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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

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

William Charlton, NSW Corps Neptune 1790

William enlisted enlisted July 1789 London England.

He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard the Kitty in February 1793. In 1793 on Norfolk Island he formed a relationship with Mary GETTOS – GETTY – GATEHOUSE, Convict Lady Juliana 1790. Mary arrived on Norfolk Island aboard the Surprize, in August 1790. Continue reading