Noted events in his life were:
• alt birth, 1812.
• Occupation: convict because he shot a rabbit on a Lord's property. 445
John married Maria Purser, daughter of John Purser and Elizabeth Dawson, on 2 Nov 1843 in St Giles Church Of England, Cripplegate, Without London, England. (Maria Purser was born in 1822 in Oakley, Bedfordshire England, died on 7 Feb 1905 in Merewether, Newcastle, NSW Australia and was buried on 8 Feb 1905 in Sandgate Cemetery, Newcastle, NSW Australia Primitive_Methodist; Section NW14; Plot 35.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• note. 445 Cheryl Sciberras notes: