Ballina & Richmond River GenWeb
John T. Collyer was born in 1862 & lived on the Hunter & Clarence Rivers. On moving to the Far North Coast, John worked at Bond's Mill. In 1891 John purchased Schurr's farm at East Wardell.
His son John J. Collyer (1887) married Clara Soorley in 1905. Their children include: Roy, Arthur, Ruby (Mrs Akers), Elsie (Mrs Webster), Ivy (Mrs Baker), John (known as Jack) & Thomas. Jack was tragically drowned when his tractor turned on him..