THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

John Gosper

Born: c.1801, Hawkesbury, NSW*
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: Hannah Beal Reynolds, 11 Jun 1822, Windsor*
Occupation:
Died: 20 Nov 1886, Windsor*
Buried: 22 Nov 1886, St Matthew’s Windsor*
Father: Thomas Roker Alexander Gosper*
Mother: Mary Ann Hipwell*

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

During the Macquarie era, on 28 January 1820 John, ‘of Wilberforce; son of Thomas’ sent a Memorial to the Col Sec###

After the Macquarie era in August 1825 he was on a list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the District of Windsor###
1822 Muster: John Gosper, 21, BC, Lives with his parents (Windsor)

John Gosper married Hannah Reynolds at St Matthew’s CE, Windsor – V1822 2940 3B

1823,24,25 Muster: John Gosport, 25, BC, Landholder, Wilberforce

1828 Census: John Gosport, 25, BC, Protestant, Farmer, living at Lower Portland Head with Hannah, Sarah 5, Agnes 3 & Mary A 1
John Gosper, son of Thomas R & Mary died 1886, regd Windsor – 1886  10485

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