THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

James Eckford

Born: 28 Aug 1812, Pennant Hills*<
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: Eliza O’Brien, 21 Oct 1843* Maitland
Occupation:
Died: 1865, Maitland West
Buried:
Father: William Eckford*
Mother: Mary Horrell*

Profile:
During the Macquarie era James, the son of William & May, was baptized at Christ Church CE, Hexham; Newcastle - V1812 4526 1B
James Eckford, Son of William, Pilot at Newcastle, age 4 – on list of the children at the school in Newcastle on 5 May 1816###

After the Macquarie era
Not found in the 1822 Muster

1823,24,25 Muster: James Eckford, 14, BC, Son of William Eckford, Newcastle

1828 Census: James Eckford, a19, BC, Protestant, living at Newcastle with William snr, John & William

James Eckford married Eliza O’Brien at RC Church, East Maitland; Maitland; West Maitland

James Eckford, son of William & Mary, died 1865, regd Maitland West – 1865 4431

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