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1805 NSW Corps Norfolk Island

Charles Knowland – Nowland, Convict, Surprize 1790

Charles was born St Martins London. As Charles Knowland, he was tried for for stealing, on the 20th day of July last, a cloth coat, value 10 s. a hat, value 10 s. a waistcoat, value 4 s. a pair of shoes, value 1 s. a pair of plated buckles, value 2 s. the property of Rice Evers at Old Bailey on 12 Sep 1787 and received a sentence of seven years transportation.[1]

As Charles Knowland, he arrived in NSW aboard the Surprize in 1790. He travelled to Norfolk Island aboard the Mary Ann in August 1791. As the convict Charles Nowland he received rations until 1795. He enlisted into the NSW Corps on Norfolk Island  on 8 Dec 1801 with the rank of private. Continue reading

Jonathan Price, Convict, Atlantic 1791

He enlisted into the NSW Corps in 1800 Sydney. He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Porpoise in January 1801, serving with the102nd Foot Regiment on Norfolk Island until his departure aboard the Lady Nelson in March 1810. Continue reading

John Foreman, Convict, Albemarle 1791

John Foreman born c1764 Greenwich Kent. On 14 July 1790 at Old Bailey was indicted for burglariously and feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of William Dawes, about the hour of two in the night, on the 4th of June last, and burglariously stealing therein an iron roasting jack, value 12 d. twenty pounds weight of old iron, value 1 s. one brass pottage pot, value 12 d. and one padlock, value 6 d. and one staple, value 1 d. his property. He was sentenced to 7 years transportation.[1] He arrived in NSW aboard the Albemarle in 1791. Continue reading

George Parker, Convict, Scarborough 1790

George Parker, was sentenced to 7 years transportation on 12 March 1788 at Stafford, he arrived in NSW aboard the Scarborough in Jun 1790.

As an ex-convict he enlisted into to NSW Corps in Sept 1797 in Sydney. He travelled to Norfolk Island aboard the Hunter in July 1800 with Joseph Foveaux NSW Corps Company with the rank of private. George returned to NSW aboard the Union in Mar 1805 and was appointed to Newcastle.

In Mar 1810 George was transferred to the 73rd Regiment. He departed NSW for Ceylon aboard the General Hewitt in Mar 1814.

Cite this article as: Cathy Dunn, 'George Parker, Convict, Scarborough 1790', Australian History Research, http://www.australianhistoryresearch.info/george-parker-convict-scarborough-1790/, accessed [insert current date]