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Marine Private William Browning (c.1758......)

 

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  • Born : circa 1758
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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26th Jan 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Friendship "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
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  • Where Enlisted : Plymouth
  • Date of Discharge : 21. Sept . 1792
  • Where Discharged : Norfolk Island
  • Date of Enlistment R.N.S.W.reg : 27. July 1794
  • Where Enlisted : Sydney
  • Date of Discharge : 1799
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
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  • Spouse's Name : Mary Ingle
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  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Seven Hills , Toongabbee
    Children :
    1 . Francis Browning (bapt 27/7/1794......d.)

    History & Achievements :

     
    William Browning enlisted in the Royal Marines as a member of the 51st Plymouth Company
    William was stationed on board the " Friendship " and on the ship set sail for Australia. Upon his arrival he was attached to Captain Shea's Company. He used his skill as a sawyer to earn extra pay . John sailed on the 4th of March 1790 to Norfolk Island on the ship "Supply". He eventually disgcharged and left for Sydney on board the ship " Atlantic "
    Upon his return to Sydney town in 1794, he enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment. Following his discharge in 1799, he owned land at Toongabbie "160 acres", he rented 50 acres at Seven Hills
     
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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