Convict Ship Morley 1823
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Voyage: 108 days
Surgeon's Journal: yes
William Bell Carlyle
|The Morley was built on the Thames in 1811. Convicts were
transported to New South Wales on the Morley in
1829 and to Van Diemen's
Land in 1820 and 1823.
departed the Downs on 25th September 1822, came direct and
arrived in Van Diemen's Land on the evening of the 10th January
William Bell Carlyle kept a Medical Journal from 19
August 1822 to 8 January 1823. One hundred and seventy prisoners
arrived under his care, two having died on the passage out.
Officer of the Guard was Lieut. and Adjutant Mackay of the 3rd
regiment (or Buffs) accompanied by Ensign Burchell.
Passengers included Captain Steele and family, Mr. Bibra and
Francis Little (nephew of William
Bell Carlyle). The Hobart Town Gazette dated 18 January 1823
reported Captain Steele, William Bell Carlyle and Francis Little
were shortly to depart Hobart for Sydney on the Morley.
William Bell Carlyle was also surgeon on the Asia in 1820,
Henry in 1825,
Andromeda in 1827 (VDL)
Phoenix in 1828
Marquis of Huntley in 1830.
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Valley convicts arriving on the Morley in 1823