Tag Archives: Hindostan 1810

Joseph Lewis, Marine, Alexander 1788

Joseph was born c1762 at Withington near Hereford in England. As a private of the Royal Marines 11th (Portsmouth) Company, he arrived in NSW aboard the Alexander 1788.

He served with Captain Shea’s Company as part of the Port Jackson Garrison Joseph was sent to Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in June 1789, on board were 15 marines and no convicts. Continue reading

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

John Howell: Marine Charlotte 1788

John HOWELL, Private – Royal Marines 15th (Plymouth) Company, Charlotte 1788.

He served with Captain-Lieutenant Meredith’s Company as part of the Port Jackson Garrison.

John arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Sirius in March 1790, disembarking from HMS Sirius after she was wrecked on 19 March. Continue reading

Isaac Champion, NSW Corps, Atlas 1802

Isaac was born Oversele, Norfolk, he arrived in NSW aboard the Atlas in 1802. Also on board was Mary Ann Graham (Convict) who was to become the mother of his children and later his wife.

Isaac Champion: Sergeant with the NSW corps travelled to to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803 also aboard was Isaac Champion (child of Isaac Champion). There is no record of Mary Ann Graham travelling to Norfolk Island. The child Isaac Champion appears in the 1804 Norfolk Island Victualling book as a child above two years of age.

Isaac Snr and Jnr both left Norfolk Island aboard the Union for Sydney. in Mar 1805. Isaac and Mary’s child Ann was born May 1805 in Sydney, so Mary most likely was on Norfolk Island, just not on the stores. Afterwards Isaac was appointed to Parramatta.

 In Aug 1806 Mary Graham was recorded as her arrival aboard the Atlas, in a concubine relationship (with Isaac Champion) with children 1 male natural (Isaac) and 1 female natural (Ann).

Isaac was in 1808 was an acting serjeant-major, and pay-serjeant of two NSW Corps companies.[1] In 1809 (July or Dec: records do vary) Isaac was demoted from a sergeant to a private for debt..

Isaac Champion, a widower of Sydney and private in the 102nd Regiment married Mary Ann Graham, widow of Sydney 29 Mar 1810, St Philips Sydney. The witnesses were Barney Ward and Lydia Brumlow.

The Family left the colony aboard the Hindostan in May 1810. Four of their children died at Horsham in 1811 and Mary gave birth to a daughter in England, she was baptised at Portsea Hampshire England in 1812. Isaac is said to have died in c1812.

Mary was then with Francis Able, from the 102nd Regiment, they married at Saint Mary’s Portsea Hampshire England in June 1813 and travelled to NSW as free settlers arriving aboard the  Canada in August 1817. Mary Ann Abel died 20 Sept 1832, aged 54 years, buried Devonshire Street Cemetery.

[1] Proceedings of a general court-martial held at Chelsea hospital: which commenced on Tuesday May 7, 1811 and continued by adjournment to Wednesday 5th of June following for the trial of Lieut.-Col. Geo. Johnston, Major of the 102d Regiment, late the New South Wales Corps, on a charge of mutiny … for deposing, on the 26th of January, 1808, William Bligh … /​ taken in short hand by Mr. Bartrum. An Outline of The Rum Rebellion.

Cite this article as: Cathy Dunn, 'Isaac Champion, NSW Corps, Atlas 1802', Australian History Research, http://www.australianhistoryresearch.info/isaac-champion-nsw-corps-atlas-1802/, accessed [insert current date]

William Llewellyn, NSW Corps, Albemarle 1791

William Llewellyn was born Westminster England, he enlisted into the NSW Corps as a private in March 1791 arriving in NSW aboard the Albemarle 1791.

He travelled to Norfolk Island most likely aboard the Hunter in July 1800 with Joseph Foveaux NSW Corps Company. William returned to NSW aboard HMS Buffalo in October 1805.

William then served in the Hawkesbury region before returning to England aboard the Hindostan in May 1810.

Cite this article as: Cathy Dunn, 'William Llewellyn, NSW Corps, Albemarle 1791', Australian History Research, http://www.australianhistoryresearch.info/william-llewellyn-nsw-corps-albemarle-1791/, accessed [insert current date]