THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND
TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Robert Stanton Pettit
Born: 4th September
1786 at Ebony, Kent, England. Arrived:
18th January 1816.
Status: Convict, transported for life.
Married: Eleanor Morley 11th February 1822 at St. Luke’s, Liverpool,
Died: 11th April 1869 at Salt Pan Creek, Punchbowl, N.S.W.
Buried: 13th April 1869 at St. Thomas’ Enfield, N.S.W.
Father: William Pettit.
Mother: Lydia Stubberfield.
After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Robert and Eleanor:-
Ann Lydia born 11th January1823 at Parramatta, N.S.W.
Mary Ann born 10th November 1824 at Parramatta, N.S.W. John Joseph born 10th August 1826
at Parramatta, N.S.W.
Elizabeth born 12th July 1828 at Parramatta, N.S.W.
James born 16th March 1830 at Liverpool, N.S.W.
Jane born 14th December 1831 at Liverpool, N.S.W.
Ellen born 9th March 1834 at Prospect, N.S.W.
Robert born 22nd July 1836 in N.S.W.
Joseph born 14th December 1838 at Prospect, N.S.W.
Susannah Cleveland born 2nd February 1841 at Prospect, N.S.W.
John Apsley born 29th January 1843 at Prospect, N.S.W.
Louisa born 25th July 1845 at Baulkham Hills, N.S.W.
Charles Stanton born 26th July 1847 at Parramatta, N.S.W.
Robert Stanton Pettit was convicted for a term of life at Kent
Assizes on 13th March 1815.
Reference: A Register of Pioneer Families,
Volume 1, Pages 381 to 391, published by the 1788 -1820 Pioneer
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