THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Elizabeth_Sarah Sterling

Born: c.1780
Arrived Sydney: 18 Jul 1798
Vessel: Britannia
Status: Convict – 7 years
Married: Richard Reynolds – no mge found
Occupation:
Died: ?1826 or 1828, Wilberforce
Buried:
Father:
Mother:

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era Elizabeth Stirling, a18, was tried at Middlesex G D on 31 May 1797 & received a sentence of 7 years – Britannia 3***

Elizabeth Sterling was the mother of:
William c.1803
Catherine c.1805
Richard c.1807
James c.1809

During the Macquarie era her children were:
Elizabeth c.1810
George c.1812
Sarah c.1815
Archibald c.1816
Jane c.1818

After the Macquarie era:
1822 Muster: Elizabeth Sterling, FBS, Britannia, Wife of R Reynolds, Windsor with 8 unnamed children

1823,24,25 Muster: Elizabeth Sterling, FS, Britannia 1798, 7, Wife of Richard Reynolds, Wilberforce with 9 named children

Not found in the 1828 Census
?Elizabeth Reynolds died 1826, age 50 – CE, Wilberforce – V1826 810 10
?Elizabeth Reynolds died 1828, age 53 – CE, Wilberforce – V1828 8138 2C & V1828 1332 12

Researched & submitted by Association member F O’Donnell

References:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes
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)
***Principal Supt of Convicts – Bound Indents( Fiche) - Archives Office of NSW