John Burt was born at Sale, Devonshire England. He arrived in NSW aboard the Royal Admiral in 1792 as a member of the NSW Corps. He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard the Daedalus in Nov 1794, returning to Sydney aboard HM Supply in Nov 1795.
Shipping record of troops (NSW Corps) and passengers aboard HM Supply to and from Norfolk Island Oct – Nov1795. Listed in order as per TNA – Accounting Departments Ships’ Musters, Series I ADM 36/10981 Reel 7006. Continue reading
John was born 1766 St Martin’s Parish, Northampton, England. He enlisted into the NSW Corps at Chatham in Jul 1789, arriving in NSW aboard the Neptune in 1790.
He arrived on Norfolk Island aboard the Kitty in Feb 1793. On 10 Jun 1793, Convict Charles Cooper received 100 lashes “for wantonly (sic) striking a man in the pubic street, this been John Chesterton NSW Corps.
John returned to NSW aboard HM Supply in Nov 1795. On which he was then stationed at Parramatta until 1803 when he travelled once again to Norfolk Island. Continue reading
George Egglestone was born 1763 Newenden, Kent England. Trade: Barber. Crime: Break, enter and steal with stealing a wooden tile and 9 shillings. Tried: Maidstone, 13 Mar 1786. Sentence: 7 years transportation. Continue reading