Tag Archives: Salamander 1791

Norfolk island bdm

Ships to and from Norfolk Island 1788 to 1814

1788
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

Deaths: 1805 NSW and Norfolk Island

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

William Daw, Convict, Salamander 1791

William Daw was born c1779 at Croscombe, Somerset arrived in NSW as a convict aboard the Salamander to serve a seven year sentence. Tried: Taunton, Somersetshire, 25 Mar 1790.

As a ex convict he enlisted into the NSW Corps in September 1797. William HMS Porpoise to Norfolk Island in Jan 1801 as William Daws.

He served as a private with the NSW Corps, leaving Norfolk Island aboard the Lady Nelson in April 1810 travelling to Sydney. William was transferred to the 73rd Regiment in October 1810.

William departed NSW aboard the Wyndham in Apr 1814 for duty in Ceylon. On his discharge in England in 1818 he was 39 years old with service in both the 102nd Foot Regiment and 73rd Foot Regiment.[1]

[1] TNA, WO 97/849/15

 

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Richard Gilbert, NSW Corps, Albemarle or Salamander 1791

Richard enlisted into the NSW Corps in June 1789 in England, he arrived in NSW aboard the Albemarle or Salamander in 1791, he most likely arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Porpoise in March 1801.

 Richard served with the102nd Foot Regiment as private on Norfolk Island from 1801 until his departure aboard the Lady Nelson in Mar 1810.

In April 1810 he was transferred to the 73rd regiment and was discharged in 1814. Richard Gilbert (arr free Salamander 1791) was living in Sydney.

Richard Gilbert Bachelor, Farmer of Sydney, aged 50 years, married Ann Byrne (Free Rolla 1803), Spinster of Sydney, age 40 years, 4 Feb 1815 St Philips Sydney

Richard died in 1861 at Liverpool, age 92 years.

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