THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Thomas Acres (2)
Born: c1798 at Mulgrave Place, N.S.W.
Status: Free, born in the Colony.
Married: Lucy Day on the 4th January 1819 at St John's Church of England, Parramatta, N.S.W.
Died: 22nd August 1881 at Spring Valley, Goulburn, N.S.W.
Buried: cAugust 1881 at Collector, N.S.W.
Father: Thomas Acres.
Mother: Ann Hinchley.
During the Macquarie era the following child was born to Thomas and Lucy:
Thomas baptised 7th August 1820 at Airds, N.S.W.
After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Thomas and Lucy:
Mary Ann born c1822 at Airds, N.S.W.
Henry baptised 18th February 1827 at Airds, N.S.W.
Catherine born 30th November 1827 at Airds, N.S.W.
Charlotte Anne born 21st May 1831 at Airds, N.S.W.
Sophia Mary born 8th September 1834 at Airds, N.S.W.
Lucy born 5th August 1837 at Airds, N.S.W.
William born 31st July 1840 at Wollongong,N.S.W.
During the Macquarie era, in 1816, Thomas Acres (Junior) of Airds is on a list to receive a land grant and in 1820 the Surveyor General is to deliver the land.
The Colonial Secretary papers reported that in 1822, Thomas was robbed.
Thomas is listed in the Musters as a Landholder, living in Liverpool with his wife Lucy and their children. They are also listed in the 1828 Census as Catholic and a settler at Airds living with their children ,Thomas, Mary Ann and Henry.
Researched & submitted by Association member, F O’Donnell.
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes: V1819 2297 3A and V1819 875 147B; V1859 1152 146.
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.
James Hugh Donohoe, The Catholics of New South Wales, 1788 - 1820 & Their Families.
Campbelltown Pioneer Register, 1800 - 1900, published by the Campbelltown and District Family History Society, 2000.
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