Elizabeth Morris, 17781852 (aged 74 years)

Name
Elizabeth /Morris/
Given names
Elizabeth
Surname
Morris
Married name
Elizabeth /Dalton/
Married name
Elizabeth /Kentwell/
Married name
Elizabeth /Shields/
Married name
Elizabeth /Thompkins/
Married name
Elizabeth /Tomkins/
Married name
Elizabeth /Britten/
Birth about 1778

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age given as 50 in 1828

Immigration July 9, 1791 (aged 13 years)
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Text: Name: Elizabeth Morris Vessel: Atlantic, William and Ann, Britannia, Matilda, Salamander, Albemarle, Mary Ann, Barrington, Active Fleet: Third Convicted Date: 5 Apr 1790 Voyage Date: Jan 1791 Colony: New South Wales Place of Conviction: Bristol, England Note:

Source: unknown
Text:

Elizabeth, when aged 10, was tried and acquitted of a felony at Bristol. 2 years later she was convicted along with two men, John Clements and John Rossiter, of grand larceny. At age 12, she was sentenced to seven years transportation in Bristol on 5 Apr 1790. Elizabeth sailed aboard the ship 'Mary Ann', an old French 298 ton ship which was part of the Third Fleet, with 149 other women, departing 16 Feb 1791 and arriving in Sydney on 9 Jul 1791. The Mary Ann was the first ship of the Third Fleet to arrive in Sydney.

Citation details:

p. 131

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The ship Mary Ann arrived in NSW 9 Jul 1791

MarriageJohn DaltonView this family
Type: Common
about 1792 (aged 14 years)
Religious marriageWilliam KentwellView this family
January 21, 1796 (aged 18 years)
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No 2. William Kentwell of the parish of Parramatta and Elizabeth Morris were married by Banns this twenty first day of Jan in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety six by me Samuel Marsden William signed the register and Elizabeth made her X mark In the presence of William Harper who signed the register and Briget [sic] Conley who made her x mark

Residence between 1796 and 1809 (aged 31 years)
Source: unknown
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Elizabeth and William Kentwell lived between 1796 and 1809 at Toongabbie, where they farmed a land grant. William drowned in the flood of 1809 and on 23 August 1809 she took seven year old Charlotte to the Female Orphan Institution at Parramatta. She continued to run the farm with the help of Hannah and the two boys, and a little while later, in about 1813, entered into a relationship with an Irish convict named Murty or Murtagh Shields who had a wife and six children at home in Ireland.

MarriageMurtagh ShieldsView this family
Type: Common
about 1813 (aged 35 years)
Census 1814 (aged 36 years)
Note: The 1814 muster had Elizabeth with six children living with her. In 1815 D'arcy Wentworth paid Elizabeth a bull and two cows as part payment for some of William's land. Elizabeth was still living at Toongabbie in May 1820 when her son John Kentwell applied for a land grant. He said he was living with his widowed mother at Toongabbie.
Religious marriageThomas ThompkinsView this family
August 21, 1820 (aged 42 years)
Citation details:

No 749 year 1820

Text:

Thomas Thompkins, prisoner per Fortune 2 age 29 of the parish of Parramatta and Elizabeth Kentwell, free of ditto were married in this church by banns this 21 day of August 1820 by me George Middleton Thomas and Elizabeth both made their X marks in the register in the presence of Thomas Ashford who signed the register, and Hannah Becket who made her X mark

Census about 1825 (aged 47 years)
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1825 muster ( 1823-1825)

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Morris, Elizabeth, free by servitude, Mary Ann, 1791, 7 years, wife of Thomas Tompkins, Parramatta

Census November 1828 (aged 50 years)
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Thomas Tompkins, 34, ticket of leave, Fortune, 1815, life, Protestant, landholder, Baulkham Hills Tompkins, Elizabeth, 50, free by servitude, Mary Ann, 1791, 7 years Tompkins, Henry 13, born in the colony Tompkins, Sarah, 11, ditto

Death January 25, 1852 (aged 74 years)
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V1852750 38B/1852 TOMPKINS ELIZABETH AGE 75

Shared note: Age:74

Age:74

Family with John Dalton
husband
1776
Birth: about 1776
Death:
herself
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 25, 1852Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: about 1792New South Wales, Australia
14 months
daughter
17931837
Birth: February 12, 1793 17 15Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1837Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Family with William Kentwell
husband
17611809
Birth: March 23, 1761Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 1809Green Hills, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
herself
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 25, 1852Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: January 21, 1796Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
1799
Birth: November 24, 1799 38 21Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
3 years
daughter
18021881
Birth: 1802 40 24Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 8, 1881Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
Kentwell, John (1804-1897)
18041897
Birth: about 1804 42 26New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 9, 1897Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18061881
Birth: about 1806 44 28New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1881Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
18091867
Birth: about 1809 47 31New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 24, 1867Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Murtagh Shields
husband
1835
Birth:
Death: 1835Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
herself
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 25, 1852Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: about 1813New South Wales, Australia
1 month
son
18131890
Birth: February 3, 1813 35Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 1, 1890Central Cumberland, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Thomas Thompkins
husband
17911829
Birth: about 1791
Death: December 1829New South Wales, Australia
herself
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 25, 1852Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: August 21, 1820Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
-5 years
son
18151893
Birth: August 15, 1815 24 37Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1893Central Cumberland, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
18171893
Birth: October 29, 1817 26 39Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 2, 1893Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
BirthAncestry.com. 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
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age given as 50 in 1828

ImmigrationAncestry.com. Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Third Fleet, 1791 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Text:

Text: Name: Elizabeth Morris Vessel: Atlantic, William and Ann, Britannia, Matilda, Salamander, Albemarle, Mary Ann, Barrington, Active Fleet: Third Convicted Date: 5 Apr 1790 Voyage Date: Jan 1791 Colony: New South Wales Place of Conviction: Bristol, England Note:

Immigrationunknown
Text:

Elizabeth, when aged 10, was tried and acquitted of a felony at Bristol. 2 years later she was convicted along with two men, John Clements and John Rossiter, of grand larceny. At age 12, she was sentenced to seven years transportation in Bristol on 5 Apr 1790. Elizabeth sailed aboard the ship 'Mary Ann', an old French 298 ton ship which was part of the Third Fleet, with 149 other women, departing 16 Feb 1791 and arriving in Sydney on 9 Jul 1791. The Mary Ann was the first ship of the Third Fleet to arrive in Sydney.

ImmigrationBateson, Charles. The convict ships 1787-1868. 2nd ed. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd., 1985 ie 1969
Citation details:

p. 131

Text:

The ship Mary Ann arrived in NSW 9 Jul 1791

MarriageAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Text:

No 2. William Kentwell of the parish of Parramatta and Elizabeth Morris were married by Banns this twenty first day of Jan in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety six by me Samuel Marsden William signed the register and Elizabeth made her X mark In the presence of William Harper who signed the register and Briget [sic] Conley who made her x mark

Residenceunknown
Text:

Elizabeth and William Kentwell lived between 1796 and 1809 at Toongabbie, where they farmed a land grant. William drowned in the flood of 1809 and on 23 August 1809 she took seven year old Charlotte to the Female Orphan Institution at Parramatta. She continued to run the farm with the help of Hannah and the two boys, and a little while later, in about 1813, entered into a relationship with an Irish convict named Murty or Murtagh Shields who had a wife and six children at home in Ireland.

MarriageAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Citation details:

No 749 year 1820

Text:

Thomas Thompkins, prisoner per Fortune 2 age 29 of the parish of Parramatta and Elizabeth Kentwell, free of ditto were married in this church by banns this 21 day of August 1820 by me George Middleton Thomas and Elizabeth both made their X marks in the register in the presence of Thomas Ashford who signed the register, and Hannah Becket who made her X mark

CensusAncestry.com. New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Citation details:

1825 muster ( 1823-1825)

Text:

Morris, Elizabeth, free by servitude, Mary Ann, 1791, 7 years, wife of Thomas Tompkins, Parramatta

CensusAncestry.com. 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Text:

Thomas Tompkins, 34, ticket of leave, Fortune, 1815, life, Protestant, landholder, Baulkham Hills Tompkins, Elizabeth, 50, free by servitude, Mary Ann, 1791, 7 years Tompkins, Henry 13, born in the colony Tompkins, Sarah, 11, ditto

DeathNew South Wales. Department of Justice and Attorney General. NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages. [data-base on-line]. Sydney: the Registry.
Text:

V1852750 38B/1852 TOMPKINS ELIZABETH AGE 75

Census

The 1814 muster had Elizabeth with six children living with her. In 1815 D'arcy Wentworth paid Elizabeth a bull and two cows as part payment for some of William's land. Elizabeth was still living at Toongabbie in May 1820 when her son John Kentwell applied for a land grant. He said he was living with his widowed mother at Toongabbie.

DeathView

Age:74

Shared note

BURI: CEME St. John's Church of England Cemetery