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Marine Private Michael Murphy (b.1758....1823)

 

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The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : Circa 1758
  • Where Born : Wexford Ireland
  • Occupation : Glazier / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Sirius"
  • Rank attained : Marine Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 3. July . 1779
  • Where Enlisted : Portsmouth
  • Date of Discharge : 5. April 1792
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Enlistment R.N.S.W. Reg : 6.April 1792
  • Date of Discharge : 6 . April 1797
  • Re-enlistment R.N.S.W. Reg : 1800
  • Date of Discharge : 1810
  • Transferred R.N.S.W. Veterans : 1810
  • Date of Discharge : 10. Jan 1823
  • Died : 10. Jan 1823
  • Where Died / Buried : St Matthew's Windsor
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Ann Williams
  • Born : Circa 1761
  • Where Born
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 1789
  • Ship Arrived on : "Nile"
  • Date Married :10. March 1811
  • Where Married : Port Dalrymple
  • Died : 10. June 1837
  • Where Died / Buried : S
  • Spouse's Parents :
  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Hobart
    Children :
    1 . Ellinor Murphy ( Bapt 10/3/1811......d.)
    2 . Elizabeth Murphy ( Bapt 10/3/1811......d.)
    3 . Mary Murphy ( Bapt 10/3/1811......d.)
    4 . Jane Murphy ( Bapt 10/3/1811......d.)
    5 . Michael Murphy (b . c1812.....d.)
    6 . Maria Murphy (b . c1814.....d.)
     

    History & Achievements :

    William Murphy enlisted as a member of the 41st Portsmouth Company. He was stationed on board the ship " Sirius" and it was on this ship he left England for Australia. Following his arrival in Sydney, he served as a member of Captain John Shea's company. Discharging from the marines, he enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment and left for Tasmania via the ship" Buffalo " . Returned to Sydney and served at Parramatta and Emu Plains.  Served in Sydney, Van Diemens Land, closedown of Norfolk Island, Veterans Corps Parramatta and Emu Plains, where he died aged in his early 60s in 1823.  Had 2 land grants in Bankstown, one in partnership with Stephen Gilbert.  Served in Sydney and Norfolk Island.  According to Mollie Gillen's book and others, Stephen had a land grant at Ball's Ball, Norfolk Island (while a free settler between Marines and Corps), although records do not show this, so it may have been in partnership.  Stephen land in partnership with 3 other ex-Marines in Mulgrave Place (Hawkesbury) and also in partnership with MURPHY, Michael, at Bankstown.   Died in 1799 - no detail found.   The combined 200 acres owned by Stephen Gilbert and MURPHY, Michael, at Bankstown was sold after Stephen's untimely death to Matthew Flinders
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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