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Fombell, Furzey (c. 1741–?)

Furzey Fombell (c.1741- ), an able seaman from Picardie, France, arrived at Sydney aboard the Sirius in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He left the colony on the Waaksamheid but ran from the ship at Batavia (Jakarta, Indonesia) on 22 October 1791.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 130

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'Fombell, Furzey (c. 1741–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/fombell-furzey-31139/text38526, accessed 21 October 2020.

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c. 1741
Picardie, France

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