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Marine Private Thomas Lucas (c.1759....1815)

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The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : Circa 1759
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation : Glazier / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Scarborough "
  • Rank attained : Marine Private
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Date of Discharge : 11. Dec 1792
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Enlistment R.N.S.W. Reg : Dec. 1792
  • Date of Discharge : April 1797
  • Died : 29. August 1815
  • Where Died / Buried : Hobart / St Davids Cemetery Hobart
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Ann Howard
  • Born : Circa 1761
  • Where Born
  • Occupation : Nursemaid
  • Date Arrived : 1789
  • Ship Arrived on : " Lady Juliana "
  • Date Married :
  • Where Married :
  • Died : 10. June 1837
  • Where Died / Buried :
  • Spouse's Parents :
  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Hobart
    Children :
    1 . Thomas Lucas (b.29/12/1791.Sydney ....d.)
    2 . Richard Lucas (b.1794......d.)
    3 . John Lucas (b.1797.....d)
    4 . Nathaniel Lucas (b.1799......d.)
     

    History & Achievements :

    Thomas Lucas enlisted as a member of the 23rd Portsmouth Company. He was stationed on board the ship " Scarborough" and it was on this ship he left England for Australia. Upon his arrival in Sydney he served as a member of Captain John Shea's company, working as a glazier to suppliment his pay.. Discharging from the marines he enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment . Leaving for Norfolk Island via the ship" Daedalus" he served on the island till his discharge. Following discharge he recieved a grant of 60 acres. He left the island with his family in 1807 to settle in Tasmania. He held 100 acres at Queensborough, 180 acres at Kingborough and 60 at Lennox. Thomas and his family left Tasmania via the ship " City of Edinborough" in 1808. only to return at a later date.
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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