Johnson, Richard, 1755-1827

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1755
Death 1827

Biographical notes:

First clergyman in Australia and pioneer farmer. He arrived with the First Fleet and stayed for over 12 years. See Australian Encyclopedia, v. 5, p. 136-8.

From the description of Plans [manuscript]. 1793. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225828128

Johnson was appointed chaplin at NSW in 1786 and sailed with the first fleet arriving at Port Jackson on 26 January 1788.

From the description of Will [manuscript]. 1827. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225827534

Richard Johnson was a clergyman who arrived with the First Fleet. He was the first chaplain of New South Wales.

From the description of Letters, 1788-1796 [manuscript]. 1788-1796. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 646074474

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Subjects:

  • Clergy--Archives
  • Clergy--Correspondence
  • First Fleet, 1787-1788
  • Church buildings--Designs and plans
  • Wills

Occupations:

  • Chaplains
  • Clergy

Places:

  • Sydney (N.S.W.) (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Sydney (N.S.W.) (as recorded)
  • Port Jackson (N.S.W.) (as recorded)