THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Sarah Buckley

Born: 22nd August 1813 at Almondbury, Yorkshire, England.
Arrived Sydney: 17th September 1818.
Vessel: Maria (1).
Status: Free, child of convict Mary Buckley.
Married: Theodore Pike 1n 1834 at Parramatta, N.S.W.
Died: 22nd September 1851 at Bankstown, N.S.W.
Buried:
Father: James Buckley.
Mother: Mary Hitchen (Hitchin)
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After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Sarah and Theodore:-
James born 20th December 1835.
Louisa born 6th February 1838.
Theodore born 10th May 1840.
Matilda born 1st November 1841.
Elizabeth born 9th November 1843.
Caroline born 27th February 1846.
Ann Maria born 13th May 1848.
Ellen born 31st August 1850.

Sarah was the third born child of convicts James and Mary Buckley who had each, at different times previously, been convicted of larceny in the Lancaster Quarter Sessions
and sentenced to transportation for seven years. James had arrived in Parramatta per ‘Morley 2’ in November 1818 and Mary, together with four of their children, per ‘Maria 1’ in
September 1818.

Sarah married Theodore Pike at Parramatta in 1834. A number of their children were born while they were living in the Yass/Goulburn area.

Submitted by Association member, Wal Gallagher

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