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  • Catherine Moore - Beckford - Smith - Moore - Hughes, Convict "Prince of Wales" 1788 (1770 - 1838)
    Catherine JOHNSON was born 20/10/1770 London, UK to Robert JOHNSON and Margaret ?Catherine was convicted of theft and sentenced to 7 years transportation. She arrived in Sydney Cove on 26/1/1788 on "Pr...
  • Catherine Richardson Beckford (1818 - 1873)
    Catherine Richardson Beckford, daughter of Captain Thomas and Catherine (Williams) Beckford (they were married in 1810, Salem, MA), was born in MA in 1818; after the death of her father, her mother mar...
  • Edward (Smith) Beckford, Convict "Scarborough" 1790 (deceased)
    Edward SMITH was born c1757Edward was convicted of stealing and sentenced to 7 years transportation. He arrived in Sydney Cove on 26/1/1788 on "Scarborough" Do NOT confuse with* Edward SMITH, convict "...
  • Elizabeth Beckford [Convict "Lady Penrhyn" 1788 died enroute] (1717 - 1787)
    Elizabeth BECKFORD was born c1717Elizabeth was convicted of stealing cheese and sentenced to 7 years transportation. She left England on "Lady Penrhyn" and died 12/7/1787 enroute to the colonyNOTE: 12 ...
  • U-Roy
    Beckford OD (born 21 September 1942), known by the stage name U-Roy, is a Jamaican vocalist and pioneer of toasting.[1][2] U-Roy is noted for a melodic style of toasting applied with a highly developed...

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