THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Thomas Bray snr

Born: 25 Jul 1792, Sydney NSW*
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married:1.Martha Squire on 19 Dec 1810* 2.Ann Bloodworth on 31 Aug 1819*
Occupation:
Died: 2 May 1855 at Concord NSW*
Buried: Ashfield NSW*
Father: John Bray*
Mother: Mary Devine*

Profile:
During the Macquarie era, in 1810, Thomas married Martha Squire at St Phillip’s CE, Sydney - V1810 1147 3A & V1810 193 5
Their children were: Elizabeth 1811*
John 1813*
Thomas married Ann Bloodworth in 1819 at St Phillip’s CE, Sydney – V1819 2412 3A & V1819 42 8
They had a son:
Thomas b1820*

After the Macquarie era their children were:
James W 1822, George C 1823, Mary A C1828, Rebecca J 1830, George C 1832, Henry D 1835, William 1837 & Alfred L 1842*

1822 Muster: has a 30ac. Farm & as Thomas Brag, BC, Sydney

Not found in the 1823,24,25 Muster

1828 Census: Thomas Bray, a36, BC, Protestant, Landholder, Concord with his wife Ann, a30 & 5 children, all BC

Researched & submitted by F O’Donnell - member

References:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes
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)
*A Register of Pioneer Families – vol.2 – The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association. 1995