Category Archives: First Fleet Marines

Robert Stephens, Marine, Friendship, 1788 and Elizabeth Hippesley Convict, Lady Penrhyn 1788

Robert Stephens was born c1762 in Devon, he was a Private of the Royal 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 Hippesley, they were one of the many couples married by Reverend Richard Johnson, in Nov 1791 on Norfolk Island. Continue reading Robert Stephens, Marine, Friendship, 1788 and Elizabeth Hippesley Convict, Lady Penrhyn 1788

Marines, Friendship 1788

Browning, William, Private, Royal Marines 51st (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply in Mar 1790.

Carver, John: Private, Royal Marines 24th (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Chipp, Thomas: Private, Royal Marines 42nd (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison. Continue reading Marines, Friendship 1788

Marines, Charlotte Jan 1788

Baker, James: Private, Royal Marines 54th (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Baker, William: Corporal, Royal Marines 53rd (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Chapman, Thomas: Corporal, Royal Marines 60th (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Connell, Patrick: Private, Royal Marines 6th (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, sent to Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in Mar 1790. Continue reading Marines, Charlotte Jan 1788

Marines, Scarborough Jan 1788

Abbott, Joseph: Drummer, Royal Marines 8th (Portsmouth) Company

Brown, John: Private, Royal Marines 11th (Portsmouth) Company

Brown, John: Private, Royal Marines 56th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Bullmore, Thomas: Royal Marines 50th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, died 11 Nov 1788 Port Jackson. Continue reading Marines, Scarborough Jan 1788