Thomas Henry was born 18 September 1802 in Parish Parkgate, County Antrim, Ireland to Edward Henry (c1776-?) and Mary Herbison (c1780-?) and died 4 April 1880 in Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Ann Scott (1803-1880) 28 September 1820 in First Donegore Presbyterian Church, County Antrim, Ireland.

Arrived in Australia on the Lord Weston, 3 Oct 1840, brought out by Mr Marshall.

His headstone reads:

Sacred to the memory of THOMAS HENERY of County Antrim, Ireland, died 4th April 1880 aged 82 years. Also THOMAS HENRY, the beloved son of Mr and Mrs JAMES HENRY of the Upper Hasting, who departed this life on the 24th May 1882, aged 15 years.


Offspring of Thomas Henry and Elizabeth Ann Scott (1803-1880)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Ann Scott Henry (1820-1908) 19 September 1820 County Antrim, Ireland 20 September 1908 Tia, New South Wales, Australia Edward Steep (c1818-1873)

James Henry (1822-1880) March 1822 Denigore, County Antrim, Ireland 2 December 1880 Long Flat, New South Wales, Australia Sarah Gubbins (-1895)

Eliza Henry (1825-1898) 1 January 1825 County Antrim, Ireland 9 August 1898 Walcha, New South Wales, Australia Peter Kenny (1812-1877)

Footnotes (including sources)

₪ Wedding
  • Witnesses Wm Sloan and Ester Scott

Thomas recorded as of Donegore and Elizabeth of Ballynoe

¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 9708/1880
§ Remains
  • Port Macquarie The Winding Sheet - burying grounds 1821 to 1886, published 1996, ISBN 0 9586696 0 0