Buried: 7th June 1865 at The Oaks, N.S.W.
Father: George Seymour.
Mother: Ann Outterson.
During the Macquarie era the following children were born to Thomas and Mary:
Ann born 7 May 1813.
George born 15 December 1816.
James born 3 June 1819.
After the Macquarie era the following were children born to Tomas and Mary:
John born c1822.
Lydia born c1823.
Margaret born c1827.
Rebecca born c1827.
Thomas born c1828.
Sarah born c1831.
Bridget born c1832.
Thomas Seymour worked for a short time as a butcher until he was caught stealing a horse and sentenced to death. This sentence was changed to transportation for life in the Colony. Thomas spent several years on a prison hulk before arriving in Australia on 29th September 1811 aboard the Admiral Gambier. He was described as being 5 ft 10 inches tall with black hair, hazel eyes and a dark ruddy complexion. Thomas was assigned to Sergeant Robert Higgins at Upper Minto in NSW. He received a Ticket of Leave in 1815 and a Conditional Pardon in 1839. In 1814 Thomas married Mary Higgins (daughter of Sergeant Robert Higgins) at Parramatta.
A Register of Pioneer Families Volume 1, Pages 431 to 435, published by The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc.
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