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Marine Private Thomas Bishop (.....1793)

 

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Some information and burial correction supplied by jonheppell@idl.net.au
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Marine Private Thomas Bishop enlisted in the 21st Portsmouth Company of the Royal Marines. Following
arrival in Port Jackson he was attached to Captain James Campbell's Company. In October of 1791 he sailed for Norfolk Island on board the ship" Atlantic". He settled on 60 acres at Grenville Vale. On the 9th of March 1793 he sailed to Port Jackson on board the ship " Kitty" Upon his arrival he received a grant of 110 acres at Hen and Chicken Bay .
Thomas did not re-join the Royal New South Wales Regiment as many others had.
 
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Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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