George was tried at Maidstone, Kent, 17 March 1785 for assault and stealing, he received the sentence of death which commuted to 7 years transportation. He arrived in NSW aboard the Alexander 1788.
George married Mary Harrison (Convict, Lady Penrhyn 1788) as George Wittiker and Mary Harris 23 March 1788 Sydney. They both arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Sirius in March 1790 with their daughter Hannah (born 1788 Sydney),
Norfolk King was born 8 Jan 1789 on Norfolk Island. He was the first child born on Norfolk Island. His parents were Lieutenant Phillip Gidley King, HMS Sirius 1788 and Ann Inett, Convict, Lady Penrhyn 1788.
All burials at Sydney are at the Old Sydney Burial Ground. Parramatta burials are at death reg. St Johns Parramatta unless noted. Dates are for burials unless noted.
Name – Location – Burial Date – Notes Continue reading
Thomas ECCLES, Convict, Scarborough 1788.
Crime: Steal 1 Flitch of bacon & 2.5lb. of bread.
Tried: Guildford 22 July 1782.
Sentence: Death commuted to 7 years transportation. Continue reading
The first convict to be emancipated in NSW was John IRVINE in 1791. John arrived as aboard the Lady Penrhyn 1788. Continue reading