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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

James Mansell, NSW Corps, Barwell 1796

James was born in 1779 at Walford South Herefordshire England. He enlisted into the NSW Corps in November 1796 in England, and arrived in NSW aboard the Barwell in 1798,

He first travelled to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Reliance in Nov 1799, returning to NSW aboard HMS Porpoise in March 1801. By Jul 1804 James was back on Norfolk Island. He returned to Port Jackson aboard the Union in 1805 and assigned to Parramatta. James was transferred to the 73rd Regiment in Mar – Apr 1810. Continue reading

Luke Normington/ Normanton/ Norminton, Convict, William and Ann 1791

Luke Normington was tried on 23 March 1790 at York, receiving a sentence of 7 years transportation, arriving in NSW aboard the William and Ann in 1791.

In February 1794 Judge Advocate David Collins in Sydney wrote that Luke Normington, was guilty of procession of stolen goods and received a severe corporal punishment by order of the lieutenant-governor, [1]

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