Higgins, Eleanor

Convict and early settler of the Epping area. She was tried at the Old Bailey, London on 12 December 1787 for stealing four linen sheets and was sentenced to transportation for 7 years. She married David Kilpack who received a grant of 80 acres in Ryde which was known as the 'Field of Mars'. When David died she sold part of the land but continued to farm in her own right.

Milestone
Born
England
1753
Arrived Sydney
Lady Juliana
06 Jun 1790
Died
28 Sep 1825
Buried
30 Sep 1825
Name
Birth
McDonald, Eleanor
Occupation
Position
1789 - 1790
Relationship
Parent of
Spouse
15 Jun 1791 - 30 Nov 1797
Spouse
Jan 1799 - 28 Sep 1825