Above: Attendees at the 42nd Reunion held 14th October 2012

  • The Charlotte and the Lady Penrhyn sailed into Sydney Cove in January 1788, carrying John Small and Mary Parker in The First Fleet.
  • John Small and Mary Parker were married 0n 12th October 1788.
  • In 1971 an Association,  The John and Mary Small Descendants Association (JMSDA), was formed.
  • Their descendants now number in the 10s of thousands and are scattered around Australia and in other countries around the world. 
  • Annual Family Gatherings are held, usually in Ryde or Parramatta, on the Sunday closest to 12 October, the date when John and Mary were married in 1788.
  • These web pages include information on the various activities of the John & Mary Small Descendants Association.

To contact the Secretary:
Email: small_family@hotmail.com