THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

John Baylis

Born: 27 Sep 1767, Kingswinford, Staffordshire*
Arrived Sydney: 27 Sep 1791*
Vessel: Active*
Status: CF
Married: Elizabeth Thomas, de facto*
Occupation:
Died: 21 Jul 1835, Richmond*
Buried: Richmond*
Father: John Baylis*
Mother: Sarah Edmunds*

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era John arrived as a free settler. He is probably the man listed in the 1800-1802 Musters as having a land grant at Mulgrave Place

?During the Macquarie era, in 1814, John married Jane Smith** at St John’s CE, Parramatta - V1814 1627 3A & V1814 643 147B

After the Macquarie era:
1822 Muster: John Bayless, CF, Active, Nailer, Richmond

1823,24,25 Muster: John Bayless, CF, Active 1791, Landholder, Richmond

1828 Census: John Baylis, a60, CF, Protestant, Active 1791, Nailer, Richmond with Elizabeth, a57, FS, Protestant, Batavia 1793

John Bayliss, a67, died in 1835 – CE, Richmond – V1835 2511 19 & V1835 772 157

**is this an alias for Elizabeth Thomas? – no death of Jane Baylis found

Researched & submitted by F O’Donnell - member

References:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes
Musters and Lists, NSW and Norfolk Island. 1800 – 1802 – ABGR – 1988
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)
*A Register of Pioneer Families – vol.2 – The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association. 1995