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Furvis, John (c. 1760–?)

John Furvis (c.1760- ), an able seaman from Canada, arrived at Sydney aboard the Supply in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He returned to England in 1791, and was discharged at Deptford on 8 May 1792.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 138

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'Furvis, John (c. 1760–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/furvis-john-31159/text38547, accessed 6 December 2020.

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c. 1760
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