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Thomas HOWARD (bap.1776, d.1841)

Thomas HOWARD1 [1165] was born in Nottinghamshire, England.1,2 He was baptised on 4 February 1776 at St Peters Church of England in Leeds, Yorkshire.3 Thomas's parents were Charles HOWARD (b. c.1742 in presumably Yorkshire, England; d. c.1778 York, Yorkshire) and Ann Hussey JACKSON. They were married in 1776 in Leeds, Yorkshire. Thomas was the youngest of four boys. His siblings were William HOWARD (b. 1768 Leeds, Yorkshire), Samuel HOWARD (b.1773 Leeds, Yorkshire) and Charles HOWARD (b.1773 Leeds, Yorkshire), the last two presumably twins.1 Thomas married Catherine ROWLEY [1167] on 29 August 1797 in York, Yorkshire.1,3,4 He was convicted in 1809 at the Circuit Court of Judiciary in Kingston, Surrey. He was convicted of stealing 200lbs of glue valued at £8 and received a life sentence.3

he migrated from London, UK to Port Jackson Sydney, NSW arriving on 16 December 1810. The ship's departure date was 18 July 1810. It travelled via Rio de Janeiro (where one of the guards jumped ship). The ship 'Indian' sailed into Port Jackson after a voyage lasting 151 days.3 He married Ann WILLIAMS [1164] on 5 October 1811 at St Phillip's Church of England in Sydney.1,3,5 In 1828 he was a blacksmith .6

in 1828 he owned property in Cornwallis, NSW. He had 15 acres of cleared and cultivated land with two horses and four cattle.6

Thomas and Catherine had 3 children :

- Sarah HOWARD (b. 1798 York, Yorkshire)

- Frederick HOWARD (b. 1800 York, Yorkshire)

- Mary HOWARD (b. 1802 York, Yorkshire).4,7

Thomas and Ann had 10 children :

- Charles HOWARD (b.1813 Sydney, NSW; d.1878 Sydney, NSW). He married Margaret CARROLL, c.1839 at Prospect, NSW

- Ellen HOWARD (b. c.1815 Bringelly, NSW; d.1860 Seven Hills NSW). She married John PIKE, 1831 at Parramatta, NSW

- Rachael HOWARD (b.1818 Bringelly NSW; d.1848 Seven Hills NSW). She married Thomas FIELD, 1835 at Castlereagh NSW

- Catherine HOWARD (b.1819 Bringelly NSW; d.1881 Mittagong NSW). She married William HINES, 1836 at Sutton Forest NSW

- Jonathan HOWARD (b.1822 Windsor NSW; d.1886 Glebe NSW). He married Emma FITZGERALD, 1843 at Sydney NSW and then Susan DRAKE, 1874 at Sydney NSW

- David HOWARD (b.1822 Windsor NSW; d.1875 Seven Hills NSW). He married Elizabeth BECKETT, 1846 at Prospect NSW

- Susannah HOWARD (b. c.1823 Windsor NSW)

- Hiram HOWARD (b. c.1826 Windsor NSW, d.1895 Howlong NSW). He married Eleanor Grace BRIEN, 1852 at Prospect NSW)

- Samuel HOWARD (b.1828 Cornwallis NSW; d.1868 Glebe NSW). He married Bridget GILROY, 1852 at Sydney NSW

- Ann HOWARD (b. 27 July 1831 Richmond NSW). She married John WIGGLESWORTH 28 February 1849 Darling Point, NSW. She was under age and so was married with the consent of 'her next friend'.1,8

in 1828 Thomas and Ann WILLIAMS lived in Cornwallis.6

he died on 3 October 1841 in Castlereagh, NSW.1


Ann WILLIAMS1 [1164] was the daughter of James WILLIAMS (1760?-1820) [1159] and Rachael WATKINS (1760?-1840) [1160].


1{S0732), Internet (MikeV) : WILLIAMS, James (1159) and Associated (http :// (Defunct)). Cit. Date: 11 October 2013. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0216}, Internet ( Cit. Date: 6 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3{S0733}, Internet (Australian Royalty) : HOWARD, Thomas (1165) and WILLIAMS, Ann (1164) ( and Cit. Date: 13 October 2013. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4{S0199}, Internet : General. Cit. Date: 6 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : Cit. Date: 10 August 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : V1811 239 5/1811 and V18111283 3A/1811 in Districe CA (St Phillips, Sydney)
6{S0733}, Internet (Australian Royalty) : HOWARD, Thomas (1165) and WILLIAMS, Ann (1164) ( and Cit. Date: 13 October 2013. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Easystreet : "Ann and her husband Thomas were listed on the census of 1828. They were living in Cornwallis with six children. Thomas is listed as a blacksmith and as having 15 acres of cleared and cultivated land with two horses and four cattle."
7{S0527}, Internet ( : Sharpham Family Tree (Site no longer available). Cit. Date: 26 March 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
8{S0798}, Researcher : COATES, Annette re : HOWARD, WILLIAMS. Custom Id: SUB045. Cit. Date: 30 January 2014. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen


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Updated : 14 Mar 2016