John PETCHELL, ,Transported Convict

Male 1804 - 1866  (62 years)


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  • Name John PETCHELL 
    Suffix ,Transported Convict 
    Born 1804  Attleborough , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Newspaper article of Thursday 25 May 1876,in the The Sydney Morning Herald ,regarding his daughter Sara's marriage-"TITLOW - PETCHELL. - April 11, in San Francisco, California,United States of America, by the Rev. John Hemphill, Oliver J.Titlow, of San Francisco,to Sara Teresa, daughter of the late Mr. John Petchell, of Sydney, and of Matsalborough ,Norfolk ,England."

      Matsalborough is likely a misspelling of Attleborough. Attleborough is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England situated between Norwich and Thetford.
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Mar 1866  the University Hotel, Glebe , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 26 March 1866 p 1 Family Notices(aged 62 years)

      Ref:The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 26 March 1866
      "FUNERAL.The friends of the deceased, Mr. JOHN PETCHELL, are invited to attend his funeral, to move from his late residence, the University Hotel, Glebe,THIS (Monday) AFTERNOON, at 3 o'clock. JAMES CURTIS, Undertaker, 59, Hunter-street."
    Person ID I14893  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2016 

    Family Mary Jane MCMAHON,   b. 1816, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1878, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 1840  St Phillips Church of England, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:NSW BDM V184037 24B/1840.John and Mary(who came to Australia free) were granted permission to marry on 21st Apr 1840
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth PETCHELL,   b. 17 Dec 1840, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1912, Annandale, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. William PETCHELL,   b. 1842, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1859, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     3. Richard PETCHELL,   b. 1844, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1864, Woolloomooloo, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     4. Mary Ann PETCHELL,   b. 1846, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Edward PETCHELL,   b. 1850, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     6. Eliza Felicia PETCHELL,   b. 1856, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1874, Woolloomooloo, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     7. Sophia Lucy PETCHELL,   b. 1859, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1911, Waverley, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     8. Sara Teresa PETCHELL,   b. 1859, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F6315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ref:New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 - John arrived in Australia on the Andromeda 2 ,on 11th March 1833,after being convicted of horse stealing in the Norfolk Assizes ,on 30th July,1832, and sentenced to transportation for Life .His occupation was recorded as Horse Dealer and Breaker,and it also recorded he was married.

      Ref: The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Wednesday 20 October 1847
      His conditional pardon was gazetted in the Government Gazette.Tuesday, October 12, 1847.Conditional Pardons.(Dated 31st July, 1847 )Pardons available everywhere, except in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.


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