John Cross, 17571824 (aged 67 years)

Name
John /Cross/
Given names
John
Surname
Cross
Birth about 1757

Immigration January 26, 1788 (aged 31 years)
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John was convicted of stealing one whether sheep at New Sarum, Salisbury in 1785 and received a death sentence that was commuted to transportation and arrived in the colony on the ship Alexander with the First Fleet in 1788.

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page 87

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John Cross received sentence of death at New Sarum [Salisbury, Wilts} on 5 Mar 1785 for theft of a wether sheep. He was reprieved to transportation and transported aboard the ship Alexander.

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John Cross was tried Gaol Dalivery New Sarum 5 March 1785 for stealing one wether sheep, value 20s. the goods of William Hacker the elder. He was sentenced to be hanged but was reprieved to be transported for seven years. He was transported aboard the ship Alexander.

MarriageMary DavidsonView this family
Type: Common
1793 (aged 36 years)
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Living together by 1793

Property June 4, 1804 (aged 47 years)
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Special Bundles, 1794-1825

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4 Jun 1804 John Cross at the District of Mulgrave Place, 100 acres, grant

Census 1806 (aged 49 years)
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1806 muster

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John Cross, Alexander, settler, free by servitude, 100 [acres], Sawyers Reach

Census 1822 (aged 65 years)

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1822 muster

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Cross, John, free by servitude, Alexander, 7 years, landholder, Windsor Cross, William, 25, born in the colony, landholder, Windsor Cross, David, 22, born in the colony, landholder, Windsor Cross, Alexander, 20, born in the colony, landholder, Windsor

Death December 25, 1824 (aged 67 years)
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25 Dec 1824 [see burial below]

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Name: John Cross Death Date: 1824 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1824 Registration Place: Windsor, New South Wales Volume Number: V18246301 28

Burial
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John Cross BIRTH 1757 Wiltshire, England DEATH 25 Dec 1824 (aged 66–67) Windsor, Hawkesbury City, New South Wales, Australia BURIAL Saint Matthew's Anglican Church Cemetery Windsor, Hawkesbury City, New South Wales, Australia MEMORIAL ID 115868012

Family with Mary Davidson
himself
17571824
Birth: about 1757
Death: December 25, 1824Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
wife
17681827
Birth: about 1768
Death: December 13, 1827Lower Portland Head, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: 1793Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
17941828
Birth: 1794 37 26
Death: September 16, 1828New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
17961886
Birth: January 1796 39 28Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1886Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
21 months
son
17971845
Birth: October 2, 1797 40 29Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1845Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
17991869
Birth: about 1799 42 31New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 16, 1869Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
1801
Birth: October 3, 1801 44 33New South Wales, Australia
Death:
2 years
son
18031886
Birth: September 26, 1803 46 35Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 16, 1886Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
18061873
Birth: January 2, 1806 49 38Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 26, 1873New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18081880
Birth: August 16, 1808 51 40Lower Portland Head, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 20, 1880Redfern, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
18121829
Birth: 1812 55 44Lower Portland Head, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1829Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
BirthThomas, Steve. Convict Records. [database online].
ImmigrationHardy, Bobbie. Early Hawkesbury settlers. Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press, 1985
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John was convicted of stealing one whether sheep at New Sarum, Salisbury in 1785 and received a death sentence that was commuted to transportation and arrived in the colony on the ship Alexander with the First Fleet in 1788.

ImmigrationGillen, Mollie. The Founders of Australia: a biographical dictionary of the First Fleet. North Sydney: Library of Australian History, 1989
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page 87

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John Cross received sentence of death at New Sarum [Salisbury, Wilts} on 5 Mar 1785 for theft of a wether sheep. He was reprieved to transportation and transported aboard the ship Alexander.

ImmigrationCobley, John, comp., The Crimes of the First Fleet convicts. Sydney Angus & Robertson: 1970
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John Cross was tried Gaol Dalivery New Sarum 5 March 1785 for stealing one wether sheep, value 20s. the goods of William Hacker the elder. He was sentenced to be hanged but was reprieved to be transported for seven years. He was transported aboard the ship Alexander.

MarriageFlynn, Michael. The Second Fleet: Britain's grim convict armada of 1790. Sydney : Library of Australian History, 1993
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Living together by 1793

PropertyAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1825 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.
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Special Bundles, 1794-1825

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4 Jun 1804 John Cross at the District of Mulgrave Place, 100 acres, grant

CensusAncestry.com. New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
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1806 muster

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John Cross, Alexander, settler, free by servitude, 100 [acres], Sawyers Reach

CensusAncestry.com. New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
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1822 muster

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Cross, John, free by servitude, Alexander, 7 years, landholder, Windsor Cross, William, 25, born in the colony, landholder, Windsor Cross, David, 22, born in the colony, landholder, Windsor Cross, Alexander, 20, born in the colony, landholder, Windsor

DeathFind a grave [database on-line].
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25 Dec 1824 [see burial below]

DeathAncestry.com. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
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Name: John Cross Death Date: 1824 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1824 Registration Place: Windsor, New South Wales Volume Number: V18246301 28

BurialFind a grave [database on-line].
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John Cross BIRTH 1757 Wiltshire, England DEATH 25 Dec 1824 (aged 66–67) Windsor, Hawkesbury City, New South Wales, Australia BURIAL Saint Matthew's Anglican Church Cemetery Windsor, Hawkesbury City, New South Wales, Australia MEMORIAL ID 115868012