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Lawrence Lewis, NSW Corps, Britannia 1798

Lawrence Lewis, born Dublin 1772. He enlisted into the 102nd regiment in 1796 in England, traveling to NSW aboard the Britannia in 1798.

He first travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Reliance in Nov 1799, at some stage he returned to Sydney. Then again travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803 as a private in the NSW Corps, departing Norfolk Island aboard the Investigator for Sydney in Feb 1805. He then assigned to Newcastle. Continue reading

Thomas Bolton, NSW Corps, Neptune or Surprize 1790

Thomas Bolton – Boulton was born in 1768 at Birmingham and enlisted into the NSW Corps in June 1789 England. He first travelled to Norfolk Island  HM Supply to Norfolk Island in April 1791 with Captain William Hill.

Thomas Bolton  also served on Norfolk Island from 1800 to 1810, as a Private in NSW Corps. Continue reading

Deaths NSW 1811 D – M

Sydney: DARBY Frances, age 38, Nov 21, Convict from Dublin Arr: Tillycherry, tried at Dublin, 7 years

Windsor: DAVISON Elizabeth, age 20, buried, Feb 17. DAVIDSON/DAVISON convict Speke 1808. She died 15 Feb 1811 Windsor – Prisoner.  She was buried St Matthew’s Windsor. Continue reading