THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE

John Walker


Born: c.1799
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: ?Mary E Humm, 1821, Windsor
Occupation:
Died:
Buried:
Father:
Mother:

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era John was born in the Colony – baptism not identified

During the Macquarie era John married Mary E Humm at St Matthew’s CE, Windsor – V1821 3783 3B & V1821 1073 147B

On 18 May 1820 John sent a Memorial to the Col Sec###

After the Macquarie era, on 18 July 1822 He was a signatory to a memorial from the inhabitants & stockholders of Parramatta re common land on the Sydney road known as Dog Traps. On 5 April 1823 he was on the return of allotments in the town of Parramatta. In May 1823 John had an apprentice from the Female Orphan School & in July received an apprentice from the Male Orphan School. In October & November 1825 he was liable to serve as a juror at Parramatta###

?1822 Muster: Walker, John, BC, Miller, Parramatta with Mary & an unnamed child 3m

?1823,24,25 Muster: Walker, John, BC, Wheelwright, Parramatta with Joseph a2

1828 Census: John Walker, 29, BC, Wheelwright, living at Parramatta with Elizabeth, William John 6, Henry 5, Mary Elizabeth 2 & Jane Matilda 1m

Researched & submitted by Association member F O’Donnell

References:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes
General Muster and Land and Stock Muster of NSW. 1822 – ABGR - 1988
General Muster List of New South Wales – 1823, 1824, 1825 – ABGR - 1999
Census of New South Wales 1828 – Sainty & Johnson, eds – 2008(cd)
###Index to the Papers of the Colonial Secretary 1788- 1825 – Archives Authority of NSW 1989