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Caryer Vickery R.N.,
Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent

Date of Seniority Royal Navy 11 December 1804

Caryer Vickery b. circa 1761, married Catherine Munning 12 June 1786 at Kingston, Surrey.


1). Caryer Hawkins Vickery b. 11 March 1787. Baptised 7 June 1787 at St. George the Martyr Queens Square Camden[1]

2). Christopher Munnings Vickery b. 1788 at Kingston Surrey. Migrated to St. John's January 1814, B.A. 1816. Died February 22, 1816 at Dereham, Norfolk (Cambridge Chronicle March 1 1816).[2]

3). Caryer Vickery b. 24 April 1790 at Holt Norfolk

3). Thomas Munnings Vickery b. 1791. Solicitor

4) Daughter Mary Ann died in 1793 aged 9 months [8]


Caryer Vickery was appointed surgeon in the Royal Navy 11 December 1804.  He was appointed to the St. Ysidro in 1813 [3]

He was entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in 1814 [4]


Caryer Vickery was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on the convict ship Elizabeth to New South Wales in 1816.

He departed the colony on Friday 8th November 1816 on the Elizabeth with detachments of the 89th and 56th regiments to Calcutta. [5]

Caryer Vickery was appointed to the Superb in 1819 [6]


On 23 January 1837 at Lambeth in the 76th year of his age, Caryer Vickery, Esq., formerly of Bristol, surgeon in the Royal Navy. [7]

In his Will dated 1834 he left his entire estate to his son Thomas Munnings Vickery.


[1] London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 Ancestry

[2] Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, ed., John Venn

[3] Naval Chronicle

[4]Navy List

[5] Colonial Secretary's Correspondence. Copies of letters sent within the Colony, 1814-1825 Item: 4/3495 p 256

[6] Edinburgh Magazine

[7] Nautical Magazine

[8] At Holt. Norfolk, England, Bishop and Archdeacon Transcripts of Parish Registers, 1600-1935. Norfolk Record Office, Norwich, Norfolk, England