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Item: 132263
Surname: Blaxland
First Name: John de Marquet
Ship: Brothers 1807
Date: -
Place: -
Source: Singleton Pioneer Register p.15
Details: Born 1801 Kent England, son of John and Harriott Blaxland. See Pioneer Register for details of descendants


 
Item: 32360
Surname: Blaxland
First Name: John de Marquet
Ship: Clarkson 1812
Date: 1821 18 December
Place: Newcastle
Source: CSI
Details: Marked trees to Newcastle known as the Parson's Road - used by convict runaways


 
Item: 127963
Surname: Blaxland
First Name: John Marquet
Ship: -
Date: 1836 - 37
Place: Patrick Plains
Source: GRC
Details: James Moran per 'Isabella' assigned servant


 
Item: 115263
Surname: Blaxland
First Name: John Marquett
Ship: -
Date: 1840 2 June
Place: -
Source: SG
Details: Death of John Marquett, the eldest son of John Blaxland of Newington on 29th May aged 39


 
Item: 127798
Surname: Blaxland
First Name: John Marquett
Ship: -
Date: 1836 - 37
Place: Patrick Plains
Source: GRC
Details: Jasper Miles per 'Heroine' assigned servant


 
Item: 127850
Surname: Blaxland
First Name: John Marquett
Ship: -
Date: 1836-37
Place: Patrick Plains
Source: GRC
Details: George Millway per 'Hercules' assigned servant


 
Item: 148020
Surname: Blaxland
First Name: John Marquett
Ship: -
Date: 1821 14 February
Place: Wallis Plains
Source: Journal of John Marquett Blaxland. State Library of NSW. Manuscripts, Oral history and Pictures
Details: John Marquett Blaxland was the eldest son of John Blaxland and Harriet de Marquett, and nephew of Gregory Blaxland. In 1821 he discovered a route to the Hunter River.His Journal describes a trip to Wallis Plains, describes places in the vicinity, and the weather in the region, and daily activities. Daily activities include collecting shells, attending church, attending a corroboree, hunting for birds and kangaroos, hunting with Aborigines.


 
Item: 167347
Surname: Blaxland
First Name: John Marquett
Ship: -
Date: 18 December 1821
Place: Newcastle
Source: Colonial Secretary's Papers. Letters Received
Details: Correspondence mentioning twelve runaways from Newcastle who used the road used by Rev. Middleton to bring cattle overland and which was marked by John Blaxland on the same journey. The road became known as the Parson's road



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