Category: Crime and Punishment

3rd April 1827 – Mr Cunningham’s servant recovers their stolen horse

On this day, 3rd April 1827, one of Allan Cunningham’s servants noticed their Government horse was missing. An article appeared in The Australian describing the arrest of the thieves.

Posted in Crime and Punishment, Horses, Journal, News from the Colony

7th February 1814 – Francis Greenway and Joseph Lycett arrive as convicts in Port Jackson

While Allan Cunningham and his brother Richard studied and catalogued plants arriving from the “new” world at London’s Kew Gardens, on this day, 7th February 1814, two men arrived in Port Jackson. They arrived on the convict ship, General Hewitt. Their names were Joseph Lycett and Francis Greenway.

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