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D Wong on 13th July, 2013 wrote:
John Blake was 23 years old, married with 2 children and his native place was Meath, although he was born in Navan.
1837: Assigned to James Glennie at Patrick Plains.
1842: TOL Goulburn
In 1838 John Blake was involved in the Myall Creek Massacre but was released.
10/7/1847: John’s wife Mary Keogan, son Thomas, born 31/10/1832 and daughter Catherine, born 25/1/1834 arrived per “Beulah”. John and Mary had 4 more children.
John was now working for W Bradbury at Gundary. Not long after the arrival of his family John fell from a horse, badly hitting his head and was declared insane.
1852: John committed suicide by cutting his throat.
6/11/1855: Mary Blake married John Threadgold at St Peter & Paul’s, Goulburn after John’s wife Frances had died. On the same day and same place, Thomas Blake (son of Mary and John) married Agnes Threadgold (daughter of Frances and John).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 13th July, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1811, date of death 1852, gender, occupation, crime