected from among the seamen of the Sirius and the convicts, arrived in Port Jackson, and anchored off the mouth of the cove intended for the settlement on the evening of the 25th; and in the course of the following day sufficient ground was cleared for encamping the officer’s guard and the convicts who had been landed in the morning. Continue reading
The Norfolk Island victualling book 1792-1796 is a list of all people on Norfolk Island 1792-1795 on food rations. The list features include date of entry to Norfolk Island, arrival ship, name of person, status or rank, name of ship in which departed, and the number of days victualled each year. Continue reading