John Lees was born 1771 in Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom and died 21 August 1836 in Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Stevens (1778-1839) 20 November 1809 in St Phillips, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

He arrived in New South Wales on 2 June 1797 on the Ganges as a soldier.


Offspring of John Lees and Mary Stevens (1778-1839)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Maria Lees (1802-1819)
Hannah Lees (1804-1874) 25 June 1804 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 25 December 1874 Cowra, New South Wales, Australia John Philmore Collits (1803-1886)

Richard Lees (1805-1891)
John Lees (1807-1848)
Mary Lees (1809-1877)
Esther Lees (1812-1875)
Samuel Lees (1813-1818)
Timothy Lees (1815-1878) 7 December 1815 Hartley, New South Wales, Australia 31 August 1878 Walgett, New South Wales, Australia Clara Morris (1828-1923)

Sarah Lees (1818-1902)
Cornelius Lees (1821-1886) 25 July 1821 Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia 3 August 1886 Springwood, New South Wales, Australia Henrietta Travis (1832-1877)

Namesakes of John Lees (1771-1836)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
John Lees (1771-1836)Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England, United KingdomCastlereagh, New South Wales, AustraliaMary Stevens (1778-1839)
John Lees (1840-1908)Castlereagh, New South Wales, AustraliaDubbo, New South Wales, AustraliaJohn Lees (1807-1848)Ann Bolton (1814-1901)Caroline Owers (c1843-1899)
John Hall Lees (c1865-)Middlesex, Greater London, England, United KingdomWilliam Lees (c1828-)Elizabeth Ann Unknown (c1828-)Edith Mary Sherrard (c1862-)

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