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Fawley, John

John Fawley was a seaman on the Scarborough when he arrived at Sydney in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He received 12 lashes on the Sirius on 29 January 1788 for insolence and disobedience.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 124

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'Fawley, John ', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/fawley-john-31111/text38482, accessed 28 October 2020.

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