Hello Researchers, A Jane Elizabeth LUSK was my husband's Great Great Great GrandMother b:in London on 30th September 1803,and was the daughter of John LUSK and Jane JARRETT. She was married to a Richard Fleming HILLAS. I have no idea where John & Jane were married or born, But I dohave dates from an old family document that was written around the late 1800,s.
John LUSK b:6th July 1779 d:1847(aged 68)Jersey.Channel Islands Jane LUSK(nee JARRETT) b: 17th October 1778. Married: 22nd July 1801 (Birth & Marriage Places not stated)
John LUSK was a Master Mariner and Captain of the "LANG", "MARY","GEORGE HIBBERT" & the "BRIXTON". I have been able to trace many of his voyages to Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania) from England, which were in the early 1800's. John & Jane also had 3 other children:-
Arthur John LUSK b:12th July 1802 George Aiken LUSK b:4th May 1806 d:Drowned-Tasmania 25/4/1829(22yrs) Harcoll LUSK b: 24th April 1808 d: 3rd Sept 1808
John also married an Alice Jane SWANSON on 16 May 1825 at St Dunstans in Stepney London. They had 3 children:- Selina Augusta LUSK b : 14/03/1827 Georgina Alice Tasmania LUSK b:4 /11/1829 Adelaide LUSK b: 29/09/1830 John Lusk was also the Grandson of Arthur LUSK who circumnavigated the world with COmmodore george Anson from 1740-1744. Is there anyone researching the same family?