THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Elizabeth Wicker Born: c.1782 at Essex, England.
Arrived Sydney: 24th June 1804.
Married: (1) William Prentice (common law husband).
(2) James Cross.
Died: 2nd April 1822 in Sydney, N.S.W.
Buried: 4th April 1822 at Sydney N.S.W.
Father: Richard Wicker
Mother: Sarah Raynor.
Prior to the Macquarie era the following child was born to Elizabeth and John Holiday, a seaman aboard the Experiment:- John Prentice born 14th December 1804.
Prior to the Macquarie era the following children were born to Elizabeth and William:- Sarah born 19th January 1807. Elizabeth born 14th September 1809.
During the Macquarie era the following children were born to Elizabeth and William:- Mary born 1st December 1812.
William Henry born 21 June 1815.
Rosetta born 10th May 1818.
Charlotte born 10th April 1821.
Elizabeth Wicker was convicted at Halstead for stealing 30 yards of linen and 3 pairs of black stockings. She was sentenced in April 1803 to 7 years transportation. She was the daughter of Richard Wicker and Sarah Raynor of Halstead, Essex.
Elizabeth gained her freedom in 1811.
A Register of Pioneer Families, Volume 1, Page 399 to 404, published by The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc., 1995.