John Blaxland, 17691845 (aged 76 years)

Blaxland, John (1769-1845)
Name
John Blaxland
Given names
John
Surname
Blaxland
Birth January 4, 1769 39 30
Birth of a brotherGregory Blaxland
June 17, 1778 (aged 9 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Blaxland
September 9, 1780 (aged 11 years)
MarriageSarah DaviesView this family
April 1793 (aged 24 years)
Text:

Blaxland, John, of Newington, co. Kent, gent., b.; & Sarah Davies, of Portsea, with c. of her f., Joseph Davies, Esq., at P., 11 Apr 1793.

Text:

Name: John Blaxland Gender: Male Marriage Date: 13 Apr 1793 Marriage Place: Saint Marys,Portsea,Hampshire,England Spouse: Sarah Davies FHL Film Number: 919744, 919745, 919746, 919747

Death of a wifeSarah Davies
estimated 1795 (aged 25 years)

Text:

His first wife Sarah, née Davies, whom he married in 1794 [sic], died in childbirth.

MarriageHarriet de MarquetView this family
November 25, 1797 (aged 28 years)
Text:

Name: John Blaxland Gender: Male Marriage Date: 25 Nov 1797 Marriage Place: Saint Michael Cornhill,London,London,England Spouse: Harriott Marquett FHL Film Number: 374503, 942 B4HA V. 7

Citation details:

City of London St Michael Cornhill 1798; No 132. p. 34, 1797

Text:

John Blaxland of the parish of Newington in the county of Kent a widower and Harriott Marquett were married in this church by licence of the Bishop of Canterbury by me Thomas Wrench Both Harriot and John signed the register in the presence of James Amos and Mary Ann Rhoden this 25th day of November in the year 1797

Death of a sisterElizabeth Blaxland
1797 (aged 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Harriet Mary Blaxland
about 1800 (aged 30 years)

Baptism of a daughterHarriet Mary Blaxland
June 24, 1800 (aged 31 years)
Text:

Name: Harriet Mary Blaxland Gender: Female Baptism Date: 24 Jun 1800 Baptism Place: Newington, Kent, England Father: John Blaxland Mother: Harriet FHL Film Number: 1736928

Birth of a son
#2
John de Marquet Blaxland
estimated 1801 (aged 31 years)

Text:

age given as 39 in 1840

Birth of a son
#3
George Blaxland
estimated 1802 (aged 32 years)

Birth of a daughter
#4
Anna Elizabeth Blaxland
about 1804 (aged 34 years)

Birth of a daughter
#5
Jane Elizabeth Blaxland
estimated 1806 (aged 36 years)

Immigration April 3, 1807 (aged 38 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Sun 5 Apr 1807 p. 1

Text:

SHIP NEWS. On Friday arrived the Parramatta schooner, captain Glenn, and ship Brothers, captain Russell, from England, the 17th of October. — Passengers per the Brothers Mr. and Mrs. Blaxland and Family ; and Mr. Scott.

Birth of a daughter
#6
Louisa Australia Blaxland
May 22, 1807 (aged 38 years)
Text:

Name: Louisa Blaxland Birth Date: 1807 Birth Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1807 Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Father: John Blaxland Mother: Harriet Volume Number: V18071813 1A

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Name: Louisa Blaxland Gender: Female Baptism Age: 0 Birth Date: 22 May 1807 Birth Place: Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia Baptism Date: 10 Jun 1807 Residence Date: 1807 Residence Place: New South Wales, Australia Father: John Blaxland Mother: Harriot FHL Film Number: 993949

Property
"Newington Farm"
June 12, 1807 (aged 38 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Sun 14 Jun 1807 p. 1

Text:

WHEREAS His Excellency the Go- vernor having granted to John Blaxland a certain Track of Land, known by the name of Newington Farm, bounded by the Road leading to Parramatta, Duck River, Hacking's Creek, and the River leadirg to Parra- matta .- All persons are hereby required not to trespass on the above Premises, as they will be prosecutcd as the Law di- rects. John Blaxland. Parramatta, June 12, 1807.

Birth of a daughter
#7
Elizabeth Maria Blaxland Eliza
December 14, 1808 (aged 39 years)
Text:

Name: Elizabeth Maria Blaxland Gender: Female Birth Date: 14 Dec 1808 Birth Place: Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia Father: John Blaxland Mother: Harriott FHL Film Number: 993949

Baptism of a daughterElizabeth Maria Blaxland Eliza
January 6, 1809 (aged 40 years)
Text:

Name: Elizabeth Maria Blaxland Gender: Female Baptism Age: 0 Birth Date: 14 Dec 1808 Birth Place: Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia Baptism Date: 6 Jan 1809 Residence Date: 1808 Residence Place: New South Wales, Australia Father: John Blaxland Mother: Harriott FHL Film Number: 993949

Birth of a son
#8
Edward James Blaxland
May 31, 1813 (aged 44 years)
Text:

Name: Edward James Blaxland Gender: Male Birth Date: 31 May 1813 Birth Place: Newington-next-Sittingbourne, Kent, England Father: John Blaxland Mother: Harriott Blaxland FHL Film Number: 1835534

Death of a motherMary Parker
November 27, 1813 (aged 44 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Mary Ellen Blaxland
1815 (aged 45 years)
Text:

Name: Mary E Blaxland Birth Date: 1815 Birth Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1815 Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Father: John Blaxland Mother: Harriet Volume Number: V18151547 148

Birth of a son
#10
Arthur Blaxland
1816 (aged 46 years)
Text:

Name: Arthur Blaxland Birth Date: 1816 Father's name: John Blaxland Mother's name: Harriet Birth Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1816 Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales Volume Number: V18166629 1B

Marriage of a childThomas WalkerAnna Elizabeth BlaxlandView this family
January 4, 1823 (aged 54 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Thru 9 Jan 1823 p. 3

Text:

On Saturday last, by special licence, at the Parish Church of St. John Parramatta, by the Rev. Samuel Marsden, Principal Chaplain of the Territory, Thomas Walker Esq. Deputy Assistant Commissary General of His Majesty's Forces, to Anna Elizabeth, second daughter of John Blaxland Esq. of Newington

Marriage of a childHenry William BretonElizabeth Maria Blaxland ElizaView this family
November 3, 1832 (aged 63 years)
Text:

Name: Henry William Breton Gender: Male License Place: Parramatta, Cumberland, New South Wales, Australia Marriage Date: 15 Oct 1832 Marriage Place: New South Wales, Australia Residence: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Spouse: Eliza Maria Blaxland Spouse Gender: Female Spouse Residence: Newington, New South Wales, Australia

Text:

Henry William Breton a bachelor of Parramatta and Eliza Maria Blaxland of Newington were married in this church by licence this 3rd day of Nov 1832 by me Samuel Marsden senior

Marriage of a childGeorge BlaxlandMaria DowlingView this family
April 8, 1834 (aged 65 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Monitor Fri 11 Apr 1834 p. 3

Text:

MARRIED.-On Tuesday, the 8th instant, at St. Jame's Church, by the Rev. R. Hill, GEORGE, the second son of JOHN BLAXLAND, Esq., M. C., of Newington, to MARY, eldest daughter of JAMES DOWLING, Esq., one of the Judges of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Thu 10 Apr 1834 p. 3

Text:

MARRIAGES, On Tuesday, the 8th instant, at St. James' Church Sydney, by the Rev. R. HILL, GEORGE, the second son of JOHN BLAXLAND, Esq. M. C. of Newington, to MARIA, eldest daughter of JAMES DOWLING, Esq. one of the Judges of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Death of a daughterElizabeth Maria Blaxland Eliza
April 15, 1834 (aged 65 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Herald Thu 17 Apr 1834 p. 3

Text:

At Sydney, on the 15th Instant, Eliza, the wife of Major H.W. Breton, of the Fourth, or King's own Regiment.

Marriage of a childJames DowlingHarriet Mary BlaxlandView this family
September 1, 1835 (aged 66 years)
Text:

V18351112 19/1835 DOWLING JAMES RITCHIE HARRIET M CB (St Johns Church of England Parramatta)

Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Thu 3 Sep 1835 p. 3

Text:

MARRIED, At Parramatta, on Tuesday the 1st inst. by the Rev. Samuel Marsden, His Honor, JAMES DOWLING, ESQ. one of the Judges of the Supreme Court, to HARRIET MARY, relict of A. M. RITCHIE, ESQ., formerly of Calcutta, eldest Daughter of John Blaxland, Esq. M. C. of Newington.

Marriage of a childArthur BlaxlandElizabeth ForsterView this family
October 16, 1839 (aged 70 years)
Text:

Name: Arthur Blaxland Spouse Name: Elizabeth Forster Marriage Date: 1830 [sic] Marriage Place: New South Wales Registration Place: U, New South Wales Registration Year: 1830 [sic] Volume Number: V B

Citation details:

Sydney Monitor Wed 23 Oct 1839 p. 3

Text:

MARRIAGES. On the 16th instant, at the Church of Hunter's Hill, by the Rev. G. E. Turner, Arthur, youngest son of John Blaxland, Esq., M. C., of Newing- ton, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of T. Forster, Esq., J. P., of Brush Farm.

Death of a sonJohn de Marquet Blaxland
May 29, 1840 (aged 71 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Tue 2 Jun 1840 p. 3

Text:

DIED, On the 29th May, John Marquett, the eldest son of John Blaxland, Esq., M. C, of Newington, in the 39th year of his age.

Death of a daughterJane Elizabeth Blaxland
March 15, 1843 (aged 74 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Morning Herald Tue 8 Aug 1843 p. 3

Text:

DIED, At Bromley, in Kent, on the 15th March last, Jane, the third daughter of John Blax- land, Esq., M.C., of Newington, on the eve of her departure from England by the Euphrates.

Death of a daughterMary Ellen Blaxland
1843 (aged 73 years)

Death August 5, 1845 (aged 76 years)

Citation details:

Sydney Morning Herald Wed 6 Aug 1845 p. 3

Text:

On the 5th instant, at half-past seven o'clock in the morning, in the 78th year of his age, after a severe but protracted illness, John Blaxland, of Newington, Esq., many years a Member of the old Legislative, and late Mem- ber of the present Legislative Council. By his family and his friends he was universally be- loved ; by the public he was highly respected and admired for the uniform good sense, con- sistency, and firmness which marked his poli- tical career.

Family with parents
father
17291780
Birth: December 2, 1729Holborn, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Death: September 9, 1780Fordwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom
mother
17381813
Birth: April 23, 1738Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Death: November 27, 1813Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Marriage
Marriage: May 6, 1766Springfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom
11 months
elder sister
17671797
Birth: April 12, 1767 37 28Wandsworth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Death: 1797Wandsworth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
21 months
himself
Blaxland, John (1769-1845)
17691845
Birth: January 4, 1769 39 30Fordwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 5, 1845
10 years
younger brother
Blaxland, Gregory (1778-1853)
17781853
Birth: June 17, 1778 48 40Fordwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: January 1, 1853Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Sarah Davies
himself
Blaxland, John (1769-1845)
17691845
Birth: January 4, 1769 39 30Fordwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 5, 1845
wife
Marriage
Marriage: April 1793Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Family with Harriet de Marquet
himself
Blaxland, John (1769-1845)
17691845
Birth: January 4, 1769 39 30Fordwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 5, 1845
wife
Marquet, Harriet de (1777-1852)
17771852
Birth: about 1777
Death: 1852Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: November 25, 1797Cornhill, London, England, United Kingdom
3 years
daughter
18001881
Birth: about 1800 30 23
Death: April 5, 1881Bromley, Kent, England, United Kingdom
2 years
son
18011840
Birth: estimated 1801 31 24
Death: May 29, 1840Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
18021855
Birth: estimated 1802 32 25
Death: October 10, 1855Darlinghurst, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18041889
Birth: about 1804 34 27
Death: December 20, 1889Burwood, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18061843
Birth: estimated 1806 36 29
Death: March 15, 1843Bromley, Kent, England, United Kingdom
17 months
daughter
18071888
Birth: May 22, 1807 38 30Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1888Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
19 months
daughter
18081834
Birth: December 14, 1808 39 31Port Jackson, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 15, 1834Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5 years
son
18131873
Birth: May 31, 1813 44 36Newington, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: June 19, 1873Toowoomba, Darling Downs, Queensland, Australia
3 years
daughter
18151843
Birth: 1815 45 38Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1843
2 years
son
18161866
Birth: 1816 46 39Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1866Broke, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
BirthAustralian Dictionary of Biography. Online edition. [database - on-line]. Canberra: Australian National University, 2006
MarriageAncestry.com. Hampshire, England, Extracted Parish Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001.
Text:

Blaxland, John, of Newington, co. Kent, gent., b.; & Sarah Davies, of Portsea, with c. of her f., Joseph Davies, Esq., at P., 11 Apr 1793.

MarriageAncestry.com. England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Text:

Name: John Blaxland Gender: Male Marriage Date: 13 Apr 1793 Marriage Place: Saint Marys,Portsea,Hampshire,England Spouse: Sarah Davies FHL Film Number: 919744, 919745, 919746, 919747

MarriageAncestry.com. England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Text:

Name: John Blaxland Gender: Male Marriage Date: 25 Nov 1797 Marriage Place: Saint Michael Cornhill,London,London,England Spouse: Harriott Marquett FHL Film Number: 374503, 942 B4HA V. 7

MarriageAncestry.com. London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Citation details:

City of London St Michael Cornhill 1798; No 132. p. 34, 1797

Text:

John Blaxland of the parish of Newington in the county of Kent a widower and Harriott Marquett were married in this church by licence of the Bishop of Canterbury by me Thomas Wrench Both Harriot and John signed the register in the presence of James Amos and Mary Ann Rhoden this 25th day of November in the year 1797

ImmigrationNational Library of Australia. Trove: one search...a wealth of information. [database on-line].
Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Sun 5 Apr 1807 p. 1

Text:

SHIP NEWS. On Friday arrived the Parramatta schooner, captain Glenn, and ship Brothers, captain Russell, from England, the 17th of October. — Passengers per the Brothers Mr. and Mrs. Blaxland and Family ; and Mr. Scott.

PropertyNational Library of Australia. Trove: one search...a wealth of information. [database on-line].
Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Sun 14 Jun 1807 p. 1

Text:

WHEREAS His Excellency the Go- vernor having granted to John Blaxland a certain Track of Land, known by the name of Newington Farm, bounded by the Road leading to Parramatta, Duck River, Hacking's Creek, and the River leadirg to Parra- matta .- All persons are hereby required not to trespass on the above Premises, as they will be prosecutcd as the Law di- rects. John Blaxland. Parramatta, June 12, 1807.

DeathNational Library of Australia. Trove: one search...a wealth of information. [database on-line].
Citation details:

Sydney Morning Herald Wed 6 Aug 1845 p. 3

Text:

On the 5th instant, at half-past seven o'clock in the morning, in the 78th year of his age, after a severe but protracted illness, John Blaxland, of Newington, Esq., many years a Member of the old Legislative, and late Mem- ber of the present Legislative Council. By his family and his friends he was universally be- loved ; by the public he was highly respected and admired for the uniform good sense, con- sistency, and firmness which marked his poli- tical career.