John Alderton was born 1806 in Langham, Essex, England, United Kingdom and died 22 September 1893 "Gospers Farm", Fairy Rd, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Coffee (1816-1902) 22 October 1840 in Lower Portland, New South Wales, Australia.

He arrived in New South Wales on 24 November 1838 on the Bengal Merchant as a convict.


Offspring of John Alderton and Mary Coffee (1816-1902)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Alderton (1840-1916)
Mary Ann Alderton (1842-)
Hannah Alderton (1844-1935)
John Alderton (1847-1934) 17 July 1847 Lower Portland, New South Wales, Australia 15 July 1934 Macquarie St, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia Martha Margaret Middleton (1851-1934)
James Alderton (1849-1929) 13 July 1849 Lower Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia 3 March 1929 Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Margaret Turner (1855-1919)
Patrick Alderton (1852-1898)
Daniel Alderton (1857-1943)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¶ Death
  • Death of an Old Resident. An old and respected resident of the district, Mr. John Alderton, senr., died at the advanced age of 87 years, at his residence, Gosper's Groves, on Friday afternoon last. He leaves a widow and large grown-up family. The funeral took place on Saturday afternoon at the Wesleyan burial ground, McGrath's Hill, the service being conducted by the Rev. B. Dinning. The Salvation Captain, along with other members of the Army, sang a hymn, "Rock of Ages," at the grave. Although not a member of the Army, Mr. Alderton was always in sympathy with their work, and was a true Christian man. A memorial service was held at the Army Barracks on Sunday night, in memory of deceased. Messrs T. Primrose and Son carried out the funeral arrangements.
Windsor and Richmond Gazette, 30 September 1893, page 7