Free Settler or Felon
Convict and Colonial History

George Rowe R. N.,

Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent

Date of Seniority Royal Navy 27 November 1795

George Rowe was entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in 1814.

He was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on the convict ship New Grove to Van Diemen's Land in 1834, however became dangerously ill. In consequence the vessel called at Scilly where David Thomson was appointed Surgeon Superintendent in his place.

Notes and Links

1). National Archives- Reference: ADM 101/56/7/1. Folio 1: Title page: New Grove Convict Ship, Mr George Rowe Surgeon and Superintendent, between 10 September 1834 and 5 January 1835,UK  National Archives

2). Transcription of Surgeon David Thompson's medical journal - by Greg Greenwood and Paul Davies - Female Convicts site