Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Convict uniform as punishment

John SILVESTERAge: 57 years17831840

Name
John SILVESTER
Given names
John
Surname
SILVESTER

John SYLVESTER

Name
John SYLVESTER
Given names
John
Surname
SYLVESTER
Birth calculated 1783
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Silvester - John - Convict Indent
Silvester - John - Convict Indent

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Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names
Note: John was 32 years of age at the time of his conviction in 1815.
Convicted
Sentenced to transportation for 7 years
June 21, 1815 (Age 32 years)
Address: London Gaol Delivery
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Silvester - John - Convict Indent
Silvester - John - Convict Indent

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Convict
Arrived on board the "Atlas" III
July 22, 1816 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: The Transports page 2
Religious marriageHarriet HALLView this family
July 16, 1832 (Age 49 years)
Address: Church of England
Citation details: V18321262 16/1832 SILVESTER JOHN HALL HARRIET CE
Birth of a son
#1
George SILVESTER
June 11, 1833 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: V1833242 157/1833 SYLVESTER GEORGE JOHN HARRIET
Sylvester - George - Baptism Register
Sylvester - George - Baptism Register

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Number of childrenHarriet HALLView this family
3

Citation details: 12 February 2012
Text:

In part:

" Harriet had three children to John Sylvester she raised all of the children under the name Sylvester. They were all married under the name Sylvester and died under the name Sylvester."

Baptism of a sonGeorge SILVESTER
July 28, 1833 (Age 50 years)
Sylvester - George - Baptism Register
Sylvester - George - Baptism Register

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Birth of a son
#2
John SYLVESTER
about 1835 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: V1835356 157/1835 SYLVESTER JOHN JOHN HARRIET
Birth of a daughter
#3
Sarah SYLVESTER
February 15, 1839 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: 12 fEBRUARY 2012
Text:

In part:

"Harriet had three children to John Sylvester, they were George buried Yango , Sarah and John."

Silvester - Sarah - Birth record
Silvester - Sarah - Birth record

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Citation details: 824/1839 V1839824 23A SILVESTER SARAH GEORGE HARRIET
Text:

There is also this reference:

4/1839 V18394 158 SILVESTER SARAH GEORGE HARRIET

Note: It is noted that the father's name on this record is George and not John.
Death about 1840 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
Text:

Name: John Sylvester Death Date: 1840 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1840 Registration Place: Richmond, New South Wales Volume Number: V1840830 24A

Family with Harriet HALL - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 16, 1832Richmond, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
son
3 years
son
4 years
daughter
Robert BIGG + Harriet HALL - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: after 1837
6 years
step-daughter
3 years
step-daughter
Sophia BIGGS
Birth: about 1844 34 30New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1940West Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
step-son
3 years
step-son
1 year
step-daughter
Mary Ann BIGGS
Birth: about 1848 38 34New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1932Singleton, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Silvester - John - Convict Indent
Silvester - John - Convict Indent

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BirthThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names
ConvictedWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Silvester - John - Convict Indent
Silvester - John - Convict Indent

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.

ConvictThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: The Transports page 2
MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V18321262 16/1832 SILVESTER JOHN HALL HARRIET CE
MarriageWeb Site - Hall Family
MarriageMarriage Register - Silvester - John and Hall - Harriet
Number of childrenEmails - Barry Sylvester
Citation details: 12 February 2012
Text:

In part:

" Harriet had three children to John Sylvester she raised all of the children under the name Sylvester. They were all married under the name Sylvester and died under the name Sylvester."

DeathWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
Text:

Name: John Sylvester Death Date: 1840 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1840 Registration Place: Richmond, New South Wales Volume Number: V1840830 24A