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Peter Fisher
Family Name: Fisher  Variant Spellings:  
Given Names: Peter
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Speciality: Naval surgeon 
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Voyages: "Majestic" from London arr. VDL 22 January 1839
  • "Runnymede" from London arr. Hobart 28 March 1840
  • "Mary Hay" from Hobart arr. Melbourne 31 May 1840
  • "Auriga" dep. Hobart for London 22 March 1843
  • Came out as: Surgeon on convict ship 
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    Addresses: Hobart, VDL 1839 (shipping record)
  • London, England 1839 (shipping record)
  • Hobart 1840 (shipping record)
  • Flinders Island 1841-1842
  • London 1843 (shipping record)
  • Positions Held: Assistant Surgeon RN 1813 (Navy List)
  • Surgeon RN 1823 (Navy List)
  • Superintendent, Aboriginal Establishment, Flinders Island 1841-1842
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    References: Navy List 1814 [Peter Fisher appointed Assistant Surgeon 11 August 1813]
  • Navy List 1827 [Peter Fisher appointed Surgeon 11 September 1823]
  • Navy List 1859 [Peter Fisher on list of surgeons unfit for further srervice at sea]
  • Bateson C. Convict ships. Glasgow, 1959
  • Peter Fisher RN. In: Weep in silence: a history of the Flinders Island aboriginal settlement. Blubber Head Press, 1987 [unseen]
  • Shipping intelligence. Colonial Times (Hobart) 22 January 1839
  • Shipping intelligence. Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemenís Land Gazette 3 April 1840
  • Shipping intelligence. Port Phillip Gazette 3 June 1840 [Doctor Fisher on "Mary Hay" from Hobart]
  • Local. Courier (Hobart) 6 August 1841 [Dr. Fisher RN to be Superintendent at Flinders Island where 59 natives now living]
  • Commissioner's Office. Courier (Hobart) 6 May 1842 [refers to land owned by Dr. Peter Fisher]
  • Ship news. Colonial Times (Hobart) 28 March 1843 [Dr. Fisher on "Auriga" for London]
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