John RANN

Male 1821 - 1903  (82 years)


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  • Name John RANN 
    • The Biographical Index of South Australia contains the following entry for John :
      Born c1823, Lan Eng. Arrived in Australia in 1855 aboard the "Northern Light". His occupation was a carpenter. His residence was at Port Adelaide (Portland Estate). Religion was Church of England. He married Sarah Anne STANLEY, who was born c1827.Their children were John Albert (c1846 - ), Richard (c1853 - ), Sarah Jane Northern Light and Louisa (1862 - 1938).
    • Northern Light.
      The ship Northern Light, built in Quebec in 1853 was a three masted Schooner of 1,283 (nm) tons, owned by Lemon and Company and registered in Liverpool, Engand. On the 14th December 1863, during a gale in Port Phillip, the Northern Light was washed ashore on Swan Island, but survived to be refloated on the 19th February 1864. On the voyage bringing our immigrants it departed from Liverpool, England under the command of Captain H.W. Plan on the 7th December 1854 there were 435 immigrants, 104 adult males, 217 females, 48 male children and 66 female children all under the age of 14 years, overseen by the Surgeon Superintendent J.T.S. Jolley. The ship arrived at Port Adelaide after a voyage of 119 days with 432 immigrants on the 9th April 1855 as three of the girls had died.

    Born 1821  St Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 Oct 1821  St Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 11 Dec 1854  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 7 Apr 1855  Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 17 Apr 1903  Tea Tree Gully, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Obituary:
      Mr. John Rann, sen., who for a long time, resided at Port Adelaide, died at his residence, Teatree Gully on Friday. For several years he was a carpenter and builder at the Port. He took keen interest in political and municipal affairs, and for a long time was a councillor in the Port Adelaide Corporation. Much of the success of the Port Adelaide Institute in the early days was due to his untiring energy. He served on the institute committee for a number of years. His remains were conveyed to the Port, and to-day will be interred in the Woodville Cemetery.
    Buried 18 Apr 1903  Woodville, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30  Squire Family History
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2020 

    Father Joseph RANN,   b. 1792, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1828, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Ann GWINNUTT,   b. 1797, St Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1877  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 02 Apr 1815  Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Anne STANLEY,   b. 1827,   d. 26 Jul 1913, Queenstown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Q3 1845  Dudley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. John Albert RANN,   b. 09 Jun 1845, Dudley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1912, Church Place, Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Richard Joseph RANN,   b. Q2 1852, Dudley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1916, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
    +3. Sara Jane Northern Light RANN,   b. 15 Mar 1855, At sea off South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1921, Queenstown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Louisa RANN,   b. 13 Feb 1862, Portland Estate, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1938, Salisbury, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Ann RANN,   b. 05 Jun 1865, Portland Estate, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1895, Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1821 - St Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Oct 1821 - St Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Q3 1845 - Dudley, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 11 Dec 1854 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 7 Apr 1855 - Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Apr 1903 - Tea Tree Gully, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Apr 1903 - Woodville, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Births UK Parish, 11 Jul 2020.
      On 17 October 1821, at Dudley, Worcester, John RANN, male, was baptised.
      Father Joseph RANN.
      Mother Ann.
      Transcribed from a baptism index (Findmypast on-line record).

    2. [S23] Shipping Records from the Ships List www.theshipslist.com, 11 Jul 2020.
      Departing Liverpool, Lancashire on 11 December 1854, and arriving at Port Adelaide 7 April 1855.
      Ship 'Northern Light'.
      John RANN, age 32 years, occ joiner.
      Sarah Ann RANN nee STANLEY, age 26 years.
      John Albert RANN, age 9 years.
      Richard Joseph RANN, age 2 years.
      Transcribed from a shipping index (The Ships List on-line record).

    3. [S12] Deaths South Australian Civil, 11 Jul 2020.
      On 17 April 1903, at Tea Tree Gully, John RANN, male, age 81 years, married. Residence Tea Tree Gully. Occupation Carpenter.
      Cause of Death Morbus Cordis.
      Transcribed from a microfiche death certificate (Genealogy SA library).

    4. [S31] UK Parish Mariages, 12 Jul 2020.
      On 2 April 1815, at the Church of Sts Mary and Chad, Brewood, Staffordshire.
      Groom Joseph RANN, res Brewood.
      Bride Ann GWINNETT, res Brewood.
      Transcribed from a parish marriage index (Findmypast on-line record).

    5. [S24] Marriage GRO England, 11 Jul 2020.
      In the third quarter 1844, in Dudley, Staffordshire.
      Groom John RANN.
      Bride Sarah Ann STANLEY.
      Transcribed from a marriage index (Findmypast on-line record).