Laurence Gill1

M, #59, b. 3 May 1801, d. 14 February 1891
Laurence Gill 1802-1891
FatherLawrence Gill2
MotherMary (?)2
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of Timothy George Sheens
ChartsAncestors of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited26 May 2015
Birth*3 May 1801 Dublin, Ireland2 
Transportation*19 September 1820 "Dorothy", Sydney, NSW;
Name: Lawrence Gill
Ship: Dorothy
Trial Place & Year: Dublin City 1820
Sentence: 7 years
Age: 193 
Ticket of Leave*21 October 1824 NSW;
Ticket of Leave

Number: 453/1387
Name: Laurence Gills
Vessel: Dorothy
Year Arrived: 1820 S
Where Convicted: Dublin City
When Convicted: February 1820
Term: Seven Years
Native Place: Dublin
Calling: Baker
Year of Birth: 1798
Height: 5 feet 1 ¼ inches
Complexion: Ruddy & Slightly pock marked
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Date of Ticket: 21st October 1824
District: Windsor
General Remarks: Granted the same as the preceding4 
Ticket of Leave13 July 1826 NSW;
Ticket of Leave

Number: 203/2337 in lieu of 483/1387 returned Mutilated & Cancelled
Name: Laurence Gill
Vessel: Dorothy
Year Arrived: 1820
Where Convicted: Dublin City
When Convicted: February 1820
Term: Seven Years
Native Place: Dublin
Calling: Baker
Year of Birth: 1798
Height: 5 feet 1 ¼ inches
Complexion: Ruddy & Slightly pock marked
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Date of Ticket: 13 July 1826
District: Windsor
General Remarks: Granted the same as the preceding4 
Cert. of Freedom*15 March 1827 NSW;
NUMBER: 73/6147
NAME: Laurence Gill
VESSEL: Dorothy
YEAR ARRIVED: 1820
WHERE CONVICTED: Dublin City
WHEN CONVICTED: February 1820
TERM: Seven Years
NATIVE PLACE: Dublin
CALLING: Baker
AGE: Twenty Seven
HEIGHT: 5 feet 2 3/4 inches
COMPLEXION: Ruddy & Slightly pockmarked
HAIR: Brown
EYES: Blue
DATE of CERTIFICATE: 15 March 1827
GENERAL REMARKS: Ticket of Leave No. 203/2337 now returned & Cancelled
HEIGHT: 5 feet 6 1/4 inc
Offence: Stealing a Watch
Tried Where: London G D
Tried When: 16 October 1834
Sentence: Seven Years
Year of Birth: 1816
Height (Feet In.): 5 feet 5 inches
Complexion: Ruddy
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Grey
General Remarks: nose large & inclined a little to the right side
Scar new under the left Eyebrow
Long scar left cheek
Scar from an ulcer right Jaw
Scar back of right hand
Ticket of leave No. 40/131 dated 20 Jany 18405 
Permission to Marry*13 May 1828 NSW;
Laurence Gill, 29, Dorothy, Seven yrs, Free
Emma Trueman, 19, Grenada, Seven yrs, Bond
Clergyman: Rev M D Meares, Windsor;Principal=Emma Trueman6 
Marriage*11 June 1828 Sackville Reach, NSW;
Lawrence Gill of this parish and
Emma Trueman of this Parish were
married in this Chapel by Banns with consent of His Excellency the Governor
this eleventh day of June in the year 1828
By me M D Meares Chaplain
This marriage was solemnized between us
Lawrence Gill his mark
Emma trueman her mark
In the Presence of
James Ogborn
James Gatten of Sackville Reach;Bride=Emma Trueman7 
Birth of Son16 August 1828 Sackville Reach, NSW;Principal=Laurence Gill8 
Census 1828*1828 Portland Head, NSW;
Lawrence Gill, 28, Free by Servitude, Protestant, "Dorothy", 1820, Labourer
Emma Gill, 21, Government Servant, Protestant, "Grenada", 1827
Lawrence Gill, 3m, Born Colony, Protestant;Wife=Emily Amelia Thornton, Witness=Laurence Gill9 
Birth of Daughter23 March 1830 Sackville Reach, NSW;Principal=Margaret Gill10 
Birth of Son6 June 1834 Colo, NSW;Principal=Matthew James Gill11 
Birth of Son6 June 1837 Colo, NSW;Principal=James Gill11 
Birth of Son27 April 1838 Colo, NSW;Principal=Peter Gill11 
Birth of Son1839 Colo, NSW;Principal=Henry Gill12 
Birth of Son20 April 1842 Colo Branch, NSW;Principal=John Gill13 
Birth of Daughter4 May 1845 Colo Branch, NSW;Principal=Marianne Gill14 
Birth of Son4 May 1846 Colo River, NSW;Principal=Michael Gill15 
Birth of Son21 February 1849 NSW;Principal=George Gill16 
Death of Spouse21 June 1887 Colo, NSW;Name: Emily Amelia Gill
Date of Death: 21/6/1887
Place: Colo, Richmond NSW
Occupation: Domestic
Sex: Female
Age: 78
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: England
Time in Aust Colonies: About 60 years

Father: James Thornton
Occupation: Not known
Mother: Not known

Place of Marriage: Lower Portland NSW
Age at Marriage: About 19
Name of Spouse: Lawrence Gill
Children of Marriage: 7 males living; 1 male, 1 female deceased
Informant: Benjamin Gosper, no relationship, Colo

Cause of Death: Senile Decay
Length of Illness: Some months
Medical Attendant:
Date Last Seen:

Date of Burial: 22/6/1887
Place of Burial: Colo
Minister & Religion:
Undertaker: William Penton
Witnesses: Henry Gill, W H Gosper

Registered: 27/6/1887 - Richmond;Principal=Emily Amelia Gill17 
Death*14 February 1891 Upper Colo, NSW;
Name: Laurence Gill
Date of Death: 14/2/1891
Place: Upper Colo, District of Richmond NSW
Occupation: Farmer
Sex: Male
Age: 93
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Dublin
Time in Aust Colonies: 72 years in NSW

Father: Not known
Occupation: Not known
Mother: Not known

Place of Marriage: Hawkesbury River
Age at Marriage: 30
Name of Spouse: Emily Amelia Thornton
Children of Marriage: Margaret 60, Matthew 56, James 54, Peter 52, Henry 50, John 48, Mary 46, Michael 44, George 41, living; 1 male, 1 female deceased
Informant: Henry Gill, son, Upper Colo

Cause of Death: Decay of Nature
Length of Illness: 4 months
Medical Attendant:
Date Last Seen:

Date of Burial: 16/2/1891
Place of Burial: General Cemetery Colo
Minister & Religion: No minister
Undertaker: W T Price
Witnesses: Henry Gill, Michael Gill

Registered: 17/2/1891 - Richmond12 

Family

Emily Amelia Thornton b. 7 Jul 1810, d. 21 Jun 1887
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] NSW Birth Index, V1834873 22/1834 Matthew Gill.
  2. [S142] Website Gill Family of Australia (http://www.freewebs.com/gillfamilyaustralia/laurence.htm).
  3. [S156] The Convicts to Port Jackson 1788 - 1849, The Convicts to Port Jackson.
  4. [S100] State Records of NSW Convict Tickets of Leave.
  5. [S101] State Records of NSW Convict Certificates of Freedom.
  6. [S168] NSW Convict Register of Applications to Marry 1826-1851, online http://ancestry.com
  7. [S55] Microfilm Marriage, Early Church of England, 1788-1855 "V1828812 12/1828 Lawrence Gill & Emma Trueman."
  8. [S13] NSW Birth Index, V1828510 13/1828 Lawrence Gill.
  9. [S158] 1828 Census for New South Wales, Australia (online image) "Household of Lawrence Gill."
  10. [S56] Microfilm Baptism, Early Church of England, 1788-1855 "V1831636 15/1831 Margaret Gill."
  11. [S62] Microfilm Baptism, St Johns Wilberforce, 1826-1971.
  12. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 13236/1891 Laurence Gill.
  13. [S58] Microfilm Roman Catholic Baptism Registers, "V18422563 62/1842 John Gill."
  14. [S58] Microfilm Roman Catholic Baptism Registers, "V18452561 62/1845 Marianne Gill."
  15. [S58] Microfilm Roman Catholic Baptism Registers, "V1846612 66/1846 Michael Gill."
  16. [S58] Microfilm Roman Catholic Baptism Registers, "V18492063 67/1849 George Gill."
  17. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 9371/1887 Emily A Gill.