John Andrews R.N.
Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent
John Andrews was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on the Marion
in 1848 and the Eliza
departed London 24 December 1849 and arrived in Van Diemen's Land 3 April 1850 and Norfolk Island 30 April 1850......
From Dr. Andrews, Surgeon-Superintendent of the Eliza
Hobart Town, 16th April, 1850
'It gives me the greatest pleasure to be enable to inform you that, with the exception of J.W. one of the men from the Warrior hulk, I had not occasion to inflict any kind of punishment during the voyage. I gave the convicts during the voyage all proper indulgence, which I am glad to say was grataefully appreciated
'. - Report on the Managment of Convict Prisons
Notes and Links
There are two surgeons by the name of John Andrews in the 1865 Medical Register of 1865
One gives residence R.N. Hospital, Haslar, Gosport, Hants (MRCS 1825)
The other gives residence as 'Surgeon, Royal Navy' (MRCS 1841)