THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Humphrey Thorn jnr


Born: c.1802
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: Harriet Fairweather, 1826, Parramatta
Occupation:
Died: 1849, Parramatta
Buried:
Father: Humphrey Thorn
Mother: Rebecca Richards

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era Humphrey was born in the Colony – no baptism found

During the Macquarie era, on 7 June 1820 Humphrey jnr, born in the Colony, was of Parramatta when he sent a Memorial to the Col Sec###

After the Macquarie era, in July 1822 Humphrey was a signatory to a Memorial from Inhabitants & Stockholders of Parramatta re common land on the Sydney Road know as the Dog Traps. On 17 July 1824 he sent another Memorial to the Col Sec & on 5 August 1824 he was on a list of lands granted & reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane###

1822 Muster: Thorn, Humphrey, BC, son of H Thorn, Parramatta

1823,24,25 Muster: Thorn, Humphrey, BC, Landholder, Parramatta

Humphrey married Harriet Fairweather at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1826 3864 3B, V1826 41 10 & V1816 359 44B
Their children were Elizabeth M 1827 & John T 1834

1828 Census: Humphry Thorn, 26, BC, Protestant, Butcher, living at Parramatta with Harriett & Elizabeth a1

Humphrey Thorn died 1849, age 47 – St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1849 1078 34B

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