THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

William Bellamy

Born: c1772, England.
Arrived: 26th September 1791.
Vessel: Active - sailed in the third fleet.
Status: convict.
Married: Ann Fay on the 10th July 1797 at St John's Church of England, Parramatta, NSW.
Occupation:
Died: 14 November 1850 at Pennant Hills, N.S.W.
Buried: 16 November 1850
St John's Church of England Cemetery, Parramatta, NSW.

Profile:
Convicted at Old Bailey and sentenced to 7 years for stealing 6 pairs of shoes.

During the Macquarie era William & Ann Fay had four children and took advantage of land grants actively farming the land and supporting themselves.
By the end of era, William Bellamy had sufficient wheat surplus to supply some to the Government Store.

In Feb 1821 it was reported that Mr William Bellamy the settler had captured John Cockling or Cochrane one of William Geary`s bushranger gang.
  

Contribution received from Association Member, Kathy Walden.

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