THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Robert Eather

Born: c.1795
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: Mary Lynch, 1824, Windsor
Occupation: Butcher
Died: ?1881, Richmond
Buried:
Father: ?Thomas Heather
Mother: Elizabeth Lee

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era Robert, the son of Elizabeth Lee, was baptized at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1795 438 1A
Robert Heather, BC, of Windsor, was on a list of persons receiving rations from Hawkesbury Stores from June 1809 to January 1810###

During the Macquarie era, in September 1818, he was on a list of persons to receive a land grant###

After the Macquarie era:
1822 Muster: Robert Eather, a20, BC, Landholder, Windsor

1823,24,25 Muster: Robert Eather, BC, Landholder, Windsor

Robert Heather married Mary Linch in 1824 at St Matthew’s CE, Windsor – V1824 3398 3B

1828 Census: Robert Eather, a32, BC, Protestant, Butcher at Windsor, living with Mary, Thomas a8, James a7, Elizabeth a5, Robert jnr a4, Cecilia a2 & Richard a1m

?Robert Eather, son of Thomas & Elizabeth, died 1881 regd Richmond – 1881 7908

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