George was tried at Maidstone, Kent, 17 March 1785 for assault and stealing, he received the sentence of death which commuted to 7 years transportation. He arrived in NSW aboard the Alexander 1788.
George married Mary Harrison (Convict, Lady Penrhyn 1788) as George Wittiker and Mary Harris 23 March 1788 Sydney. They both arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Sirius in March 1790 with their daughter Hannah (born 1788 Sydney),
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
Thomas ECCLES, Convict, Scarborough 1788.
Crime: Steal 1 Flitch of bacon & 2.5lb. of bread.
Tried: Guildford 22 July 1782.
Sentence: Death commuted to 7 years transportation. Continue reading
People of HM Supply Norfolk Island March 1789 Ebook
Biography 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
About 7% of the First Fleet convicts were Jewish, with the arrival of around 15 Jewish convicts on board the First Fleet in 1788 Continue reading