Browsing by person: ‘Esther ECCLES alias WAINWRIGHT’

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First Fleet journey from Portsmouth to Botany Bay

The First Fleet departed Portsmouth on Sunday 13 May. All the ships reached Botany Bay by Sunday 20 January 1788. With the discovery of Sydney Cove as the preferred site for t...

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The Prince of Wales First Fleet

The Prince of Wales by Marine Artist Frank Allen. The Prince of Wales transported Esther Eccles alias Ellen Wainwright to the penal colony of New South Wales. Prince of Wales bu...