Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Convict uniform as punishment

Matthew “Mr. H” HUGHESAge: 7517701845

Name
Matthew “Mr. H” HUGHES
Given names
Matthew
Surname
HUGHES
Nickname
Mr. H
Birth 1770
Convicted
Of murder and sentenced to transportation for life
1796 (Age 26)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names Page 1324
Note: Matthew Hughes was a private in the Westmeath Militia, Ireland. He was in charge of a small unit of soldiers during a skirmish in the village of Loughbrickland in County Down. They fired upon some of the villagers, killing several. Hughes was tried, found guilty of murder and sentenced to life transportation.
Convict
Arrived on board the "Britannia" (1).
May 27, 1797 (Age 27)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: The Transports Page 3
Civil marriageMary SMALLView this family
October 5, 1808 (Age 38)
Address: St. John's Church of England by a JP.
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966
Religious marriageMary SMALLView this family
March 12, 1810 (Age 40)
Address: St. John's
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 430/1810 V1810430 147A HUGHES MATHEW SMALL MARY CB
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966
Hughes - Small - Mathew and Mary - Marriage Certificate
Hughes - Small - Mathew and Mary - Marriage Certificate

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

Birth of a daughter
#1
Susannah HUGHES
April 18, 1810 (Age 40)
Citation details: HUGHES SUSANNAH 635/1810 V1810635 148 MATHEW MARY
Text:

There is also this reference:

HUGHES SUSANNAH 2137/1810 V18102137 1A MATHEW MARY

Occupation
School teacher
after 1810 (Age 40)
Publication: Sydney, NSW, Australia. Fairfax Ltd.
Citation details: Wednesday 31 December 1845, page 3
Hughes - Matthew - Death Notice
Hughes - Matthew - Death Notice

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Birth of a daughter
#2
Ann Patricia HUGHES
May 27, 1814 (Age 44)
Citation details: HUGHES ANN 487/1814 V1814487 7 MATTHEW MARY
Text:

There is also this reference:

HUGHES ANN 3776/1815 V18153776 1B MATTHEW MARY

Birth of a daughter
#3
Mary HUGHES
July 1, 1818 (Age 48)
Citation details: HUGHES MARY 257/1818 V1818257 156 MATHEW MARY
Text:

There is also this reference:

HUGHES MARY 4589/1818 V18184589 1B MATHEW MARY

Birth of a son
#4
James Henry HUGHES
June 13, 1820 (Age 50)
Citation details: HUGHES JAMES 307/1820 V1820307 156 MATHEW MARY
Text:

There is also this reference:

HUGHES JAMES 5433/1820 V18205433 1B MATHEW MARY

Marriage of a childJames DEVLINSusannah HUGHESView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1834 (Age 64)
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 1492/1834 V18341492 18 DEVLIN JAMES HUGHES SUSANNAH CE
Birth of a grandson
#1
Matthew Henry DEVLIN
February 4, 1839 (Age 69)
Publication: www.findagrave.com
Citation details: DEVLIN MATTHEW H 755/1839 V1839755 23A JAMES SUSANNA
Marriage of a childThomas SMALLMary HUGHESView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1845 (Age 75)
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 199/1845 V1845199 30B SMALL THOMAS HUGHES MARY MU
Death December 25, 1845 (Age 75)
Address: At his residence
Citation details: HUGHES MATTHEW 616/1845 V1845616 30B AGE 75
Quality of data: unreliable evidence
Publication: Sydney, NSW, Australia. Fairfax Ltd.
Citation details: Wednesday 31 December 1845, page 3
Hughes - Matthew - Death Notice
Hughes - Matthew - Death Notice

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Memorial 1993 (147 years after death)
Cemetery: St. Anne's Church of England
Memorial Plaque - The Small Family Association
Memorial Plaque - The Small Family Association

Note: There are a number of incorrect dates on this memorial plaque. Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with Mary SMALL - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 5, 1808Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: March 12, 1810Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
daughter
Devlin - Susannah - Circa 1870Susannah HUGHES
Birth: April 18, 1810 40 18Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 20, 1907Randwick, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
Ann Patricia HUGHES
Birth: May 27, 1814 44 22Richmond, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 13, 1902Dundas, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
Mary HUGHES
Birth: July 1, 1818 48 26Richmond, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 23, 1902Ulmarra, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
son
James Henry HUGHES
Birth: June 13, 1820 50 28Richmond, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 10, 1886Ulmarra, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthWeb Site - People Australia
ConvictedWeb Site - People Australia
ConvictWeb Site - People Australia
MarriageWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966
MarriageWeb Site - People Australia
MarriageH - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 430/1810 V1810430 147A HUGHES MATHEW SMALL MARY CB
MarriageWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966
Hughes - Small - Mathew and Mary - Marriage Certificate
Hughes - Small - Mathew and Mary - Marriage Certificate

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

OccupationWeb Site - People Australia
OccupationNewspaper - Sydney Morning Herald - Death Notices
Publication: Sydney, NSW, Australia. Fairfax Ltd.
Citation details: Wednesday 31 December 1845, page 3
Hughes - Matthew - Death Notice
Hughes - Matthew - Death Notice

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

DeathWeb Site - People Australia
DeathH - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: HUGHES MATTHEW 616/1845 V1845616 30B AGE 75
Quality of data: unreliable evidence
DeathNewspaper - Sydney Morning Herald - Death Notices
Publication: Sydney, NSW, Australia. Fairfax Ltd.
Citation details: Wednesday 31 December 1845, page 3
Hughes - Matthew - Death Notice
Hughes - Matthew - Death Notice

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

DeathMemorial Plaque - The Small Family Association
MemorialAustralian Cemeteries Index