John Forlonge was born 3 November 1782 in Scotland, United Kingdom to James Forlong (c1744-1806) and Margaret Auchincloss (c1744-1787) and died 1834 United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Eliza Jack (1785-1859) .

Before his premature death while on a business trip back to the Home Country, John was one of the prime movers in the importation of Merino sheep from Saxony to various colonies that later became Australia.


Offspring of James Forlong (c1744-1806) and Margaret Auchincloss (c1744-1787)
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Forlonge (1777-1795)
Agnes Forlonge (1778-1795)
William Forlonge (1780-)
John Forlonge (1782-1834) 3 November 1782 Scotland, United Kingdom 1834 United Kingdom Eliza Jack (1785-1859)
Janet Forlonge (1784-1857) 1784 Scotland, United Kingdom 1857 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Andrew Templeton (1784-1829)


Offspring of John Forlonge and Eliza Jack (1785-1859)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Forlonge (1811-1890) 1811 Scotland, United Kingdom 15 September 1890 Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia Marion Templeton (c1818-c1880)
Elizabeth Mary Nolan (1845-1919)
Andrew Forlonge (1816-c1897)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Family and official sources, including Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae and Nancy Adams, Family Fresco

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