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John Cory


James Adair John Boughton Edward Collison Close  - Green Hills George Cobb Edward Gostsyck Cory Gilbert Cory John Cory william cummings Andrew Dixon Robert Corum Dillon Leslie Duguid William Dun William Evans George Frankland William Hicks Beresford Hudson William Innes Richard Jones James Kelly Andrew Lang - Dunmore Robert Lethbridge Alexander Livingstone James McClymont Thomas McDougall George Muir Find out more about Maitland Timothy Nowlan Henry Dixon Owen - Aberglasslyn Richard Pritchett James Phillips James Read (Reid) George Shaw Rutherford Walter Scott Gentleman John Smith John Galt Smith Hugh Torrance John Tucker Susannah Matilda Ward Susannah Matilda Ward William Charles Wentworth John Wighton Gorge Williams Caleb and Felix Wilson Marie Steamer at Paterson



Cory Vale


John Cory arrived in Australia on the Allies in 1823. Later that year he travelled to the Paterson River district with his son Edward Cory and their friend from Devon John Boughton.

At the Paterson, land was selected and named Cory Vale. He purchased further estates naming them Poltimore (Pattimore) and Vacy (Vasy).

Cory Vale was situated where the Allyn river meets the Paterson.  There was a track running through the grant of Cory Vale which easterly met the track leading to Wallaroba or to the west entered Adair's grant and then headed south through Vacy, Tillimby, Cintra, Tocal, Dunmore and on to the Hunter River.

John Cory returned to England in 1827. His son John Johnson Cory, a retired Naval Officer arrived in Australia on the Strathfieldsaye in July 1833 and died in 1839.

 

 

Notes & Links:

Arrival of Lieutenant Cory on the Strathfieldsaye

Death of Lieutenant Cory in 1839

Settlers on Map 2

James Adair Robert Lethbridge
Samuel Adair Alexander Livingstone
George Adair James McClymont
John Boughton Thomas McDougall
Edward Collison Close George Muir
George Cobb Timothy Nowlan
Edward Cory Henry Dixon Owen
Gilbert Cory Richard Charles Pritchett
John Cory James Phillips
William Cummings James Read
Robert Corum Dillon George Shaw Rutherford
Leslie Duguid Walter Scott
William Dun Gentleman John Smith
William Evans John Galt Smith
George Frankland   
Standish Lawrence Harris John Tucker
William Hicks Susannah Matilda Ward
Beresford Hudson William Charles Wentworth
William Innes  
Richard Jones George Williams
James Kelly Caleb & Felix Wilson
James Thomas Lamb  
Andrew Lang Thomas White Melville Winder

                   

 

 

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