THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Mary Horrell

Born: c.1784, Exeter, Devon, England*
Arrived Sydney: 12 Jun 1801
Vessel: Earl Cornwallis
Status: Convict – 7 years
Married: William Eckford
Occupation:
Died: 16 Feb 1864, East Maitland*
Buried: 19 Feb 1864*
Father: William Horrell*
Mother: Mary*

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era Mary was tried at Devon Easter Q S in 1798 & received a sentence of 7 years***
She had a liaison with William Eckford & they were the parents of:
John c1802
Elizabeth 1803*
Henry 1805*
Jane 1807
William 1808

During the Macquarie era they were the parents of:
James 1812
Joseph 1814
Peter 1817
Mary Ann 1820

After the Macquarie era:
1822 Muster:

1823,24,25 Muster: Mary Eckford, CF, Earl Cornwallis 1801, Wife of William Eckford, Newcastle

1828 Census: Mary Eckford, a37, TL, Earl Cornwallis 1807, living at Newcastle with William, Joseph a14 & Peter a12

Mary Eckford died 1864 – CE, Hexham, Newcastle, Christ Church – V1864 358 122A & daughter of William & Mary, regd Maitland West – 1864 4258

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)
***Principal Supt of Convicts – Bound Indents( Fiche) - Archives Office of NSW
*A Register of Pioneer Families – vol.2 – The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc 1995