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John Creswell (1764–1805)

John Creswell (1764-1805), 1st lieutenant of marines, arrived at Sydney aboard the Charlotte as part of the First Fleet. Creswell was sent to Norfolk Island on the Supply with a party of 14 privates in June 1789; he returned to Port Jackson in May 1791 and left for England on the Gorgon in December 1791.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 86

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'Creswell, John (1764–1805)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/creswell-john-30660/text37994, accessed 21 May 2024.

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Birth

1764
England

Death

9 March, 1805 (aged ~ 41)

Cause of Death

unknown

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