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Marine Private William Moulton (c 1754.....1810)

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  • Born : Circa 1754
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation : Servant / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Scarborough "
  • Rank attained : Marine Private
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Date of Discharge : 18. Sept 1792
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 14 . Jan 1810
  • Where Died / Buried : Hobart / St Davids Cemetery Hobart
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Jane Meech
  • Born : 1757
  • Where Born Exeter
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : "Charlotte" Convict
  • Date Married :
  • Where Married :
  • Died : 25. November 1812
  • Where Died / Buried : Hobart / St Davids Cemetery Hobart
  • Spouse's Parents :
  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Hobart
    Children :
    1 . One Child name unknown

    History & Achievements :

    William Moulton enlisted as a member of the 18th Plymounth Company. He was stationed on board the ship " Scarborough" and it was on this ship he left England for Australia.Following his arrival in Sydney he served as a member of Watkin Tench's company. Sent to Norfolk Island in 1792,he remained as a settler on his grant of 60 acres. Eventually leaving the Island he sailed with his family to Hobart on board the " Lady Nelson" on the 14th of December 1808. He occupied a 53 acre farm until his death
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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