Parker, John Skottowe
Coroner for the Sydney district from 1856 until his death in 1866. Prior to this he had been the coroner for Maitland and before that for the district of Paterson. He was the Superintendent of Agriculture at Eagle Farm in Moreton Bay from 1828.
In 1831 he married Jane Phillips in Newcastle, with whom he had 12 children. Parker died from hepatitis at his home in Newtown in 1866.