Australian English Genealogy

Descendants of Thomas Eather

Notes (Page 3)

97. William Eaton

William and Julia were cousins

William Glas (Billy Mack) McAlpin

Arrived from London, as a free settler, in 1812 on the General Graham with his parents and siblings.


Member of Archibald Bell's party when he discovered alternate route over the Blue Mountains ( now Bell's Line of Road).

The family moved to Bulga at the end of 1841. William held a great interest in breeding and showing Clydesdale horses. William's property was called "Glen Alpin"

14. Joseph Onus

Mayor of Richmond 1875

15. Thomas Onus

Thomas and Elizabeth Eather were cousins.

16. William Onus

Died two days after his son Andrew.

21. Elizabeth Eather

Licensee of the Woolpack Inn North Richmond, after the death of Thomas.

Thomas Griffiths

Owned the Richmond Inn in Sydney.

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