THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Sarah Field/Thomas,

Born: 15th February 1805, Sydney, N.S.W.
Baptised c1805 at St Phillip's Church of England, Sydney, N.S.W.
Status: Free, born in the Colony.
Married: John Baylis on the 14th August 1820 at Richmond, N.S.W.
Died: 18th December 1848 at Maitland, N.S.W.
Buried: c 1848 at Maitland, N.S.W.
Father: John Thomas.
Mother: Sarah Field.

Profile During the Macquarie era the following child was born to Sarah and John:-
Mary Ann born 19th October 1821 at Richmond, N.S.W.

After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Sarah and John:-
Ann Maria born 18th April 1823 at Richmond, N.S.W.
John born 22nd September 1826 at Richmond, N.S.W.
Thomas born c1829.

Sarah was found in the 1822 Muster but she is listed in the
1823, 1824, 1825 Muster as Sarah Bayless, age 20, wife of John Bayless living at Evan with 2 daughters.

Although Sarah is listed in the 1828 Census, she is listed as Sarah Bailis, age 22, protestant, living with her children John, Mary Ann and Maria
at Patricks Plains with brother-law Edward Bailis and his wife Matilda.

Researched and contributed by Association member, F. O'Donnell.

Reference:
A Register of Pioneer Families, Volume 2, Page 24, published by The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc.

NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes,
V1805 1407 1A & 1805 864 4;V1820 2592 3A & V1820 40 156.
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).

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