Tag Archives: Hindostan 1810

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

David Jones, NSW Corps, Atlas 1802

David Jones arrived in NSW aboard the Atlas in 1802 as part of the 102nd Regiment. He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Buffalo in May 1803 as a private with the NSW Corps. He returned aboard the Investigator for Sydney.in Feb 1805:

SHIP NEWS: On Tuesday sailed His Majesty’s armed vessel Investigator for Norfolk Island, to return with a part of the Civil and Military Establishment and prisoners stationed on that Island.[1]

Upon his return he was assigned to Parramatta. David left NSW returning to England aboard the Hindostan in May 1810.

[1] Sydney Gazette, 13 January 1805, p. 4.

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Henry Hughes, NSW Corps, Royal Admiral 1792

Henry enlisted into the 102nd Regiment in Mar 1791 in England arriving in NSW aboard the Royal Admiral 1792. In 1798 he was a private, Captain Johnston’s Company in Sydney. He arrived on Norfolk Island sometime in 1803 or early 1804.

He returned to NSW aboard the Union in March 1805. In Jul 1808 he was promoted from a private to a Corporal, stationed at Parramatta. Henry left NSW returning to England aboard the Hindostan in May 1810.

Henry Hughes of the Royal Admiral 1792 is not to be confused with Henry Hughes, free, Royal Admiral 1800 who dies Jan 1811 at Parramatta age 32 years.

NSW Corps 1804 Norfolk Island

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John Vincent, NSW Corps, Boddingtons 1793

John Vincent was born in Kent England. He enlisted in NSW Corps in November 1791, arriving in NSW aboard the Boddingtons in 1793

He arrived on Norfolk island most likely aboard the Hunter in July 1800 with Joseph Foveaux NSW Corps Company with the rank of private. John left Norfolk Island for Sydney aboard the Union in March 1805 and was then stationed to Parramatta. He returned to England aboard the Hindostan in May 1810, when the NSW Corps was withdrawn.

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