THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

William Tuckwell

Born: c.1795
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: Elizabeth M Thorn, 1816, Parramatta
Occupation:
Died: ?1855, Parramatta
Buried:
Father: ?Richard Tuckwell
Mother: ?Elizabeth Buckner

Profile:
?Before the Macquarie era William, the son of Elizabeth Buckner was baptized at St Phillip's CE, Sydney - V1795 445 1A & V1795 346 4

During the Macquarie era, on 16 January 1816 William was on a list of persons to receive a land grant that year. In October 1818 he was Clerk, Female Factory, Parramatta. On 1 June 1820 he sent a Memorial to the Col Sec###

William married Elizabeth Thorn at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1816 1935 3A & V1816 753 147B
Their children were:
Elizabeth R 1817
Richard 1819
William H 1821
After the Macquarie era their children were Mary A 1824, John J 1826, Harriott 1828, Sarah J 1829, George 1832

In 1822 William was a Clerk & assistant to Francis Oakes at the Factory. On 29 July 1822 he was appointed Superintendent after the resignation of Francis Oakes. In October 1825 he was appointed Secretary of the Factory. There are many other items mainly related to the Factory work & workers up to 28 December 1825###

1822 Muster: Tuckwell, William, BC, Superintendent, Factory, Parramatta

1823,24,25 Muster: Tuckwell, William, BC, Clerk Factory, Parramatta

1828 Census: William Tuckwell, 33, BC, Protestant, Storekeeper, Factory, living at Parramatta with Elizabeth M, Rebecca 8, Richard 6, William 4, Elizabeth 3 & Thomas 1

?William Tuckwell died 1855, age 59 – Wesleyan Methodist, Field of Mars; Parramatta – V1855 1150 110

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