These records include civil registrations of baptisms, births, marriages, deaths, and burials in Tasmania, Australia. Original records are kept in the Archives Office of Tasmania in Hobart, Australia. Continue reading Tasmanian Early Church Records
Reprinted from Saunders’s News-Letter of Tuesday, 15th July, 1794. The Editor describes it as a letter from an officer at Norfolk Island, addressed to his friend in Lincoln. The letter contains internal evidence that the writer was Mr. Thomas Jamison, assistant-surgeon.
Norfolk Island, 19th November, 1793. Continue reading 1793: Thomas Jamison a letter from Norfolk island
The following curious and extraordinary recital the Sydney Gazette 25 March 1804 copied from a Letter brought by the Union from Norfolk Island :
List of Births, Deaths and Marriages Norfolk Island 1810 – 1811 as per annual return.
Continue reading Annual return of births, deaths and Marriages Norfolk Island 10 April 1810 – 10 April 1811
In 1796 when Philip Gidley King travelled back to England from Norfolk Island , he took with him a letter from Nathaniel Lucas address to his father John Lucas:
New South Wales
20th Oct 1796 Continue reading 1796 Norfolk Island Letter from Nathaniel Lucas
Not all assigned HMS Sirius ships company members (the crew) and Ships Marines were aboard the ship for her final voyage in March 1790 to Norfolk Island, they are noted in HMS Sirius musters by not being mustered on 20 March 1790 on Norfolk Island after the shipwreck, but being mustered in April 1790 at Port Jackson. Continue reading Did Frederick Meredith travel to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Sirius in March 1790?