THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Joseph Parker Morley

Born: c.1766.
Arrived: 26th June 1790 on Surprise.
Status: Convict.
Married: (1) Ann (Nancy) Yates on the 9th September 1798 at St. Phillip’s, Sydney, N.S.W..
             (2) Hannah Railton on the 22nd June 1818 at St. Phillip's, Sydney, N.S.W.
Died: 17th May 1838 at Sydney, N.S.W.
Buried: Devonshire Street Cemetery, Sydney, N.S.W.

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Prior to the Macquarie era the following children were born to Joseph and Ann:-
Jane born cMay 1801, died cJuly 1801 in Sydney, N.S.W.
Elizabeth born c1802, died 20th May 1808 in Sydney N.S.W.
Eleanor born c1805 at Church Hill, Sydney N.S.W.
Female child born c1806 at Sydney N.S.W., died pre. 1822.
Ann born c1808 at Sydney N.S.W.

Prior to the Macquarie era the following child was born to Joseph and Hannah:-
Jane Paker born c1809 at Sydney, N.S.W.

During the Macquarie era the following children were born to Joseph and Hannah:-
Elizabeth born c1811 at Sydney, N.S.W.
Joseph Dillion born c1813 at Sydney, N.S.W,
Anthony George born c1820 at Sydney, N.S.W.

After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Joseph and Hannah:-
William Henry born on the 25th September 1825 at Sydney, N.S.W.
Mary Ann born c1826 at Sydney, N.S.W.
Charlotte Gertrude born on the 11th November 1828 at Sydney, N.S.W.

Joseph Morley aged about 17 was sentenced to 7 years transportation at Middlesex Old Bailey Session in December 1787 for the theft of a crepe gown, a cotton gown and six shirts. He was sent to Newgate prison until April 1788 when he was sent to the Thames hulk Stanislaus until he embarked on the Surprise transport in November 1789. He was a cousin of a First Fleeter Joseph Morley who came on the Friendship.

Reference:

A Register of Pioneer Families Volumne 1, Pages 318 to 325, published by The 1788 - 1820 Pioneer Association Inc.
General Musters for NSW 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1828.
Website: Convicts to Australia members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/index.html
Old Bailey Database  -
oldbaileyonline.org/

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