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John Armsworth – Harmsworth, Child of Marine, Prince of Wales 1788

John Aimsworth Drummer of the NSW Corps is actually John Armsworth – Harmsworth, Marine Child, Prince of Wales 1788, son of Thomas and Alice Harmsworth. He was born 1 Dec 1787 aboard the Prince of Wales, on the voyage to NSW. John arrived on Norfolk Island Oct 1791 with his mother, sister Ann and step father Daniel Stanfield aboard the Atlantic. Continue reading

Henry Wright, Royal Marines, Prince of Wales 1788

Henry Wright, Private, Royal Marines 51st (Plymouth) Company, Prince of Wales 1788.

Also aboard was his wife Mrs Ann Wright and their new born daughter Mary Ann. Henry and Ann were married 20 Oct 1786 Portsea, Hampshire, England. Their daughter Mary Ann Wright was baptised 19 Aug 1787 on board the Prince of Wales at Rio de Janerio, the baptism appears in St Phillips registrar as Charlicut Wright. Continue reading

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Our New Home: HM Supply Norfolk Island December 1789 and January 1790

Our New Home: HM Supply Norfolk Island December 1789 and January 1790 continues our series of publications covering the 1st Settlement of Norfolk Island 1788 – 1814, being a collation and biography on all the people and children who arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in both December 1789 and January 1790.

This ebook includes the story of their life on Norfolk Island and the next generation. The research includes consulting journals, shipping records, victualling books, musters, colonial crime, land records and a large range of other primary records and contemporary writings related to Norfolk Island, NSW and Tasmania. Continue reading

Robert Ryan, Private, Royal Marines, Prince of Wales 1788

Robert Ryan was born 1758, Newry Armagh Ireland.  he arrived in NSW as private with the Royal Marines 32nd (Portsmouth) Company, aboard the Prince of Wales 1788. He served with Captain Shea’s Company as part of the Port Jackson Garrison.

In Sydney he formed a relationship with Frances Williams, Convict Prince of Wales 1788. Crime: Steal divers goods and chattels. Tried: Mold, Flintshire, Wales, 2 Sept 1783. Sentence: 7 years transportation. Frances was on rations in Sydney in 1788.

Robert Ryan was sent to Norfolk Island arrived on Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply in Mar 1790. Frances too arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Sirius in March 1790 with their daughter Sarah Williams. Continue reading

People of HM Supply Norfolk island March 1789

HM Supply to Norfolk Island March 1789

People of HM Supply Norfolk Island March 1789 Ebook

Supply March 1789 to Norfolk IslandBiography on the Convicts and children who arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in March 1789, including their life on Norfolk Island and their next generation.

The research includes consulting and a review of journals, shipping records, victualing books, musters, land records and a large range of other primary records and contemporary writings related to Norfolk Island, NSW and Tasmania.

Ebook $16.99 Continue reading