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John Izzard (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.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Izodd, John
  • Izard, John

London, Middlesex, England


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

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Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years