Griffiths, Jonathan

Shipowner and builder convicted of grand larceny on 16 July 1788 and sentenced to transportation. After arriving in Sydney, he was transferred to Norfolk Island where he became associated with Eleanor McDonald. By 1804, he was building boats and by 1806, he and Eleanor had 100 acres of land in Richmond and seven children. He also received various land grants in Van Diemen's Land.

Milestone
Born
Stone, England
14 Mar 1773
Arrived Sydney
Scarborough
28 Jun 1790
Departed Sydney
Surprize
01 Aug 1790
Arrived Sydney
13 Sep 1795
Departed Sydney
1822
Died
Port Fairy, Victoria
Nov 1839
Occupation
Position
1790
Aug 1790