On the 26th January 1788
Cpt Arthur Phillip
led the First Fleet into Australia.
2 direct ancestors from my mothers side were among
the First Fleet passengers.
Andrew stole 200lbs lead and was sentenced to 7 years transportation aboard the
This is a memorial plaque for Andrew,
Leticia was aboard the Prince of Wales
who was sentenced to 14 years transportation for
stealing 10 yards of printed cotton.
and embarked from Porthsmouth England
3rd May 1787
They were married 2nd March 1790
at Port Jackson.
They were then transported to Norfolk Island, then again to
My inner gymnast appeared this morning while stepping in the shower. One foot went 1 way, the other stayed put, and the splits were almost complete. The after affect is now 1 very sore bottom of butt and hip, and wrist where I hit the shower screen...OUCH!! No more fancy tricks from now on lol
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