Appendix 65 - Kidner emigrants to Australia
Name Date of Conviction Date of transportation Vessel Convicted at Comment
Thomas Kidner alias Kidney 30 October 1782 February 1787 Alexander Bristol Bristol
Charles Kidner 2 July 1838 16 March 1839 Marquis of Hastings Somerset Somerset
John Kidner 1 January 1850 30 December 1853 Sea Park Somerset Conditional pardon 10 March 1855. Married Maria Connell at Newcastle in 1862.
Margaret Kidner 18 September 1837 25 April 1838 Nautilus Central Criminal Court Central Criminal Court
Robert Kidner 15 October 1861 13 May 1863 Adelaide Devon Devon

2. Voluntary migrants

Name Vessel Departure Arrival Landing Point Comments
Richard Jenkins, wife Jane & 7 children Andromache July 1848 Nov 1848 Melbourne Jane Jenkins was the daughter of Edward Kidner of North Petherton, b. 1804; m. 1824 at Bristol
Joseph Kidner, wife Mary Leige Clarke,& 3 children Stebonheath 1st June 1850 15th September 1850 Adelaide Sony of John and Betsy Kidner of Thurloxton
Francis Kidner Governor Moreton - 1857 Brisbane Son of Samuel and Alathea Kidner of Bermondsey
William Lockyer - - c. 1850 - Son of John Lockyer and Anna Kidner of Thurloxton. Married Kate Thompson, 5 children
Harry Kidner - - c. 1865 - Son of George and Celia Kidner
Benjamin Kidner Duke of Sutherland - 1869 Adelaide Son of Samuel Kidner of Durlston. Married Louisa Stolze at Adelaide in 1877
Samuel Kidner - - 1857 Sydney Son of Samuel and Alathea Kidner of Bermondsey. Prominent member of Church of Christ. Practised as a homeopathic doctor in Adelaide.
Caroline Black Coromandel 26 Sept 1836 12 Jan 1837 Adelaide Married Samuel Kidner of Adelaide

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