Johnston, George

Soldier and farmer who took part in the Rum Rebellion and made himself lieutenant-governor. Cashiered from the army for his conduct, he returned to the colony and became a successful farmer and settler.

Lt Col George Johnston 1810
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Born
Annandale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
19 Mar 1764
Arrived Sydney
26 Jan 1788
Died
Sydney
5 Jan 1823
Relationships
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Parent of
Parent of
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1788
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1823
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1787
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1788
Property
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1793
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1823
Owned
1799
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1823
Captains Hunter, Collins & Johnston with Governor Phillip, Surgeon White &c. visiting a distressed female native of New South Wales at a hut near Port Jackson 1793
Major George Johnston and one of the rebel leaders during the Castle Hill rebellion 5 March 1804