Category Archives: NSW Corps Norfolk Island

Edward Vallas, NSW Corps, Britannia 1791

Edward Vallas – Vallis – Vallace was born in Middlesex, he enlisted into the NSW Corps in  in 1790 in England. He arrived in NSW aboard the Britannia 1791.

He served on Norfolk Island, arriving aboard the Supply in Oct 1796, recorded in the 1792 – 1796 Victualing book as Edward Nallis. Edward returned to Sydney aboard HMS Reliance in Mar 1796. Continue reading Edward Vallas, NSW Corps, Britannia 1791

Dennis Hunt, NSW Corps, Admiral Barrington 1791

Dennis Hunt enlisted into the NSW Corps in Mar 1791 in England; he arrived in NSW aboard the Admiral Barrington 1791

He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Porpoise in Mar 1801, with the rank of private. Dennis left Norfolk Island aboard the Lady Nelson in Jan 1803 for Sydney. Continue reading Dennis Hunt, NSW Corps, Admiral Barrington 1791

John Whitehouse, NSW Corps, Marquis Cornwallis 1796

John Whitehouse enlisted into the NSW Corps in England and arrived in NSW aboard the Marquis Cornwallis 1796, with the rank of private. At some time he was sent to Norfolk Island returning to aboard HMS Reliance in Dec 1799.

He returned to Norfolk island with the NSW Corps aboard HMS Porpoise in Jan 1801, he travelled back to NSW aboard the Union, arriving in Sydney 4 Mar 1804. Continue reading John Whitehouse, NSW Corps, Marquis Cornwallis 1796

John and Mary Brabyn, Marquis Cornwallis 1796

John Brabyn, Ensign of the New South Wales Corps, arrived in NSW aboard the Marquis Cornwallis 1796 with his wife and two children. They arrived on Norfolk Island aboard the Supply in Apr 1796. In Oct 1796 John Brabyn took on a land lease of 19 acres on Norfolk Island.[1] This been lot 109 today located between Harpers Road and Cascade Road north of New Cascade Road. Continue reading John and Mary Brabyn, Marquis Cornwallis 1796

John Stone, NSW Corps, Second Fleet 1790

John Stone was a private in the NSW Corps he was located in NSW before Mar 1791 when he deserted the corps, being recovered a month later. John married Dinah Miell/Miles (Convict, Pitt 1792) 9 Mar 1795 at St Johns Parramatta with the permission of Captain William Patterson.

Their son Robert Maell (Miles) was born May 1793 Parramatta region, baptised 1793 St Johns Parramatta. In 1795 he held a land grant at North Brush in Field of Mars district (Ryde). Continue reading John Stone, NSW Corps, Second Fleet 1790