THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Thomas Pye


Born: 11 Jan 1800, Baulkham Hills*
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: Ann Humm, 27 Dec 1830, Parramatta*<
Occupation:
Died: 11 Jun 1858, Campbell’s River, Bathurst*<
Buried: St John’s, Parramatta*
Father: John Pye*
Mother: Mary Phillips*

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era Thomas Pie, the son of John & Mary was baptized at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1800 871 1A

During the Macquarie era, on 26 October 1818 Thomas of Toongabbie was on a list of persons to receive a grant of land in 1818. On 5 March 1821 he was on a list of persons for whom grants of land have been handed over to the Surveyor General for delivery, with amount of feed to be charged###

After the Macquarie era, in 1822 Thomas, of Baulkham Hills, sent a memorial for land at Winbornedale Creek, near Bathurst. On 27 May 1822 he gave evidence in proceedings against John Hendle. On 20 June 1823 he was to enter into security for the payment of his servants being victualled from the Store at Bathurst for 3 months. His father sent a memorial on behalf of Thomas & his brother James in July 1825 & in November he was on a list of persons who had received orders for grants of land###

1822 Muster: Pye, Thomas, 22, BC, Child of John Pye, Parramatta

1823,24,25 Muster: Pye, Thomas, 27, BC, Landholder, Parramatta

?1828 Census: Thomas Pye, 28, BC, Protestant, Superintendent at Pyes Folly, Bathurst in the household of Joseph Pye
Thomas married Hannah Humm at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1820 5093 3B & V1830 55 14
Thomas Pye, son of John & Mary died 1858, regd Bathurst – 1858 2633

Researched & submitted by Association member F O’Donnell

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)
###Index to the Papers of the Colonial Secretary 1788- 1825 – Archives Authority of NSW 1989
*A Register of Pioneer Families – vol.2 – The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc 1995