THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Thomas Ambrose (2)
Born: 7th November c1804 in N.S.W., Australia. Status: Free, born in the Colony.
Married: (1) Mary Whalan (1814-1860) in 1831 at St Mary’s Church, Sydney, N.S.W.
(2) Mary Connoly (1836-1911) on the 16th January 1863 at St Mary’s Church, Sydney, N.S.W.
Occupation: Farmer, Innkeeper.
Died: 15th July 1871 at Wrights Creek, MacDonald River, N.S.W.
Buried: cJuly 1871 at St Joseph’s Cemetery, MacDonald River, N.S.W.
Father: Thomas Ambrose.
Mother: Mary Madden.
After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Thomas and Mary Whalan:-
Thomas born c1831.
Nancy born c1835.
Thomas born c1836.
Mary born c1839.
James born c1841.
Judith born c1843.
Catherine born 1846.
Catherine born 1848.
Elizabeth born 1850.
William born 1853.
John born 1855.
Sarah born 1855.
After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Thomas and Mary Connoly:-
Agnes born c1864.
George born c1866.
Henry born c1868.
Thomas, aged 24, Catholic, is listed in the N.S.W. 1828 Census as living with William Reynolds at Lower Portland Heads, N.S.W.
Submitted by Association member, Rex F Webb.
Reference: Census of New South Wales, November 1828. The Hawkesbury Pioneer Register published by the Hawkesbury Family History Group, 1994.