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  • Obituary - Tasmania

    Obituary - Tasmania Portal - A sub project of Obituary Portal Obituaries are an excellent way to find information, or confirm facts about a persons life, relationships, occupation and ethnic background. Eventually this will become a portal for minor projects that will be sorted by year of death. If you find a person on the tree, or add someone that has his/her obituary here, please copy it ...

  • George III (Ship-Wrecked) - Convicts and Pioneers to Tasmania

    WRECK OF GEORGE III. Tragic Story Retold Early Tasmanian History - Great Loss of Life Tucked away in what remains of St. David's Cemetery there is a stone tablet bearing the following inscription: "Sacred' to the memory of Gregor McGregor , Assistant Surgeon of the 50th, who died April 24, 1835, aged 25 years. This tomb was erected by the officers of the 50th Regiment to mark their de...

  • Bound for Tasmania

    Bound for Tasmania Portal page for projects related to immigration to Tasmania. 14 June 1825 – the colony of Van Diemen's Land is established in its own right; its name is officially changed to Tasmania on 1 January 1856. The first settlement was made at Risdon, Tasmania on 11 September 1803 when Lieut John Bowen landed with about 50 settlers, crew, soldiers and convicts. The site pr...

  • Cornish settlement in Tasmania

    Cornish settlement in Tasmania Cornish people first arrived in Australia with Captain Cook, most notably Zachary Hickes, and there were some Cornish convicts on the First Fleet, James Ruse, Mary Bryant, along with several of the early governors. South Australia, with its emphasis on being free of convicts and religious discrimination, was championed by many Cornish religious dissenting groups...

  • Scottish Settlement in Tasmania

    Scottish settlement in Tasmania " The links between Scotland and Australia stretch back to the first British expedition of the Endeavour under command of Lieutenant James Cook who was himself the son of a Scottish ploughman. Cook navigated and charted the east coast of Australia, making first landfall at Botany Bay on 29 April 1770. please add profiles here of Scottish people who settled in...

  • Interstate - Tasmania to South Australia

    Interstate - Tasmania to South Australia Sources: Ships Passenger Lists and Vessels If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. Related Projects: Interstate Pioneers To South Australia Bound for South Australia - Ships Lists Portal Died at sea - South Australia 1849 Friday, October 19.—The brig Martha...

  • Tasmania, Australia Portal

    Welcome to the Tasmania, Australia Portal on Geni This Tasmania Portal has been created to: Link together existing Tasmania, Australia projects Encourage new Tasmania, Australia projects to be created Encourage collaboration between Tasmania-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have Tasmania, Australia interests and connections Promote and facilitate Tasmania, Australia ge...

  • Stowaway - Tasmania

    Stowaway is someone who hides on a vessel for free passage or as a fugitive. These persons, if caught are reported in the Police Gazette. List them here and we may find them on the tree. Please add profiles of Stowaways to this project.==1885TASMANIAN INTELLIGENCE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) HOBART, Nov. 26. At the City Police Court this morning, James Livingstone was charged with being a s...

  • English Settlement in Tasmania

    14 June 1825 – the colony of Van Diemen's Land is established in its own right; its name is officially changed to Tasmania on 1 January 1856. The first settlement was made at Risdon, Tasmania on 11 September 1803 when Lieut John Bowen landed with about 50 settlers, crew, soldiers and convicts. The site proved unsuitable and was abandoned in August 1804. Lieut-Col David Collins finally es...

  • Irish Settlement In Tasmania

    Irish Australians (Irish: Gael-Astrálaigh) are an ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland. Irish Australians have played a considerable part in the history of Australia. They came to Australia from the late eighteenth century on as convicts or settlers, and contributed to Aust...

  • Tasmania, Australia - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Tasmania, Australia Image Right - St John the Baptist Church Cemetery, Buckland Reference: Australian Cemeteries The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the area which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the projec...

  • "Indefatigable" (Convict Ship) - English Convicts to Tasmania - 1812

    Convicts on the transport ship Indefatigable - 1812 The Indefatigable sailed from England on 4 June 1812, arriving in Hobart on 19 October 1812. It was the first convict ship to come directly to Hobart Town. Weighing in at 549 tons it was a three master square rigged vessel with three decks. 200 convicts embarked on the journey, with 1 dying on the voyage. Source: Convict List

  • Premiers of Tasmania

    The Premier of Tasmania is the head of the executive government in the Australian state of Tasmania. By convention, the party or political grouping which has majority support in the House of Assembly will nominate its leader to be Premier. The nominated politician is then invited by the Governor of Tasmania to act as their principal adviser. Before the 1890s, there was no formal party system ...

  • Australian Penal Colonies

    The following is a list of Australian Penal Colonies. Cockatoo Island Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1839 and closed in 1869 Rose Hill Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1788. Sydney Cove Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1788. Moreton Bay Located in Queensland. Opened in 1824. Redcliffe Located in Queensland. Opened in 1823 and closed in 1824. Maria Islan...

  • Port Arthur, Tasmania

    Port Arthur is a small town and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula, in Tasmania, Australia. Port Arthur is one of Australia's most significant heritage areas and an open air museum. The site forms part of the Australian Convict Sites, a World Heritage property consisting of eleven remnant penal sites originally built within the British Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries ...

  • Tasmanian House of Assembly Members

    The House of Assembly, or Lower House, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Tasmania in Australia. The other is the Legislative Council or Upper House. It sits in Parliament House in the state capital, Hobart. The Assembly has 25 members, with five members coming from each of five electorates with identical names and boundaries as the single-member districts that return Tasmanian m...