Free Settler or Felon
Convict and Colonial History

Henry Ryan R. N.,

Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent

Date of Seniority Royal Navy 20 September 1811

Henry Ryan was entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in 1814.

He was employed as Surgeon-Superintendent three convict ship voyages to Australia:

1). Tyne to NSW in 1819. After the voyage of the Tyne he returned to England on the Shipley in April 1819. Seven other naval surgeons returned on the same vessel - Robert Espie, Andrew Smith, William Hamilton, Thomas Roylance, Morgan Price, John Johnston and John Whitmarsh . [1]

2). Shipley to NSW in 1820

3). Claudine to VDL in 1821


[1] New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1825. Copies of Letters sent within the Colony (Ancestry)