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Marines, Alexander 1788

List of the Royal Marines who arrived at Port Jackson aboard the Alexander 1788.

Archer, Isaac: Private, Royal Marines 20th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Asky, Richard, Private, Royal Marines 41st Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Baxter, William:  Private, Royal Marines 32nd (Portsmouth) Company assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Meredith’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, William was sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply Mar 1790.

Bishop, Elias: Private, Royal Marines 17th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison. Elias was sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HMS Sirius in Mar 1790 Continue reading Marines, Alexander 1788

Elizabeth Lock, Convict, Lady Penrhyn 1788

Elizabeth Lock was born 1763. She was tried with the crime of two counts of break, enter and steal at Gloucester on 26 Mar 1783. Elizabeth was sentence to death but was commuted to 7 years transportation.  She arrived in NSW aboard the Lady Penrhyn 1788 Elizabeth was on rations in Sydney in 1788.

Elizabeth married Richard Morgan, 30 Mar 1788, St Phillips Sydney. Richard MORGAN, Convict, Alexander 1788. Crime: Assault and rob. Tried: Gloucester, 23 Mar 1785. Sentence: 7 years transportation.  Richard arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in Jan 1790. Continue reading Elizabeth Lock, Convict, Lady Penrhyn 1788

Joseph Lewis, Marine, Alexander 1788

Joseph was born c1762 at Withington near Hereford in England. As a private of the Royal Marines 11th (Portsmouth) Company, he arrived in NSW aboard the Alexander 1788.

He served with Captain Shea’s Company as part of the Port Jackson Garrison Joseph was sent to Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in June 1789, on board were 15 marines and no convicts. Continue reading Joseph Lewis, Marine, Alexander 1788