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Dennis Keogh, NSW Corps, Hercules 1802

Dennis Keogh – Keough – Kough arrived is NSW as a private of the NSW Corps aboard the Hercules 1802.

He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard the Francis in Nov 1802 as Dennis Keough. He left Norfolk Island most likely aboard the Lady Nelson in Jan 1803. Dennis left the colony, returning to England from Sydney aboard the Calcutta in Mar 1804.

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Deaths 1808 NSW and Norfolk Island Surnames A – K

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William, Phebe and Mary Peat: Free, Royal Admiral 1792

William Peat, a master Carpenter who had agree to come to Australia, this agreement was signed in England on the 14 May 1792. His skills as a master carpenter were to help with the establishment of the new colony.

William Peat, his wife Phebe and child Mary arrived in aboard the Royal Admiral in Oct 1792. William Peat was supposed to sail for Norfolk Island on the Philadelphia on 7 Dec 1792 for his role as master carpenter, along with John Jamieson, convict Superintendent, but his voyage was possible delayed by the death of his wife Phebe.

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Michael Cunningham, NSW Corps, Hercules 1802

Michael was born c1784 Clonakilty, Cork. He arrived in NSW aboard the Hercules in June 1802 as a private in the NSW Corps. He arrived on Norfolk Island as a private aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803, leaving Norfolk Island aboard the Investigator for Sydney.in February 1805.

In March 1810, he was transferred to the 73rd Regiment and promoted to Sergeant in April 1810, after which he served in Port Dalrymple VDL, He left the colony for Ceylon, aboard the Wyndham in April 1814.

On his discharge in 1820 in England, his age was recorded as 36 years; with service 1798-1820 in 102nd,  73rd; 16th Foot; 55th Foot Regiments between 1798-1820.[1]

[1] TNA, WO 97/848/108.

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