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Hendle, John (1789–1823)

John Chew, the son of John Chew, marine, and Mary Pile, was baptised on 5 July 1789 at St Philip's Sydney. He went with his mother and stepfather Ottiwell Ingle to Norfolk Island on the Sirius in March 1790, returning to Sydney on the Atlantic in 1792. In 1800 Chew's mother was living with William Browning. 

As John Hendell he married Hester Becket on 20 January 1812 at St Johns Parramatta. As John Hendall he was listed as a settler at Seven Hills in 1814 and 1820. In 1821 he was living in Paramatta. In 1822 he was charged with selling spirits without a license. He died on 19 February 1823 at Parramatta and was buried on 22 February 1823 at St John's Parramatta; his age was recorded as 23.

* information from HMS Sirius 1786-1790 'John Piles, Convict Child, HMS Sirius March 1790' accessed 15 June 2020

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Alternative Names
  • Chew, John
  • Piles, John
  • Ingle, John
  • Hindle, John
  • Hendall, John

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


19 February, 1823 (aged ~ 34)
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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