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William Bell, Convict, Scarborough 1788

William was born c1760 in Warwickshire England. He was sentence to death for assaulting John Drain on the King’s Highway, on the 21st of Decr last, and putting him in fear and danger of his life, and feloniously taking from his person and against his will, two linen handkerchiefs, value 6 d. two linen shirts, value 4 s. two pair of thread stockings value 12 d. two linen stock, value 12 d. one pillow bier, value 6 d and one striped linen waistcoat, value 6 d. the property of James Haywood. Continue reading

James Archer, NSW Corps, Royal Admiral 1792

James was born Halifax, Yorkshire England. He arrived in NSW aboard the Royal Admiral in 1792 as a corporal. He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in April 1796. By 1798 he held the rank of private with Captain Townson’s Company.

He returned to NSW aboard the Union in March 1805, and then stationed at South Head and Parramatta, returning to England aboard the Hindostan in May 1810. when the NSW Corps was withdrawn. James was discharged in 1811, aged 57 years, after 35 years 8 months of service in the 10th Foot Regiment and 102nd Foot Regiment.[1]

[1] TNA, WO 121/115/86

Henry Grady, Convict, Minerva 1800

Crime: Rape. Tried: Limerick, October 1798, age 20 years. Sentence: Life. Trade: Labourer cooper.

Henry Grady and William Fitzgerald, privates in the Limerick Militia, were convicted on the clearest evidence for a rape on the body of Joan Doyle. It appeared that on the night of 20th August last as they were on their march after the battle of Vinegar Hill, they halted at a little town called Gowran. They went into the house the prosecutrix and demanded a drink of milk; the poor woman with great cheerfulness went into her room to get it, when she was immediately pursued by the prisoners, seized and carried into a haggard, and there each of them abused her – it appeared they were both armed, and that each stood guard for the other, and held the unfortunate husband – they were ordered fore execution the 17th instant.[1]

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Emanuel Parry, NSW Corps, Royal Admiral 1792

Name variations include Emmanuel and Perry.

He travelled to Norfolk Island aboard the Hunter in July 1800 with Joseph Foveaux NSW Corps Company with the rank of private.

1802: Emanuel Perry
1804 and 1807: Emanuel Parry
1804 – 1810: Emanuel Perry

He returned to Sydney with a detachment of the 102nd Regiment aboard the Lady Nelson in April 1810. He left the colony aboard the Hindostan in May 1810 and was discharged on his return to England.[1]

[1] TNA, WO 97/1069/101.

Cite this article as: Cathy Dunn, 'Emanuel Parry, NSW Corps, Royal Admiral 1792', Australian History Research, http://www.australianhistoryresearch.info/emanuel-parry-nsw-corps-royal-admiral-1792/, accessed [insert current date]