Category Archives: Old Sydney Burial Ground

Jonathan Price, Convict, Atlantic 1791

He enlisted into the NSW Corps in 1800 Sydney. He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Porpoise in January 1801, serving with the102nd Foot Regiment on Norfolk Island until his departure aboard the Lady Nelson in March 1810. Continue reading

James Mansell, NSW Corps, Barwell 1796

James was born in 1779 at Walford South Herefordshire England. He enlisted into the NSW Corps in November 1796 in England, and arrived in NSW aboard the Barwell in 1798,

He first travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Reliance in Nov 1799, returning to NSW aboard HMS Porpoise in March 1801. By Jul 1804 James was back on Norfolk Island. He returned to Port Jackson aboard the Union in 1805 and assigned to Parramatta. James was transferred to the 73rd Regiment in Mar – Apr 1810. Continue reading

Richard Barnes, Corporal, NSW Corps, Royal Admiral 1800

Richard Barnes who held the rank of Corporal in the NSW Corps arrived in NSW 22 Nov 1800 in the colony on the Royal Admiral‘s 2nd voyage to Australia.[1] The 1801 muster features Corporal Richard Barnes and his wife Hannah Barnes of Sydney, free, arrived Royal Admiral. This entry may have led to the confusion by some researchers that they arrived on the Royal Admiral in 1792, as there is no notion was entered stating which year (1792 or 1800) or the voyage I or II. Continue reading