THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Thomas Richards

Born: c.1820
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: ?Eliza Cornwell/Cornwall, 1841, Richmond
Occupation:
Died: ?1888, Richmond
Buried:
Father: James Richards
Mother: Mary Eaton

Profile:
During the Macquarie era, in 1820, Thomas, the son of James & Mary, was baptized at CE, Richmond – V1820 5193 1B & V1820 288 156

After the Macquarie era:
?1822 Muster: an unnamed child, BC, of Mary, Wife of J Richards, Windsor

1823,24,25 Muster: Thomas Richards, a5, BC, Son of James Richards, Richmond

1828 Census: Thomas Richards, a8, BC, living at Evan with David/Daniel Eaton (appears to be his mother’s brother)

?Thomas Richards married Eliza Cornwell/Cornwall at CE, Richmond – V1841 364 25C & V1841 1197 (his mother is housekeeper to Isaac Cornwell jnr in the Census)

?Thomas Richards, son of James & Mary, died 1888 regd Richmond – 1888 10121

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)