THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

William Cross

Born: c.1797
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: ?Elizabeth Stalliard, 1819, Windsor
Occupation:
Died: ?1845, Windsor
Buried:
Father: John Cross snr
Mother: Mary Davison

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era William, the son of John & Mary (Davison) was baptized at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1797 679 1A & V1797 193 148

During the Macquarie era on 16 January 1816, William was of Hawkesbury & on a list of persons to receive a land grant that year###
William married Elizabeth Stalliard at St Matthew’s CE, Windsor – V1819 2356 3A

After the Macquarie era William was of Oxberry^^ in September 1822 & of Portland Head on 10 Sep 1824. He was on a list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the District of Windsor in November 1824 & August 1825. He sent a Memorial to the Col. Sec in October 1825###
^^Probably Hawkesbury

1822 Muster: William Cross, 25, BC, Landholder, Windsor

1823,24,25 Muster: William Cross, BC, Landholder, Wilberforce

1828 Census: William Cross, 31, BC, Protestant, Farmer, living at Lower Portland Head with Elizabeth & Mary Ann 12

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