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Convict Ship Seaflower 1820

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Captain: Spiers
Chief Officer: Mr. Russell

Ship News - On Tuesday last arrived from Bengal, which she left on the 20th February, the ship Seaflower, Capt. Spiers, with a general cargo of merchandize.   Passengers Captain Carleton of the Hon. East India Company's Service, Mr. Williams and Mr. Blany. The Seaflower sailed for Port Jackson for following week (1)

Ten prisoners from Calcutta arrived in Port Jackson on the Seaflower on 30th April 1820.......

William Farrell, Soldier

Patrick Burnett, Soldier

William Muston, Soldier

Wilson Johnson Appleyard. From Northampton. Formerly a clerk in transport office and purser to the Shipley on her voyage to New South Wales. Sent to Newcastle in 1820. Received a Certificate of Freedom in 1826

John Perry Bowers, Dealer

Peter McLauglin, Soldier

John Head, Soldier

Michael Kean/ Kain, Soldier. Select Botany Bay Hero to find out more about Michael Kain.

John Wheland, Soldier

William Yates. First arrived as a convict on the Lord Sidmouth in 1819 and effected his escape to India and was being returned to New South Wales.

The prisoners were mustered in Sydney by Colonial Secretary Mr. Campbell on 2nd May 1820.

Notes & Links:

Convicts/ passengers of the Seaflower identified in the Hunter Valley


1).  Hobart Town Gazette 22 April 1820



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