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Marines, Scarborough Jan 1788

Abbott, Joseph: Drummer, Royal Marines 8th (Portsmouth) Company

Brown, John: Private, Royal Marines 11th (Portsmouth) Company

Brown, John: Private, Royal Marines 56th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Bullmore, Thomas: Royal Marines 50th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, died 11 Nov 1788 Port Jackson. Continue reading Marines, Scarborough Jan 1788

HMS Sirius Marines Jan 1788

List of marines of HMS Sirius arriving in NSW Jan 1788 as part of the detachment for NSW as in HMS Sirius Musters, 1786 – 1788, AJCP, Reel 6030, TNA (PRO), ADM 36/10978.

Collins, William (David): Captain of Marines, discharged 17 Feb 1788 to HQ Port Jackson

Petrie, Henry: Sergeant, discharged 17 Feb 1788 to HQ Port Jackson, he died after a long illness 22 Jun 1788. Buried with Military honours, he served with Captain John Shea’s Company.

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John Williams, Convict Scarborough 1788

John Williams  was first on the Charlotte, he was then transferred to the Scarborough before the first fleet left England. He was tired Bodmin, Cornwall on 18 Aug 1783  for stealing 1 cotton gown and other goods.; receiving a sentence of death which was commuted to 7 years transportation.

John arrived on Norfolk Island in Mar 1788, aboard HM Supply. He drowned on 6 Aug 1788 whilst on way out to HM Supply on her return journey to Norfolk Island the boat he was in was swamped and he lost his life along with three others –  James CunninghamLaurence Tomlinson, and William Westbrook. Continue reading John Williams, Convict Scarborough 1788

Mary Carter – McCarthy, Convict, Lady Juliana 1790

Mary Carter – McCarthy, Convict, Lady Juliana 1790 was sent to Norfolk Island aboard the Surprize in Aug 1790. On Norfolk Island she formed a relationship with First Fleeter Robert Nunn. He was born 1758. Crime: Steal 1 coat, silver, lace and two hat loops. Tried: Old Bailey, 7 July 1784. Sentence: 7 years transportation to America. Continue reading Mary Carter – McCarthy, Convict, Lady Juliana 1790

William Bell, Convict, Scarborough 1788

William was born c1760 in Warwickshire England. He was sentence to death for assaulting John Drain on the King’s Highway, on the 21st of Decr last, and putting him in fear and danger of his life, and feloniously taking from his person and against his will, two linen handkerchiefs, value 6 d. two linen shirts, value 4 s. two pair of thread stockings value 12 d. two linen stock, value 12 d. one pillow bier, value 6 d and one striped linen waistcoat, value 6 d. the property of James Haywood. Continue reading William Bell, Convict, Scarborough 1788