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Thomas Gordon

b. about 1765, d. April 1851
Thomas Gordon's signature, 1809


Thomas Gordon was born about 1765.1,2


FatherThomas Gordon

Family life

Thomas Gordon and Alice Smith were married on 8 May 1790 at St George CE in London.2

Children with Alice Smith (b. about 1770, d. about 1806)

SonCharles Molston Gordon+ (b. 27 February 1791, d. 17 April 1862)
DaughterMary Ann Gordon+ (b. 24 November 1792, d. February 1813)
DaughterAlice Gordon (b. about 1797, d. about 1833)
SonWilliam Thomas Gordon (b. about 1801, d. about 1814)

Working life

  • About 1803 Thomas Gordon was a shoemaker in England.2

Residence information

Thomas Gordon lived at St George, Hanover Square, in London, England, about 1803.2 He was granted land about 1804 in Mulgrave Place, NSW, Australia.3,2 He on 5 September 1809 in Mulgrave Place, NSW, Australia. He lived in Double Bay, NSW, Australia, in 1828.2


Thomas Gordon was buried on 2 April 1851 at Devonshire Street Cemetery in Sydney.1,2 He died in April 1851 in Double Bay. ||The Burial Certificate describes Thomas' "Quality or Profession" as "Gentleman"1,2


  1. [S328] Burial Record, Thomas Gordon, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 35 Regent Street Chippendale, NSW 2008, Vol 111.
  2. [S409] Thomas Gordon, Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record, p161.
  3. [S366] Deed of Granting of Land to Thomas Gordon by Governor King, Land Titles Office of NSW.
Last Edited21 August 2018