THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

William Eaton

Born: c.1769
Arrived Sydney: 16 Oct 1791
Vessel: Admiral Barrington
Status: Convict – 7 years
Married: ?Jane Ison* 2. Jane Foster, 1824, Richmond
Occupation: Farmer
Died: ?1858, Richmond
Buried:
Father:
Mother:

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era William was tried at the Justice Hall, Old Bailey on 22nd June 1788 & received a sentence of 7 years - Adml Barringn***
?William formed a relationship with Jane Ison & their children were:
Daniel 1804, Windsor
Susannah 1807, Windsor
George 1809, Windsor
John 1811, Windsor*
Ann 1813, Richmond

In 1804, William was on a list of grants & leases in the Col Sec office###

During the Macquarie era in December 1810 he was a signatory to a letter from the settlers of the Hawkesbury to Gov. Macquarie. In June 1811 he was on a list to receive a land grant & in September 1812 he was permitted to draw cattle from the Govt on credit###

After the Macquarie era, in 1825 William sent Memorials for a ticket of occupation### br>
1822 Muster: William Eaton, FBS, Admiral Barrington, 7, Landholder, Windsor

In August 1824 William sought permission to marry Jane Foster at Castlereagh###
William married Jane Foster in 1824 at CE, Richmond – V1824 3409 3B & V1824 61 156

1823,24,25 Muster: William Eaton, FS, Hillsborough 1798, 7, Landholder, Richmond with George, John & Ann

1828 Census: William Eaton, a59, FS, Protestant, Admiral Barrington 1791, Farmer at North Richmond with Jane, George, John & Ann

?William Eaton died 1858, a90 – CE, Richmond – V1858 1386 157 & 1858 5297

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)
*A Register of Pioneer Families – vol.2 – The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association. Inc 1995
###Index to the Papers of the Colonial Secretary 1788- 1825 – Archives Authority of NSW 1989
***Principal Supt of Convicts – Bound Indents( Fiche) - Archives Office of NSW