Elizabeth Morris, 17781852 (aged 74 years)

Name
Elizabeth /Morris/
Given names
Elizabeth
Nickname
Eliza
Surname
Morris
Name
Elizabeth /Dalton/
Type of name
married name
Name
Elizabeth /Kentwell/
Type of name
married name
Name
Elizabeth /Shields/
Type of name
married name
Name
Elizabeth /Thompkins/
Type of name
married name
Name
Elizabeth /Tomkins/
Type of name
married name
Name
Elizabeth /Britten/
Type of name
married name
Birth
about 1778
Immigration
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:

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
Text:

The ship Mary Ann arrived in NSW 9 Jul 1791

Marriage
Text:

Common law

Religious marriage
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

Residence
Source: unknown
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.

Marriage
Text:

Common law

Census
Source: unknown
Text:

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 marriage
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
Citation details: 1825 muster ( 1823-1825)
Text:

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

Census
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

Death
Text:

V1852750 38B/1852 TOMPKINS ELIZABETH AGE 75

Citation details: Parramatta North All Saints Composite 05 March 1844 - 24 December 1870
Text:

Eliza Tomkins of Factory Lunatic Depart.
Died 6 Jan 1852 and buried 9 Jan 1852
aged 84 years

Burial
Citation details: Parramatta North All Saints Composite 05 March 1844 - 24 December 1870
Text:

Eliza Tomkins of Factory Lunatic Depart.
Died 6 Jan 1852 and buried 9 Jan 1852
aged 84 years

Family with John Dalton
husband
1776
Birth: about 1776
Death:
herself
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 6, 1852Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage Marriageabout 1792New South Wales, Australia
14 months
daughter
17931837
Birth: February 12, 1793 17 15 Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1837Seven Hills, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Family with William Kentwell
husband
17611809
Birth: March 23, 1761 Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 1809Green Hills, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
herself
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 6, 1852Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Religious marriage Religious marriageJanuary 21, 1796Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
17991816
Birth: November 24, 1799 38 21 Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 17, 1816Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18021881
Birth: 1802 40 24 Toongabbie, 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 26 New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 9, 1897Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18061881
Birth: about 1806 44 28 New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1881Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
18091867
Birth: about 1809 47 31 New 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 6, 1852Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage Marriageabout 1813New South Wales, Australia
1 month
son
18131890
Birth: February 3, 1813 35 Castle 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 6, 1852Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Religious marriage Religious marriageAugust 21, 1820Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
-5 years
son
18151893
Birth: August 15, 1815 24 37 Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1893Central Cumberland, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
18171893
Birth: October 29, 1817 26 39 Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 2, 1893Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth
Text:

age given as 50 in 1828

Immigration
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:

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
Text:

The ship Mary Ann arrived in NSW 9 Jul 1791

Marriage
Text:

Common law

Religious marriage
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

Residence
Source: unknown
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.

Marriage
Text:

Common law

Census
Source: unknown
Text:

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 marriage
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
Citation details: 1825 muster ( 1823-1825)
Text:

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

Census
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

Death
Text:

V1852750 38B/1852 TOMPKINS ELIZABETH AGE 75

Citation details: Parramatta North All Saints Composite 05 March 1844 - 24 December 1870
Text:

Eliza Tomkins of Factory Lunatic Depart.
Died 6 Jan 1852 and buried 9 Jan 1852
aged 84 years

Burial
Citation details: Parramatta North All Saints Composite 05 March 1844 - 24 December 1870
Text:

Eliza Tomkins of Factory Lunatic Depart.
Died 6 Jan 1852 and buried 9 Jan 1852
aged 84 years

Shared note

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