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Marine Private Thomas Rowden ( Rodin) (1757.....)

 

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  • Born : Circa 1757
  • Where Born : Hower , Dorset , England
  • Occupation : Cordwainer (Shoemaker ) / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Scarborough "
  • Rank attained : Marine Private
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  • Where Enlisted : Plymouth
  • Date of Discharge : May 1792
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Enlistment R.N.S.W. Reg : May 1792
  • Transferred Veteran . Reg : 1810
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    Area Settled :
    Mulgrave Place , Liverpool
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    History & Achievements :

    Thomas Rowden enlisted as a Marine , a member of the 21st Plymouth 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 member of Captain John Shea's Company . Thomas was sent to Norfolk Island on the ship "Supply" on the 4th of March 1790. Returning via " Suppy in May 1791. He returned to Sydney where he shared a grant at Petersham Hill. Before recieving a grant of 150 acres at Mulgrave Place . Not much more is known
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    Family Members Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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    Last revised: Wednesday, 06 August 2008 07:56:42