THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Margaret Marsden

Born: c.1805, Lancashire, England
Arrived Sydney: 30 Sep 1820*
Vessel: Morley (3)*
Status: CF
Married: James Gosper, 20 Feb 1827, St John’s Wilberforce*
Occupation:
Died: 15 Apr 1841, Windsor*
Buried: 17 Apr 1841, St Matthew’s Windsor*
Father: Henry Marsden*
Mother: Sarah Brimley*

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era Margaret was baptized on 16 June 1805*

During the Macquarie era she apparently arrived in the Colony with her convict mother, Sarah Bromley & siblings in 1820

After the Macquarie era:
1822 Muster: Bromley, BC, an unnamed child of S Bromley, Wife of W H Marsden, Windsor

1823,24,25 Muster: Margaret Marsden, CF, Child of Henry Marsden, Wilberforce – also Margaret Bromley, CF, Morley 1820, Daughter of Sarah Bromley, Wilberforce

Margaret Marsden married James Gosper at CE, Wilberforce – V1827 4007 3B & V1827 213 11

1828 Census: Margaret Gosport, 18 CF, Protestant, Morley 1821, living at Wilberforce with James & William Thomas 9m
Margaret Gosper died 1841, age 32 – St Matthew’s CE, Windsor – V1841 1015 25B

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)
A Register of Pioneer Families – vol.2 – The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc 1995