1. List: #TroveGenie 01 - The judge's girl kept Sydney Town guessing
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    List for a social media experiment to crowd solve a history mystery, using Trove and some family history skills.
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    created by: coombe.id.au on 2016-07-08 16:24:25.0
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  1. Web page: #TroveGenie 01. The Judge’s Girl Kept Sydney Town Guessing
    http://coombe.id.au/misc/TroveGenie01.htm
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    2016-07-08 17:40:18.0

    #TroveGenie: A Social Media Experiment To Crowd Solve A #HistoryMystery using NLA's Trove

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  2. MAGAZINE A daughter of gentry, sent to New South Wales for stealing, told no-one of her past, until she met Captain Robert Eastwick The judge's girl kept Sydney Town guessing AS IT WAS
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 7 July 1990 p 20 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: EACH one of the tens of thousands of convicts transported. to Australia has a story, sometimes tragic and sometimes 1209 words
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  3. Web page: Broad Trove newspaper search for Captain Eastwick
    http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?l-advstate=New+South+Wales&q=%28%22Captain+Eastwick%22+OR+%22r.+w.+eastwick%22+OR+%22robert+william+eastwick%22%29
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    2016-07-09 07:25:41.0

    Initial timeline and feasibility. (P1)

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  4. Web page: A Master mariner : being the life and adventures of Captain Robert William Eastwick
    http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/4668657
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    2016-07-09 07:25:11.0

    Eastwick's autobiography in NLA catalogue. (P1)

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  5. SHIP NEWS.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sunday 25 December 1803 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Ye[?]terday morning arrived the Ship BET[?]RY[?] Capt. EASTWICK, in two months from Madras, with a valuable Cargo, expressed per Advertisement, and 1 ... 337 words
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    2016-07-09 08:10:49.0

    1803-12-24, Ship “Betsy”, Captain Eastwick, arrived Sydney from Madrass, with tea, sugar, wine. (P1.1)

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  6. An Early Theatre
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 27 June 1953 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Mr,—The theatre mentioned by Geoffrey Scott in his article "The First Play in Australia" ("Herald," June 20) as having 162 words
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    2016-07-09 08:11:33.0

    Captain Eastwick at theatre, seeing "comedy of 'The Recruiting Officer,' and the entertainment of 'The Virgin Unmasked.'" (Autobiography) (P1.3, S1)

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  7. SHIP NEWS.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sunday 22 April 1804 p 1 Article
    Abstract: At ten o'clock on Friday night returned His Majesty's Armed Tender Lady Nelson from Newcastle, where the arrived with the Resource and James the day ... 603 words
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    2016-07-09 08:11:00.0

    1804-04-20 Betsey, Captain Eastwick, departed Sydney for Madras. (P1.1)

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  8. COURT of CIVIL JURISDICTION. SYDNEY, MAY 15.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sunday 19 May 1805 p 2 Article
    Abstract: An action was brought by Mr. Matthew Kearns in behalf of the joint creditors of William Jones, formerly chief officer of the ship Betsey from Madras, ... 959 words
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    2016-07-09 08:16:59.0

    1805-05-19 Court action on "behalf of the joint creditors of William Jones, formerly chief officer of the ship Betsey from Madras." (P1.2)

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  9. Web page: Tippoo's Tiger - V&A Collection
    http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O61949/tippoos-tiger-mechanical-organ-unknown/
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    2016-07-10 19:32:28.0

    1799-06/07 Eastwick sees this mechanical army-officer-eating tiger while he was in Madras. (P3.2)

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  10. Web page: Old Bailey Online - Ann Rochfort
    http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t17970111-6-off28&div=t17970111-6
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    2016-07-19 08:30:04.0

    P4.1, new lead S2

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  11. Web page: Old Bailey Online - Mary Martin
    http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18020428-11-off53&div=t18020428-11
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    2016-07-19 08:29:54.0

    P4.2, new lead S3

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  12. Web page: Seringapatam 1799 - Officer Biographies
    http://www.mq.edu.au/macquarie-archive/seringapatam/grand.html#m
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    2016-08-01 12:27:31.0

    P5.1 - possible PYW’s brother

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  13. Web page: Beckwith, Mary - Dictionary of Sydney
    http://dictionaryofsydney.org/entry/beckwith_mary
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    2016-08-01 12:52:27.0

    P5.3 PYW is possibly a romanticised Mary Beckwith

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  14. Web page: The Captain and the Convict Maid: A Chapter in the Life of Nicolas Baudin
    http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/encounter/collection/B11042183_43_20.htm
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    2016-08-01 12:54:06.0

    P5.3 PYW is possibly Mary Beckwith.
    Brown, Anthony. 'The Captain and the Convict Maid: A Chapter in the Life of Nicolas Baudin', South Australian Geographical Journal, vol 97, 1998 pp.20-32.

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  15. Web page: Old Bailey Online - Mary Beckwith's convicted
    http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18000709-107-off53&div=t18000709-107
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    2016-08-01 13:15:34.0

    Mary Beckwith, 14 & Mary Beckwith, 34 (step?)mother convicted of shoplifting cotton prints (P5.3)

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  16. Web page: England Births and Christenings - Mary Beckwith
    http://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N56K-XYP
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    2016-08-01 13:26:53.0

    P5.5 Baptism for Mary the daughter of John Beckwith (no mother mentioned).

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  17. Web page: Australian Dictionary of Biography - Richard Atkins
    http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/atkins-richard-1723
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    2016-08-01 13:54:27.0

    P5.6

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  18. Web page: A thoroughly dissolute life? The Journal of Richard Atkins, 1791–1810
    http://www.nla.gov.au/blogs/behind-the-scenes/2015/03/30/a-thoroughly-dissolute-life
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    2016-08-01 13:57:48.0

    P5.6 Atkins changed his name.

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  19. Web page: Family Search - mentioned in the record of Richard Atkins Esq. and Mary Beckwith
    http://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJQ8-42X
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