Genealogy Projects tagged with new south wales on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Interstate - New South Wales to South Australia

    Interstate - New South Wales 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.. 1839 George James Thomas Squire/Squires arrived in SA 20th Nov 1839 aboard John Pirie from Sydney ref Family History SA He married Sarah Risely on 06 Nov 1842 in Adelaide. They had 6 chi...

  • Bound for New South Wales

    Shipping Portal for ships "Bound fo New South Wales" after the third fleet, please see Australian Pioneers Project for the vessels that first sailed to create the colony. This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled FROM Ireland, England , Scotland, Prussia, United States, Cornwall and Wales (projects to be created) This icon is reser...

  • New South Wales, Australia Portal

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

  • Convicts and Naval Personnel on the First Fleet, Australia, 1788

    A project to collect and merge the profiles for any convict or naval personnel arrivals on the First Fleet from England to Australia, 1778-1788. First Fleet From Wikipedia First Fleet is the name given to the 11 ships which sailed from Great Britain on 13 May 1787 with about 1,487 people, including 778 convicts (192 women and 586 men), to establish the first European colony in Australia, ...

  • English Settlement in New South Wales

    English Settlement in New South Wales* 13 May 1787 – The 11 ships of the First Fleet leave Portsmouth under the command of Capt Arthur Phillip. Different accounts give varying numbers of passengers but the fleet consisted of at least 1,350 persons of whom 780 were convicts and 570 were free men, women and children and the number included four companies of marines. About 20% of the convic...

  • Interstate - Settlers to New South Wales

    Please add profiles of persons who moved from other States to New South Wales. IE: If they arrived in another State, or were born in another State but died in New South Wales, they should be added here. This is also a portal for specific voyages of settlers moving interstate to New South Wales. Profiles can be added to the specific project fro State to State. Interstate voyage projects This...

  • Scottish settlement in New South Wales

    Scottish settlement in New South Wales " 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 set...

  • Obituary - New South Wales

    Obituary - New South Wales 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 c...

  • Cornish settlement in New South Wales

    Cornish settlement in New South Wales 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...

  • Lost or Died Abroad - New South Wales

    Lost or Died Abroad - New South WalesThis project is a means to locate, identify and solve genealogical problems and mysteries of the past. Please post news paper clippings with links to the source. hopefully we can find these persons on the tree.==1888The London detectives are inquiring into a case which looks very much like murder. There came home by the "Ormuz" a steerage passenger of the na...

  • 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...