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John Hornary (1808–1884)

John Hornary's parents were convicts. His father, Peter (alias Peter Bradcock), arrived on the Earl of Cornwallis in 1801 and his mother Martha on the Glatton in 1803.

John and his son, John jnr, were sentenced to three years' gaol in 1861 for stealing cattle.

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Alternative Names
  • Honnery, John
  • Hornery, John
  • Hornery, John
  • Honery, John

Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia


23 May, 1884 (aged ~ 76)
Singleton, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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