Ideas For Your New Year’s Eve Party: By Lilian Newman, Supervisor, Home Service Department, S.A. Gas Co.
If you are planning a New Year’s Eve party this year, these recipes for novel supper dishes will be useful. Continue reading Ideas For Your New Year’s Eve Party 1939 recipies
While in England the people of all classes observe Christmas Eve as a festival of more importance than New Year’s Eve, in Scotland greater prominence is given to the latter. ” Hogmanay,” as New Year’s Eve is there called, is, in the “land o’ cakes,” made the occasion of much, merry- making. Continue reading New Year’s Eve in Perth 1899
Maria Smith was born on Norfolk Island said to be on 27 August 1796, daughter of Sarah Smith (Convict Lady Juliana 1790) and ? Lee.
Continue reading Maria Smith – Lee – Pantony – Bloodworth
Culprits on Norfolk Island: Golden Grove October 1788
A collation and bibliography on the people who arrived on Norfolk Island aboard the Golden Grove in October 1788, including their life on Norfolk Island and their next generation.
In addition to consulting journals, shipping records, victualling books, musters, land records and a large range of primary records related to Norfolk Island, NSW and Tasmania. Continue reading Culprits on Norfolk Island: Golden Grove October 1788
Crime: Theft. Tried: 21 Mar 1792, Surrey Assizes at Kingston-upon-Thames, 7 years transportation.
Joseph Dyer, Andrew McManus, George Collins and James Brown were charged as “incorrigible rogues and vagabonds, Persons of Evil Disposition & not having any visible means of honest subsistence … ” They were found guilty and sentenced to three years’ hard labour at Norfolk Island. Continue reading George Collins: Convict Royal Admiral 1792
Edward Haven enlisted in Sept 1789 in London. He arrived in NSW aboard HMS Gorgon 1791 or the Pitt in 1792. In June 1800 he was residing in Sydney with one servant.
In July 1800 he possible travelled to Norfolk Island aboard the Hunter with Joseph Foveaux’s NSW Corps Company part of the 102nd Regiment.
However noting that in Nov 1800 he leased 60 feet in front and 154 feet in depth in Soldier’s Row.
Edward Haven was promoted to Quartermaster Serjeant 25 Dec 1808 on Norfolk Island.
Edward returned to Sydney with a detachment of the 102 Regiment aboard the Lady Nelson in April 1810. He then returned to England aboard the Hindostan in May 1810. when the NSW Corps was withdrawn.
Notes from Glen Lambert:
Promoted to Serjeant 1791 in England
Reduced to Private 6 Aug 1793 in Sydney
Promoted to Corporal 2 Aug 1794, then Serjeant 27 Feb 1795 in Sydney then transferred for duty to Norfolk Island: first present on the paylist Jun-Jul 1798