THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Henry Early snr

Born: c.1776
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: CF
Married: Mary Harding, 1810, Sydney
Occupation:
Died: ?1836, Hunter District
Buried:
Father:
Mother:

Profile:
During the Macquarie era Henry married Mary Harding at St Phillip’s CE, Sydney – V1810 1053 3A
They had a son, Henry 1812

No other evidence was found regarding this family except, possibly, Henry & Mary Early & Henry jnr. CF, Lord Eldon 1817. Henry snr. may have been military, left the Colony with his wife & son & returned in 1817

Henry Early per ‘Lord Eldon’ 1817, of Wilberforce sent a Memorial to the Col. Sec.###

After the Macquarie era Henry, of Hawkesbury, had servants assigned between December 1822 & September 1823###

1822 Muster: Henry Early, CF, Lord Eldon, Landholder, Windsor

1823,24,25 Muster: Henry Early, CF, Lord Eldon 1817, Landholder, Wilberforce

1828 Census: Henry Easley, a52, CF, Protestant, Lord Eldon 1817, Overseer to John Pike, living at Pickering, Hunter River with Mary & Henry jnr.

?Henry Early died 1836, age 61 – CE, Black Creek, Bulwarra; Clifden; Hinton; Morpeth; Maitland; Hunter

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)
###Index to the Papers of the Colonial Secretary 1788- 1825 – Archives Authority of NSW 1989