Stephen J Sheather was born circa 1807 in Sussex, England, United Kingdom to James Sheather (1769-1818) and Jane Gander (c1778-1862) and died 1 December 1855 in Bolwarra, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Hannah Tester (c1807-1893) 1833 in Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

The Neptune sailed from Gravesend, Kent, England on Saturday, 1 June 1839, and arrived in Sydney, New South Wales on 27 Sept 1839.


Offspring of Stephen J Sheather and Hannah Tester (c1807-1893)
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Sheather (1834-1913) 1834 Ninfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom 6 August 1913 Tea Gardens, New South Wales, Australia Mercy Albury (1834-1884)
Rosannah Milkin (1825-1899)

Mary Ann Sheather (1836-1913)
Frances Sheather (1840-1907) 23 February 1840 Morpeth, New South Wales, Australia 2 May 1907 Jones Island, New South Wales, Australia Robert Crittenden (?-?)
Benstead Staples (c1833-1890)

Jane Elizabeth Sheather (1842-1919)
Richard Sheather (1844-1902)
Emma Matilda Sheather (1846-1938) 2 November 1846 Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia 12 June 1938 Toowong, Queensland, Australia Humphrey John Shoesmith (c1842-1930)

John Sheather (1849-1927) 23 March 1849 Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 20 March 1927 Taree, New South Wales, Australia Ruth Betts (1851-1919)

Henry Sheather (1851-1912)
Benjamin Sheather (1853-1925) 3 February 1853 Bolwarra, New South Wales, Australia 6 September 1925 Taree, New South Wales, Australia Eliza Charlotte Minett (1858-1955)

Harriet Sheather (1854-1932)

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  • AWT:db: :3083796, id: I607827846 — no longer available
  • AWT:db: cbk_ssh_h_a_sls, id: I12912 — no longer available

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