THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Henry Eckford

Born: 29 Jul 1805, Parramatta*
Status: Free, born in the colony.
Married: Elizabeth Ogle, 14 Nov 1832, Maitland*
Occupation: Farmer
Died: 4 Apr 1877, Maitland*
Buried:
Father: William Eckford*
Mother: Mary Horrell*

Profile:
After the Macquarie era, the following children were born to Henry and Elizabeth:
William Henry born 12  January 1832.
Elizabeth born 8 December 1833.
Emily born 9 July 1835.
Isabella born 23 January 1837.
Jane born 27 May 1839.
Joseph born 2 April 1841.
James born 23 September 1842.
Henrietta Elizabeth born 17 December 1845.
John born 6 January 1848.

Before the Macquarie era Henry, the son of Mary Horrell was baptized at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1805 1582 1A also, Henry Eckport, the son of William & Mary – V1805 508 148

During the Macquarie era on 5 May 1816, Henry, age 11, son of William, Pilot at Newcastle, was on the list of children at the school in Newcastle###

After the Macquarie era Henry sent a Memorial to the Col Sec. in 1822. On 5 May 1823 there was a letter re a land grant. On 23 April 1824 he had a convict assigned to in him###

Not found in the 1822 Muster

1823,24,25 Muster: Henry Eckford, BC, Landholder, Newcastle

1828 Census: Henry Eckford, 24, BC, Protestant, (Hooghley 1828) Farmer living at Wallis Plains

Henry Eckford married Elizabeth Ogle at Scots Presbyterian Church, Sydney – V1832 274 73A

Henry Eckford, son of William & Mary died 1877, regd Maitland – 1877 6368

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
*A Register of Pioneer Families – vol.2 – The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc 1995