THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

William Evans

Born: c.1768
Arrived Sydney: 26 Jun 1790
Vessel: Surprise
Status: Convict – 7 years
Married: ?Elizabeth Hall, 1811, Parramatta
Occupation:
Died:
Buried:
Father:
Mother:

Profile:
?Before the Macquarie era William Evans was tried at the Old Bailey Middlesex on12th December 1787 & received a sentence of 7 years***

?During the Macquarie era William married Elizabeth Hall at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1811 1162 3A & V1811 472 147A
No children found

After the Macquarie era, on 15 November 1822, his wife, Elizabeth sent a Memorial asking that William (per Surprise 1791) be admitted to the Asylum. On 5 May 1823 he was forwarded to Castle Hill Asylum###
1822 Muster:

1823,24,25 Muster: William Evans, FS, Surprise 1791, 7, Lunatic Asylum, Parramatta

1828 Census: ?William Evans, 60, FS, Protestant, Surprise 1790, Servant to Thomas Kains, Kent St, Sydney – ed remarks probably Thomas Raine

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
***Principal Supt of Convicts – Bound Indents( Fiche) - Archives Office of NSW