Thomas enlisted into the NSW Corps in Oct 1789 England, arriving in NSW with the second fleet in 1790. He deserted in September 1790 and was recovered in August 1791 and by 1798 was assigned to Joseph Foveaux NSW Corps Company. Continue reading
Richard Barnes who held the rank of Corporal in the NSW Corps arrived in NSW 22 Nov 1800 in the colony on the Royal Admiral‘s 2nd voyage to Australia. The 1801 muster features Corporal Richard Barnes and his wife Hannah Barnes of Sydney, free, arrived Royal Admiral. This entry may have led to the confusion by some researchers that they arrived on the Royal Admiral in 1792, as there is no notion was entered stating which year (1792 or 1800) or the voyage I or II. Continue reading
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.
Francis Howe arrived as a private with the NSW Corps with the second fleet. He formed a relationship with Catherine/Catharine Jones – Convict, Surprize 1794.
Francis arrived on Norfolk Island with the rank of Drummer in Jan 1801 aboard HMS Porpoise. Catharine Jones and their three children John, Francis and Robert, arrived on Norfolk Island also aboard HMS Porpoise in Jan 1801. Continue reading