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333/6671 7th October 1833

Port Macquarie

Police Office

24th Sept 1833

No 33/70


I have the honor to
transmit herewith a
copy of the trial of the
Prisoner named in the
Margin [Charles Cobb
"Cathe Stewart Forbes"]
a Runaway
from Moreton Bay
who was apprehended
here on the 18th Inst.,
and is detained here un-
til I receive your further

I have the honor

to be Sir

Your most Obt. Ser.

Benj Sullivan

Resd Magt

The Honorable

The Colonial Secretary

[left margin]
Charles Cobb
"Cathe Stewart Forbes"

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Bruce Laidlaw

The Castle Forbes was a 439-ton merchant ship built by Robert Gibbon & Sons at Aberdeen, Scotland in 1818. She made two voyages transporting convicts from Ireland to Australia.

Bruce Laidlaw

Oops! The correct name was another ship "Katherine Stewart Forbes". First voyage to New South Wales: 18th Feb 1830


https://convictrecords.com.au/ships This is a handy reference.

Bruce Laidlaw

The search page for convict ships takes – what's it called? You put in *ford and it finds Guildford.