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Mary Kennedy and the First Fleet
Episode 727th February 2023 • The BackTracker History Show • The Backtracker
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Mary Kennedy of Baptists Mills in Bristol is one of an elite group of people who made landfall at Sydney Cove in January 1788. They numbered approximately 1,373 people, consisting of convicts, male and female, a few children, officials, marines and their wives and seamen. The voyage is known to history as ‘The First Fleet’. 

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SOURCES

Fellowship of First Fleeters

Bristol History

https://www.bristolhistory.co.uk/2021/05/22/mary-kennedy-adventures-on-the-first-fleet-and-beyond/

State Library. New South Wales

The Endeavour Journal of Joseph Banks, 1768-1771. Joseph Banks (1962) Sydney: Angus and Robertson.

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