Son of William Emmerson Herdman and Elizabeth née Fairless of Dry Gill, Daddry Shields, Weardale, who married in Married 1888 in Weardale. Brother of Elizabeth, Catherine, William, Hannah, Donald, Annie, Hugh and Helen Herdman.
John George was unmarried.
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John George emigrated from London aboard the Ruahine on 23 October 1913, travelling alone. He arrived in Wellington, New Zealand on 11 December 191