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Burial V183393 17/1833 PALMER JOHN AGE 72

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Burials in the Parish of Saint John, Parramatta in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1833
No. 734 John Palmer Abode: Parramatta When Died: - When Buried: 1st Octr. Age: 72 years Ship's Name: - Quality or Profession: Gentleman By whom the Ceremony was performed: Samuel Marsden
Bap V1830677 15/1830 PALMER SUSAN S - JOHN HARRIET

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Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of Christ Church in the County of Northumberland in 1831
No. 153 When Baptised: 1831 February 2nd When Born: 1830 Decr. 15 Susan Stilwell - John & Harriet Palmer Abode: Richmond Vale Quality or Profession: Gent. By whom the Ceremony was performed: F. Wilkinson
Sydney Gazette – Tue 1 Oct 1833
On Friday the 27th u’timo at his residence Parramatta, John Palmer A.C.G. in his 74th year. Mr Palmer came to this colony in His Majesty’s ship “Sirius” with Governor Phillip and was Principal Commisary until the departure of Governor Bligh in 1810

SMH Mon 30 1833 has Assistant Commissioner General for many years, Principal Commissary of this Colony and the last surviving officer of the first fleet that arrived in this part of his Majesty’s dominions.


a John Palmer married a Susannah Stilwell 2 Aug 1783 Staten Island NY

Sydney Gazette – Thu 22 Nov 1832 - Death
On the 11th instant at Waddon Parramatta, Susan the wife of John Palmer Esq, Assistant Commissary General

John and Susannah Palmer nee Stilwell had a son John b 7 April 1798 Leicester London according to a tree and he married Harriet Verner Wylde (1806-1843) 13 Nov 1828 St Lukes C of E Liverpool NSW

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/31760966?searchTerm=palmer - wylde&searchLimits=l-decade=182

Susan Stillwell Palmer b 15 Dec 1830 Richmond Vale NSW – died 31 Jan 1907 Ealing Brentford Middlesex – never married - UK Probate – Will
Susan Stillwell Palmer of 13 the Common Ealing Middlesex – spinster died 31 January 1907 Probate London 21 March to the Reverend George Thomas Palmer clerk – effects 682 pound 3s 3d
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Thanks Val.

More interesting bits to add to my tree.

I don't have a direct line convict on the First Fleet so John Palmer is my closest link.