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Resources for researching your family history: Norfolk Island 1788-1814

C. Dunn

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Historian Cathy Dunn takes you on a journey back to the 1st Settlement of Norfolk Island 1788–1814 describing the archives and records that are available, where copies of the records are kept and what family historians can find online.
 

Historian Cathy Dunn takes you on a journey back to the 1st Settlement of Norfolk Island 1788–1814 describing the archives and records that are available, where copies of the records are kept and what family historians can find online. 

Discovering how your ancestor lived on Norfolk Island does take one across a large variety of records. Cathy reviews the victualling books and musters; birth, death and marriages records; land grants and leases records; hospital records; diaries and journals, Sydney Gazette; Rev Fulton BDMs; shipping records and musters as well as other records for family historians related to Norfolk Island 1788–1814.

It was not just convicts who went to Norfolk Island. There were also Marines, members of the NSW Corps, free settlers, colonial offenders, aboriginal people and civil appointees.

There are very few known or surviving records for Norfolk Island for the period May 1796 – December 1801. Also presented is a diverse bibliography for a complete range of references to Norfolk Island 1st Settlement research resources for family history research.

Of all the places in the World this is the greatest nest for Rascals it is impossible to trust any one of our men hardly much more any of the Convicts in Short there is no difference between Soldier Sailor or Convicts there Six of the one and half a Dozen of the other. - Lt. Ralph Clark March 1790 Norfolk Island

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All of you enjoy your Norfolk Island research

Contents:

Preface
 - Abbreviations
Introduction
Norfolk Island
 - Commandants of Norfolk Island First Settlement
Victualling books and musters
Births, deaths and marriages
 - Rev Fulton BDMs 1801–1806
 - Norfolk Island Cemetery
Hospital records
Land records
Journals and newspapers
Shipping records and musters
Crime
Selected bibliography
 - Manuscripts and primary records
 - Newspapers
 - Maps
 - Publications and articles
 - Websites and electronic media
Index

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Publisher Unlock the Past
Author C. Dunn
Date 2016
Pages 28

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