A Return of Marines who have desired to be received as Settlers on Norfolk Island and sailed from Sydney the 26th October 1791
Daniel Stanfield, corpl …. wife and three children
William Tonks, private
John Barrisford A wife and two children
John Munday …. A wife and three children
(Wife Ann Munday and children Edward, Elizabeth and John)
Lawrence Richards … a wife and two children
John Gower, corporal
John Scott, seaman
Spelling and order of names as found in HRA, Series 1, vol. p.306
David Collins wrote: The Atlantic sailed for Norfolk Island and Calcutta … on board Lieutenant-Governor King and his family; Captain Paterson of the New South Wales corps (lately arrived in the Admiral Barrington); Mr. Balmain, the assistant-surgeon, sent to relieve Mr. Considen; the Rev. Mr. Johnson, who voluntarily visited Norfolk Island for the purpose of performing those duties of his office which had hitherto been omitted through the want of a minister to perform them; twenty-nine settlers discharged from the marines; several male and female convicts, and some few settlers from that class of people.
Passengers included Thomas Jones, William Hambly and William Philimore return to Norfolk Island after appearing at court in Sydney.
Thomas Ashbury – Astbury – Asbury