John Pike, 17801863 (aged 83 years)

Name
John /Pike/
Given names
John
Surname
Pike
Birth about 1780

Citation details:

Commissioned Officers of the 73rd Regiment Who Served in Ceylon 1814-1821

Immigration August 14, 1809 (aged 29 years)
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Text:

Lieutenant John Pike first came to New South Wales with Colonel Lachlan Macquarie and the 73rd regiment in 1809. He sailed on the convict transport Boyd which departed Cork 10 March 1809 under Captain Thompson. They sailed via the Cape of Good Hope and arrived in Port Jackson on the 14th August. On 20th August the Sydney Gazette recorded the arrival of the Boyd with one hundred and thirty four male prisoners, and passengers Captain Cameron, Lieutenants Pike and Wright of the 73rd regt., together with 30 non-commissioned officers and privates.

MarriageJulia View this family
after 1815 (aged 35 years)

Immigration February 1825 (aged 45 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Thu 3 Mar 1825 p. 2

Text:

The long-looked for Phoenix, Captain Dixon (formerly of the Regalia and Venerable), arrived at Hobart Town on the 26th January. Her cargo comprises a most valuable assortment of merchan- dize, some of which she is landing at the Southern Settlements. Including children, the number of passengers is reported to amount to 76. The fol- lowing is a list:-(Cabin).-Mrs. Dixon, and infant ; Dudley Ferriday, Esq ; Captain and Mrs. Pike; Mr. and Mrs. Gough, and 3 children; Mrs. and Miss Blachford ; Mrs. and Miss Bignall, and 2 children ; Mrs and Miss Clark ; Mrs. Johnson, and 3 children ; Mrs. Lansdell, and 2 children ; Mrs. Dalrymple ; Mr. Hill, Mr. G. Ives, S. R. A. Architect, Mr. Redfern and son, and Mr. Griffiths, Surgeon of the ship. (Steerage).---Mrs. Scro- martie, and 2 children ; Mr. and Mrs. Fox ; Mr. and Mrs. Horsden, and 4 children ; Mrs. English and son ; Mr. and Mrs. Mannington, and 2 children; Mrs. Rawlins and child ; Miss Ann Bol ton ; Mrs. Rowe ; Mr. and Mrs. Appleton, and 2 children ; Mr. and Mrs. Watchorn, and 4 children ; Mr. and Mrs. Chapman, and 3 children ; Mr. Morgan, Mr. Addison, Mr. H. Addison, Mr Henderson, Mr. J. Crouch, Bridget Dunn, Charles Radcliffe, John Medhurst, Thomas Bolton, and Sa- muel Cox.

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After selling his commission John Pike together with his second wife Justine and daughter Mary Elizabeth, returned to New South Wales on the ship Phoenix under Captain Francis Dixon, arriving in February 1825. He brought with him on the Phoenix, 10 Saxon ewes and 4 rams and 10 merino ewes. He was granted 2000 acres of land and travelled to the Hunter River area soon after to select his land. He returned to Sydney at the same time as William Ogilvie and Peter Cunningham having decided on the future site of Pickering. He also applied for permission to purchase another 4000 acres adjoining the grant. John Pike, with his wife and daughter travelled by dray to their new home soon afterwards. Assigned servants Edward Duffy, Alexander McBean John Sadler and William Duggan probably accompanied the family when they first travelled by dray to Pickering.

Census November 1828 (aged 48 years)
Citation details:

p. 302

Text:

Pike, John, 38, came free, Phoenix, 1825, Protestant, farmer, Pickering, Hunter River Pike, Julia, 24, came free, Phoenix, 1825 Pike, M.E., 18, came free, Phoenix, 1825

Death March 9, 1863 (aged 83 years)
John Pike + … …
himself
17801863
Birth: about 1780
Death: March 9, 1863France
daughter
18151873
Birth: about 1815 35
Death: April 2, 1873Maitland, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Julia
himself
17801863
Birth: about 1780
Death: March 9, 1863France
wife
1804
Birth: about 1804
Death:
Marriage
Marriage: after 1815
BirthUnder a tropical sun: Lachlan Macquarie & the 73rd Regiment in Sri Lanka 1796-1821 [on-line]. Macquarie University: 2011
Citation details:

Commissioned Officers of the 73rd Regiment Who Served in Ceylon 1814-1821

Immigrationunknown
Text:

Lieutenant John Pike first came to New South Wales with Colonel Lachlan Macquarie and the 73rd regiment in 1809. He sailed on the convict transport Boyd which departed Cork 10 March 1809 under Captain Thompson. They sailed via the Cape of Good Hope and arrived in Port Jackson on the 14th August. On 20th August the Sydney Gazette recorded the arrival of the Boyd with one hundred and thirty four male prisoners, and passengers Captain Cameron, Lieutenants Pike and Wright of the 73rd regt., together with 30 non-commissioned officers and privates.

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Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Thu 3 Mar 1825 p. 2

Text:

The long-looked for Phoenix, Captain Dixon (formerly of the Regalia and Venerable), arrived at Hobart Town on the 26th January. Her cargo comprises a most valuable assortment of merchan- dize, some of which she is landing at the Southern Settlements. Including children, the number of passengers is reported to amount to 76. The fol- lowing is a list:-(Cabin).-Mrs. Dixon, and infant ; Dudley Ferriday, Esq ; Captain and Mrs. Pike; Mr. and Mrs. Gough, and 3 children; Mrs. and Miss Blachford ; Mrs. and Miss Bignall, and 2 children ; Mrs and Miss Clark ; Mrs. Johnson, and 3 children ; Mrs. Lansdell, and 2 children ; Mrs. Dalrymple ; Mr. Hill, Mr. G. Ives, S. R. A. Architect, Mr. Redfern and son, and Mr. Griffiths, Surgeon of the ship. (Steerage).---Mrs. Scro- martie, and 2 children ; Mr. and Mrs. Fox ; Mr. and Mrs. Horsden, and 4 children ; Mrs. English and son ; Mr. and Mrs. Mannington, and 2 children; Mrs. Rawlins and child ; Miss Ann Bol ton ; Mrs. Rowe ; Mr. and Mrs. Appleton, and 2 children ; Mr. and Mrs. Watchorn, and 4 children ; Mr. and Mrs. Chapman, and 3 children ; Mr. Morgan, Mr. Addison, Mr. H. Addison, Mr Henderson, Mr. J. Crouch, Bridget Dunn, Charles Radcliffe, John Medhurst, Thomas Bolton, and Sa- muel Cox.

Immigrationunknown
Text:

After selling his commission John Pike together with his second wife Justine and daughter Mary Elizabeth, returned to New South Wales on the ship Phoenix under Captain Francis Dixon, arriving in February 1825. He brought with him on the Phoenix, 10 Saxon ewes and 4 rams and 10 merino ewes. He was granted 2000 acres of land and travelled to the Hunter River area soon after to select his land. He returned to Sydney at the same time as William Ogilvie and Peter Cunningham having decided on the future site of Pickering. He also applied for permission to purchase another 4000 acres adjoining the grant. John Pike, with his wife and daughter travelled by dray to their new home soon afterwards. Assigned servants Edward Duffy, Alexander McBean John Sadler and William Duggan probably accompanied the family when they first travelled by dray to Pickering.

CensusCensus of New South Wales November 1828, ed. by Malcolm R. Sainty and Keith A. Johnson. Sydney: Library of Australian History, 1985 ie. 1980
Citation details:

p. 302

Text:

Pike, John, 38, came free, Phoenix, 1825, Protestant, farmer, Pickering, Hunter River Pike, Julia, 24, came free, Phoenix, 1825 Pike, M.E., 18, came free, Phoenix, 1825

DeathUnder a tropical sun: Lachlan Macquarie & the 73rd Regiment in Sri Lanka 1796-1821 [on-line]. Macquarie University: 2011