|The Maria departed England on
10th August, came direct and arrived in Hobart on Friday 1 December
1820 with 156 male prisoners.
The Military Guard consisted
of a detachment of the 48th Regiment commanded by Lieutenant John
Croker of that Regiment; Lieutenant Gordon of the 48th being also on
board, proceeding to join his Regiment at Sydney.
Hamilton was employed as surgeon-superintendent on the Elizabeth in 1818 and
the Norfolk in 1825
Notes & Links:
1). Lieutenant John Croker was
employed as Assistant Engineer and Superintendent of Public Works in
Sydney 1821 - 1824 (CSI)
Maria prisoners/ passengers identified in the Hunter Valley