Deaths 1789 Sydney and Norfolk Island

First fleet Deaths  in Sydney and Norfolk Island in 1789

Most burials are at Sydney, please check notes for the one death on Norfolk Island . Dates refer to burial date, unless noted. This list is an extract from our publications:

  • NSW Deaths 1788 – 1810 Over 2500 deaths, includes name, shipping, ages and death and burial details
  • Norfolk Island Deaths 1788 – 1814  – Over 260 deaths includes name, shipping, ages and death and burial details, other family notes and photos of all surviving 1st Settlement Headstones. Continue reading
First feetters deaths

First Fleeters Deaths 1788 Sydney and Norfolk Island

Most burials are at Sydney, please check notes for Norfolk Island, Botany Bay and La Perouse. Dates refer to burial date, unless noted. This list is an extract from our publications:

  • NSW Deaths 1788 – 1810 Over 2500 deaths, includes name, shipping, ages and death and burial details
  • Norfolk Island Deaths 1788 – 1814  – Over 260 deaths includes name, shipping, ages and death and burial details, other family notes and photos of all surviving 1st Settlement Headstones. Continue reading

The First Fleet

THE FOUNDERS OF A NATION
AUSTRALIA’S FIRST FLEET – 1788
by Cathy Dunn

Between 1788 and 1850 the English sent over 162,000 convicts to Australia in 806 ships. The first eleven of these ships are today known as the First Fleet and contained the convicts and marines that are now acknowledged as the Founders of Australia. This is their story. Continue reading