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List of Free Settlers from England who been left by different Ships with no order from Government as in the 1802 Muster

List of Free Settlers from England who have been left by different Ships without any Order from Government with the Quantity of Ground Cropped, Stock &c.as appeared in the Muster in 1802. Names as in order as per list. Continue reading List of Free Settlers from England who been left by different Ships with no order from Government as in the 1802 Muster

George Plyer, Private Royal Marines, Friendship 1788

George Plyer was born c1759 at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. He arrived in NSW as a private of the Royal Marines 30th (Plymouth) Company aboard the Friendship in 1788. he was assigned to assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

As George Player he was sent to Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in June 1789.

Spelling variations of surname includes aka Player, Plyar, Pleyer. Continue reading George Plyer, Private Royal Marines, Friendship 1788

John Chesterton, NSW Corps, Neptune 1790

John was born 1766 St Martin’s Parish, Northampton, England. He enlisted into the NSW Corps at Chatham in Jul 1789, arriving in NSW aboard the Neptune in 1790.

He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard the Kitty in Feb 1793. On 10 Jun 1793, Convict Charles Cooper received 100 lashes “for wantonly (sic) striking a man in the pubic street, this been John Chesterton NSW Corps.[1]

John returned to NSW aboard HM Supply in Nov 1795. On which he was then stationed at Parramatta until 1803 when he travelled once again to Norfolk Island. Continue reading John Chesterton, NSW Corps, Neptune 1790

Thomas Bolton, NSW Corps, Neptune or Surprize 1790

Thomas Bolton – Boulton was born in 1768 at Birmingham and enlisted into the NSW Corps in June 1789 England. He first travelled to Norfolk Island  HM Supply to Norfolk Island in April 1791 with Captain William Hill.

Thomas Bolton  also served on Norfolk Island from 1800 to 1810, as a Private in NSW Corps. Continue reading Thomas Bolton, NSW Corps, Neptune or Surprize 1790