People Australia

  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

Older articles are being reviewed with a view to bringing them into line with contemporary values but the original text will remain available for historical context.

Izzard, John (1774–1840)

John Izzard, ferryman, was sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1802 aboard the Perseus.

His occupation in 1814 was recorded as labourer. In 1822 he as described as a landholder consisting of 10 acres — cultivated, 5 acres wheat, 3 acres maize, 2 acres barley, 50 bushels maize held, 9 horned cattle and 24 hogs. In the 1825 Muster and 1828 Census he was again listed as a labourer.

Citation details

'Izzard, John (1774–1840)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 2 April 2023.

© Copyright People Australia, 2012

Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Izodd, John
  • Izard, John

London, Middlesex, England


22 July, 1840 (aged ~ 66)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage
Religious Influence
Passenger Ship
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years