John Joseph PALLIER
- Born: 1 Jul 1799
- Christened: 11 Nov 1813, St. Marylebone, London, Middlesex, England
- Marriage: Eleanor WILLCOCKS on 27 Mar 1821 in St. Anne's, Soho, Westminster, London, England
- Died: 19 Jun 1870, Narellan, New South Wales, Australia at age 70
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John Joseph Pallier (from The Old Bailey Records) was indicted for stealing, on the 25th May
1827, 2 shawls,value 25 shillings, and three handkerchiefs, value 5 shillings, the goods of John
Michael Webster. (see Old Bailey proceedings www.oldbaileyonline.org for details) . On the st May
1827, aged 27 years, he was found guilty, recommended to Mercy and confined for six months.
Once again, John Joseph Pallier was tried and convicted of burglary in 1829, Croydon/Surrey
Assizes and this resulted in him being sentenced to death. Subsequently this sentence was
commuted to transportation to Australia for life.(His occupation at the time was that of a house
Convict papers (specifically Ship Masters) indicate that he had a previous conviction (6 months,
theft: simple grand larceny - see above).
James Johnson (alias John Joseph Pallier) arrived in the colony 20 August1830 as a convict on
board the ship "Marquis of Huntley 3". His wife Eleanor Willox (or Willocks) and three children were
left in England.
A petition dated November 1833 by T V Bloomfield (petitioner's Employer) and presented to His
Excellency the Governor and Commander in Chief on the 5 April 1838 to allow John Joseph
Pallier's family to join him from London at the expense of the Government. Permission was
John Joseph Pallier's occupation shown on the marriage certificate for Robert and Eliza Moore on
the 25 April 1894 was a storekeeper.
Buried on the 18th June 1870 in St Paul's churchyard Cobbitty. John, his wife Eleanor and their
daughter Eleanor Lamont are buried in adjoining graves beside the church on the Sydney side
about 10 graves from the street fronting the Church.
John married Eleanor WILLCOCKS, daughter of Robert WILLCOCKS and Ann COLLINS, on 27 Mar 1821 in St. Anne's, Soho, Westminster, London, England. (Eleanor WILLCOCKS was born in 1796 in Gibraltar and died on 3 Dec 1860 in Narellan, New South Wales, Australia.)