John Dollin Trott was born in Dunster, Somerset and it is believed he arrived in Australia in 1882as a member of the crew on the ship Colwyn based on the shipping record below. John was still a "mariner" when he married Hannah Thompson in 1887.

John Dollin Trott, Immigration (Findmypast))

After marrying Hannah, John gave up sea faring an was recorded as a storeman when their second child, Herbert John arrived in 1890. We was later able to establish himself as a grocer in Unwins Bridge Road, St. Peters.

John Dollin Trott, Grocer in 1906

John Dollin and Hannah Trott

Grave of John Dollin and Hannah (Thompson) Trott and children, Rookwood

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