Marine Private Thomas
Chipp (or Chip) ( c.1754...1842)
Where born : Worcester, Wiltshire, ENGLAND
Occupation : Soldier , Farmer, Constable,
Date arrived : 26. Jan . 1788
Ship Arrived on : "Friendship "
Rank attained : Private
Date of Enlistment : 1775? aged 21years recorded that Thomas was
in the Marines by 1775
Where enlisted : Plymouth
Date transferred R.N.S.W.
corps : 1780
Date of discharge : 26. Dec 1802
Where discharged : Sydney
Died : 3. July 1842 age 93
Where Died /
Buried : Concord ,
New South Wales/ St. John's Cemetery, Parramatta.
Parents Names : John Chip & Hannah (surname unknown)
Spouse's Name : Jane Langley
Born : 16 October 1761
Where Born : Lying-in Hospital, Holbourne, London,
Occupation : Tambour Worker, embroiderer.
Date Arrived : 26 January 1788
Ship Arrived on : Lady Penrhyn
Date Married : 5 November 1791
Where Married: Norfolk Island
Died : 18. Feb 1836- aged 70 yrs old
Where Died /
Buried : Sydney / Devonshire St.
Spouse's Parents : Edward Langley & Elizabeth (surname
& Marie Chiplin no E-mail address
- Area Settled :
- Mulgrave Place
- Children :
b. 1.11.1792 at Norfolk
Island ........d. 23.11.1792 Norfolk Is.
b. ?.11.1793 at Norfolk Island ........d.
b. 16.9.1795 ........d. 26.9.1838 aged
45 yrs old.
b. 17.8.1797 ........d. 18.5.1814 aged
16 yrs old.
(TWINS) ........d. 1797?
b. 26.9.1800 ........d. 19.12.1861
b. 15.8.1803 ........d. c1850
- History &
- Thomas Chipp enlisted in the Royal Marines as a
member of the 42nd Plymouth Company
- Thomas was stationed on board the "
Friendship " and on the set sail for Australia.
Following his arrival in Sydney he was part of Watkin
Tench's Company He was granted 60 acres of land at
Cascade Stream Phillipsburge Norfolk Island and sailed
there on the " Atlantic" 26th of October. He
and his family left Norfolk Island on board the
"Daedalus". Upon his return to Sydney Town in
November 1794 he enlisted in the Royal New South Wales
Regiment. Following this he shared in 200 acres at
Mulgrave Place and was then granted 600 acres. He
discharged in December of 1802, and was granted land of
100 acres at Bankstown. In 1810 he held a land grant at
Minto of 100 acres. He spent time as a Constable in
Sydney, a baker and a labourer ,dying in 1842
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