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Captain Thomas Rowley (.1747......1806..)

Back To . . The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : 1 December 1747
  • Where Born : Cornwall England
  • Occupation : Soldier /
  • Date Arrived :  17 July 1791
  • Ship Arrived on : "Pitt "
  • Rank on Discharge : Captain
  • Date of Enlistment : 5 June 1789
  • Where Enlisted : England
  • Date of Discharge : 12 November 1801
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 24 May 1806
  • Where Died / Buried : 25 May 1806 Buried at Kingston Newtown, then moved to Waverley  C/D  
  • Parents Names : George Rowley (b.....d.) & Elizabeth Friend (b.......d)
  • Spouse's Name : Elizabeth Selwyn
  • Born : 1775
  • Where Born : Cherington Gloucestershire England
  • Date Arrived : 1792
  • Ship Arrived on : " Pitt "
  • Died : 22 June 1843
  • Where Died / Buried : Briggs Vault Waverly Sydney
  • Date Married :
  • Where Married :
  • Spouse's Parents : Thomas Selyn (b.....d.) & Mary King (.b......d.)

  • Descendants :
    Some information supplied by Alan Hagenson alan.hagenson@isisdistshs.qld.edu.au

    Some information supplied by Wendy crk@shoalhaven.net.au

    Area Settled :
    Sydney
    Children :
    1 . Isabella Rowley (b 19 / 11/1792 Sydney Cove ...d.25 / 10/1808) m 3 May 1807 St Phillips Sydney William Ellison (b......d.)
    2 . Thomas Rowley (b.12 / 8 /1794 Sydney Cove .d .11 /11/1862 Minto ) m 27 /2 1818 Catherine Clarkson (b.1797 Kingsbury England ...d.19 /7/1858 . Minto )
    3 . John Rowley (b.20/11/1797 Sydney Cove ....d.28 /6/1873 Scone) m 4/11/1819 Sarah Pear (b.1801....d.25 /4/1880)
    4 . Mary Rowley (b.18 / 3/1801 Newtown Sydney.......d.4/4/1869.Nanima.) m 10/3/1817 Parramatta John Lucas. (b.21/12/1796.Norfolk Island ......d. 5/6/1875 Murrumbateman )
    5 . Eliza Rowley (b.25/4/1804 Kingston Sydney ........d.27/9/1882 Kingston Sydney m 28/8/1826 Parramatta Henry Sparrow Briggs (b.1796 Suffolk England d.12/10/1866 Kingston )
    6 . Henry Rowley(b.1806 Sydney ....d.17/12/1873 Gulgong ) m Liverpool Mary Anne Murphy (b.1817......d.20/4/1851 Camperdown Sydney )
     

    History & Achievements :

    Roll of Honour  for the 1914 -18 war in the biographical details for Rupert Clark Bull. "He was great, great grandson of Captain Thomas Rowley and quartermaster? Bull both of the 102 regiment who came to Sydney in 1792 and is 4th generation of Australians". The information was given by his father Henry Thomas Rowley Bull.  who married Sara Clark a daughter of Alexander Clark and Margaret Hutchison in Carcoar NSW.
     
    Reference R.S.T & R.M
    History And Archives/Old Sydney Burial  Ground.
     -Inventory of Burials 1792-1820  City of Sydney Historical Program
    Researched Cathy Dunn C/D
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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