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Marine Private Abraham Hand (c 1756.....1834)

 

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  • Born : Circa 1756
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation : Millman / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26th Jan 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Scarborough "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private .
  • Date of Enlistment : Dec 1777
  • Where Enlisted : Portsmouth
  • Date of Discharge : October 1791
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 29. Oct 1834
  • Where Died / Buried : St Matthews New Norfolk
  • Parents Names : unknown
  • Spouse's Name : Mary Hand
  • Born : unknown
  • Where Born : unknown
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : unknown
  • Ship Arrived on : unknown
  • Died : unknown
  • Where Died / Buried : St Mathews Church Cemetery Windsor
  • Date Married : October 1821
  • Where Married : unknown
  • Spouse's Parents : unknown
  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Norfolk Island
    Children :

    History & Achievements :

    Abraham Hand enlisted in the Royal Marines as a member of the 53rd Portsmouth Company
    . Following his arrival he was attached to Captain James Meredith 's Company. William was stationed on board the ship " Scarborough" It was on this ship that he arrived in Australia. Movedto Norfolk Island on October 1791 via the ship "Atlantic ". He recieved a grant of 60 acre's at Proctor's Rum Phillipsburg which he farmed well .Left the Island in 1792, discharged from the Marines and became a constable at Cascade Stream . He left Norfolk Island and established himself at New Town .
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  • References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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