Tag Archives: Barwell 1798

James Mansell, NSW Corps, Barwell 1796

James was born in 1779 at Walford South Herefordshire England. He enlisted into the NSW Corps in November 1796 in England, and arrived in NSW aboard the Barwell in 1798,

He first travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Reliance in Nov 1799, returning to NSW aboard HMS Porpoise in March 1801. By Jul 1804 James was back on Norfolk Island. He returned to Port Jackson aboard the Union in 1805 and assigned to Parramatta. James was transferred to the 73rd Regiment in Mar – Apr 1810. Continue reading

Samuel Beachy: NSW Corps, Barwell 1798

Samuel Beachy and his wife Margaret Beachy arrived in NSW aboard the Barwell in 1798. Samuel being a member of the NSW Corps. He had formerly served in the 87th Regiment Irish Fusiliers, before enlisting in the 102nd Regiment on 12th December 1796.

They arrived on Norfolk Island in July 1800 aboard the Hunter with Joseph Foveaux NSW Corps Company.

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Deaths: 1805 NSW and Norfolk Island

All burials at Sydney are at the Old Sydney Burial Ground.  Parramatta burials are at death reg. St Johns Parramatta unless noted. Dates are for burials unless noted.

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John Dubois, NSW Corps, Barwell 1798

John Dubois was born in Germany; he enlisted in May 1979 in England, arriving in NSW as a private of the NSW Corps aboard the Barwell in 1798. He travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Porpoise in Jan 1801.  John left Norfolk Island for Sydney aboard the Union in March 1805 and appointed to the Hawkesbury region. In 1809 he was appointed back to Sydney with the NSW Corps.

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William Allum, NSW Corps, Barwell 1798

William enlisted into the NSW Corps in Sept 1797 arriving in NSW aboard the Barwell in 1798. He travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Porpoise in March 1801 as John Allum and listed in the Norfolk Island 1802 victualling book also as John Allum.

The 1804 and 1805 victualling books record him as William Allum. He returned to NSW aboard the Union in March 1805 and was appointed out to Castle Hill.

In April 1810 he was transferred to the 73rd Regiment, still with the rank of private. He left NSW aboard the Wyndham in Apr 1814 for Ceylon.

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