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John Herne, one of 176 convicts transported on the Mary, 28 August 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||15th November, 1802
|Date of Death:
||10th August, 1883
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 100
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Michelle Leihn on 11th February, 2019 wrote:
Court Description, 5 foot and 4 1/2 inches tall, had a fair to ruddy complextion, hazel eyes and brown hair - a Ploughman. Convict Ship “Mary II”. Upon arrival he was assigned to Reverend Thomas Hassall. He also arrived on the Mary. He was re-assigned to Samuel Otoo Hassall. 400 acres on the Nepean River. Later called “Macquarie Grove”. July 1826, John’s future wife Mary Sullivan was indented to work as a servant at “Macquarie Grove”. They Married 3rd May 1828, Mary aged 15 by Rev Hassall. By 1835 they had squatted on land in Binda, NSW. They owned Slates Gully Station now Current property “Markdale”. 1844 they re-established their family on “SALISBURY” Memunday Creek, Bigga, NSW. He was highly respected as a Gentleman and Grazier. They had 12 Children. John died by accidental poisoning 10th August 1883. He is laid to rest “Salisbury” Private Cemetery next to his wife Mary.
Convict Changes History
Michelle Leihn on 11th February, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Hearne, alias2: Hearn, date of birth: 15th November, 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th August, 1883 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime