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Marines, Charlotte Jan 1788

Baker, James: Private, Royal Marines 54th (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Baker, William: Corporal, Royal Marines 53rd (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Chapman, Thomas: Corporal, Royal Marines 60th (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Connell, Patrick: Private, Royal Marines 6th (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, sent to Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in Mar 1790. Continue reading Marines, Charlotte Jan 1788

List of Free Settlers from England who been left by different Ships with no order from Government as in the 1802 Muster

List of Free Settlers from England who have been left by different Ships without any Order from Government with the Quantity of Ground Cropped, Stock &c.as appeared in the Muster in 1802. Names as in order as per list. Continue reading List of Free Settlers from England who been left by different Ships with no order from Government as in the 1802 Muster

William Broughton, Servant to John White, Charlotte 1788

William Broughton, born 1768, came free to NSW as  servant to John White, aboard the Charlotte 1788.

On 20 Feb 1789 he was appointed store keeper at Parramatta. William remained at this post until the 12 Dec 1800, when he was appointed Storekeeper acting deputy commissary at Norfolk Island, with a promise that if he chooses to return to this place, in case of Deputy Commissary Clarke’s return to Norfolk Island, he will resume his former situation at Parramatta. Continue reading William Broughton, Servant to John White, Charlotte 1788

Henry Wright, Royal Marines, Prince of Wales 1788

Henry Wright, Private, Royal Marines 51st (Plymouth) Company, Prince of Wales 1788.

Also aboard was his wife Mrs Ann Wright and their new born daughter Mary Ann. Henry and Ann were married 20 Oct 1786 Portsea, Hampshire, England. Their daughter Mary Ann Wright was baptised 19 Aug 1787 on board the Prince of Wales at Rio de Janerio, the baptism appears in St Phillips registrar as Charlicut Wright. Continue reading Henry Wright, Royal Marines, Prince of Wales 1788

Our New Home: HM Supply Norfolk Island December 1789 and January 1790

Our New Home: HM Supply Norfolk Island December 1789 and January 1790 continues our series of publications covering the 1st Settlement of Norfolk Island 1788 – 1814, being a collation and biography on all the people and children who arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in both December 1789 and January 1790.

This ebook includes the story of their life on Norfolk Island and the next generation. The research includes consulting journals, shipping records, victualling books, musters, colonial crime, land records and a large range of other primary records and contemporary writings related to Norfolk Island, NSW and Tasmania. Continue reading Our New Home: HM Supply Norfolk Island December 1789 and January 1790

First Fleeters buried at Old Sydney Burial Ground

The Old Sydney Burial Ground was originally a garden belonging to Captain Shea of the marines, now occupied by the Sydney Town Hall was used for burials from September 1792 to the end Jan 1820.  Below is a list of the First Fleeters buried at the Old Sydney Burial Ground with women recorded by their burial name. Continue reading First Fleeters buried at Old Sydney Burial Ground