THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND
TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
April 1791 at Finstock, Oxon., England.
Married: Mary Partridge on the 20th June 1814 at St. John’s Parramatta, N.S.W.
Died: 22nd December 1820 – Executed at Sydney, N.S.W.
Mother: Martha Alder.
During the Macquarie era the following children were born to Mary and
Solomon born c1816.
George born 13th June 1818.
George Bowerman and Samuel Franklin were convicted at Oxford
Assizes and found guilty of stealing sundry articles from the dwelling
houses of R. Leatherman and T. Edney of Caversham and Shiplake and
received sentence of death. This was reprieved to transportation for
On the 22nd December 1820 George was hanged for highway robbery.
However, he was subsequently found to be innocent.
A Register of Pioneer Families Volume 1, Pages 379 to 380, published by The 1788-1820
Sydney Gazette, 25 August 1821.
To return to home page click here