THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Matilda Jane Rollinson

Born: 15 May 1809, Plymouth, Devon, England*
Arrived Sydney: 20 Jan 1820*
Vessel: Lord Wellington*
Status: CF
Married: Edward Baylis, 27 Jan 1825, Richmond*
Occupation:
Died: 11 Oct 1885, Sydney*
Buried: 13 Oct 1885, Rookwood *NSW
Father’s name: Thomas Rollinson*
Mother’s name: Jane Hoblin/Oblin*

During the Macquarie era, in 1820 Matilda arrived in the Colony with her mother & sister to be reunited with her convict father? Thomas Rollinson (Fame 1817)

Matilda Rollinson married Edward Baylis in 1825 at CE, Richmond – V1825 3489 3B, V1825 45 156, V1825 65 156 & V1825 177 156
Matilda Baylis, a77, died in 1885 in Sydney – 1885 2107

Listed in the 1822 Muster as an unnamed child of T Rollinson, Windsor

Listed in the 1823, 1824, 1825 Muster as: Matilda Rollinson, a16, Lord Wellington 1820, Child of Thomas Rollinson, (Fame 1817, 14) Govt Man to his Wife Jane Rollinson, Richmond

Listed in the 1828 Census as:- Matilda Bailis, a19, BC, Protestant, living with Edward Bailis, Blacksmith, & Elizabeth a2 at Patricks Plains

Researched by F O’Donnell - member

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. 1995