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Marine Private Thomas Chipp (or Chip) ( c.1754...1842)

 

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  • Born : 1st Feb. 1754                                
  • Where born : Worcester, Wiltshire, ENGLAND
  • Occupation : Soldier , Farmer, Constable, Baker, Labourer
  • 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. Sydney.
  • Spouse's Parents : Edward Langley & Elizabeth (surname unknown).
  • Descendants
    Karen Bamforth.   karentherese@ozemail.com.au

    Ken & Marie Chiplin no E-mail address

     
    Area Settled :
    Mulgrave Place
    Children :
    1. ROBERT          b. 1.11.1792 at Norfolk Island  ........d.  23.11.1792 Norfolk Is.
    2. ANN                b. ?.11.1793 at Norfolk Island ........d.  17.8.1854
    3. MARY             b. 16.9.1795  ........d.  26.9.1838 aged 45 yrs old.
    4. WILLIAM         b. 17.8.1797  ........d.  18.5.1814 aged 16 yrs old.
    5. MARY             b. 1797     (TWINS)  ........d.  1797?
    6. SARAH           b. 26.9.1800 ........d.  19.12.1861
    7. SOPHIA          b. 15.8.1803 ........d.  c1850
    8. ELIZA              b. 7.11.1805        
    History & Achievements :
    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
     
     
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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