THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Joseph Gosper

Born: c.1804, Hawkesbury, NSW*
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: Ann Marsden, 27 Jan 1829, Wilberforce*
Occupation:
Died: 11 Feb 1889, Upper Colo, NSW*
Buried: 12 Feb 1889, Upper Colo*
Father: Thomas Roker Alexander Gosper*
Mother: Mary Ann Hipwell*

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

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

After the Macquarie era Joseph was on a list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the District of Windsor###
1822 Muster: Joseph Gosper, 19, BC, Lives with his parents (Windsor)

1823,24,25 Muster: Joseph Gospur, 20, BC, Employed by G Gosport, Wilberforce

1828 Census: Joseph Gosport, 24, BC, Protestant-no other details

Joseph married Ann Marsden at CE, Wilberforce – V1829 885 13
Joseph Gosper, son of Thomas died 1889 at Richmond, regd Richmond – 1889 10428

Researched & submitted by Association member F O’Donnell

References:
NSW Pioneer/Frederation 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