Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Convict uniform as punishment

John ALFORDAge: 8717711858

Name
John ALFORD
Given names
John
Surname
ALFORD

John ELFORD

Name
John ELFORD
Given names
John
Surname
ELFORD
Birth between 1771 and 1778

Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate

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Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names page 832
Note: The death certificate for John includes the information that he was 87 years of age at the time of his death in 1858. His convict record includes the information that he was 22 years of age at the time of his arrival in Australia in 1800.
Occupation
Veterinary surgeon

McLean - Sarah - Death Certificate
McLean - Sarah - Death Certificate

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Convicted
Sentenced to transportation for life
March 25, 1799 (Age 28)
Address: Sussex Assizes
Citation details: Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868
Elford - John - Convict Register
Elford - John - Convict Register

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Note: It seems that this sentence was reduced to transportation for 7 years.
Convict
Arrived on board the "Royal Admiral I" (2)
November 20, 1800 (Age 29)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names page 832 and The Transports page 16
Note: Sentence was transportation for 7 years.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary ALFORD
about 1804 (Age 33)
Citation details: 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy)
Text:

NAME: Mary Alford ESTIMATED BIRTH YEAR: abt 1804 [1804] ARRIVAL SHIP: Siffen Bemey [Born Colony] ARRIVAL YEAR: 1817 DISTRICT: Botany Bay RESIDENCE AGE: 24 RESIDENCE: New South Wales, Australia RESIDENCE DATE: 1828

Note: The age at death on the headstone of Mary would calculate that she was born about 1810. Yet the 1828 census includes the information that she was 24 years of age. The would support a birth year of about 1804.
Religious marriageJane CAMMView this family
about 1805 (Age 34)
Address: St. Phillip's Church of Engtland
Citation details: 629/1805 V1805629 3A ELFORD JOHN CAMM JANE CA
Conditional Pardon
Granted
June 4, 1806 (Age 35)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Conditional Pardons page 188
Elford - John - Conditional pardon
Elford - John - Conditional pardon

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Birth of a daughter
#2
Sarah ALFORD
between 1807 and 1809 (Age 36)
McLean - Sarah - Death Certificate
McLean - Sarah - Death Certificate

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Note: The death certificate for Sarah includes the information that she was 90 years of age at the time of her death in 1899. THe same certificate includes the information that she was 16 years of age at the time of her marriage in 1823.
Birth of a son
#3
John ALFORD
calculated 1816 (Age 45)

Alford - Susannah - Birth Certificate
Alford - Susannah - Birth Certificate

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Note: On the birth certificate for their daughter Susannah, Hannah includes the information that John was 45 years of age at the time of the birth in 1861.
Marriage of a childJohn McLEANSarah ALFORDView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1823 (Age 52)
Address: St. Luke's Church of England
Citation details: 3155/1823 V18233155 3B MC LANE JOHN HOLFORD SARAH CF
McLean - Sarah - Death Certificate
McLean - Sarah - Death Certificate

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Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Mary Ann CLEGG
about 1828 (Age 57)
Citation details: 293/1828 V1828293 12 CLEGG MARY A JOHN MARY
Birth of a grandson
#2
John C CLEGG
about 1829 (Age 58)
Citation details: 339/1829 V1829339 16 CLEGG JOHN C JOHN MARY (OLFORD)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Sarah CLEGG
about 1832 (Age 61)
Citation details: 337/1832 V1832337 16 CLEGG SARAH JOHN MARY (OLFORD)
Birth of a grandson
#4
Sydney VERGE
about 1836 (Age 65)
Citation details: 287/1836 V1836287 23A VERGE SYDNEY JOHN MARY
Birth of a grandson
#5
German VERGE
July 13, 1838 (Age 67)
Citation details: 288/1838 V1838288 23A VERGE GERMAN JOHN MARY
Citation details: Saturday 24 January 1920, page 4.
Verge - German - Obituary
Verge - German - Obituary

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Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Jane R ALFORD
about 1842 (Age 71)
Citation details: 39/1842 V184239 27A ALFORD JANE R JOHN HANNAH
Text:

There is also this reference:

29/1843 V184329 27A ALFORD JANE R JOHN HANNAH

Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Eden VERGE
about 1844 (Age 73)
Citation details: 44/1844 V184444 30A VERGE EDEN JOHN MARY
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Ellen ALFORD
about 1844 (Age 73)
Citation details: V1844193 31A/1844 ALFORD ELLEN JOHN ANN
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Eve ALFORD
calculated 1845 (Age 74)
Inmon - Eve
Inmon - Eve

Note: The DOD as inscribed on her headstone is incorrect. Her DOD was 31 March 1931 vide Death Certificate…

Inmon - Eva - Death Certificate
Inmon - Eva - Death Certificate

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Note: The Death Certificate for Eve includes the information that she was 86 years of age at the time of her death in 1931.
Death of a wifeJane CAMM
about 1845 (Age 74)
Citation details: 141/1845 V1845141 30B ELFORD JANE AGE 62
Birth of a grandson
#10
Austral VERGE
about 1847 (Age 76)
Citation details: 430/1847 V1847430 32A VERGE AUSTRAL JOHN MARY
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Alton ALFORD
calculated 1848 (Age 77)

Citation details: 12803/1886 CLARKE ALTON AGE 38 YEARS DIED ARMIDALE ARMIDALE
Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Auburn VERGE
about 1849 (Age 78)
Citation details: 364/1849 V1849364 34A VERGE AUBURN JOHN MARY
Birth of a granddaughter
#13
Epsom ALFORD
calculated 1852 (Age 81)

Birth of a granddaughter
#14
Louisa ALFORD
calculated 1853 (Age 82)

Citation details: Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007
Text:

NAME: Louisa Wood DEATH AGE: 74 BIRTH DATE: 1853 DEATH DATE: 10 Dec 1927 CEMETERY: C. H. Historic Cemetery SECTION: 1 CEMETERY LOCATION: Coffs Harbour, New South Wales GRAVE PLACE: Row G Plot 03 REMARKS: Residence Coramba Road,Coffs harbour; Headstone: No; Undertaker: Everingham.;R. Catholic

Note: The cemetery record for Louisa includes the information that she was 74 years of age at the time of her death in 1927.
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam ROWEMary Ann CLEGGView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1853 (Age 82)
Address: St. Thomas'
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 271/1853 V1853271 39C ROWE WILLIAM CLEGG MARY A CK
Text:

There is also this reference:

289/1853 V1853289 44B ROWE WILLIAM CLEGG MARY A CK

Birth of a granddaughter
#15
Mary Ann ALFORD
calculated 1856 (Age 85)

Marriage of a childJohn VERGEMary ALFORDView this family
March 8, 1858 (Age 87)
Address: "Austral Eden"
Citation details: 2149/1858 VERGE JOHN ALFORD MARY MACLEAY RIVER
Publication: Web Site
Birth of a grandson
#16
Gloster Joseph ALFORD
March 16, 1858 (Age 87)
Address: Scotchtown
Citation details: 9191/1858 ALFORD GLOSTER JOHN HANNAH MACLEAY RIVER
Death August 4, 1858 (Age 87)
Address: 103 Princes Street
Cause of death: Debility
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate

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Citation details: 983/1858 ALFORD JOHN JOHN JANE SYDNEY
Burial August 6, 1858 (2 days after death)
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate

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Citation details: Thursday 5 August 1858, page 10
Alford - John - Funeral Notice
Alford - John - Funeral Notice

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Family with Jane CAMM - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1805Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
daughter
6 years
daughter
Sarah ALFORD
Birth: between 1807 and 1809 36 28Canterbury, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 4, 1899Surry Hills, , New South Wales, Australia
10 years
son

BirthDeath Certificate - Alford - John - 1858
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate

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BirthThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names page 832
OccupationDeath Certificate - McLean - Sarah
McLean - Sarah - Death Certificate
McLean - Sarah - Death Certificate

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ConvictedWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868
Elford - John - Convict Register
Elford - John - Convict Register

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ConvictThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names page 832 and The Transports page 16
MarriageE - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 629/1805 V1805629 3A ELFORD JOHN CAMM JANE CA
Conditional PardonThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Conditional Pardons page 188
DeathDeath Certificate - Alford - John - 1858
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate

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DeathA - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 983/1858 ALFORD JOHN JOHN JANE SYDNEY
BurialDeath Certificate - Alford - John - 1858
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate
Alford - John - 1858 - Death Certificate

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BurialNewspaper - Sydney Morning Herald - Funeral Notices
Citation details: Thursday 5 August 1858, page 10
Alford - John - Funeral Notice
Alford - John - Funeral Notice

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