Sarah Rope, 17981882 (aged 84 years)

Name
Sarah Rope
Given names
Sarah
Surname
Rope
Married name
Sarah Frost
Birth March 1, 1798 39 37
Citation details:

Vol 01, Baptisms, 1790-1825; Marriages, 1789-1823; Burials, 1790-1825

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Sarah Rope daughter of Antony and Elizabeth Rope was born 1 Mar 1798 and christened 26 Jun 1798

Birth of a sisterSusannah Rope
about 1801 (aged 2 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Rope
1805 (aged 6 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Ann Rope
1808 (aged 9 years)
Text:

2499/1808 V18082499 1A ROPE ELIZABETH A ANTHONY ELIZABETH

Religious marriageThomas FrostView this family
March 14, 1815 (aged 17 years)
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Thomas married on 14th March 1815 in Castlereagh Church, Sarah, daughter of 'First Fleeters' Anthony Rope and Sarah Pulley. Sarah Rope's brother Robert was reputed to have been the first white child born in Australia. See: The Australian Genealogist Vol.II, part 3, July 1936; and The Pioneers of Sydney Cove, p.87. The first publication quotes Robert's birth date as 5th September 1788 whilst the second states 5th November 1788 (which may in fact be a baptismal date).

Birth of a son
#1
George Purdy Frost
December 28, 1815 (aged 17 years)
Text:

Name: George P Rope Birth Date: 1815 Birth Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1815 Registration Place: Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia Father: Thomas Rope Mother: Sarah Volume Number: V1815150 60

Birth of a son
#2
Henry Frost
December 26, 1817 (aged 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Mary Ann Frost
September 5, 1820 (aged 22 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Robert Frost
April 1, 1823 (aged 25 years)
Birth of a son
#5
John Thomas Frost
July 26, 1826 (aged 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Sarah Ann Frost
October 28, 1828 (aged 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Eliza Frost
July 24, 1829 (aged 31 years)
Text:

Name: Eliza Frost Gender: Female Baptism Age: 0 Birth Date: 24 Jul 1829 Baptism Date: 25 Oct 1829 Baptism Place: Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date: 1829 Residence Place: New South Wales, Australia Father: Thomas Frost Mother: Sarah FHL Film Number: 993950

Birth of a son
#8
William Frost
October 29, 1831 (aged 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Ann Frost
1833 (aged 34 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Rope
December 18, 1834 (aged 36 years)
Birth of a son
#10
James Christopher Frost
March 27, 1835 (aged 37 years)
Baptism of a sonJames Christopher Frost
July 19, 1835 (aged 37 years)
Text:

Church of England

Death of a motherElizabeth Pulley
August 9, 1837 (aged 39 years)
Text:

Name: Anthony Rope Death Date: 1838 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1838 Registration Place: Castlereagh, New South Wales Volume Number: V11838671 20

Source: unknown
Citation details:

transcription of headstone

Text:

SACRED to the MEMORY of ALIZABETH ROPE Wife of Anthony Rope who died Aug. 9 1837 aged 80 years May her soul rest in peace Amen

Burial of a motherElizabeth Pulley
August 11, 1837 (aged 39 years)
Source: unknown
Citation details:

transcription of headstone

Text:

SACRED to the MEMORY of ALIZABETH ROPE Wife of Anthony Rope who died Aug. 9 1837 aged 80 years May her soul rest in peace Amen

Marriage of a childGeorge Purdy FrostMary Ann LeversView this family
January 1, 1839 (aged 40 years)
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V1839287 23B/1839 FROST GEORGE LEVIRS MARY A CD

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Married at St Stephens. George and Mary had at least 4 children.

Marriage of a childHenry FrostAnn AldridgeView this family
July 31, 1839 (aged 41 years)
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Married 31 Jul 1839 at Penrith. Henry and Ann had 11 children.

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Name: Henry Frost Spouse Name: Ann Aldridge Marriage Date: 1839 Marriage Place: New South Wales Registration Place: Castlereagh, New South Wales Registration Year: 1839 Volume Number: V B

Birth of a daughter
#11
Rebecca Frost
November 28, 1842 (aged 44 years)
Death of a fatherAnthony Rope
April 20, 1843 (aged 45 years)
Source: Gravestone
Text:

Name: Anthony Rope Death Date: 1843 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1843 Registration Place: Castlereagh, New South Wales Volume Number: V1843609 278

Marriage of a childHenry GraystockMary Ann FrostView this family
December 11, 1843 (aged 45 years)
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Married at St Stephens Penrith. Mary and Henry had at least one child.

Marriage of a childRobert FrostMary Ann SimpsonView this family
1844 (aged 45 years)
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They had 11 children

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V184498 29/1844 FROST ROBERT SIMPSON MARY ANN MF V184426 10/1844 FROST ROBERT SIMPSON MARY A CB

Death of a brotherJohn Rope
1845 (aged 46 years)
Text:

Name: John Rope Death Date: 1845 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1845 Registration Place: Castlereagh, New South Wales Volume Number: V1845660 30B

Marriage of a childWilliam BarlowSarah Ann FrostView this family
1851 (aged 52 years)
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Married at St Stephens. They had 8 children, of whom 4 survived.

Marriage of a childJohn Thomas FrostBridget McNamaraView this family
September 13, 1853 (aged 55 years)
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Married at St Stephens

Death of a sonGeorge Purdy Frost
December 5, 1853 (aged 55 years)
Text:

Died 5 Dec 1853

Burial of a sonGeorge Purdy Frost
December 8, 1853 (aged 55 years)
Text:

His headstone states: George P. Frost died 5th December 1853 aged 38 years Oft as the bell solemn speaks the departure of a son Let each one ask himself am I prepared should I be called to die

The Penrith Parish Church Register for burials states that he was "George Purdy Frost, of Emu Plains, settler, died at the age of 38 years, and was buried on 8th December 1853. the service was conducted by Elizabeth Smith".

Marriage of a childWilliam FrostMary Ann RopeView this family
July 24, 1855 (aged 57 years)
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Married at St Lawrence. Mary and William had 11 children

Marriage of a childJames Christopher FrostSarah PerrinView this family
April 28, 1856 (aged 58 years)
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Married at St Stephens. At the time of her marriage Sarah was living with her mother at Penrith. James was living at Penrith. James and Sarah had 8 children

Death of a daughterMary Ann Frost
before 1862 (aged 63 years)

Marriage of a childGeorge Herbert DouglasRebecca FrostView this family
July 19, 1862 (aged 64 years)
Text:

Married at Presbyterian church, Penrith. Rebecca was described as a spinster residing at Penrith. George was described as a bachelor residing in St Marys parish, South Creek. He was a saddler.

Death of a husbandThomas Frost
October 13, 1862 (aged 64 years)
Text:

No 1862/005550 Died 13 Oct 1862 at Penrith Thomas Frost a pound keeper, male, age 90 Cause of death old age of 6 months duration Son of unknown, informant John Price, undertaker, Penrith Buried 15 Oct 1862 at Penrith Born England, 52 years in NSW Married NSW at age 43 to Sarah Rope Children of marriage George Henry 35 Mary Ann Robert 29 John 36 Sarah 26 William 31 Eliza James 27 Rebecca 30

Burial of a husbandThomas Frost
October 15, 1862 (aged 64 years)
Text:

Buried at St Stephens. His gravestone was in 2011, still in good condition. His gravestone correctly states that his birthday was the 26th January. The year, however, is incorrect. Sacred to the Memory of THOMAS FROST Born January 26 1773 Died October 13 1862 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord Stand off dear friend dry up your tears Here we must sleep till Christ appears And when He does we hope to rise Unto a life that never dies Also SARAH FROST Relict of the above Born March 22, 1799 Died August 17th 1882 Church register: Thomas Frost, Poundkeeper of Penrith was buried on 16th October 1862 aged 90 years. Service conducted by Elijah Smith. Sarah Frost aged 85 years of Penrith was buried in 18th August 1882

Death of a sisterMary Rope
1872 (aged 73 years)
Text:

6195/1872 RYAN MARY ANTHONY ELIZABETH PENRITH

Marriage of a childHenry FrostAlice Maude Madeline View this family
July 27, 1873 (aged 75 years)
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Henry was described as a widower, occupation tanner residing in Dubbo. Alice was described as a widow, married name Morris. Henry and Alice had 2 children.

Death August 17, 1882 (aged 84 years)
Text:

The Nepean Times (the Penrith newspaper) reported on 19th August 1882: "on Thursday morning last Mrs. Frost, an old and respected resident of this town, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. R. Douglas. She was over 80 years of age and had resided in the one house for 55 years. For the latter few years of her life she was deprived of her sight".

Burial August 18, 1882 (1 day after death)
Text:

Buried at St Stephens. His gravestone was in 2011, still in good condition. His gravestone correctly states that his birthday was the 26th January. The year, however, is incorrect. Sacred to the Memory of THOMAS FROST Born January 26 1773 Died October 13 1862 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord Stand off dear friend dry up your tears Here we must sleep till Christ appears And when He does we hope to rise Unto a life that never dies Also SARAH FROST Relict of the above Born March 22, 1799 Died August 17th 1882 Church register: Thomas Frost, Poundkeeper of Penrith was buried on 16th October 1862 aged 90 years. Service conducted by Elijah Smith. Sarah Frost aged 85 years of Penrith was buried in 18th August 1882

Family with parents
father
17591843
Birth: about 1759
Death: April 20, 1843Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
mother
17611837
Birth: about 1761
Death: August 9, 1837Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: 1788Port Jackson, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
12 months
elder brother
1788
Birth: 1788 29 27Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
elder sister
17911872
Birth: 1791 32 30New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1872Emu Plains, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
17941794
Birth: February 7, 1794 35 33Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 10, 1794Sydney Cove, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
23 months
elder brother
17951845
Birth: December 22, 1795 36 34Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1845Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
herself
17981882
Birth: March 1, 1798 39 37Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 17, 1882Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
18011883
Birth: about 1801 42 40Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1883Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger brother
18051834
Birth: 1805 46 44Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 18, 1834Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
18081889
Birth: 1808 49 47New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1889Mudgee, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Thomas Frost
husband
17861862
Birth: January 26, 1786 34Willand, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Death: October 13, 1862Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
herself
17981882
Birth: March 1, 1798 39 37Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 17, 1882Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: March 14, 1815Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
10 months
son
18151853
Birth: December 28, 1815 29 17Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 5, 1853Emu Plains, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
18171885
Birth: December 26, 1817 31 19Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1885Brewarrina, Upper Western, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18201862
Birth: September 5, 1820 34 22Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: before 1862
3 years
son
18231900
Birth: April 1, 1823 37 25Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 29, 1900Mudgee, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
18261898
Birth: July 26, 1826 40 28Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 22, 1898Mudgee, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
18281924
Birth: October 28, 1828 42 30Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 4, 1924Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
9 months
daughter
1829
Birth: July 24, 1829 43 31New South Wales, Australia
Death:
2 years
son
18311884
Birth: October 29, 1831 45 33Evan, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1884Orange, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
18331889
Birth: 1833 46 34Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1889
2 years
son
18351930
Birth: March 27, 1835 49 37Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 27, 1930Waterfall, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
8 years
daughter
18421920
Birth: November 28, 1842 56 44Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 8, 1920
BirthAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Baptisms, 1790-1916 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Citation details:

Vol 01, Baptisms, 1790-1825; Marriages, 1789-1823; Burials, 1790-1825

Text:

Sarah Rope daughter of Antony and Elizabeth Rope was born 1 Mar 1798 and christened 26 Jun 1798

MarriageLauder-Frost, Gregory. 'Australian Royalty website', email message to Marion Purnell, Mar 19 2011
Text:

Thomas married on 14th March 1815 in Castlereagh Church, Sarah, daughter of 'First Fleeters' Anthony Rope and Sarah Pulley. Sarah Rope's brother Robert was reputed to have been the first white child born in Australia. See: The Australian Genealogist Vol.II, part 3, July 1936; and The Pioneers of Sydney Cove, p.87. The first publication quotes Robert's birth date as 5th September 1788 whilst the second states 5th November 1788 (which may in fact be a baptismal date).

DeathLauder-Frost, Gregory. 'Australian Royalty website', email message to Marion Purnell, Mar 19 2011
Text:

The Nepean Times (the Penrith newspaper) reported on 19th August 1882: "on Thursday morning last Mrs. Frost, an old and respected resident of this town, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. R. Douglas. She was over 80 years of age and had resided in the one house for 55 years. For the latter few years of her life she was deprived of her sight".

BurialLauder-Frost, Gregory. 'Australian Royalty website', email message to Marion Purnell, Mar 19 2011
Text:

Buried at St Stephens. His gravestone was in 2011, still in good condition. His gravestone correctly states that his birthday was the 26th January. The year, however, is incorrect. Sacred to the Memory of THOMAS FROST Born January 26 1773 Died October 13 1862 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord Stand off dear friend dry up your tears Here we must sleep till Christ appears And when He does we hope to rise Unto a life that never dies Also SARAH FROST Relict of the above Born March 22, 1799 Died August 17th 1882 Church register: Thomas Frost, Poundkeeper of Penrith was buried on 16th October 1862 aged 90 years. Service conducted by Elijah Smith. Sarah Frost aged 85 years of Penrith was buried in 18th August 1882