Jonathan Brooker, 17601833 (aged 73 years)

Jonathan Brooker's Grave Head Stone
Name
Jonathan Brooker
Birth 1760
Occupation
Cabinetmaker, Carpenter, Farmer

Event
Criminal Trial 1
October 2, 1787 (aged 27 years)
Note: At the Surrey Quarter Sessions on Michaelmas 2 Oct 1787, Jonathan went on trial and was charged with assault & threatened violence. At the time of the incident he was living at St George The Martyr, Southwark, Surrey. William Winter, esq presided in his case. Taken from the court paper: "Committed the 3d day of September, 1787, by William Winter, esq, charged on the oaths of Isaac Solomon and Joseph Saunders, that he has assaulted and violently beat the said Isaac Solomon; and for want of sufficient sureties". Jonathan pleaded not guilty but was found to be guilty. Sentence: "Ordered To Be Kept To Hard Labour For 3 Months In House Of Correction Saint George's Fields Unless He Enters To Serve His Majesty".
Convicted
Criminal Trial 2
October 5, 1790 (aged 30 years)
Source: Surrey Quarter Sessions 1780-1820. Archive Reference QS2/6/1790/MICH/36
Note: At the Surrey Quarter Sessions at Michaelmas, 5 Oct 1790, Jonathan was charged with Theft or Intent to Steal by Edward Layton Esq. Offence description from the trial papers: Committed the 30th day of August, 1790, by Edward Layton, Esq, charged on the oaths of Thomas Ellis and Robert Manning; and also upon the confession of Elizabeth Yardley (who bought the goods herein-after mentioned) with having on the 20th instant, in the parish of St Mary, Magdalene, Bermondsey, in the county of Surrey, feloniously stolen, taken, and carried away, two hundred weight and upwards of glue, the property of the said Thomas Ellis; against the peace. Brooker stole the glue from a yard in Long Lane, St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, belonging to Thomas Ellis, a glue maker, and selling it to Elizabeth Yardley of Mint Street, St. George, Southwark, dealer in old iron, who then sold it to Robert Manning of 25 Mint Street. Jonathan pleaded not guilty but was found guilty and was sentenced to be transported for 7 years. At the time of the offence, Jonathan was living at St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey.
Arrived in Australia
on "Atlantic" as a convict
August 20, 1791 (aged 31 years)

Note: Convicted on 5 Oct 1790 at Kingston, Surrey, England and was convicted for 7 years. He travelled to Australia via the Ship Atlantic in 1791 on the Third Fleet and arrived in Australia on 20 August 1791. Source: Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Third Fleet, 1791
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elizabeth Broker
before 1806 (aged 46 years)

Death of a daughterElizabeth Broker
1806 (aged 46 years)

Birth of a son
#2
John Brooker
June 24, 1809 (aged 49 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Elizabeth Brooker
December 7, 1810 (aged 50 years)
Property
Airds
June 12, 1811 (aged 51 years)

Note: On list of persons to receive grants of land in different parts of the Colony as soon as they can be measured; at Airds. He didn't receive the land until 1816.
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mary Brooker
November 28, 1812 (aged 52 years)
Birth of a son
#5
James Brooker
May 30, 1814 (aged 54 years)
MarriageMary WadeView this family
February 10, 1817 (aged 57 years)
Census 1817 (aged 57 years)

Census 1818 (aged 58 years)

Christening of a sonJohn Brooker
April 13, 1819 (aged 59 years)
Baptism of a daughterElizabeth Brooker
April 13, 1819 (aged 59 years)
Christening of a daughterMary Brooker
April 13, 1819 (aged 59 years)
Christening of a sonJames Brooker
April 13, 1819 (aged 59 years)
Marriage of a childDaniel LoweElizabeth BrookerView this family
November 27, 1826 (aged 66 years)
Census 1828 (aged 68 years)

Note: Jonathan was listed as living at Illawara with Mary and the following children - Emma, John, Mary and James.
Marriage of a childJohn HartMary BrookerView this family
February 13, 1829 (aged 69 years)
Death March 14, 1833 (aged 73 years)
Burial March 16, 1833 (2 days after death)
Cemetery: St Peter's Anglican Cemetery, Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Note: Officiating Clergyman: Thomas Reddall
Family with Mary Wade
himself
Jonathan Brooker's Grave Head Stone
17601833
Birth: 1760Kingston, Surrey, England
Death: March 14, 1833Airds, New South Wales, Australia
wife
17751859
Birth: December 17, 1775 23 21St Margaret’s, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Death: December 17, 1859Fairy Meadow, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: February 10, 1817St Lukes Church of England, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
-10 years
daughter
4 years
son
John Brooker Birth and Baptism Record
18091886
Birth: June 24, 1809 49 33Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 7, 1886East Kangaloon, New South Wales, Australia
18 months
daughter
18101863
Birth: December 7, 1810 50 34Hawkesbury District, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1863Victoria, Australia
2 years
daughter
Mary Brooker marriage to Christopher Ledwidge
18121890
Birth: November 28, 1812 52 36Hawkesbury District, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 29, 1890Spring Vale, Lake Albert, New South Wales, Australia
18 months
son
18141880
Birth: May 30, 1814 54 38Airds, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 15, 1880Fairy Meadow, New South Wales, Australia
Teague Harrigan + Mary Wade
partner’s partner
Teague Harrigan, notice to depart NSW 1817
17711825
Birth: about 1771Cork, Ireland
Death: about 1825Port Dalrymple, Tasmania, Australia
wife
17751859
Birth: December 17, 1775 23 21St Margaret’s, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Death: December 17, 1859Fairy Meadow, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage:
step-daughter
Sarah Wade and Nathaniel Boon Marriage entry
17931887
Birth: September 22, 1793 22 17Mount Pitt, Norfolk Island
Death: July 5, 1887Argyle Street, Picton, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
step-son
17951795
Birth: 1795 24 19Norfolk Island
Death: 1795Norfolk Island
2 years
step-son
17961885
Birth: December 10, 1796 25 20Norfolk Island
Death: October 9, 1885Lake Albert, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
step-son
17991799
Birth: before 1799 28 23
Death: 1799Sydney Cove, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
step-son
18001803
Birth: about 1800 29 24Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 1803Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
step-son
18031891
Birth: August 20, 1803 32 27banks of the Tank Stream, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 9, 1891Fairy Meadow, New South Wales, Australia
ConvictedSurrey Quarter Sessions 1780-1820. Archive Reference QS2/6/1790/MICH/36
Event

At the Surrey Quarter Sessions on Michaelmas 2 Oct 1787, Jonathan went on trial and was charged with assault & threatened violence. At the time of the incident he was living at St George The Martyr, Southwark, Surrey. William Winter, esq presided in his case. Taken from the court paper: "Committed the 3d day of September, 1787, by William Winter, esq, charged on the oaths of Isaac Solomon and Joseph Saunders, that he has assaulted and violently beat the said Isaac Solomon; and for want of sufficient sureties". Jonathan pleaded not guilty but was found to be guilty. Sentence: "Ordered To Be Kept To Hard Labour For 3 Months In House Of Correction Saint George's Fields Unless He Enters To Serve His Majesty".

Convicted

At the Surrey Quarter Sessions at Michaelmas, 5 Oct 1790, Jonathan was charged with Theft or Intent to Steal by Edward Layton Esq. Offence description from the trial papers: Committed the 30th day of August, 1790, by Edward Layton, Esq, charged on the oaths of Thomas Ellis and Robert Manning; and also upon the confession of Elizabeth Yardley (who bought the goods herein-after mentioned) with having on the 20th instant, in the parish of St Mary, Magdalene, Bermondsey, in the county of Surrey, feloniously stolen, taken, and carried away, two hundred weight and upwards of glue, the property of the said Thomas Ellis; against the peace. Brooker stole the glue from a yard in Long Lane, St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, belonging to Thomas Ellis, a glue maker, and selling it to Elizabeth Yardley of Mint Street, St. George, Southwark, dealer in old iron, who then sold it to Robert Manning of 25 Mint Street. Jonathan pleaded not guilty but was found guilty and was sentenced to be transported for 7 years. At the time of the offence, Jonathan was living at St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey.

Arrived in Australia

Convicted on 5 Oct 1790 at Kingston, Surrey, England and was convicted for 7 years. He travelled to Australia via the Ship Atlantic in 1791 on the Third Fleet and arrived in Australia on 20 August 1791. Source: Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Third Fleet, 1791

Property

On list of persons to receive grants of land in different parts of the Colony as soon as they can be measured; at Airds. He didn't receive the land until 1816.

Census

Jonathan was listed as living at Illawara with Mary and the following children - Emma, John, Mary and James.

Burial

Officiating Clergyman: Thomas Reddall

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Note: Jonathan arrived in NSW on 20th of August 1791. New South Wales Government. Indents First Fleet, Second Fleet and Ships. NRS 1150, microfiche 620–624. State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 1150; Item: [SZ115]; Microfiche: 621.
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Note: Jonathan was promised a land grant at Airds once the land could be measured. 1811. New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1856. Series: NRS 898; Reel or Fiche Numbers: Reels 6020-6040, 6070; Fiche 3260-3312.
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Note: Jonathan received his land grant at Airds in 1816. New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Land Grants and Leases, 1792-1867.
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Note: Taken from the Australian Cemeteries Index website - austcemindex.com/
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Note: Jonathan Brooker, 1806 Muster. New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849. Class- HO 10; Piece- 37.
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Note: Jonathan Brooker 1817 Muster. New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict Lists, 1787-1834. Class- HO 10; Piece- 8.
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Note: Jonathan Brooker 1818 General Muster. New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict Lists, 1787-1834. Class- HO 10; Piece- 10.
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Note: Jonathan Brooker, 1822 General Muster. New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849. Class- HO 10; Piece- 36.
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Note: Jonathan Brooker. 1825 General Muster. New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849. Class- HO 10; Piece- 19.
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Note: Jonathan was living with Mary and their children at Illawara, NSW. 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (TNA Copy) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA- Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.