THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE

Andrew Allan

Born: 18th August 1798, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Arrived Sydney: 11th June 1813.
Vessel: Fortune.
Status: Came Free.
Married: Augusta Bayly on the 4th December 1823 at St John's  Parramatta, N.S.W.
Died: 16th February 1837 in Sydney, N.S.W.
Buried: cFebruary 1837 at St John’s Church of England Cemetery, Parramatta, N.S.W.
Father: David Allan.
Mother: Sophia Johnston.

Profile:
After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Andrew and Augusta:-
Augusta Sophia Sarah Ellis born 9th December 1824 Goulburn Plains, N.S.W.
Frances Caroline born 20th September 1826 at Goulburn Plains, N.S.W.
Andrew Bayly Moore born 9th October 1829 at Sydney, N.S.W.
Henry Edward Augustus born 29th October 1831 at Swaffham,N.S.W.
Teignmonth George Paget born 2nd August 1833 at Sydney, N.S.W.
Emmeline Helen born 20th September 1837 at Sydney, N.S.W.

During the Macquarie era, Andrew arrived in the Colony on board the Fortune with his parents & siblings. Although not found in the 1822 Muster, he is listed in the 1823, 24,25 Muster as living at Liverpool with his wife Augusta and being a clerk on the Commissariat Staff; his father, David Allan was the Deputy Commissary General. By 1828, he is reported as a landholder living on the Goulburn Plains with a flock of 5,062 sheep and 561 cattle.

Andrew is mentioned in the Colonial Secretary's Papers from the 16th January 1816 to November 1825.  He died in 1837, aged 37 and was buried at St John's Cemetery, Parramatta, N.S.W.

Researched & submitted by Association member, F O’Donnell.

References:

NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes
– Certificates V1823 3214 3B and V1837 2418 21.
General Muster and Land and Stock Muster of NSW. 1822 – ABGR - 1988.
General Muster List of New South Wales – 1823, 1824, 1825 – ABGR - 1999.
Census of New South Wales 1828 – Sainty & Johnson, eds – 2008(cd).
A Register of Pioneer Families, Volume 2, Pages 1 to 2, published by The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc. 1995
NSW State Records, Colonial Secretary Index, 1788 - 1825.

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