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Sculley, Thomas (?–?)

Thomas Sculley was a marine in the 38th Company when he arrived at Sydney in January 1788 aboard the Sirius as part of the First Fleet. Sculley served in Captain James Meredith's Company at Port Jackson.

Sculley decided to become a settler and left for Norfolk Island on the Atlantic in October 1791. He was granted 60 acres at the left of Queenborough Path. In 1793 he was an elected member of the Norfolk Island Settlers Association and by May 1794 was living with Elizabeth Morgan.

Sculley sold his land in various parcels in 1795 and left the island aboard the Asia bound for China in September, perhaps taking Elizabeth with him (there are no known further records for her).

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 324

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'Sculley, Thomas (?–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/sculley-thomas-30640/text37973, accessed 5 December 2021.

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