This information is very useful.
One of my living Freezer's lives in Tasmania today and also family over in
Have briefly looked at the Trove site but not returned anything so far.
Would love to know whether John has any descendants.
Many thanks for this.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Russell
Sent: 30 July 2011 22:45
Subject: Re: [PJ] John Freezer alias Parker Convict from Norfolk, England to
Australia on the "Ocean" in 1815
He was immediately forwarded to Van Diemen's Land - this from the Colonial
FREEZER, John. Per "Ocean", 1816
1816 Dec 16
On list of convicts to be sent to the Derwent per "Kangaroo" (Reel 6005;
and this from the Tasmania archives:
Convict No: 24984
SEE Given Names:
Voyage Ship: Kangaroo
Arrival Date: 16 Dec 1816
Other Records: CON13/1/1
Remarks: To NSW per Ocean
You will need to find a Tasmanian newsgroup for more help I guess. There
also may be newspaper entries for John Freezer on the NLA site:
Lesley Day wrote:
I was wondering if anyone would know how to get further information on John
Freezer alias Parker who is my 3rd cousin 4 time removed. He was the son
Ann Freezer and John Parker who lived in Norfolk.
The information I have is the following from Ancestry.
Trial at the Lent Assizes Thetford, Norfolk the 25 March 1815 before the
Right Honorable Edward Lord Ellenborough, Chief Justice of our Lord the
John Freezer, alias Parker aged 22 Committed October 28th, 1814 by the
of Qtr Sessions holden, by adjournement for the said county of Norfolk
Holt in the said County, charged with felony.
Sentenced to Life in Australia. Convicted 25 March 1815. Voyage 1815 on
Thank you for any information anyone may able to give me.
With kind regards
Researching in Norfolk, UK
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