THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Richard Reynolds/Sterling

Born: c1810.
Status: Free, born in the colony.
Married: ?Elizabeth Graham in c1831 at Wilberforce, N.S.W.
Occupation: Harnessmaker
Died: ?1856 at Yass, N.S.W.
Buried:
Father: Richard Reynolds*
Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Sterling*

Profile:
During the Macquarie era Richard, the son of Sarah Starling, was baptized at St Matthew’s Church of England, Windsor, N.S.W. – V1810 2216 1A

After the Macquarie era, in May 1824, when Richard was a13, his father sent a Memorial to the Col Sec Office###

1822 Muster: Sterling, BC, an unnamed child of R Reynolds, Windsor.

1823,24,25 Muster: Richard Sterling, a15, BC, Son of Richard Reynolds, Wilberforce - Alias Richard Reynolds.

1828 Census: Richard Reynolds, a29, BC, Protestant, Harnessmaker, Windsor.

?Richard Reynolds married Elizabeth Graham in 1831 at CE, Wilberforce – V1831 5311 3B.
?They had a daughter Henrietta born in 1831.

?Richard, son of Richard & Sarah M died 1856, registered at Yass, N.S.W. – 1856 3495>

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.
###Index to the Papers of the Colonial Secretary 1788- 1825 – Archives Authority of NSW 1989.

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