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Edmondstone, William (?–1789)

William Edmondstone ( -1789) was a marine in the 8th (Portsmouth) Company when he arrived at Sydney aboard the Charlotte in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He served in Captain Watkin Tench's Company at Port Jackson.

Edmondstone died in the colony on 24 February 1789.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 116

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