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  • ID: I420967
  • Name: John DISHER
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1796
  • Christening: Arrived SA on "Palmyra" 29th Oct 1839, from Greenock, Scotland 20th Jul 1839.
  • Death: 6 Aug 1888 in Woodside, South Australia, Australia
  • Immigration: from Scotland. Listed as a Agr. Labourer. 20 Jul 1839 Arrived SA on "Palmyra" 29th Oct 1839, from Greenock, Scotland 20th Jul 1839.
  • Note: (Under the command of Captain P. Brown, the barque PALMYRA left Greenock on July 3rd, 1839 on her maiden voyage. On July 7th when near Tuskar Rock light (in the Irish Sea) a barque ran foul of her in the night while in the act of 'staying' and carried away her cutwater, bowsprit, foremast and main topmast. The PALMYRA was therefore obliged to put back to Greenock for repairs, and left that port on July 20th, 1839. The PALMYRA arrived at Port Adelaide (known as Port Misery) on Tuesday October 29th, 1839.)
  • Note:
    Immigrated with husband and six children.

    Death Registration name : DISHER, Elizabeth. Died : 6/8/1888 in Woodside, South Australia at age 92 years. Relative listed as John DISHER (Deceased Husband). Status : Widowed. Residence listed as : Woodside. Symbol : -. Source :South Australian Deaths 1842 - 1915, Book : 172, Page 468, District Code : Nai




    Marriage 1 Elizabeth STEELE b: 1797 c: in Arrived SA on "Palmyra" 29th Oct 1839, from Greenock, Scotland 20th Jul 1839.
    • Married: in Before Immigration
    Children
    1. Has Children Eliza DISHER b: 1818 in Scotland c: in Arrived SA on "Palmyra" 29th Oct 1839, from Greenock, Scotland 20th Jul 1839.
    2. Has Children James Wardlaw DISHER b: 1819 in Scotland c: in Arrived SA on "Palmyra" 29th Oct 1839, from Greenock, Scotland 20th Jul 1839.
    3. Has Children William DISHER b: 1821 in Scotland c: in Arrived SA on "Palmyra" 29th Oct 1839, from Greenock, Scotland 20th Jul 1839.
    4. Has No Children John DISHER b: 1824 in Scotland c: in Arrived SA on "Palmyra" 29th Oct 1839, from Greenock, Scotland 20th Jul 1839.
    5. Has Children Alexander DISHER b: 1828 in Scotland c: in Arrived SA on "Palmyra" 29th Oct 1839, from Greenock, Scotland 20th Jul 1839.
    6. Has No Children Margaret DISHER b: 1831 in Scotland c: in Arrived SA on "Palmyra" 29th Oct 1839, from Greenock, Scotland 20th Jul 1839.
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