THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Arrived Sydney: 12 June 1801.
Vessel: Earl Cornwallis.
Status: Convict - transported for Life.
Married: Elizabeth Wills in c1810 at St Phillip’s Church of England, Sydney.
Died: cDecember 1829 in Sydney, N.S.W.
Before the Macquarie era William was tried at Middlesex Gaol Delivery on 15 January 1800 & received a Life sentence.***
During the Macquarie era, in 1810, William married Elizabeth Wills at St Phillip’s Church of England, Sydney. - V1810 1027 3A & V1810 118 5.
Their children were:
Elizabeth, baptised c1811.
Ann, baptised c1812.
Mary, baptised c1815.
Daniel, baptised c1817.
Selena, baptised c1819.
In 1817 he was working as a Turner in Sydney.###
After the Macquarie era:
In the 1822 Muster he is listed as having a conditional pardon working in Sydney as a Cooper and living with his Elizabeth and their children Ann, Mary, Selina, & William.
The1823,24,25 Muster has William listed as William Almand, a Chairmaker, living in Sydney with his wife Elizabeth and their children: Ann, Maria, Selima & William
He is not listed in the 1828 Census.
Researched & submitted by F O’Donnell - member.
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes.
***Principal Supt of Convicts – Bound Indents( Fiche) - Archives Office of NSW.
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.
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