John Blackman Peacock was born 22 April 1865 in Hartley, New South Wales, Australia to James Gowan Peacock (1837-1917) and Elizabeth Morris (1840-1915) and died 26 August 1951 in Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Agnes Riddell (1865-1917) 24 December 1885 in Lithgow, New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland.


Offspring of John Blackman Peacock and Agnes Riddell (1865-1917)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elsie May Peacock (1886-1964)
James Gordon Wentworth Peacock (1887-1968)
Walter Leslie Peacock (1889-1979)
Vera Ella Myrtle Peacock (1892-1976) 13 March 1892 Gulargambone, New South Wales, Australia 9 August 1976 New South Wales, Australia
Elizabeth Agnes Peacock (1895-1972)
Sophia Comfort Peacock (1899-1975)
John Blackman Peacock (1904-1993)



The death occurred at a private hospital in Sydney of Mr. John Blackman Peacock, aged 85 years. The late Mr. Peacock was a well known and highly respected resident of the Coonamble and Gulargambone districts for many years. Before retiring to Sydney he had lived on his property, "Merri Merri", Gulargambone, for over 50 years. At one time he was connected with the Wingadee Shire and was chairman of the Coonamble P.P. Board for many years. Deceased was predeceased by his wife many years ago, and is survived by the folloving family: Mrs. F. Donohoe, Mrs. Hildash, Mrs. H. B. Bloodsworth, Miss Vera Peacock, James, Walter and John. He is also survived by two brothers, Gawin and Garnet, of Sydney.

Gilgandra Weekly, 6 September 1951, page 4

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‡ General
¶ Death
  • PEACOCK, John Blackman.—August 26, 1951, at a private hospital, late of 44 Albert Street, Bexley, formerly of Gulargambone, dearly loved father of Elsie (Mrs. Donohoe), Vera, Sophie (Mrs. Wildash), Betty (Mrs. Bloodworth), James, Walter, and John, aged 85 years.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 27 August 1951, page 14