THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Caleb Wilson

Born: c.1760.
Arrived Sydney: 1804.
Vessel: Experiment.
Status: Came Free.
Married: Catherine Ferrier in 1826 at Scots Presbyterian Church, Sydney, N.S.W.
Occupation: Tailor/Dealer.
Died: c1838.
Buried:
Father:
Mother:

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era Caleb arrived in the Colony with his infant son, Felix.

After the Macquarie era:
In 1822 Caleb is recorded as working as a Tailor and living in Sydney with his son, Felix.
However, between 1823 and 1825 he is listed as a Shopkeeper in Sydney still living with Felix.

By 1828 he was a General Dealer living in George Street, Sydney with his wife, Catherine, Felix, and a stepson, Alexander Ferrier

Caleb died in 1838, aged 70, and was buried from St Andrew’s Scots Church, Sydney, N.S.W.

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

Reference:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes: Marriage V1826 4 73A; Death V1838 1224 102 & V1838 173 103.
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).