THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

William Shelley snr

Born: 29 May 1774 Hanley, Staff, England*
Arrived Sydney: 13 Feb 1800*
Vessel: Betsey*
Status:
Married: Elizabeth Bean*
Occupation: ?Misssionary
Died: 8 Jul 1815, Parramatta*
Buried: St John’s CE, Parramatta*
Father:
Mother:

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era, in 1801, William married Elizabeth Bean at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1801 502 3A
After their marriage Elizabeth & William left the Colony & returned in 1806
Their children were:
Charles born 1803 in Tahiti, died 1807, Parramatta
William born 1804 in Tahiti, died Goulburn

After their return to the Colony:
Lucy 1806
Elizabeth 1808

During the Macquarie era they had more children:
Mary A 1810
George 1812
Rowland J 1814

During the Macquarie era, in 1815, William died, a41 – St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1815 3432 2B

Researched & submitted by F O’Donnell - member

References:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes
*A Register of Pioneer Families – vol.2 – The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc 1995