James was born c1766 Solihull, Warwickshire, England and enlisted into the NSW Corps in 1789 in England, he arrived in NSW aboard the Surprize in 1790. He first arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply in Apr 1791.
Thomas Bolton – Boulton was born in 1768 at Birmingham and enlisted into the NSW Corps in June 1789 England. He first travelled to Norfolk Island HM Supply to Norfolk Island in April 1791 with Captain William Hill.
Thomas Bolton also served on Norfolk Island from 1800 to 1810, as a Private in NSW Corps. Continue reading
Officers and Men belonging to HM late ship Sirius who were stranded on Norfolk Island and travelled from Norfolk Island to Port Jackson in February 1791.
List of passenger from HM Tender Supply travelling from Norfolk Island to Port Jackson in February 1791 included crew members of the late HMS Sirius in order as recorded on shipping muster (TNA – Accounting Departments Ships’ Musters; Series I ADM 36/10981 Reel 7006) . Continue reading
John Rowley, Able Seaman, HMS Sirius 1788
Born 1762, Norfolk Virginia USA. He joined HMS Sirius 10 November 1786 at Deptford at the age of 24 years. Continue reading
The first convict to be emancipated in NSW was John IRVINE in 1791. John arrived as aboard the Lady Penrhyn 1788. Continue reading