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Marine Private John Barrisford ( Berrsiford) (c1753...1821)

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  • Born : circa 1753
  • Where Born : England
  • Occupation : Breeches Maker / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26. Jan. 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Prince of Wales "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private 1st Marines
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted : Portsmouth
  • Date of Discharge : October 1791
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Date Died : 28 . September 1821 age 68
  • Where Died / Buried : St David's Buriel register Hobart
  • Parents Names : John Barrisford. (b......d.) & Ann Holland (b.....d.)
  • Spouse's Name : Hannah
  • Born : circa 1762
  • Where Born : Dublin Ireland
  • Occupation :
  • Date Married : 24. December . 1776
  • Where Married : Alton , Stafford England
  • Spouse's Parents : Thomas Ritcliff ( b. .....d.) & Ann Byot (b......d)
  • Date Arrived : 26. Jan. 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Prince of Wales "
  • Died : 4. December 1842 age 80
  • Where Died / Buried : Hobart
  • Descendants:

    A descendant of John Barrisford E-mail address

    Bob Hosken . Hosken@kooee.com.au

    Area Settled :
    Norfolk Island , , Glenorchy ,Tasmania
    Children :
    1 . Joseph Barrisford( bapt 14/6/1789 Port Jackson ...d.) m 7/11/1808 , Hobart , Mary Levison (b.....d.4/1862 Hobart)
    2 . Mary Barrisford (bapt 8/9/1790.Port Jackson......d.) m 8/9/1812 , Hobart , Michael Purdon . (b....d.1835 Hobart)
    3 . Dorothy Barrisford (b.1793.Norfolk Island ....d.) m 7/11/1808, Hobart , Hobart George Oakley (b.......d.)
    4 . Esther Barrisford (b.1794. Norfolk Island ....d.) m 31/10/1808 , Hobart , Robert Kingston (b.....d.)
    5 . Sarah Barrisford (b.1799. Norfolk Island ....d.) m 17/1/1813 , Hobart , Alexander Waddle (b........d.)

    History & Achievements :

    Marine Private John Barrisford enlisted in the 41st Portsmouth Company of the Royal Marines. John was
    stationed on board the ship " Prince of Wales and it was upon this ship that he and his family arrived in Australia . During August he was charged with drunken abuse, and on the 15th of August 1787 he recieved 50 lashes for the offence. Following his arrival in Port Jackson he was discharged from the "Prince of Wales" and attached to the Port Jackson Garrison.
    In October of 1793 he and his family left Port Jackson via the ship "Atlantic" for Norfolk Island,where he
    recieved a grant of 60 acres at Phillipsburg . John made a success of this grant and by 1807 his land holding was 140 acres.
    On September the 3rd 1808 John , Hannah and two children sailed on board the ship "City of Edinburgh "
    to Tasmania . By 1809 John had land holdings of 121 acres at Glenorchy.
    On April the 19th 1823 the Hobart Gazette reported the following incident " An attack on Joseph Barrisford
    his Wife and Mother, when their bullock cart was upset and Joseph's leg was broken. A man came out of the bush, and "After beating the poor old woman in a most inhuman manner robbed her of some dollars"
     
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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