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John Edward Pollard Snr (abt. 1815 - 1865)

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John Edward Pollard Snr
Born about in Benington, Herefordshire, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Adelaide, South Australia, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Pollard-2361 created | Last edit: 2 Dec 2017
17:26: David Wilson added Margaret Pollard as child for John Pollard Snr. [Thank David for this]
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Categories: Africaine 1836.


Born 1815 Benington, Herefordshire, England. [1]

Died MAY 30 1865. [2]

Immigration: NOV 02 1836. Africaine[3]

Note: John Edward Pollard (1815 X 1865) was born in Herefordshire, England. Pollard emigrated to South Australia as a labourer in 1836, with his wife, aboard the Africaine. According to Robert Gouger, during the voyage Pollard cared for the livestock and Gouger's goats, performing the "offices of the butcher" when required.
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Notes on John's mother: DIED. On the 26th May, at Hertford, Lucy Sophia Pollard, widow of the Rev. John Pollard, late rector of Bennington, Herts, mother of John Edward Pollard, of Bennington Farm, Bald Hills, Inman Valley, S.A.,daughter of Major-General and Lady Francis Morgan, and grand-daughter of Bennet, third Earl of Harborough, aged sixty-nine.


  1. Source: #S9 Also Pollard John Edward 1815 England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975 Benington, Hertfordshire, England Certainty: 2
  2. Source: #S7 Ade 18 178 Given Name(s): John Last Name: POLLARD Death Date: 30 May 1865 Gender: M Age: 50y Approx. Birth Year: 1815 Marital Status: N Relative 1: Relative 2: Residence: Mitcham Death Place: Adelaide District: Adelaide Symbol: H Book/Page: 18/178 Certainty: 2
  3. Source: #S6 Certainty: 2
  • Source: S6 Leadbeater, B FamilyHistorySA Italicized: Y
  • Source: S7 SA BDM Publication: SA Genealogical Association South Australia Births Deaths and Marriages (Digger Index)
  • Source: S9 Misc. internet source
  • Marriage (m. KEARSE, Bridget) Citation

SA BDM (Secondary evidence) Page: Ade 60/246 Text: Groom Given Name(s): John Edward Groom Last Name: POLLARD Bride Given Name(s): Bridget Bride Last Name: KEARSE Marriage Date: 1864, October 26 Marriage Place: St Patrick Adelaide Groom Age: 46 Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1818 Groom Marital Status: N Groom Father: John POLLARD Bride Age: 29 Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1835 Bride Marital Status: N Bride Father Name: John KEARSE District: Adelaide Symbol: Book/Page: 60/246

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