Jim's Genie Jottings

A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

Person Page 3,184

Thomas Gordon

b. about 1765, d. April 1851

Person Exhibits

Thomas Gordon's signature, 1809

Birth

Thomas Gordon was born about 1765.1,2

Parents

FatherThomas Gordon
MotherJane

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)

Residence information

Thomas Gordon lived at St George, Hanover Square, in London, England, about 1803.2 He witnessed the immigration of William Carlisle on 24 June 1804 in Sydney, NSW, Australia. 'Experiment'||Also aboard was William's future wife, Mary Ann Gordon, with her father Thomas and brother Charles.3,4,2,5,6,7 Thomas Gordon lived in Double Bay, NSW, Australia, in 1828.2

Working life

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

Death

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

Memorial

There is a memorial to Thomas Gordon at Devonshire Street Cemetery in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Follow this link for information and images of his memorial.

Citations

  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. [S361] Ship News, Sydney Gazette, 24 June 1804.
  4. [S364] Experiment prisoners, Sydney Gazette, 1 July 1804.
  5. [S410] Mary Ann Gordon, Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record, p161.
  6. [S411] Gordon, Charles Moltson, Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record, p159.
  7. [S518] Carlisle William, Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record, p62.
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ContextCh Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Pedigree Carlisle
Last Edited2 July 2022