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John Jones, NSW Corps, Atlas 1802

John Jones arrived in NSW with the NSW Corps aboard the Atlas in 1802. He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803 as a private in the NSW Corps. He returned to NSW aboard the Union in Mar 1805 abnd assigned to Parramatta. In Apr 1810 he was transferred to the 73rd Regiment.

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Isaac Champion, NSW Corps, Atlas 1802

Isaac was born Oversele, Norfolk, he arrived in NSW aboard the Atlas in 1802. Also on board was Mary Ann Graham (Convict) who was to become the mother of his children and later his wife.

Isaac Champion: Sergeant with the NSW corps travelled to to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803 also aboard was Isaac Champion (child of Isaac Champion). There is no record of Mary Ann Graham travelling to Norfolk Island. The child Isaac Champion appears in the 1804 Norfolk Island Victualling book as a child above two years of age.

Isaac Snr and Jnr both left Norfolk Island aboard the Union for Sydney. in Mar 1805. Isaac and Mary’s child Ann was born May 1805 in Sydney, so Mary most likely was on Norfolk Island, just not on the stores. Afterwards Isaac was appointed to Parramatta.

 In Aug 1806 Mary Graham was recorded as her arrival aboard the Atlas, in a concubine relationship (with Isaac Champion) with children 1 male natural (Isaac) and 1 female natural (Ann).

Isaac was in 1808 was an acting serjeant-major, and pay-serjeant of two NSW Corps companies.[1] In 1809 (July or Dec: records do vary) Isaac was demoted from a sergeant to a private for debt..

Isaac Champion, a widower of Sydney and private in the 102nd Regiment married Mary Ann Graham, widow of Sydney 29 Mar 1810, St Philips Sydney. The witnesses were Barney Ward and Lydia Brumlow.

The Family left the colony aboard the Hindostan in May 1810. Four of their children died at Horsham in 1811 and Mary gave birth to a daughter in England, she was baptised at Portsea Hampshire England in 1812. Isaac is said to have died in c1812.

Mary was then with Francis Able, from the 102nd Regiment, they married at Saint Mary’s Portsea Hampshire England in June 1813 and travelled to NSW as free settlers arriving aboard the  Canada in August 1817. Mary Ann Abel died 20 Sept 1832, aged 54 years, buried Devonshire Street Cemetery.

[1] Proceedings of a general court-martial held at Chelsea hospital: which commenced on Tuesday May 7, 1811 and continued by adjournment to Wednesday 5th of June following for the trial of Lieut.-Col. Geo. Johnston, Major of the 102d Regiment, late the New South Wales Corps, on a charge of mutiny … for deposing, on the 26th of January, 1808, William Bligh … /​ taken in short hand by Mr. Bartrum. An Outline of The Rum Rebellion.

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David Jones, NSW Corps, Atlas 1802

David Jones arrived in NSW aboard the Atlas in 1802 as part of the 102nd Regiment. He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803 as a private with the NSW Corps. He returned aboard the Investigator for Sydney.in Feb 1805:

SHIP NEWS: On Tuesday sailed His Majesty’s armed vessel Investigator for Norfolk Island, to return with a part of the Civil and Military Establishment and prisoners stationed on that Island.[1]

Upon his return he was assigned to Parramatta. David left NSW returning to England aboard the Hindostan in May 1810.

[1] Sydney Gazette, 13 January 1805, p. 4.

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Martin Shockness aka Shocknessy: NSW Corps, Atlas 1802

Martin Shockness aka Shocknessy arrived in NSW as a Private with the NSW Corps aboard the Atlas in 1802. As Martin Shockness he arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Buffalo May 1803 with the NSW Corps.

The Norfolk island victualling books record his name as Martin Shocknassy. He left Norfolk Island for Sydney aboard the Investigator in Feb 1805, and then served at Parramatta. Martin was transferred to the 73rd Regiment in April 1810 with no further records found in NSW.

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Deaths 1811 NSW and Norfolk Island N – Z

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