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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 and assigned to receive stores on 9 Jan 1802. 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

John Hammond, NSW Corps

Two John Hammond arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Porpoise, arriving in Mar 1801.

The Norfolk Island 1802 Victualing Book listed is John Hammond, Serjeant and also John Hammond private both on stores for on stores for 365 days. And only one John Hammond is recorded in the Norfolk Island 1804 Victualing Book with no rank. The 1805 Norfolk Island Victualling book 1805 records Private John Hammond leaving Norfolk Island aboard the Union in Mar 1805.

John Hammond, a soldier in the 73rd Regiment died Oct 1812 at Sydney, age 37 years. He was buried 10 Oct 1812 Old Sydney Burial Ground.

Private John Hammond of the NSW Corps arrived in NSW aboard the Royal Admiral in 1792. In 1798 he was a private, Colonel Grose’s Company of the NSW Corps is the John Hammond who died in 1812. On his return from Norfolk Island in 1805 he was appointed to the Hawkesbury region, He had enlisted into the 73rd Regiment in Mar 1810 and was appointed to Parramatta.

Serjeant John Hammond, who was serving on Norfolk Island in 1802, arrived on the Sugar Cane in 1793. He was promoted to Corporal in 1799 and the Serjeant in 1800. By 1804 he was serving at Parramatta with Johnston’s detachment. He too also joined the 73rd Regiment in Apr 1810, serving at Parramatta and Hobart, with possible leaving the colony aboard the General Hewitt in 1814.

Cite this article as: Cathy Dunn, 'John Hammond, NSW Corps', Australian History Research, http://www.australianhistoryresearch.info/john-hammond-nsw-corps/, accessed [insert current date]

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 HMS Porpoise in Jan 1801 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]