Tag Archives: Supply 1789

Marines, Friendship 1788

Browning, William, Private, Royal Marines 51st (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply in Mar 1790.

Carver, John: Private, Royal Marines 24th (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Chipp, Thomas: Private, Royal Marines 42nd (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison. Continue reading Marines, Friendship 1788

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

Joseph Lewis, Marine, Alexander 1788

Joseph was born c1762 at Withington near Hereford in England. As a private of the Royal Marines 11th (Portsmouth) Company, he arrived in NSW aboard the Alexander 1788.

He served with Captain Shea’s Company as part of the Port Jackson Garrison Joseph was sent to Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in June 1789, on board were 15 marines and no convicts. Continue reading Joseph Lewis, Marine, Alexander 1788

George Plyer, Private Royal Marines, Friendship 1788

George Plyer was born c1759 at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. He arrived in NSW as a private of the Royal Marines 30th (Plymouth) Company aboard the Friendship in 1788. he was assigned to assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

As George Player he was sent to Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in June 1789.

Spelling variations of surname includes aka Player, Plyar, Pleyer. Continue reading George Plyer, Private Royal Marines, Friendship 1788

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 Henry Wright, Royal Marines, Prince of Wales 1788