John Adams
(Abt 1810-)


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1. Mary Ann Gransden

John Adams

  • Born: Abt 1810
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann Gransden on 31 Mar 1834 in St James Church Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 294

bullet  General Notes:

(2) N.S.W. BDM Index Marriage #V1834.1276.18.
Marriage solemnised in the Parish of Saint James in the County of Cumberland in the year 1834.
John Adams of the Parish of Saint Laurence, Bachelor and Mary Ann Gransden of the Parish of Saint James, Spinster were married by Banns this thirty first day of March 1834 by me Richard Hill, Chaplain. Witnesses were James Court of Market Street and Mary Fluskey of Clarence Street.

Parish of St Laurence- section taken from Wikipedia-
The area of the parish includes Central station, Museum station, the southern part of Hyde Park below Park street, and Prince Alfred Park. The parish is bounded by George Street in the west, Park Street and a small part of William Street in the north, a line from the intersection of Yurong and William streets to the intersection of Albion and Elizabeth Street in the east, also part of Elizabeth Street forms the boundary further south, as well as Chalmers Street. Regent Street is the boundary in the south west.[2] It includes the ANZAC War Memorial.[3] The parish is relatively thin east-west, so that Central railway station nearly covers the entire width of the parish.
The Parish was established in 1835- interesting given the 1834 marriage certificate has it named.,_Cumberland (Accessed 16 Jan 2017)

John Adams noted as Porter when his daughter Emma Louisa was baptised in 1835.

Living on Clarence St

Noted as Labourer at the baptism of Sarah Adams in 1837.

Living at O'Connell Plains

Probable death of John (James?) Adams.
1842- Age 37 V1842723 26B/1842

Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 - 1842), Wednesday 3 July 1839, page 1
IF JOHN ADAMS does not fetch away his things, left in my charge for board and lodging, within twenty-one days from this date, the same will be sold to defray the expenses.
No. 5, Clarence-place,
Sydney, June 27,1839. Clarence-street.


John married Mary Ann Gransden, daughter of Robert Wood Gransden and Mary Anne Stone, on 31 Mar 1834 in St James Church Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.294 (Mary Ann Gransden was born in Portsea, St John, Hampshire, England 292 and was christened on 11 May 1815 in Portsea, St Marys, Hampshire, England 292,293.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Married by Banns at St James Church in Sydney.
John Adams is noted as bachelor of St Lawrence parish and Mary Ann Gransden as spinster of St James Parish.
Witnesses were James Court (possibly married to Mary Ann Smith of the Layton) of Market st Sydney and Mary Fluskey Nee Bowe - married 1830 of Clarence St Sydney.
Minister was Richard Hill and religion was Church of England.

Name:John Adams
Spouse Name:Mary A Gransden
Marriage Date:1834
Marriage Place:New South Wales
Registration Place:Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Year:1834
Volume Number:V Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.

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