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Nathaniel Fowler

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Nathaniel Fowler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1768
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 18th November, 1852
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Exeter
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Atlantic
Departure date: 24th March, 1791
Arrival date: 20th August, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 11 other convicts

References

Primary source: [1] Colonial Secretary’s Papers 1788-1825 Formerly of 48th Regiment. Memorial 7 Oct 1822, SRNSW, Fiche 3057; 4/1833, No.17 pp.53 – 54 and 56, [2] Sydney Gazette, 30 April 1814, p. 2. [3] Colonial Secretary’s Papers 1788-1825 Formerly of 48th Regiment. Memorial 7 Oct 1822, SRNSW, Fiche 3057; 4/1833, No.17 pp. 53 – 54. Cite this article as: Cathy Dunn, 'Nathaniel Fowler, Convict, Atlantic 1791', Australian History Research, http://www.australianhistoryresearch.info/nathaniel-fowler-convict-atl
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greg petersen on 11th February, 2017 wrote:

one of 220 convicts onboard Atlantic, Nathaniel Fowler was sentenced to 7 years transportation, on 5 Oct 1789 at Exeter, Devon England. He arrived in NSW aboard the Atlantic in 1791, he later had joined the NSW Corps in Nov 1797. He travelled to Norfolk Island with Joseph Foveaux’s NSW Corps Company part of the 102nd Regiment aboard the Hunter in July 1800; he served on Norfolk Island with the rank of private.

In Dec 1803 he leased 10 acres in the township of Phillipsburg on Nor folk Island. Nathaniel left Norfolk Island in Lady Nelson in May 1806, travelling to Port Jackson and was appointed to Cabramatta. Over the years he served with the 102nd Regiment, 73rd, (transferred Apr 1810), 46th (transferred Mar 1814), 45th (transferred Aug 1817) and 48th Regiments.[1]

Both Nathaniel Fowler and Margaret Hall (his defacto relationship) who both marked their names with an X, were the witnesses of the marriage of Peter Wilson and Elizabeth Munday (both from Norfolk Island)  who married in Feb 1807 at St Phillips Sydney, noting that Margaret was using her maiden name instead of her married name of Williams or Creamer. Margaret Hall died Dec 1807 Sydney, buried 9 Dec 1807 Old Sydney Burial Ground.

In April 1814, Nathaniel Fowler was recorded as apprehending deserters of the 73rd Regiment.[2]  In Aug 1814 at the age of 42 years at St Johns Parramatta, recorded as a Private 46th Regiment, Nathaniel married Mary Elizabeth Wright (Convict Wanstead 1814)

In Jun 1822 he was discharge with a pension from the 48th Regiment. [3] In 1824 he was appointed Constable, and Watch House Keeper at Windsor .Nathaniel was again living at Cabramatta in 1828 with the age of 55 years.

Nathaniel Fowler died 18 Nov 1852 at the Benevolent Asylum in Sydney, age 84 years. he was buried the same day at the Benevolent Asylum Ground at Camperdown Cemetery.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 11th February, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: [1] Colonial Secretary’s Papers 1788-1825 Formerly of 48th Regiment. Memorial 7 Oct 1822, SRNSW, Fiche 3057; 4/1833, No.17 pp.53 – 54 and 56, [2] Sydney Gazette, 30 April 1814, p. 2. [3] Colonial Secretary’s

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