David was born Dysert, Fife Scotland. He joined HMS Sirius 28 Oct 1786 at Deptford, aged 27 years. He was promoted to Quarter Gunner 6 Feb 1789. Spelling variations of his name include Bear, Bain, Baird and Bean.
David was stranded on Norfolk Island in Mar 1790 after the shipwreck of HMS Sirius, being mustered on 20 Mar 1790 on Norfolk Island after the shipwreck. He drowned while helping to unload provisions and passengers from the Justinian and the Surprize, on 17 Aug 1790 at Cascade Bay. Continue reading
Hannah arrived in NSW aboard the Lady Juliana in 1790, arriving on Norfolk Island aboard the Surprize in Aug 1790. Continue reading
HM Supply Norfolk Island March 1790 includes index of the ship’s muster for the voyage to and from Norfolk island in March 1790 and a full biography of the Marines, Convicts and Convict children sent to Norfolk Island on 5 March from Port Jackson and the next generation, in addition to the passengers of the return voyage to Port Jackson, including some crew of the late HMS Sirius.
William CABLE, Private, Royal Marines 33rd (Plymouth) Company Scarborough, HMS Sirius 1788. He served with Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company as part of the Port Jackson Garrison.
William arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Sirius in March 1790, disembarking at Cascade on 13 March. Continue reading
Born 1760. Crime: Shoplifting, Steal 1 cotton gown. Tried: Old Bailey, 13 December 1786. Sentence: 7 years transportation. The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Ref: t17861213-106. Elizabeth was on rations in Sydney in 1788.
Elizabeth arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Sirius in March 1790, disembarking at Cascade Norfolk Island on 14 March 1790. Elizabeth left Norfolk Island for Sydney, aboard the Kitty in March 1793. Continue reading
HM Supply: 28 Feb 1788 1st Landing Party 6 Mar 1788
HM Supply: 28 Jul 1788 Carried stores only
Golden Grove: 13 Oct 1788 Marines, male and female convicts Continue reading