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George Bain Johnston (1764 - 1823)

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Shortland, Thomas George (1771-1827), naval officer, son of Commander John Shortland (1736-1804) and younger brother of Captain John Shortland (1769-1810), was born at Portsea, Hampshire, on 10 May 177...

6/21/2015 6/22/2015

Shortland, John (1769-1810), naval officer, born on 5 September 1769, was the elder son of Commander John Shortland (1736-1804), with whom he has sometimes been confused; he was the elder brother of Th...

6/21/2015 6/22/2015

John Shortland (1739-1803), naval officer, was born near Plymouth, son of John Shortland, the senior member of a remarkable west of England family, six members of whom were associated with the coloniza...

6/21/2015 6/21/2015

Jane McManus (Poole) (1768 - 1826)

NAME: JANE POOLE ----- " FIRST FLEET" convict sent to the Colonies SURNAME: Poole GIVEN NAMES: Jane *SEX: F BIRTH: circa 1768, England DEATH: 1826, Parramatta NSW, Australia FATHER: John POOL...

3/6/2008 4/26/2011

Elizabeth Evans alias Jones (c.1760 - 1820)

4/21/2011 4/21/2011

Jane Rose (1779 - 1849)


Biography on Fellowship of First Fleet website: Jane Jones (Jenny) was born in England circa 1778,and came free as a nine-year-old on Lady Penrhyn with her mother Elizabeth Evans (alias Jones) on Lad...

2/2/2009 4/21/2011

Edward Goodin, convict (c.1762 - 1839)

"Edward Goodwin"

448. EDWARD GOODWIN and THOMAS WILKIN were indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 24th of April , one piece of woollen cloth, containing six yards and a half, value 50 s. one other piece, containing...

2/27/2011 2/27/2011

Mary Small (Parker) (c.1758 - 1824)

Mary Parker was transported as a convict to Australia aboard the "Lady Penrhyn", a ship was built in 1786 on the Thames River, the ship was 333 tons,103' foot long and 27' wide.Like the "Charlotte" on ...

3/9/2008 1/20/2011

John Small (1761 - 1850)

John Small was tried at Devon Lent Assizes, held at Exeter Castle on Monday 14th of March 1785 and sentenced at Exeter on the 14th of March 1786 for 7 years transportation, for feloniously assaulting J...

3/9/2008 1/20/2011

William DRING, convict (1767 - 1854)

William Dring was caught stealing a quantity of clothing and six bottles of brandy, the property of Joseph Mitchinson. He was tried at the Quarter Sessions at Kingston on Hull, in 1784. He was found gu...

5/28/2008 1/20/2011

Margaret Cavanough (1766 - 1834)

"/Darling/", "/Dowling/"

MARGARET DARNELL 1767-1834 First Fleet Prisoner 1788 Margaret Darnell went into the shop of an ironmonger and cutter in Holborn near Chancery Lane, ostensibly to buy nails. The owner was suspicious...

2/2/2009 1/15/2011

Benjamin Cusley, marine (1762 - 1845)

2/2/2009 1/15/2011

Andrew Fishburn, soldier (1760 - 1796)

9/15/2008 1/1/2011

Henry Kable (1763 - 1846)

On the 1st. Febuary 1783 Henry Keable the younger (spelt "Cabell" on his Charge Sheet) was convicted at Therford Norfolk of Burglary he was imprisoned in Norwich Castle awaiting transportation. His ...

5/10/2008 1/1/2011

Susannah Kable (1763 - 1825)

Married in Sydney Cove in 1788. Birthdates conflicted in merge: either 1 Mar 1763 or 5 May 1764

5/10/2008 1/1/2011

John Martin, Convict (1755 - 1837)

One of the convict men of African descent who arrived on the first fleet

2/2/2009 12/30/2010

Esther Howard, Convict (c.1750 - 1789)

She was tried at the Old Bailey in 1786 for stealing and received a sentence of 7 years transportation, arriving on the transport Lady Penthyn. "Ester Harwood "otherwise Howard" received a sentence of ...

2/2/2009 12/30/2010

John Randall, Convict (1774 - 1822)

"Black Randall"

African American - see

2/2/2009 12/30/2010

John Cross, convict (1757 - 1824)

First fleet convict (Alexander). Convicted at 'New Sarum' of stealing 1 wether sheep - death commuted to 7 years. John Cross received sentence of death at New Sarum ‎[Salisbury, Wilts}‎...

2/2/2009 12/27/2010

Peter Hibbs (1757 - 1847)

Served on the Sirius, First Fleet. Peter Hibbs was born in Swanage, England in 1761. Family History states he stowed away on board the "Endeavour" with Captain James Cook when he was a young boy. Eve...

2/2/2009 12/25/2010

Owen Cavanough (1762 - 1841)

OWEN CAVANOUGH - First Fleeter. OWEN came to AUSTRALIA as a SEAMAN on "Ceres" (Sirius) in 1788. Able seaman Owen Cavanough was the first person to step on Australia soil (to secure the longboat) on...

2/2/2009 12/25/2010

George BANNISTER, convict (c.1768 - 1854)

He was tried at Old Bailey, London on 21 April 1784 for burglary with a value of 13 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Alexander aged about 19 at that tim...

2/2/2009 12/25/2010

Ann Forbes was a convict on First Fleet. She had large family. Her complete genealogy is in 'Transported to Paradise: a genealogy of Ann Forbes ' by Douglas R. Huxley Ann Forbes was tried at the Surr...

12/22/2007 12/25/2010

William Roberts, convict (1757 - 1820)

Robert was a Cornishman of modest education who was convicted of stealing five and a half pounds of yarn at the Bodmin assizes in 1786. He was sentenced to 7 years and transported aboard the ship 'Scar...

11/8/2008 12/25/2010

Story on Robert Forrester appeared in court on 30 April 1783 charged with the theft of gold coins. He was sentenced to death for his crime. On 10 Sep 1783 he received a reprieve and was ...

5/14/2009 12/25/2010

Matthew James Everingham was 18 when he arrived here in chains. A law clerk in London, he was short of his rent money one week and stole from his master a book worth five shillings which he pawned. His...

2/2/2009 12/25/2010

John Owen, convict (c.1768 - 1826)

John Owen was convicted of the theft of a case with 18 Knives and forks to the value of 7s and arrived on the Scarborough (1st Fleet). Once here he was charged with aiding and abetting William Boggis w...

8/7/2008 11/5/2010