John Ryan [Convict "Friendship" 1788]

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John Ryan

Also Known As: "John Bryant"
Birthplace: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: 1805 (37-38)
New South Wales, Australia
Immediate Family:

Son of William Bryant and Jane Noall
Husband of Sarah (Wooley) Ryan - Mason, Convict "Neptune" 1790
Father of Elizabeth Rachel Connor; Mary Pearson; John Ryan and Sarah Anne Stanley
Brother of Mary Bryant; Jane Bryant; Peter Bryant; James Bryant; Ann Bryant and 1 other

Managed by: Michael Walsh
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About John Ryan [Convict "Friendship" 1788]

John RYAN (aka John BRYANT, BRANT) was born c1764

John was convicted of stealing clothes(with Jonathan DARLINGTON) and sentenced to 7 years transportation. He arrived in Sydney Cove on 26/1/1788 on "Friendship"

John was sent to Norfolk Island on 4/3/1790 on "Sirius"

John married Sarah WOOLEY on 5/11/1791 on Norfolk Island and they had the following children

  • Elizabeth 1792
  • Mary 1796
  • John 1798
  • Sarah 1800

John left Norfolk Island on "Kitty" on 9/3/1793, Sarah and Elizabeth on "Francis" in 23/3/1794

There are conflicting dates for John's death - 1805 or 2/3/1815

Do NOT confuse with

  • John BRYANT, convict "Neptune" "Scarborough" "Surprize", arrived 1790


Transported on the First Fleet Sent to Norfolk Island and was given land there Was first husband of Sarah Wooley

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John Ryan [Convict "Friendship" 1788]'s Timeline

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
November 28, 1792
Norfolk Island
February 1, 1796
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
May 15, 1798
New South Wales, Australia
November 1, 1800
Sydney, Botany Bay, N S W, Aus
September 15, 1802
Age 35
Age 38
New South Wales, Australia