I am trying to find the name's & dob's of Thomas Smith's 1st wife & 2 children...Can anyone help me please
Thomas Smith was a soldier and a broker’s clerk when he was convicted of forgery. He was married with two sons at the time. Thomas was given a 14 year sentence and transported to Australia on the ‘Bengal Merchant’ leaving London on October 1, 1834 and arriving at Port Jackson on January 30, 1835. Thomas was 25 years of age. He was assigned to John Sullivan on the Macleay as a sawyer. (Source: Microfiche 712 Page 32)
Thomas Smith married Mary Harriet Birdsill on November 25, 1842 at St. Thomas’s Church of England, Port Macquarie. Thomas had a Ticket of Leave having served seven years of his sentence. He was 32 when he married Mary Harriet Birdsill who was known as Harriet.
Thank you, Anthony