Marriage recorded in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Whaling Wellers of Sydney and Otago.
From the Mitchell Library, Sydney, Australia.
Title : Johnston family - Papers, 1792-c.1947Creator : Johnston FamilyType of Material : ManuscriptsAsk for : Original : MLMSS 3108Physical Description : Collection comprises - 1 v., 2 boxes, 1 portfolio
Admin / Biog Notes : Lieutenant-Colonel George Johnston, 1764-1823, came to New South Wales with the First Fleet in 1788. He became a landholder at Annandale and Bankstown, N.S.W. His children included Robert, 1792-1822, who became a Commander in the Royal Navy, and Blanche, who married George Edward Nicholas Weston, of Horsley, N.S.W. Robert married Fanny Weller, 1811-1896, of Maitland, and inherited Annandale. One of his sons was George Horatio Johnston, 1833-1904
Contents : The papers of George Johnston include photocopies of correspondence, c.1809-1821, annotated probably by D. Hope Johnston; Copies of land deeds(6), 1792-1800, including grants of Annandale, 1793, Bankstown, 1798, and grant to W. Strong, 1800; Notebook of instruction for the overseer of Annandale estate, 1822; `Arrest of Governor Bligh. January 26, 1808- Copy of the original Manuscript Documents`; and Legal agreement between the family re his estate, 1842. The papers of Robert Johnston, 1802-1882, include correspondence, legal and financial documents. The papers of Fanny Johnston, 1831-1896, include correspondence, genealogical notes and Legal agreements (2), with G. H. Johnston, 1872-1893. The papers of George Horatio Johnston, 1877-1902, include letters received, receipts re Annandale estate, and Legal agreement with G. R. Johnston, 1890. Miscellaneous papers consist of a Legal agreement between Blanche Weston and G. R. Johnston, 1889; Incidental papers, including list of birth dates of Mrs F. Johnston`s children, and letter to C. M. Johnston, 1935; and newscuttings, 1876-c.1947