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Tocal Directory 1822 to 1964

Tocal is a large rural property at Paterson NSW. It is also home to Tocal College. The Tocal Directory records many of those who lived and/or worked at Tocal from its first European settlement in 1822 until 1964.

Further details are available for those listed in the Directory as convicts.

Abbreviations

BDM births, deaths, marriages
GG NSW Government Gazette
FML Ferguson Memorial Library, Archives of the Presbyterian Church of Australia in the State of New South Wales
ML Mitchell Library
MM Maitland Mercury
SG Sydney Gazette
SH Sydney Herald
SMH Sydney Morning Herald
SR State Records of NSW
* assigned to "JP Webber" and not possible to tell if it is to James Phillips Webber at Tocal or to his brother John Phillips Webber at Penshurst

Tocal Directory: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T V W Y

Surname Given names Summary information
Abrey William
  • convict (ship: Marquis of Wellington, 1815). Aug 1822 detained as Government servant to James Webber, Tocal, but he refused to keep him and he was returned to Sydney. NSW Colonial Secretary, Monthly Returns of Punishments, Newcastle 1810-1825. SR reel 6023 4/1718 p155
Addey William
  • convict (ship: Mangles, 1837). A farrier from London, in 1836 sentenced at age 19 to 7 years for stealing a coat. Received his certificate of freedom in 1843 (no.43/0909). SR Convict Indents, fiche 727 page 75
  • assigned to C & F Wilson, Hunter River (Tocal). General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Alexander Charles Boyd
  • born in Victoria in 1864, moved to Tocal with his siblings Jean, Isabella and Robert when the family purchased the estate in 1926. He was the sole surviving member of the Alexander family at Tocal from 1938. He died in 1947 and today's CB Alexander Campus of Tocal College was established as a result of his bequest, opening in 1965 as the CB Alexander Presbyterian Agricultural College (Brouwer, 2007)
Alexander Isabella
  • born in Victoria in 1853, moved to Tocal with her siblings Jean, Robert and Charles when the family purchased the estate in 1926. Died in 1933 (Brouwer, 2007)
Alexander Jane (Jean)
  • born in Scotland in 1851, emigrated to Australia with her family in 1852. Purchased the Tocal estate in 1926 and moved into residence there with her siblings Charles, Isabella and Robert. Died at Tocal in 1938 (Brouwer, 2007)
Alexander Robert
  • born in Victoria in 1861, moved to Tocal with his siblings Jean, Isabella and Charles when the family purchased the estate in 1926. Died in 1929 (Brouwer, 2007)
Andrews William
  • convict (ship: Guildford, 1827). A brassfounder from Birmingham. In 1826 at age 18 given a life sentence for house breaking. Received his Ticket of Leave for the Paterson district in 1841 (no.41/1070) and Conditional Pardon in 1847 (no.47/383). SR Convict Indents, fiche 664 page 113
  • assigned to James Webber (Tocal) 22 July 1829. State Records reel 1043/461 Col Sec correspondence
  • absconded from Webber's employment in 1833. GG 7 Aug 1833 p302 & 25 Sep 1833 p393
Armstrong Margaret
  • wife of William, Tocal, May 1840. Hunter Valley Directory 1841
Armstrong Mary Ann
  • parents William and Margaret. Mary Ann was born at Tocal on 2 April 1840 (Baptised 18 May 1840). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Armstrong William
  • overseer Tocal, May 1840. Hunter Valley Directory 1841
  • The family came to Australia on the Formosa in 1839 and had moved to the Namoi by 1845 (pers comm descendant)
Bailey Beatrice
  • nee Jackson, started work at Tocal in 1936 at the age of 18 and finished in 1938. She undertook household duties, including cooking, for the Alexanders (Brouwer, 2007; Tocal History Notes vol.17, 2009)
Batt James
  • convict (ship: Hercules, 1825). A ploughman from Harts with a life sentence for sheep stealing. Ticket of Leave 1836, Conditional Pardon 1845. Assigned to James Webber at Tocal on arrival but re-assigned elsewhere the same year. SR Convict Indents fiche 655 page 193; butts for TOL & COF; 1823-25 Census of New South Wales; PRO London, Criminal Registers HO27/27 [reel 2769]
Beggs George
  • Convict (ship: Henry Porcher, 1825). A carter from Dublin, in 1825 at age 19 he received a life sentence. Described as a 'lunatic' in 1846 (Col Sec 46-7656). SR Convict Indents, fiche 659 page 1
  • absconded from service of James Webber, Tocal in 1833. GG 10 April 1833 p133
Bell Ruth (Bella)
  • a governess to the Reynolds family, living at the bungalow at Glendarra when it was destroyed by fire in 1944 (Tocal History Notes vol.10, 2002)
Benson John
  • convict (ship: Recovery, 1819), life sentence for burglary. In the service of James Webber, Tocal Sept 1823. Request to be victualled from the store at Newcastle for 6 months. NSW Colonial Secretary's Papers. SR reel 6011 4/3509 p230
Brearly John
  • convict (ship: Hooghley, 1825). From Co Sligo, Ireland, "ploughs and shears", life sentence at age 26. Assigned to "Webber" (Tocal) in 1825. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 160
Brewer George
  • working for C Reynolds, probably at Tocal. Brought before Police Bench charged with refusal to work. MM 25 May 1844
Brotherson George
  • lived at Tocal, son of Samuel Brotherson. MM 2 Oct 1866
Brotherson Patrick
  • lived at Tocal, son of Samuel Brotherson. MM 2 Oct 1866
Brotherson Samuel
  • farm worker at Tocal, employed by C Reynolds . MM 2 Oct 1866
Brotherson William
  • lived at Tocal, son of Samuel Brotherson. William drowned in Webber's Creek 28 September 1866.   MM 2 Oct 1866
Brown Jenny
  • nee Gould, married Ron Brown. They lived in the workman's cottage at Glendarra from 1940 until at least 1944 (Reynolds, 2006; Tocal History Notes vol.10, 2002)
Brown Ron
  • married Jenny Gould. When Frank (Boy) Reynolds died in 1940 they moved into the workman's cottage at Glendarra. Ron worked the property and started a dairy (Reynolds, 2006)
Brownlea James
  • convict (ship: Mangles, 1828). 7 year sentence, protestant, labourer, age 31 (1828), assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828.
  • from Armagh, Ireland, a farm servant and butcher, convicted of cow stealing. Received ticket of leave in 1833 and certificate of freedom in 1834. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669, page 71
Burgess James
  • living at Tocal 1876-77. NSW Electoral Roll for The Paterson 1876-77
Butler May Rose
  • born at Glendarra (Tocal) 20 May 1891, parents William and Elizabeth. Pers comm descendant & index to BDM's on CD
Byrne Philip
  • convict (ship: Ann & Amelia, 1825) in the service of James Webber, February 1825. 100 lashes ordered by the Bench, Wallis Plains (50 for refusing work, 50 for false accusations against his master). NSW Colonial Secretary, Monthly Returns of Punishments, Newcastle 1810-1825. SR reel 6023 4/1718 p199
  • a groom from Dublin who received a life sentence in 1824 at age 18. Received his Ticket of Leave in 1844. SR Convict Indents, fiche 654 page 135
Cain (Kain) Daniel
  • convict (ship: Minerva, 1819) assigned to James Webber, Tocal, Feb 1824. NSW Colonial Secretary, Convict Papers and returns. SR reel 6028 2/8283 p77
  • a labourer from Waterford, Ireland, who received a life sentence at age 22. He received his Ticket of Leave in 1841 and a Conditional Pardon in 1848. SR Convict Indents, fiche 642 page 444
  • in March 1824 he received 75 lashes for running away while at Tocal. He was returned from Sydney for punishment. NSW Colonial Secretary, Monthly Returns of Punishments, Newcastle 1810-1825. SR reel 6023 4/1718 p179
Callaghan Daniel
  • convict (ship: Marquis of Huntley, 1828). Tobacconist, assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828
  • an errand boy from Cork who received a 7 year sentence in 1827 at age 15 for house robbery. Certificate of Freedom 1834. SR Convict Indents, fiche 668 page 28
Callaghan Thomas
  • convict (ship: Asia, 1825). A ploughman from Co. Meath, life sentence, age 25. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Tocal. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 149
Campbell John
  • convict (ship: Countess of Harcourt, 1827). Labourer, assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828
  • a farm man from Westneath who received a 7 year sentence at age 28 in 1826 for sheep stealing. Assigned to Tocal  on arrival in NSW in 1827. Received his Certificate of Freedom in 1833 (no.33/366). SR Convict Indents, fiche 664, page 96
Caroll Denis
  • convict (ship: Hooghley, 1825). Alias Dwyer. A ploughman from Tipperary, 7 year sentence, age 34. Assigned on arrival to Webber at Tocal. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 162 
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828. (listed as Denis Conell)
Carr Patrick
  • convict (ship: Asia, 1825). A ploughman and shearer from Co. Meath, life sentence, age 25. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). Died at Norfolk Island 1832. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 149
Casey* Thomas
  • convict (ship: Mariner, 1827). A farmer's labourer from Sligo, Ireland, convicted in 1826 at age 23 of horse stealing, life sentence. Assigned on arrival in 1827 to J P Webber (Tocal). Received his Ticket of Leave in 1839 (no.39/1322). SR Convict Indents, fiche 664 page 72
Caton Thomas
  • convict (ship: Bengal Merchant 1838). A file cutter from Lancashire, 14 year sentence for housebreaking, age 21. SR Convict Indents, fiche 733 page 78
  • assigned to F Wilson, Tocal (Aug 1840). Hunter Valley Directory 1841
Chambers Alice
  • worked as cook and domestic servant at Tocal from 1915 to 1916, married Leslie Earle (Daly) Kidd in 1916 (Meehan, 2000)
Chandler May
  • housemaid at Tocal 1922-1923. She lived in various houses on Tocal, Glendarra and Duninald with Bill Kidd (Meehan, 2000; Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
Chantry Edward
  • convict (ship: Marquis of Huntley, 1835). A brickmaker from Nottingham who received a life sentence in 1834 at age 22 for house breaking. SR Convict Indents, fiche 694 page 32.
  • assigned to C & F Wilson, Paterson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837. Assigned to F Wilson, Tocal (Sept 1842). Hunter Valley Directory 1841
  • Received his Ticket of Leave in 1843 (no.43/2002)
Chapman William
  • 1826/27 a tenant farmer at Tocal. Wentworth Family Papers - lists of landowners 1826-27. Mitchell Library ML A767 CY reel 736 p56
  • he came free to NSW in 1823 as a servant to Edward Gostwyck Cory. SR Col Sec fiche 3123 4/1840c p661
Clark Matthew
  • convict (ship: Lord Sidmouth, 1819). Assigned to James Webber, Tocal, Oct 1824. NSW Colonial Secretary, Convict Papers and returns. SR reel 6028 2/8283 p95
  • a sailor from Lincolnshire who received a 7 year sentence in 1818 at age 32. Certificate of Freedom 1825. SR Convict Indents, fiche 641, page 288
Clarke George
  • son of Ralph Mills Clarke and Ann Clarke (Pugh), lived at Tocal from birth in 1834 to 1838, married Sarah Kidd of Tocal in 1858. At that time George was aged 22 and Sarah 16
  • employed at Tocal c1858-1871
Clarke Henry
  • son of Ralph Mills Clarke and Ann Clarke (Pugh). Born at Tocal 20 April 1840. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • married 1863 at Paterson. Church register reads as follows: Henry Clarke, farmer, 34, Tocal, married Harriet Wells, farmer's daughter, 17, Bona Vista. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Clarke Ann
  • nee Pugh, wife of Ralph Mills Clarke (see below)
  • in 1841 widowed with two young sons. She then married James Clements and they lived at Webbers Creek. (Clements, 1996)
Clarke Matilda
  • born 11 March 1862, parents George and Sarah, Tocal, father's occupation servant. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Clarke Ralph Mills
  • born in London in 1788, son of George Clarke and Eleanor Mills, probably worked in his father's business at Knightsbridge as a carpenter and builder. [Source unless otherwise stated: Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998]
  • in 1810 became a Royal Marine and saw action in several battles
  • in 1817 he travelled to Australia as one of the ship's company on Dick captained by Phillip Parker King. King was sent to Australia to chart the coastline, completing the work done by Flinders and Cook. Clarke served as a steward on The Mermaid which was used for most of the survey work. (They Came as Strangers, Loftus Dun, 1997)
  • in 1818 Clarke left The Mermaid and went to Parramatta and then arrived in the Paterson area about 1821. When Rev George Middleton selected land for a Glebe at Patersons Plains in 1821 Clarke built and lived in a hut on the northern section (now part of Tocal)
  • in 1822 Clarke built the house for Tocal's first settler, James Phillips Webber
  • from 1826 to 1830 Clarke was Chief Constable of Patersons Plains
  • 1826/27 he was a tenant farmer at Tocal. Wentworth Family Papers - lists of landowners 1826-27. Mitchell Library ML A767 CY reel 736 p56
  • in 1828 he married Ann Pugh in the Chapel-Schoolhouse at Lemon Grove. (250 years of Swan Family History, S Coote, 1985)
  • superintendent at Tocal on and off from 1834 until his death in 1841. He was Killed by a falling tree while building Tocal Homestead
Clarke Richard
  • convict (ship: Providence, 1811) in the service of James Webber, Tocal Sept 1823. Request to be victualled from the store at Newcastle for 6 months. NSW Colonial Secretary's Papers. SR reel 6011 4/3509 p230
  • tried in the  City of Limerick in 1809, received a life sentence. Sent to Tasmania in 1814, conditional pardon 1820, and further sentenced to Newcastle in 1821. His wife came with him to Newcastle. SR Convict Indents, fiche 633, page 366 and various Col Sec correspondence
  • leaseholder on 'Vacy' 1830, married
Cleaver Sarah Ann
  • married 19 March 1859 at Paterson. Church register reads as follows: Sarah Ann Cleaver, servant, 25,  Tocal, married Thomas Ockley, labourer, 25, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Clements Alfred
  • born 16 August 1853 at Tocal, parents James and Ann (see below). BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Clements Emma
  • born 8 May 1850 at Tocal, parents James and Ann (see below). Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 35
Clements James William
  • convict (ship: Captain Cook, 1833). A servant boy from London, life sentence for picking pockets, age 16. Ticket of Leave 1841, Conditional Pardon 1847. SR Convict Indents, fiche 704, page 99
  • born London 1820, married Ann Clarke widow of Ralph Mills Clarke in 1846. (The Clements-Paterson Connection, P Clements, 1994)
  • assigned on arrival to James Webber at Tocal. PRO London, HO10/30. NSW Convicts Arrived 1833-34.
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
  • farmer at Tocal 1848. The Kidd Family in Australia 1829-2000 by Esme Meehan (2000)
  • farmer at Tocal 1850, 1853. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 35. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Clements James Fredrick
  • born at Tocal 20 June 1848, son of James and Ann. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145 
  • was residing at Tocal in 1874 when he married Emily Presland of Vacy. SMH 26 September 1874
Clewley William
  • convict (ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes, 1830). A stableman and coachman from Oxford, 7 year sentence for picking pockets, age 24. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal), Patersons Plains. Ticket of Leave 1834, Certificate of Freedom 1836. SR Convict Indents, fiche 674  page 55
Clode Bert
  • lived and worked at Tocal for the Miss Curtises from 1956 to 1962 and lived with his wife Joan in what is now the dairy manager's cottage which was fairly new at the time (Tocal History Notes vol.11, 2002)
Clode Emily
  • married Richard Kidd in 1895. Richard worked on Tocal and Glendarra until 1911 (Meehan, 2000)
Clode Joan
  • wife of Bert. They lived at Tocal from 1956 to 1962 (Tocal History Notes vol.11, 2002)
Cobden  
  • superintendent, Tocal, November and December 1842. NSW BDMs V1842 1248 26B; SMH 4 November 1842
Cobden Sarch Maude
  • Mrs, Tocal, died Dec 1842. NSW BDMs V1842 1248 26B
Coghlan* Richard
  • convict (ship: Mangles, 1828). A house painter from Dublin, 7 year sentence for stealing clothes, age 20. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Patersons Plains (Tocal). Certificate of Freedom 1836. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669, page 73
Coleman Dennis
  • was living at Tocal in 1873-74. NSW Electoral Roll for The Paterson, 1873-74
Connelly Michael
  • convict (ship: Southworth, 1822). An errand boy from Galway, 7 year sentence, age 17. Certificate of Freedom 1828. SR Convict Indents, fiche 647, page 81
  • assigned to JP Webber (Tocal) 1825. SR Col Sec reel 586 4/4522
Cook George
  • Tocal. Buried 3 Aug 1855, aged 14 months (Clements, 1996)
Cooper Alfred
  • convict (ship: Phoenix, 1828). A mason's labourer from Oxford, life sentence for picking pockets, age 19. Ticket of Leave 1836, Conditional Pardon 1847. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669, page 94.
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828
Cooper John Darby
  • convict (ship: Atlas, 1819). A labourer from Cheshire, 7 year sentence, age 26. Certificate of Freedom 1825. SR Convict Indents, fiche 642, page 401
  • in the service of James Webber, Tocal Sept 1823. Request to be victualled from the store at Newcastle for 6 months. NSW Colonial Secretary's Papers. SR reel 6011 4/3509 p230
Corrigan Elijah
  • convict (ship: James Laing, 1834). An errand boy from Belfast, 7 year sentence for stealing clothes, age 17. Certificate of Freedom 1842. SR Convict Indents, fiche 709, page 73
  • in the service of C & F Wilson, Tocal. 50 lashes for absconding, 50 lashes for neglect of work, July 1835; 100 lashes for insolence 7 January 1836; 28 days jail for neglect of duty and disobedience of orders 30 January 1836; 50 lashes for neglect of work 1 August 1836. State Records reel 662, Return of Convicts Tried at Paterson
Cory Jeanette Rens
  • see entry under her married name, Jeanette Reynolds
Costigan (Cortigan) Patrick
  • Convict (ship: Countess of Harcourt, 1827). A farm man from Dublin, 7 years for highway robbery, age 22, assigned on arrival to JP Webber at Tocal. Certificate of Freedom 1833. SR Convict Indents, fiche 664 page 96
  • died violently in April 1837 while working at Tocal as a free man. A Tocal convict named Bernard Lyons was convicted of manslaughter. SH 11 May 1837; SR 9/6309 Clerk of Peace, Depositions - Supreme Court, Paterson 1837. SR reel 2389 X731 Returns of Prisoners Convicted by the Supreme Court 1833-37
Craighton Eliza
  • daughter of Richard Craighton, farmer, Tocal. She married March 1865 at Paterson. Church register reads as follows: John Kidd, labourer, 19, Tocal, married Eliza Craighton, farmer's daughter, 23, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Craighton (Creighton) Richard
  • farmer at Tocal 1865 (Meehan, 2000)
Crick (Creek) Jonas
  • convict (ship: Phoenix, 1828). A plough and fisherman from Suffolk, 7 years for stealing malt, age 30. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). Ticket of Leave 1832, Certificate of Freedom 1834. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669 page 95. Census of NSW 1828
Culbert James
  • resident at Tocal 1874-75. NSW Electoral Roll for The Paterson 1874-75
Culbert Nicholas
  • Probably a son of James Culbert (see above). James, Nicholas and Thomas Culbert were ringbarking on Tocal for Frank Reynolds for about 18 months in 1873/74. MM 28 November 1874
Culbert Thomas
  • Probably a son of James Culbert (see above). James, Nicholas and Thomas Culbert were ringbarking on Tocal for Frank Reynolds for about 18 months in 1873/74. MM 28 November 1874
Cullen* James
  • convict (ship: Mangles, 1828). An errand boy from Antrim, 7 years for stealing sheets, age 15. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Patersons Plains. Certificate of Freedom Sep1834, died at Newcastle Nov 1834. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669 page 72
Curtis Marguerita (Rita)
  • the unmarried niece of Charles Alexander. She and her sister Myrtle lived at Tocal with Charles from 1939. Marguerita died at Tocal in 1985, aged 97
Curtis Myrtle
  • the unmarried niece of Charles Alexander. She and her sister Marguerita lived at Tocal with Charles from 1939. Myrtle died at Tocal in 1985, aged 94
Davenport John
  • convict (ship: Ocean 1823) a ploughman from Cheshire, 7 year sentence, age 24. Certificate of Freedom 1829. SR Convict Indents, fiche 650 page 72
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal, Sep 1823. NSW Colonial Secretary, Misc records relating to convicts and criminal and legal matters. SR fiche 3290 p31
Day William
  • worked at Tocal in 1857. (from birth certificate for one of his children, pers comm, descendant)
Dearden Adam
  • convict (ship: Captain Cook, 1833). A weaver from Yorkshire, 7 year sentence for stealing duck, age 28. Ticket of Leave 1839, Certificate of Freedom 1840. SR Convict Indents, fiche 687 page 7
  • assigned on arrival to James Webber, Tocal. PRO London, HO10/30. NSW, Convicts Arrived 1833-34
Dobson Roger
  • convict (ship: Ocean, 1823). A ploughman from Yorkshire, 7 year sentence, age 22. Ticket of Leave 1834. Conditional Pardon 1848. SR Convict Indents, fiche 650 page 76 
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal, Sep 1823. NSW Colonial Secretary, Misc records relating to convicts and criminal and legal matters. SR fiche 3290 p31. Still at Tocal 1828. Census of NSW 1828 . At Paterson 1841. Hunter Valley Directory 1841
Douglas* James
  • convict (ship: Layton, 1829). A tailor from Perthshire, 7 year sentence for stealing a clock, age 24. Certificate of Freedom 1835. SR Convict Indents, fiche 673 page 248
  • In the service of Webber, October 1831. NSW Colonial Secretary, letters sent, 4/3672 p38 [reel 1044]
Doust Kathleen
  • see entry under her married name, Kathleen Reynolds
Dowling James
  • convict (ship: James Laing, 1834). A farm servant from Westmeath, life sentence for cow stealing, age 32. Died in Newcastle Hospital 1840. SR Convict Indents, fiche 709 page 73 and fiche 690 page 426.
  • at Tocal in 1837. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
  • was working at Tocal in April 1837 when he made a deposition to the coroner's Court re the death of Patrick Costigan. SR 9/6309 Clerk of Peace, Depositions - Supreme Court, Paterson 1837
Doyle* Michael
  • convict (ship: Countess of Harcourt, 1827). A plasterer's labourer from Dublin, 7 year sentence for sheep stealing, age 22, assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Patersons Plains. Certificate of Freedom 1833. SR Convict Indents, fiche 664 page 97
Doyle William
  • convict (ship: Earl St Vincent, 1823). A ploughman and shearer from near Malo, 7 year sentence for insurrection, age 39. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). Certificate of Freedom 1829. SR Convict Indents, fiche 659 page 1; Irish Indents X31 [reel 2749]
Dutton Pelham
  • his wife gave birth to a son at Tocal in August 1842, and they had probably moved on by November 1842 when their Tocal cottage was advertised to let. SMH 8 August & 4 November 1842
Edges Ann
  • born 7 April 1851 at Tocal. Parents Stephen and Elizabeth (see below). Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1851, vol 37
Edges Elizabeth
  • nee CARTER. Wife of Stephen EDGES (see below)
Edges Esther
  • born 5 April 1850 at Tocal to parents Stephen and Elizabeth. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 35
  • died at Tocal 12 April 1850, aged 7 days. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 36
  • buried 12 April 1850. Burials in St Pauls Cemetery, Paterson (Clements, 1996)
Edges Henry William
  • born to parents Stephen and Elizabeth of Tocal on 6 August 1841 (baptised 12 September 1841). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Edges Margaret
  • born to parents Stephen and Elizabeth of Tocal on 16 September 1843 (baptised 17 October 1843). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Edges Sophie
  • born 5 April 1850 at Tocal to parents Stephen and Elizabeth. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 35
  • died at Tocal 11 April 1850, aged 6 days. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 36
  • buried 11 April 1850. Burials in St Pauls Cemetery, Paterson (Clements, 1996)
Edges Stephen
  • employed as a stone mason at Tocal in 1841 and recorded as a "settler" at Tocal in 1843. Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
  • farmer, Tocal. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 35
Edwards George
  • convict (ship: City of Edinburgh, 1832). A sugar refiner from London, 7 year sentence for stealing a shawl, age 20. Certificate of Freedom 1840. SR Convict Indents, fiche 700 page 77
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal in July 1832. GG 26 Sep 1832. Ran away from Webber's service and was apprehended. GG 22 Aug 1832 p250
Eggins James
  • labourer at Tocal, married to Eleanor. Their second child, James, was born at Tocal on 6 October 1839. BDM ref V18391487 23A
  • James and Eleanor arrived from England on the Coromandel in 1838. James (snr) died at Jones Island NSW in 1899. Pers comm, descendant
  • note: the birth of James appears under the surname of Higgins, wife Ellen, born at Tocal on 5 October 1839 in BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Elson Emma Jane
  • born 4 April 1857, parents John and Jane, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Elson John
  • married 5 July 1856 at Paterson. Church register reads as follows: John Elson, labourer, 29, Tocal, married Jane Portsmouth, widow, 25, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Elson Samuel Henry
  • born 6 August 1859, parents John and Jane, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Farnham Ellen (Nell)
  • married Vince Kidd in 1919 and lived at Tocal until 1926 or 1927, see his entry for details
Fee (Fea) Michael
  • convict (ship: Boyne, 1826). A linen weaver from Co Mayo, life sentence for "unlawful oaths", age 30. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). Ticket of Leave 1834. SR Convict Indents, fiche 661 page 96 
  • accidently killed at Paterson on 24 December 1835. SR Register of Coroners Inquests
Ford Mariann Isabella
  • born 16 April 1857, parents Thomas and Marianne, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Ford Thomas
  • groom at Tocal abt 1856-1858 (Meehan, 2000)
  • married 8th (?) July at Paterson. Church register reads as follows: Thomas Ford, groom, 40, Tocal, married Mary Whalan, 16, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Forrester James
  • convict (ship: Lady Harewood, 1832). A butcher from London, 7 years for stealing, age 24. Certificate of Freedom 1838. SR Convict Indents, fiche 682 page 58
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal. GG 1832
Forty James
  • ex-convict employed by James Webber, Tocal, sometime between 1823 and 1825. General Muster List of New south Wales 1823, 1824, 1825. Note the muster says employed by P Webber Newcastle, but there is no such person at that time, and it almost certainly refers to JP Webber. Newcastle included Paterson for the purposes of this muster
Furner Annie
  • see entry under her married name, Annie Kidd
Galbraith Mathew
  • a shoemaker at Tocal homestead, died in 1868 (Tocal History Notes vol.16, 2006)
Geere (Geary) William
  • convict (ship: Sesostris, 1826). A groom and gardener from Croydon, 7 year sentence for stealing clothes, age 22. Certificate of Freedom 1832. SR Convict Indents, fiche 660 page 35
  • at Tocal in 1828, assigned to James Webber. Census of NSW 1828
Godwin Harry
  • as a child lived on Godwin's farm "Wilbee" (later called Gardiner's) which is now part of Tocal. After WWII Harry worked at a contractor cutting timber from the back of Tocal and carting it to Maitland (Tocal History Notes vol.1, 1996)
Godwin Mac
  • father of Harry (above). In the 1920s Mac came to live on "Wilbee" (later called Gardiner's) which is now part of Tocal. A house was built on Wilbee by 1828 (Tocal History Notes vol.1, 1996)
Gold Jane
  • was living at Tocal when she married Robert ROBERTS at Paterson on 2 May 1842. Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Gould Hilda
  • see entry under her married name, Hilda Reynolds
Gould James
  • son of Edward and Mary, drowned near Tocal House on 11 Feb 1864, aged about 15 years. His father worked at Tocal. MM 18 Feb 1864. Death registration number 5256 (1864) Index to BDM's.
  • note: the burial register shows John rather than James, buried 11 February 1864 age 16 years. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Gould Edward
  • farm worker at Tocal to 1893 (Meehan, 2000)
  • at Tocal in 1864 when his son James was drowned (see above)
  • "Gould & Son, fencers, Tocal Estate". Greville's Official Post-Office Directory of NSW 1872 & 1875-77
  • died 9 Aug 1898 aged 72 (Clements, 1996)
Gould Jenny
  • see entry under her married name, Jenny Brown
Gould Matilda
  • see entry under her married name, Matilda Kidd
Graves Storer
  • convict (ship: Fergusson, 1829). A shoemaker and groom from Somersetshire, 7 year sentence for street robbery, age 28. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Tocal. Certificate of Freedom 1837. SR Convict Indents, fiche 671 page 135
Gray* Robert
  • convict (ship: Captain Cook, 1833). A butcher from Manchester, 14 year sentence for house breaking, Ticket of Leave 1839. SR Convict Indents, fiche 687 page 11
  • assigned on arrival to JP Webber. PRO London, HO10/30. NSW, Convicts Arrived 1833-34
Grennan (Greenman) Peter
  • convict (ship: Heber, 1837). A stone mason from Co Cavan, 7 years sentence for stealing money, age 40. Certificate of Freedom 1845. SR Convict Indents, fiche 727 page 101
  • assigned to C & F Wilson, Tocal. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Guy Elizabeth
  • governess at Tocal 1867 (White, 1986)
Halfpenny William
  • convict (ship: Ann & Amelia, 1825), from Co Dublin, life sentence, age 24. Sent to Norfolk Island 1832, returned Dec 1845. SR Convict Indent, fiche 654 page 139
  • in the service of James Webber at Tocal, February 1825. 50 lashes for refusing work, second offence. By May 1825 he was reassigned to William Evans and received 50 lashes, ordered by James Webber, for neglect of work and refusing to work. NSW Colonial Secretary, Monthly Returns of Punishments, Newcastle 1810-1825. SR reel 6023 4/1718 p199 & 205
Hancock Walter
  • worked at Tocal at various times as a handyman, fencer and farm hand. Worked for the Alexanders and later for the Miss Curtises. He was married to Dorothy Martin. He died in 1955 aged 50 years (Tocal History Notes vol.17, 2009)
Hanley (Henley) John
  • convict (ship: Earl St Vincent, 1823). A shepherd from Co Limerick, 7 year sentence at age 23. Certificate of Freedom 1829. SR Convict Indents, fiche 653 page 24
  • assigned to James Webber at Tocal, Jan 1825. SR reel 586 4/4522 Col Sec assigned convicts 1825
Hartcher David
  • worked as a groom on Tocal between about 1921 and 1923. He and his family lived in a cottage on Glendarra (Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998)
Hassett John
  • convict (ship: Earl St Vincent, 1823). A ploughman and shearer from Co Cork, 7 year sentence at age 26. Assigned to James Webber Tocal on arrival,. Certificate of Freedom 1829. SR Convict Indents, fiche 659 page 1
  • wanted for absconding from James Webber, Tocal. SG 21 Nov 1827 4c, 26 Nov 1827 4c, 3 Dec 1827 3f
Hawker Charlotte
  • nee Stapley, wife of Thomas Hawker (see below)
Hawker Matilda
  • born to parents Charlotte and Thomas Hawker of Tocal on 27 July 1845 (baptised 2 November 1845). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Hawker Thomas
  • convict (ship: Susan, 1836). A shoemaker from Somersetshire, life sentence for highway robbery, age 19. Ticket of Leave 1844, Conditional Pardon 1849. SR Convict Indents, fiche 716 page 35 
  • assigned to C & F Wilson, Tocal. 50 lashes for pilfering, 20 June 1836. State Records reel 662 Return of Convicts Tried at Paterson. (recorded in error as Thomas Harcourt)
  • at Tocal in 1840, assigned to F Wilson. Hunter Valley Directory 1841. 
  • recorded as a labourer at Tocal in 1845 at the birth of his daughter Matilda (see above)
Hazell James
  • convict (ship: Prince Regent, 1820) assigned to James Webber, Tocal, Mar 1822. NSW Colonial Secretary, Misc records relating to convicts and criminal and legal matters. SR fiche 3290 p51 
  • A plasterer's labourer from London, 7 year sentence, age 18. Certificate of Freedom 1825. SR Convict Indents, fiche 643 page 87
  • numerous reoffences and secondary transportation to Port Macquarie and Moreton Bay
Healey Pat
  • convict (ship: Eliza, 1832). A cabinet turner and wheelwright from Co Galway, 7 year sentence for stealing clothes, age 41. Ticket of Leave 1837, Certificate of Freedom 1842. SR Convict Indents, fiche 683 page  82
  • assigned to JP Webber, Hunters River (Tocal). GG 1832
Heny Bryan
  • convict (ship: Prince Regent, 1824). A shepherd from Co Meath, life sentence, age 48. Died at Dr Clunies Hospital, Patersons Plains. SR Convict Indent, fiche 654 page 93.
  • assigned to JP Webber 1824 (Tocal). Col Sec, convict assignments, fiche 3290
Higgins James
  • see Eggins, James
Higgins Thomas
  • arrived in NSW in 1845 from Oxfordshire on the Elizabeth as a bounty emigrant. He was employed on arrival by Charles Reynolds at Tocal with 2 others from the Elizabeth as a ploughman and labourer under a memorandum of agreement for 17 pounds per annum and a weekly ration of 10lbs beef or mutton, 10lbs flour, 2lbs sugar and a quarter lb of tea. SR, Assisted Immigrants Inwards to Sydney, 4/903 [reel 2456]
Hishion Daniel
  • at Tocal sometime between 1843 and 1850 with his wife and 4 small children. Pers comm, descendant
Hobbs Abraham
  • convict (ship: Planter, 1832). A milkman, brewer and ostler from Gloucestershire, life sentence for house breaking, age 25. Ticket of Leave 1840 and Conditional Pardon 1848. SR Convict Indents, fiche 683 page 93. Assigned to JP Webber, Tocal. GG 1832
Holder James
  • was a farm servant at Tocal when he married Martha Bowring Gordon at St Paul's Paterson on 27 September 1861
Holmes William
  • convict (ship: Captain Cook, 1833). A farm servant from Wiltshire, life sentence for sheep stealing, age 34. Ticket of Leave 1841, died Sydney 1846. SR Convict Indents, fiche 687 page 13
  • assigned on arrival to James Webber at Tocal. PRO London, HO10/30. NSW Convicts Arrived 1833-34.
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Holseworth* William
  • convict (ship: England, 1826). A plasterer's boy from London, 7 year sentence for stealing boots, age 17. Certificate of Freedom 1832. SR Convict Indents, fiche 661 page 114
  • assigned to JP Webber, Patersons Plains. GG 1832 p146
Horton* William
  • convict (ship: Mangles, 1833). A shoemaker from London, life sentence for robbing his master, assigned on arrival in 1833 to JP Webber (Tocal?). Ticket of Leave 1845. SR Convict Indents, fiche 685 page 197; PRO London, HO10/30. NSW Convicts Arrived 1833-34
Hover (Hower) Stephen
  • convict (ship: Mary, 1822) assigned to James Webber, Tocal, Mar 1822. NSW Colonial Secretary, Misc records relating to convicts and criminal and legal matters. SR fiche 3290 p51
  • a flour miller from Sussex, 7 year sentence, age 31. SR Convict Indents, fiche 647 page 53 
Hoyle John
  • convict (ship: Guildford, 1827). A farmers man from Lancashire, life sentence for rioting, age 29. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). Ticket of Leave 1837, Conditional Pardon 1845. SR Convict Indents, fiche 665 page 120
  • at Tocal 1828. Census of NSW 1828
Hughes Richard
  • convict (ship: Guildford, 1822). A rope maker from Liverpool, life sentence, age 20. Ticket of Leave 1832, Conditional Pardon 1840. SR Convict Indents, fiche 648 page 135
  • assigned to JP Webber in 1825. SR Col Sec, Assigned Convicts 1825, reel 586 4/4522
  • tobacconist at Tocal 1828. Census of NSW 1828
Hunt Caroline
  • at Tocal from at least 1858 to 1864, husband William. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Hunt George
  • born 16 August 1858, parents William and Caroline. At the time of the birth the family was living at Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Hunt Harriet
  • born 11 June 1863, parents William and Caroline, Tocal, father's occupation horse breaker. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Hunt Henry
  • convict (ship: Planter, 1832). A hawker from Surry, 7 years for stealing a truck, Certificate of Freedom 1846. SR Convict Indents, fiche 683 page 93
  • assigned on arrival to James Webber, Tocal. PRO London, HO10/29. NSW, Convicts Arrived 1828-32
Hunt Mary Jane
  • born 25 September 1864, parents William and Caroline. At the time of the birth the family was living at Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Hunt William
  • worked at Tocal from at least 1858 to 1864, wife Caroline, his occupation variously described as labourer, horse breaker and groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Hurley William
  • convict (ship: Andromeda, 1830). A ploughman from Co Cork, life sentence for horse stealing, age 32. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Markham (Tocal). Ticket of Leave 1840. SR Convict Indents, fiche 677 page 38
Hutchins (Hutchinson) John
  • convict (ship: Dick, 1821). A blacksmith from London, life sentence, age 22. Ticket of Leave 1829, Conditional Pardon 1841. SR Convict Indents, fiche 646 page 342
  • shepherd assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828
Irwin Henry
  • convict (ship: Andromeda, 1830). A labourer from Athlone, 7 year sentence for stealing a cloak, age 19. Assigned on arrival to James Webber, Markham (Tocal). Certificate of Freedom 1838. SR Convict Indents, fiche 677 page 38
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Jackson Beatrice
  • see entry under married name, Beatrice Bailey
Jackson Edward
  • living at Tocal 1869-70 to 1873-74. NSW Electoral Roles for The Paterson, 1869-70, 1870-71 and 1873-74
Jackson Elizabeth
  • see William JACKSON below
Jackson William
  • with his wife Elizabeth (nee Cadby), working at Tocal as a timbercutter when his son John James JACKSON was born on 20 July 1839. Pers comm, descendant
James Daniel
  • arrived Australia in 1886 with his wife Gwenllian and two children, and was employed at Tocal as a farm hand. He and his family lived in the Tocal barracks. Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998
James William
  • born at Tocal 22 March 1887, son of Daniel James. Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998
Jameson
(Jamison)
John
  • convict (ship: Guildford, 1827). A hairdresser from Edinbure (sic), 14 year sentence for shop breaking, age 19. Ticket of Leave 1839, Certificate of Freedom 1848. SR Convict Indents, fiche 665 page 122
  • shepherd assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828
Jarvis Mary
  • married James Stace at Tocal in June 1848. Pers comm (descendant)
Johnston William
  • convict (ship: Heber, 1837). A labourer from Co Antrim, 7 year sentence for highway robbery, age 17. SR Convict Indents, fiche 727 page 101
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Kahler Albert
  • grew up at Tocal until he was 11. At the time Stan Kidd was dairyman and Bert Kidd was groom. Albert's relationship to Francis and Mary (see below) is not known (Tocal History Notes vol.12, 2003)
Kahler Francis (Paddy)
  • parents Alice (Kidd) and Patrick Kahler. He worked as a stockman at Tocal from 1923 to 1929, married Olive Gardiner in 1933 and died in 1997 (Meehan, 2000)
Kahler Mary (Lena)
  • cook at Tocal 1923 to 1925 (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
  • married Jack Meehan in 1925. They lived at Tocal until about 1930 (Meehan, 2000)
Kain Daniel
  • see Cain
Keating Thomas
  • convict (ship: Earl St Vincent, 1823). Ploughman from Co Cork, life sentence, age 30. SR Convict Indents, fiche 653 page 24
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal, Jun 1824. NSW Colonial Secretary, SR reel 6028 2/8283 p85. At Tocal 1828. Census of NSW 1828
Keevers  
  • a family who lived and worked at Glendarra in the 1930s (Tocal History Notes vol.4, 2000)
Keily* Michael
  • convict (ship: Governor Ready, 1829). 'Rep'd plough'd and tailor', from Waterford, life sentence, age 60, for 'Base Coin'. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Patersons River. Ticket of Leave for Port Macquarie 1837. SR Convict Indents, fiche 671 page 6
Keppie Roland (Roly or Role)
  • lived in a weatherboard cottage on Tocal (the Daly Kidd cottage) with his wife Win in the late 1930s (Tocal History Notes, vol.2, 1998; vol.4, 2000 & vol.17, 2009)
Kidd Albert
George
  • born 10 July 1882, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation stock keeper. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • he worked at Tocal until at least 1910 as a groom with the horses. In 1910 he married Laura Brown. He died in 1959 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Alfred
Leslie
  • born 26 November 1882, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Kidd Alice
  • parents William and Matilda, moved to Tocal soon after Alice's birth in 1872. Alice was cook and housekeeper at Tocal and Glendarra from about 1887 to 1900 when she married and moved away (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Ann
  • daughter of John and Ann, Tocal. Born 1845, died 1861. Buried St Paul's Paterson (Meehan, 2000)
  • buried 4 September 1860, age 17 years. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Kidd Ann
  • born Ann McGuire abt 1818 Ireland, arrived in Australia on the Duchess of Northumberland in 1836. In 1839 gave birth to a daughter Mary Ann in Sydney, father Phillip Whalen
  • in 1840 she married John Kidd. She lived at Tocal from 1856 until her death
  • died at Tocal Oct 1900, aged 82 (Clements, 1996; Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Annie
  • nee Furner, married Herbert Kidd in 1902. Annie was a cook, housekeeper and laundry person at Tocal, Glendarra and Duninald from 1902 to 1926
  • she left Tocal when it was sold in 1926 but worked there again for the Alexanders as housekeeper from 1930 possibly to 1947 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Arthur
  • born at Tocal in 1880, son of William. He worked at Tocal as a stud groom to 1903. He died in 1942 at Richmond (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Aubrey
Leonard
  • born 22 July 1893, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation herd-man. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • returned to Tocal in 1920 in charge of the stud cattle (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
  • married Elsie Meehan in 1925. In 1927 they moved to Glendarra to work for Darcie Reynolds until 1940 (Meehan, 2000; White, 1986)
Kidd Bruce
  • son of Stan and Mae Kidd, see Stan's entry for details
Kidd Catherine
Ann
  • born 22 February 1866, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • died 1891 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Cedric (Sid)
  • born 29 October 1891, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation herd-man. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • worked on Tocal until 1913, killed in action at Gallipoli 1915. War memorials list him as Sidney Kidd (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Emily
  • born 22 July 1879, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • worked as a housemaid at Tocal until her marriage to Joseph Evans on 27 October 1897 when she moved to Newcastle. Pers comm descendant
Kidd Eliza
  • born 5 September 1872, parents John & Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • died Tocal 3 October 1872 (buried 4 October), age 1 month. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Kidd Elizabeth Jane
  • born 6 March 1858, parents John and Ann, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • Married 1879 to John Moloney, worker at Tocal. Possibly still at Tocal in 1889. Died 1895 at West Maitland (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Elsie
  • daughter of Leslie Earle (Daly) Kidd. Elsie lived at Tocal and Duninald with her family as a child. At one stage they lived in the Daly Kidd cottage. During the Alexander period they lived in Thunderbolt's cottage at Tocal (Brouwer, 2007; Tocal History Notes vol.4, 2000)
Kidd Elsie Jane
  • born 29 December 1896, parents Richard and Emily Jane, Tocal, father's occupation stud groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • died 8 January 1897, aged 10 days. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Kidd Elsie
Vivalene
  • born 17 January 1898, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation herdman. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • died Tocal 23 March 1899, age 14 months. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145 
Kidd George
  • born 27 February 1876, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • died Tocal 4 March 1876. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Kidd Herbert
Ernest (Bert)
  • born 13 August 1878, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation stock keeper. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145. Note: this birth has been entered in the civil register as 'Thomas Ernest Kidd'
  • worked with the cattle at Tocal from an early age and became stud groom when his father died in 1903. He married Annie Furner in 1902 and died in 1920 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Herbert Roy
  • born at Tocal in 1917 and lived there until 1926. He worked at Glendarra from 1934 to 1939, married Amy Bruce in 1943 and died in 1998 (Meehan, 2000)
  • worked for Charles Alexander at Tocal on occasions (Brouwer, 2007)
Kidd Isabella
  • born 7 October 1881, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation farm labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • died Tocal 31 January 1882, age 4 months. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145 
Kidd James
  • born 3 March 1877, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • horse groom at Tocal to 1910, married Matilda Soper in 1905, died 1956 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd John
  • convict (ship: Norfolk, 1829). Born Cambridge abt 1804. Tried Cambridge 1829, age 25, for horse stealing and transported for life. Assigned to James Webber and later to Caleb and Felix Wilson at Tocal. Married Ann McGuire 1840 (see Ann Kidd above). Received Ticket of Leave 1837. Left Tocal and returned by 1856.
  • received a conditional pardon in 1845 and by 1856 lived and worked on Tocal with his family
  • died at Tocal in 1881. Buried 19 Nov 1881, aged 78 (Clements, 1996; Meehan, 2000)
Kidd John
  • born Marulan (NSW) 1847. Moved to Tocal with his parents John and Ann (see above) before 1856. Became stud groom at Tocal. Died at Tocal 1903 (Meehan, 2000)
  • married March 1865 at Paterson. Church register reads as follows: John Kidd, labourer, 19, Tocal, married Eliza Craighton, farmer's daughter, 23, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Kidd John
  • born 12 April 1868, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • died 1885 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Kenneth
  • born at Tocal in 1902, parents Herbert (Bert) and Annie. He worked at Tocal and married Ivy Roach in 1923. When Reynolds sold Tocal in 1926 Ken and Ivy moved but Ken worked at Duninald at various times. He died in 1962 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Leslie Earle (Daly)
  • born in 1886 when his family was living in the Tocal barracks. When he married Alice Chambers in 1916 the Reynolds family built a house for him at Tocal (Brouwer, Meehan & Brown, 2005)
  • worked at Tocal from 1916 to 1936, firstly for the Reynolds and then as one of the few retained by the Alexanders when they purchased the estate in 1926 (Brouwer, 2007)
  • he and his family moved into Thunderbolt's cottage in 1927 (Tocal History Notes vol.11, 2002)
Kidd Lillian
Gladys
  • born 31 March 1898, parents Richard and Emily Jane, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Kidd Lorna Gladys
  • born at Tocal in 1912 and worked there as a domestic until her marriage in 1933 to Clifford Partridge. She died in 1987 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Mae
  • wife of Stan Kidd, see his entry for details
Kidd Margaret Jane
  • born 31 October 1873, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • 1873-1898. Housemaid at Tocal (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Mary Ellen
  • born 24 December 1886, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • she returned to Tocal and Glendarra to work from about 1916 to 1925 as a cook. She died in 1962 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Matilda
  • nee Gould. Married William Kidd in 1871. They lived at Tocal
Kidd Matilda Jane
  • born 21 July 1876, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • was a housemaid and cook at Tocal Homestead until 1900 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Millie (Midge)
  • born at Tocal in 1909, worked at Tocal Homestead as a cook and housekeeper, married Thomas Meehan about 1925 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Richard
  • born 6 August 1870, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • he was a stud groom at Tocal to 1902, then at Glendarra until he died in 1911. He married Emily Clode in 1895 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Rita
  • born in 1905, the second child of Bert and Annie. From about 1923 to 1925 she was employed in housework at Glendarra. She married Francis Meehan about 1925 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Robert Henry
  • born 23 July 1885, parents John and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation stud groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • died Tocal 20 February 1892 age 6 years. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Kidd Ron
  • son of Stan and Mae Kidd, see Stan's entry for details
Kidd Robert
  • Tocal. Buried 17 Mar 1896, aged 4 hours (Clements, 1996)
Kidd Sarah
  • daughter of John and Ann
  • on 25 March 1858 Sarah Kidd, 16, of Tocal, married George Clarke, a farmer aged 22, residing at Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • they lived at Tocal c1858-1871. Sarah died in 1926
Kidd Stanley
Rupert (Stan)
  • born 10 December 1895, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation herdsman. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • Stan worked on Tocal for the Alexanders from about 1930 to 1935. Wife was Mae, two boys Ron and Bruce. They lived on Tocal in the Pethebridge house, between the current dairy house and the former dairy (Tocal History Notes vol.4, 2000)
Kidd Susie Eveleen
  • born 14 October 1894, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • worked as a housekeeper at Tocal before 1914 (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd Vincent
  • born 4 September 1889, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation stockman. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • horse groom at Tocal. He married Ellen (Nell) Farnham in 1919 and lived in Thunderbolt's cottage from then until 1926 or 1927 when they left Tocal (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005; Tocal History Notes vol.11, 2002)
Kidd William
  • born Marulan 1849. Moved to Tocal with his parents John and Ann (see above) by 1856 (Meehan, 2000)
  • married Matilda Gould in 1871
  • his occupation at Tocal between 1874 and 1894 variously described as labourer, stock keeper, herdman and groom. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • worked at Tocal from c1873 until his death in 1903 (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
Kidd William
Edward
  • born 22 June 1874, parents William and Matilda, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • stock keeper at Tocal for six years (Meehan, 2000)
Kidd William (Bill) Keith
  • born at Tocal in 1907, was at Tocal, Glendarra and Duninald all his life, worked for Darcie Reynolds on Glendarra from 1949 to 1965. He lived in houses on the property with May Chandler. He died in 1970 (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005; Meehan, 2000)
King George
  • convict (ship: Asia, 1825). A print blocker from London,7 year sentence, age 19. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 185
  • carpenter assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828
King William
  • convict (ship: Henry, 1823). A ploughman from Roxburgh, 14 year sentence, age 36. SR Convict Indents, fiche 650 page 61
  • assigned to JP Webber 1823. SR Col Sec fiche 3290.
  • 50 lashes ordered by Commandant Newcastle for neglect of work while in the service of James Webber, Tocal, Mar 1824. NSW Col Sec, Monthly Returns of Punishments, Newcastle 1810-1825. SR reel 6023 4/1718 p179
  • Certificate of Freedom 1837. SR. 37/0844, 16 October 1837, 4/4340 [reel 999]
Kipling John
  • convict (ship: Bussorah Merchant, 1828). A piecer from the East Indies, 7 year sentence for stealing a shirt, age 19. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Marford (Tocal). Certificate of Freedom 1834. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669 page 107
Lane James
  • convict (ship: Lord Lyndoch, 1833). A clothier and indoor servant from Somersetshire, 7 year sentence for housebreaking, age 26. Ticket of Leave 1838, Certificate of Freedom 1842. SR Convict Indents, fiche 705 page 125.
  • at Tocal, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
  • in service of C & F Wilson, Tocal. 50 lashes for absconding 14 March 1836. State Records reel 662 Return of Convicts Tried at Paterson
Lawler John
  • convict (ship: Borodino, 1828). A ploughman, shepherd and herdsman from Queens Co (Ire), 7 year sentence for picking pockets, age 21. "Speaks no English". Ticket of Leave 1832. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828. (Note: the indent shows him assigned on arrival to John Webber at Penshurst but the census indicates James Webber at Tocal)
Leach William
  • free servant, ex-convict (ship: Admiral Gambier, 1809). 7 year sentence, protestant, overseer, age 63 (1828), employed by James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828
Lenny Edward
  • A fencer and general farm labourer employed by Felix Wilson at Tocal. A blacksmith by trade and 'free by servitude'. Absconded from the service of F Wilson before his written engagement expired. A warrant issued for his arrest by the Paterson Bench and five pounds reward for his capture offered by F Wilson. The Australian, 18 Feb 1841
Levitt John
  • convict (ship: Bussorah Merchant, 1828). A farm labourer from Yorkshire, married with 3 children, 7 year sentence for stealing ton of bags, age 27. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Marford (Tocal). Certificate of Freedom 1836. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669 page 107
  • shepherd Tocal in 1828. Census of NSW 1828
Lewis Joseph
  • convict (ship: Mermaid, 1830). A farm hand from Gloucester, 7 year sentence for house breaking, age 20. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Markham (Tocal). Ticket of Leave 1834, Certificate of Freedom 1837. SR Convict Indents, fiche 675 page 88
Liddy Andrew
  • convict (ship: Hive, 1836). A brewer's labourer and soldier from Belfast, 7 year sentence for stealing cloth, age 40. Ticket of Leave 1840, Certificate of Freedom 1842. SR Convict Indents, fiche 715 page 206
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Lill Samuel
  • manager of Tocal in 1925 (MM 5 December 1925)
Lill Eric
  • son of Samuel, drowned while mustering Tocal cattle, aged 23 (MM 5 December 1925)
Linegar William
  • convict (ship: Lord Lyndoch, 1833). A steam engine labourer from Nottinghamshire, life sentence for "cutting and maiming", age 25. Absconded from Tocal in 1835. Ticket of Leave 1845, Conditional Pardon 1854. SR Convict Indents, fiche 687 page 106
Locock Henry
  • superintendent/overseer at Tocal at least from 1853 to 1856 (Brouwer, 2007)
Logan James
  • convict (ship: Bussorah Merchant, 1828). A brush maker from Glasgow,14 year sentence for house breaking, age 20. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). Ticket of Leave 1834, Certificate of Freedom 1842. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669 page 107
  • tobacconist at Tocal. Census of NSW 1828
Logue Alice Maud
  • born 11 March 1889, parents Charles and Elizabeth, Tocal, father's occupation station employee. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Logue Catherine
Jane
  • born 10 December 1891, parents Charles and Elizabeth, Tocal, father's occupation station employee. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Logue Charles
  • employed at Tocal between 1889 and 1891, wife Elizabeth. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Long* Dennis
  • convict (ship: Governor Ready, 1829). Stonemason and plasterer from Cork, 7 year sentence, age 23, for stealing a coat. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Patersons River. SR Convict Indents, fiche 671
Lute John
  • labourer at Tocal 1876, wife Mary. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • residing at Tocal 1877-78. NSW Electoral Role for The Paterson 1877-78
Lute John Henry
  • born 10 October 1876, parents John and Mary, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Lynch Michael
  • convict (ship: Eliza, 1832). A spadesman and reaper from Co Clare, life sentence for attacking a dwelling house, age 23. Ticket of Leave 1840, Conditional Pardon 1847. SR Convict Indents, fiche 700 page 105
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Lynn John
  • convict (ship: Asia, 1822). A butcher from London, life sentence, age 21. Ticket of Leave 1851. SR Convict Indents, fiche 648 page 158
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Lyons Bernard
  • convict (ship: City of Edinburgh, 1832). A ploughman from Co Galway, 7 year sentence for perjury, age 26. SR Convict Indents, fiche 700 page 75
  • in service of C & F Wilson, Tocal. 25 lashes for neglect of duty and 25 lashes for disobedience of orders 30 January 1836. State Records reel 662 Return of Convicts Tried at Paterson
  • in 1837 convicted of the manslaughter of Patrick Costigan at Tocal. Lyons was sentenced to three years in irons. SR reel 2389 X731 Returns of Prisoners Convicted by the Supreme Court 1833-37
Magner Michael
  • convict (ship: Earl St Vincent, 1823). A ploughman and shearer from Malo, 7 year sentence, age 27. Assigned on arrival to James Webber (Tocal). Brother of Thomas (below). SR Convict Indents, fiche 653 page 25
Magner Thomas
  • convict (ship: Earl St Vincent, 1823). A ploughman from Malo, 7 year sentence, age 25. Assigned on arrival to James Webber (Tocal). Brother of Michael (above). SR Convict Indents, fiche 653 page 25
Maloney John
  • lived at Tocal 1869-70 to 1870-71 and again in 1877-78. NSW Electoral Roll for The Paterson 1869-70 & 1870-71, 1877-78
Manuel Emma
  • buried 30 December 1846 aged 3 months, parents William and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Manuel John
  • son of William and Eliza (see below). Born at Tocal 30 September 1847. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Manuel Sarah
  • buried 28 December 1846 aged 1 yr 3 mths, parents William and Eliza, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Manuel William
  • an assisted immigrant from Dorsetshire, arrived in sydney in 1841 with wife Eliza and three children (pers comm descendant)
  • worked at Tocal from at least 1846 to 1849, his occupation described as labourer or servant to Mr Reynolds. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 35. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Manuel William
  • born at Tocal on 5 November 1849, son of William and Eliza. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 35
Marsh William
  • born 3 January 1861, parents John and Mary Ann, Tocal, father's occupation servant. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Maurer
(Morarer)
Philip
  • a vinedresser at Tocal who married Magdalena Schink at Tocal on 3 December 1849. Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
  • same person as Philip Morarer (see below)?
McBride John
  • employed by Felix Wilson at Tocal. A sawyer by trade and 'free by servitude'. Absconded from the service of F Wilson before his written engagement expired. A warrant issued for his arrest by the Paterson Bench and five pounds reward for his capture offered by F Wilson. The Australian, 18 Feb 1841
McCarthy John
  • convict (ship: Heber, 1837). A tobacco twister from Cork, 7 year sentence for stealing chairs, age 19. SR Convict Indents, fiche 727 page 103
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
McCarthy* Timothy
  • convict (ship: Governor Ready, 1829). Ploughman from Co.Cork, 7 year sentence, age 35, for sheep stealing. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Patersons River. SR Convict Indents, fiche 671
McDonald Ann
  • living at Tocal when she married Usher Tinkler at Tocal on 16 March 1847 (BDM index V1847145 78)
McGillvery John
  • living at Tocal about 1873 to 1877. NSW Electoral Roll for The Paterson, 1873-74, 1874-75, 1876-77, 1877-78
  • died in Maitland Hospital from tetanus, 2 August 1877. The tetanus occurred after two of his fingers were severed in a horse-works mechanism while working at Tocal. MM, 4 August 1877
McGilvray Alexander
  • married Louisa Stace at Tocal in November 1850 (pers comm. descendant)
McQuiggan Miles or Hugh
  • convict (ship: Java, 1833). A soldier from Glasgow, 7 year sentence for insubordination, age 33. Certificate of Freedom 1840. SR Convict Indents, fiche 706 page 183
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
McIneeny Thomas
  • convict (ship: Asia, 1825). A ploughman from Co. Meath, life sentence, age 26, assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). Ticket of Leave 1834, Conditional Pardon 1844. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 155
Meehan Elsie
  • was a cook at Tocal for 15 months and at Glendarra for 21 months between 1922 and 1925. She married Aubrey Kidd in 1925 (Meehan, 2000)
Meehan Jack
  • a farm worker on Tocal and Glendarra starting before 1920. He lived in the Tocal barracks until 1925 and in that year he married Mary (Lena) Kahler. They then lived at Pethebridge's house on Tocal, then in a new house built for Aubrey Kidd. They moved away from Tocal about 1830 (Meehan, 2000)
  • worked at Tocal during the Alexander period (Brouwer, 2007)
Meehan Thomas
  • worked at Tocal from about 1921 to 1927, married Millie Kidd about 1925 (Meehan, 2000)
  • born in 1907, lived in the Tocal convict barracks (Tocal History Notes, vol.1, 1996)
Middlebrook Jim
  • worked and lived at Tocal in the 1930s (Tocal History Notes vol.4, 2000)
Mildmay George
  • convict (ship: Hercules, 1830). An errand boy from Dublin, 7 year sentence for shop robbery, age 16. SR Convict Indents, fiche 667 page 8
  • assigned on arrival in 1830 to James Webber (Tocal). PRO London, HO10/29, NSW, Convicts Arrived 1828-32
  • absconded from service of JP Webber in 1833. GG 2 Oct 1833 p402
Miller William
  • convict (ship: Burrell, 1830). A house painter from Kildare, 7 year sentence for obtaining money falsely, Certificate of Freedom 1835. SR Convict Indents, fiche 677 page 29
  • assigned on arrival to James Webber (Tocal). PRO London, HO10/29, NSW, Convicts Arrived 1828-32
Milligan Alexander
  • son of James and Jane (see below). Born at Tocal 6 September 1845. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Milligan James
  • farmer at Tocal from at least 1847 to 1855, wife Jane. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1851, vol 37. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/1945
Milligan James
  • born 15 August 1850 at Tocal (baptised 30 March 1851), parents James and Jane. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1851, vol 37
Milligan Mary Ann
  • daughter of James and Jane (see above). Born at Tocal 15 September 1847. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • buried 17 March 1855, aged 7 1/2 years, farmer's daughter, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/1945.
Milligan
(Mulligan)
William
  • born 15 February 1856, parents James and Jane (see below), Tocal, father's occupation farmer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/1945 
  • buried 21 Feb 1856, aged 5 days (Clements, 1996)
Millsom* Edward
  • convict (ship: Sarah, 1829). A farm worker from Yorkshire, 7 year sentence for stealing geese, age 20, assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal?). Ticket of Leave 1834, Certificate of Freedom 1839. SR Convict Indents, fiche 674 page 17
Moloney John
  • worker at Tocal 1879 when he married Elizabeth Jane Kidd. They were possibly still at Tocal in 1889 (Meehan, 2000)
Mooney
(Moodey)
Lawrence
  • convict (ship: Mangles, 1828). A carter from Meath, life sentence for house stealing, age 25. Ticket of Leave 1839. SR Convict Indent, fiche 669 page 78
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828
Moors*
(Moore)
John
  • convict (ship: Champion, 1827). A weaver from Manchester, life sentence for stealing clothes, age 31. Ticket of Leave 1846 and 1851. SR Convict Indent, fiche 667 page 240. At Tocal 1833
Morarer Catherine
  • born at Tocal on 8 June 1850. Parents Philip and Mary. Father a German vine dresser at Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • buried 14 June 1850, aged 7 days (Clements, 1996)
Morarer
(Moraser)
Philip
  • German vine dresser on the Tocal estate. Wife Mary. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1850, vol 35
Mulligan  
  • see Milligan
Murdock Hugh
  • convict (ship: Hooghley, 1825). A shearer and thresher from Co tyrone, 7 year sentence, age 32. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 167
  • at Tocal in 1828, assigned to James Webber. Census of NSW 1828 
  • received 50 lashes for disrespectful conduct to his master James Webber, his ticket of leave withdrawn and he was returned to Hyde Park Barracks. Jun 1830. NSW Col Sec, Letters sent. SR reel 1043 4/3667
Murphy Edward
  • convict (ship: Mangles, 1828). A farm servant from Wicklow, life sentence for sheep stealing, age 24. Ticket of Leave 1837. SR Convict Indent, fiche 669 page 78
  • at Tocal in 1828 assigned to JP Webber. Census of NSW 1828
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Murphy Joe
  • worked at Tocal as a handyman, living for a time in one of the back rooms of Thunderbolt's cottage. He moved to Glendarra to live and to continue working for the Reynolds family when Tocal was sold in 1926 (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
Musk James
  • convict (ship: Phoenix, 1828). A labourer from Suffolk, 7 year sentence for house breaking, age 19. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Marford (Tocal). SR Convict Indents, fiche 669 page 99.
  • at Tocal in 1828, assigned to JP Webber. Census of NSW 1828
Nelson George
  • convict (ship: Phoenix, 1828). A labourer from Hunts, life sentence for stealing a coat, age 20. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Marford (Tocal). SR Convict Indents, fiche 669
Nice Elizabeth
  • wife of labourer, Tocal. Buried 12 Apr 1861, aged 28 (Clements, 1996)
Nice James
  • born 3 December 1859, parents Robert and Sarah, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Ockley Thomas
  • married 19 March 1859 at Paterson. Church register reads as follows: Sarah Ann Cleaver, servant, 25,  Tocal, married Thomas Ockley, labourer, 25, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Osmond Ann & Charles
  • arrived Tocal abt 1851 after emigrating from Somerset, England, with their children Henry (12), George (11), Charles (10), Emma (8), Mary Ann (6), John (3) and William (infant). Charles (snr) worked on the Tocal property. Dungog Chronicle, February 1930 & pers comm (descendant)
Osmond Charles
  • parents Ann and Charles (see above). Arrived at Tocal about 1851, aged 10
Osmond Emma
  • parents Ann and Charles (see above). Arrived at Tocal about 1851, aged 8
Osmond George
  • parents Ann and Charles (see above). Arrived at Tocal about 1851, aged 11. Family tradition says George was taught to ride a horse at Tocal by Frederick Ward (Thunderbolt)
Osmond Henry
  • parents Ann and Charles (see above). Arrived at Tocal about 1851, aged 12
Osmond John
  • parents Ann and Charles (see above). Arrived at Tocal about 1851, aged 3
Osmond Mary Ann
  • parents Ann and Charles (see above). Arrived at Tocal about 1851, aged 6
Osmond William
  • parents Ann and Charles (see above). Arrived at Tocal about 1851 as an infant
Padmore Alfred
  • convict (ship: Asia, 1822). An errand boy from Salop, life sentence, age 19. Ticket of Leave 1838, Conditional Pardon 1846. SR Convict Indents, fiche 648 page 165
  • sawyer assigned to JP Webber, Tocal. GG 1832 . Note, this entry incorrectly lists his ship as the Dungevan Castle. The convict shipping indents and other records confirm this is an error
  • absconded from Tocal in May 1833 and apprehended in June. Occupation given as lawyer rather than sawyer. GG 12 June 1833 p219 & 19 June 1833 p237 
  • absconded again August 1833. GG 7 August 1833 p302
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Partridge Rebecca
  • nee Cant, married Richard Partridge in 1882. They lived at Tocal in the 1880s and 1890s and raised a large family there
Partridge Richard
  • married Rebecca Cant in 1882. They lived at Tocal where Richard worked in the 1880s and 1890s. They raised a large family at Tocal
Partridge William
  • was working as a free man at Tocal in April 1837 when he made a deposition to the coroner's Court re the death of Patrick Costigan. SR 9/6309 Clerk of Peace, Depositions - Supreme Court, Paterson 1837
Pedder Abraham
  • worked at Tocal from at least 1856 to 1863, wife Ellen, his occupation variously described as labourer, stock keeper, servant, stockman. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Pedder Abraham
  • born 17 February 1859, parents Abraham and Ellen. At the time of the birth the family was living at Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Pedder Ellen
  • born 24 December 1856, parents Abraham and Ellen, Tocal, father's occupation stock keeper. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Pedder Isaac
  • Tocal. Buried 25 Jan 1857, aged 3 years. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145 
Pedder Maurice
  • born 24 February 1861, parents Abraham and Ellen, Tocal, father's occupation servant. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Pedder Richard
  • born 20 February 1863, parents Abraham and Ellen, Tocal, father's occupation stockman. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • buried 1 Mar 1863, aged 10 days. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Penfold Albert
  • lived in Thunderbolt's cottage as a child (father was Wilfred, see below), worked on Tocal with his father (Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998)
Penfold Betty
  • lived in Thunderbolt's cottage as a child, father was Wilfred, see below. (Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998)
Penfold Grace
  • lived in Thunderbolt's cottage as a child, father was Wilfred, see below. (Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998)
Penfold Mervin
  • lived in Thunderbolt's cottage as a child (father was Wilfred, see below), worked on Tocal at times as a young man (Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998 & vol.4, 2000)
Penfold Ruth
  • lived in Thunderbolt's cottage as a child, father was Wilfred, see below. (Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998)
Penfold Violet
  • lived in Thunderbolt's cottage as a child, father was Wilfred, see below. (Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998)
Penfold Wilfred
  • he managed Tocal for the Alexanders from about 1936 and lived in Thunderbolt's cottage for four or more years with his wife and six children (Tocal History Notes vol.2, 1998)
Pethebridge Elizabeth
  • wife of Richard Pethebridge. Tocal. Hunter Valley Directory 1841
  • born abt 1813 in Devon, died 1879 in Sydney. Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999
Pethebridge Elizabeth
  • daughter of Elizabeth and Richard. Born Tocal 1845, died Tocal 1846. Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999
  • buried 9 Mar 1846, aged 6 months (Clements, 1996)
Pethebridge Fanny
  • died Tocal 1847, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth. Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999
  • buried 28 Aug 1847, aged 5 years 6 months (Clements, 1996). Note, in the church burial register the age looks like 3 years 3 months but is very hard to read. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Pethebridge John
  • born Tocal 1842, son of Richard and Elizabeth. Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999
Pethebridge Mary Ann
  • born Tocal 1840, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth. Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999
Pethebridge Richard 
  • superintendent of Tocal at least in 1838 and 1839, was at Tocal until January 1850. Born 1810 Devon, died Sydney 1879 (NSW Directory for 1839 p127; Hunter Valley Directory 1841; Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999)
  • became a commission agent in Sydney in February 1850, with references from Felix Wilson and Charles Reynolds (the owner and lessee of Tocal respectively). MM 5 January and 9 February 1850
Pethebridge Richard
  • son of Elizabeth and Richard. Died Tocal 1849. Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999
  • buried 5 Dec 1849, aged 3 years (Clements, 1996)
Petherbridge (Pethebridge) Sarah
  • daughter of Elizabeth and Richard, Tocal. Buried 3 Feb 1848, aged 9 years (Clements, 1996)
Pidcock D
  • residing at Tocal in 1867. New South Wales National Directory for 1867-68. (Samson & Co, Sydney)
Portsmouth Jane
  • married 5 July 1856 at Paterson. Church register reads as follows: John Elson, labourer, 29, Tocal, married Jane Portsmouth, widow, 25, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145. For children, see ELSON
Pugh Ann
  • the first European women to have an enduring association with Tocal
  • married Ralph Mills Clarke in 1828 and lived with him at Tocal for various periods until his death in 1841. She then married James Clements in 1846 and lived with him at Tocal until 1853 (possibly 1855) (Walsh, 2008)
Quin Robert
  • employed by Felix Wilson at Tocal. A sawyer by trade and 'free by servitude'. Absconded from the service of F Wilson before his written engagement expired. 'In the company of a female who passes as his wife, her supposed name Catherine RYAN'. A warrant issued for his arrest by the Paterson Bench and five pounds reward for his capture offered by F Wilson. The Australian, 18 Feb 1841
Reynolds Amy Evylyn
  • born 9 May 1886, parents Percy and Margaret Landale Reynolds, Tocal, father's occupation gentleman. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Reynolds Annie
  • nee Wolfe, married Frank (Boy) Reynolds in 1934. They lived in the bungalow on Glendarra (now part of Tocal) and had two daughters, Jane and Margaret (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Archibald Gordon
  • born and raised at Duninald, the fourth son of Sidney Reynolds and Frances (nee Eales). In the 1930s he became an advisor to CB Alexander at Tocal. In 1943, after his wife died, Gordon lived in the Tocal barracks. After the death of CB Alexander he moved into the Tocal homestead as a companion to the Miss Curtises. He continued to run the Tocal property until his death in 1965 (White, 1986; Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Arthur
  • born 1890, parents Frank and Jeanette Reynolds. He moved with his parents and siblings from Glendarra to Tocal to live in 1900
  • He married Doris Reynolds in 1919 (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Cedric
  • born 31 July 1889, parents Percy and Margaret Laudale Reynolds,  Tocal, father's occupation grazier. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Reynolds Charles
  • came to Australia in 1840 from Devon, leased land on the Mooki River (Liverpool Plains) in 1841 and then Louth Park at Maitland, NSW
  • in 1843 he purchased Hereford cattle from George Hobler of Aberglassyn which became the basis of Reynolds stud, one of the most notable in Australia. He also had a Devon cattle stud and a thoroughbred horse stud
  • in 1843 he leased Tocal from Felix Wilson. In 1844 he married Frances Seaton Dun, eldest daughter of William Dun of Duninald, Paterson
  • foundation member of the Hunter River Agricultural Society and co-founder of the first Maitland Show
  • legend has it that his horse, Free Trader, was stolen from Tocal by Thunderbolt (Fred Ward) the bushranger in the 1860s
  • died at Tocal in September 1871 after being thrown from his horse. Buried in St Pauls Cemetery, Paterson (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Charles
  • born 20 March 1873, parents Frank and Jeanette Rens Reynolds, Tocal, father's occupation grazier. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Reynolds Claire
  • born 1905, parents Darcie and Hilda. The family lived at Glendarra and moved to Tocal Homestead after Frank Reynolds died in 1920 (Reynolds, 2006) 
Reynolds Darcie
  • born 6 April 1875,  parents Frank and Jeanette, Tocal, father's occupation grazier. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/1945
  • Darcie married Hilda Gould in 1906 and they lived at Glendarra where they had four children. They moved back to Tocal after Frank Reynolds died in 1920
  • After Tocal was sold to the Alexanders in 1926, they returned to Glendarra. Darcie died in 1930 (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Edmund
  • son of Charles and Francis Seaton Reynolds of Tocal. Born Tocal 25 October 1845. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • Buried 2 Mar 1847, aged 16 months (Clements, 1996)
Reynolds Emily
  • born 24 April 1855, daughter of Charles and Frances Seaton Reynolds, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/1945 
Reynolds Ethel May
  • born 25 May 1880, parents Frank and Jeannette Rens Reynolds, Tocal, father's occupation grazier. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Reynolds Frances
  • born 5 July 1871, parents Frank and Jeanette Rens Reynolds, Tocal, father's occupation grazier. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145 
Reynolds Frances
Seaton
  • widow of Charles Reynolds, lessee of Tocal
  • took up the reins and managed the Tocal stud enterprises after Charles died in 1871
  • buried 13 Oct 1900, aged 82 (Clements, 1996)
Reynolds Frank
  • born at Tocal 6 March 1848. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145.
  • married 3 October 1870. Church register reads as follows: Frank Reynolds, grazier, 22, Tocal, married Jeanette Rens Cory, gentlewoman, 23, Vacy. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • in 1871 the Reynolds family purchased Glendarra from the Crown. Frank built a house on Glendarra in the 1870s and lived there with his wife and children until the death of his mother in 1900 (Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999)
  • in 1907 he purchased Tocal from the Wilson family. He died in 1920 (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Frank (Boy)
  • born 1907, parents Darcie and Hilda. The family lived at Glendarra and moved to Tocal Homestead after Frank Reynolds died in 1920
  • he married Annie Wolfe in 1934. They lived in the bungalow on Glendarra (now part of Tocal) and had two daughters, Jane and Margaret. He died in 1940 (Reynolds, 2006) 
Reynolds Henry Ernest
  • born 10 January 1878, parents Frank and Jeanette Rens Reynolds, Tocal, father's occupation grazier. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Reynolds Hilda
  • nee Gould, married Darcie Reynolds in 1906 and they lived at Glendarra where they had four children. They moved back to Tocal after Frank Reynolds died in 1920, and returned to Glendarra after Tocal was sold in 1926. Hilda remained at Glendarra after Darcie's death in 1930 and she built a new residence there after WWII where she lived on her own until her death in 1964, aged 88 (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Jane
  • parents Frank (Boy) and Annie, born 1935, lived in the bungalow at Glendarra as a child (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Jeanette Rens
  • nee Cory. Married 3 October 1870. Church register reads as follows: Frank Reynolds, grazier, 22, Tocal, married Jeanette Rens Cory, gentlewoman, 23, Vacy. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Reynolds Jeanette
  • born 1883, parents Frank and Jeanette Reynolds. She moved with her parents and siblings from Glendarra to Tocal to live in 1900 (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds John (Jack)
  • born 1908, parents Darcie and Hilda. The family lived at Glendarra and moved to Tocal Homestead after Frank Reynolds died in 1920
  • married Kathleen Doust in 1936. They lived in the workman's cottage at Glendarra from 1948 and moved into the new Glendarra homestead when Hilda died in 1964. They lived there until 1966 (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Kathleen
  • nee Doust, married John (Jack) Reynolds in 1936. See his entry for details
Reynolds Madge
  • born 1885, parents Frank and Jeanette Reynolds. She moved with her parents and siblings from Glendarra to Tocal to live in 1900 (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Margaret
  • parents Frank (Boy) and Annie, born 1938, lived in the bungalow at Glendarra as a child (Reynolds, 2006)
Reynolds Nancy (Doodie)
  • born 1910, parents Darcie and Hilda. The family lived at Glendarra and moved to Tocal Homestead after Frank Reynolds died in 1920 (Reynolds, 2006) 
Reynolds Patrick
  • residing at Tocal 1876-78. NSW Electoral Roll for The Paterson, 1876-77, 1877-78
Reynolds Percy
  • son of Charles Reynolds, Tocal.
  • married 22 April 1884. Church register reads as follows: Percy Reynolds, grazier, 28, Tocal, married Margaret Tiandale Maughan, gentlewoman, 25. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145 
Reynolds Sidney
  • born at Tocal 15 March 1851 (baptised 20 May 1851), parents Charles & Frances Seaton. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1851, vol 35
  • second son of Charles Reynolds, Tocal
Reynolds Walter
  • born 23 July 1860, parents Charles and Frances, Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • married Alice Eales in 1885 (MM 15 October 1885)
Roach Ivy
  • worked as a domestic at Tocal from 1921 to 1923. Married Ken Kidd in 1923 and they moved from Tocal when it was sold in 1926 (Meehan, 2000)
Rouse Simon
  • convict (ship: Isabella, 1822). A baker from Donegal, 7 year sentence, age 35. SR Convict Indents, fiche 647 page 59
  • assigned to JP Webber (Tocal) in 1825. SR Col Sec assigned convicts 1825, reel 586 4/4522
Rowan Charles
  • convict (ship: Mermaid, 1830). A weaver and porter from Glasgow, 7 year sentence for stealing carpets, Certificate of Freedom 1839. SR Convict Indents fiche 675 page 91
  • assigned on arrival to James Webber (Tocal). PRO London, HO10/29, NSW, Convicts Arrived 1828-32
Ryan Catherine
  • see Robert Quin
Ryan Patrick
  • convict (ship: Hooghley, 1825). A ploughman from Co Tipperary, 7 year sentence, age 21. Assigned on arrival to James Webber, Tocal. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 168
  • at Tocal in 1828, assigned to James Webber. Census of NSW 1828
Sams Edward
(Edwin)
  • married 14 February 1860 at Paterson. Church register reads as follows: Edward Sams, labourer, 24, Tocal, married Harriott Ellis, nurse, 23, Paterson. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145. Note: the entry in the church register is very difficult to read and has been transcribed in error into the civil register as Edward Davis
Sams George
Edwin
  • born 31 August 1873, parents Edwin and Harriet, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Sanders Peter
  • convict (ship: Georgiana, 1831). A seaman from Sweden, 7 year sentence for stealing watches in London, age 25. Certificate of Freedom 1838. SR Convict Indents, fiche 697 page 67
  • apprehended after absconding from the service of James Webber (Tocal) 1833. GG 17 July 1833 p266
Saunders James
  • convict (ship: Coromandel, 1820). A labourer from Brighton, 7 year sentence, age 18. SR Convict Indents, fiche 644 page 123
  • conditional pardon, employed by James Webber, Tocal. General Muster List of New South Wales 1823, 1824, 1825.
Savage George
  • convict (ship: Cambridge, 1827). An errand boy from Dublin, 7 year sentence for picking pockets, age 16. SR Convict Indents, fiche 666 page 201
  • assigned to JP Webber, Tocal. GG 1832 p146. & Col Sec in-letter 4/2221.2 33/843, 34/2571
  • apprehended after running away from Webber's service. GG 18 April 1832 p66. Absconded again late 1832. GG 2 Jan 1833 p5. Apprehended again, GG 2 Jan 1833 p5
Scammell Frederick
  • convict (ship: Hercules, 1832). A butcher's boy from London, 7 years for stealing snuff boxes, age 14. Certificate of Freedom 1839. SR Convict Indents, fiche 683 page 108
  • assigned to JP Webber, Tocal, 1832. GG 1832.
Schink Magdalena
  • was living at Tocal when she married Philip Maurer at Tocal on 3 December 1849. Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Scully* James
  • convict (ship: Governor Ready, 1829). Weaver from Limerick, 7 year sentence, age 40, for pig stealing. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Hunters River (Tocal?). SR Convict Indents, fiche 671
Shaw John
  • convict (ship: Sarah, 1829). A farm labourer from Shropshire, 7 year sentence for stealing potatoes, age 31. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). Ticket of Leave 1834, Certificate of Freedom 1836. SR Convict Indents, fiche 674 page 18
Shea John
  • convict (ship: Countess of Harcourt, 1822). A reaper from Cork City, 7 year sentence, age 19. SR Convict Indents, fiche 649, page 243.
  • assigned to JP Webber (Tocal) in April 1825. SR Col Sec, assigned convicts 1825, reel 586 4/4522
Shea John
  • convict (ship: Borodino, 1828). a farm labourer from Co Kerry, 7 year sentence for lamb stealing, age 20. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669, page 91
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal 22 July 1829. SR Col Sec reel 1043 4/3668 p455
Sheehan Maurice
(Michael)
  • convict (ship: Boyne, 1826). A farm labourer from Cork, life sentence for house robbery, age 27. SR Convict Indents, fiche 661 page 105
  • at Tocal in 1828, assigned to James Webber. Census of NSW 1828
Sheppard
(Shepherd)
John
  • convict (ship: Ocean, 1823). A carter and coal miner from Bluden, life sentence, age 19. Ticket of Leave 1838, Conditional Pardon 1847. SR Convict Indents, fiche 650 page 72
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Wanted for absconding. SG 31Dec 1827 4b
  • at Tocal 1828, assigned to James Webber. Census of NSW 1828
Shepherd William
  • free, ex-convict (ship: Asia, 1822). A fisherman and ploughman from Norfolk, 7 year sentence, age 22. SR Convict Indents, fiche 648 page 159
  • at Tocal 1828, assigned to James Webber. Census of NSW 1828
Sheppard Francis
  • was living at Tocal when he married Ann Vincent on 27 March 1849. Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Shields Hughie
  • worked at Tocal in the late 1930s (Tocal History Notes vol.17, 2009)
Shields
(Shiel)
(Sheal)
James
  • convict (ship: Surry, 1816). A servant and labourer from Dublin, life sentence, age 23. Ticket of Leave 1830, Conditional Pardon 1839. SR Convict Indents, fiche 636 page 216.
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal. General Muster List of New South Wales 1823, 1824, 1825.
  • overseer at Tocal 1828. Census of NSW 1828 . 
  • was working as a Ticket of Leave holder at Tocal in April 1837 when he made a deposition to the coroner's Court re the death of Patrick Costigan. SR 9/6309 Clerk of Peace, Depositions - Supreme Court, Paterson 1837
Shore (Shaw) Edward
  • convict (ship: Mary, 1822). A cow boy from London, 7 year sentence, age 20. Ticket of Leave 1827. SR Convict Indents, fiche 647 page 46.
  • assigned from the Newcastle penal settlement to James Webber, Tocal, Oct 1824. NSW Colonial Secretary, Convict Papers and returns. SR reel 6028 2/8283 p95
Simpson Patrick
  • convict (ship: Ann & Amelia, 1825). A weaver from Dublin, 7 year sentence, age 20. Certificate of Freedom 1831. SR Convict Indents, fiche 654 page 142
  • in the service of James Webber (Tocal), February 1825. 50 lashes ordered by the Bench, Wallis Plains for refusing work. NSW Colonial Secretary, Monthly Returns of Punishments, Newcastle 1810-1825. SR reel 6023 4/1718 p199
Sloey Patrick
  • convict (ship: Mangles, 1828). A farm servant and shepherd from Cavan, life sentence for murder, age 28. Ticket of Leave 1840, Conditional Pardon 1848. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669 page 80
  • at Tocal 1828, assigned to James Webber. Census of NSW 1828. (Note: indent says assigned June 1828 to JP Webber, Penshurst, but 1828 Census says Markham [Tocal])
Smith Eliza
  • born 26 May 1854, parents Thomas (see below) and Martha, father was a "servant to Mr Reynolds" at Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Smith James
  • convict (ship: Phoenix, 1828). a blacksmith from Birmingham, 7 year sentence for "stealing bundle", age 23. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669, page 91
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal 22 July 1829. SR Col Sec reel 1043 4/3668 p455
Smith John
  • convict (ship: Phoenix, 1828). A ploughman and stableman from Hampshire, 7 year sentence for stealing an umbrella, age 20. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669
  • shepherd assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Census of NSW 1828. (Note: indent says assigned June 1828 to JP Webber, Penshurst, but 1828 Census says Markham [Tocal])
Smith Thomas
  • convict (ship: Malabar, 1819). A barber and labourer from Manchester, life sentence as a result of a court martial in Trinidad, age 28. SR Convict Indents, fiche 642 page 432
  • One of Tocal's first four convicts, assigned to James Webber 4 March 1822, returned to Government for disorderly conduct November 1822. SR, Alphabetical List of Convicts, 4/4520 p17
Smith Thomas
  • servant to Mr Reynolds, 1854. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • labourer at Tocal. Buried 21 Feb 1855, aged 46 (Clements, 1996)
Smith* William
  • convict (ship: Planter, 1832). A cutler's boy, 7 year sentence for robbing shop, age 16. Certificate of Freedom 1838. SR Convict Indents, fiche 683 page 96
  • assigned to J Webber, Paterson's River. GG 1832
Smith William
  • convict (ship: Ann & Amelia, 1825). A calico printer from Meath, life sentence, age 20. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 143. 
  • in the service of James Webber, Tocal, February 1825. 50 lashes ordered by the Bench, Wallis Plains for "insolent and abusive language to his master". NSW Colonial Secretary, Monthly Returns of Punishments, Newcastle 1810-1825. SR reel 6023 4/1718 p199
Smith William
  • living at Tocal 1869-70 & 1870-71. NSW Electoral Roll for The Paterson, 1869-70 & 1870-71
Snell John
  • convict (ship: Norfolk, 1825). A ploughman, shearer and butter maker from Suffolk, 7 year sentence, age 28. SR Convict Indents, fiche 656 page 217 
  • assigned Paterson area and master not found. James Webber applied Oct 1825 to keep him at Tocal. NSW Colonial Secretary, Letters received Newcastle 1825. SR reel 6068 4/1812 p113
  • permission granted Oct 1825 for transfer to the service of James Webber, Tocal. NSW Colonial Secretary, Letters sent. SR reel 6015 4/3515 p453
  • stockkeeper at Tocal 1828. Census of NSW 1828
Soper Edward
  • worked at Tocal as a farm hand for a few months in 1922 before dying suddenly, aged 55 (Maitland Weekly Mercury 23 December 1822)
Soper Matilda
  • a domestic servant at Tocal when she married James Kidd in 1905. At Tocal until 1910 (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
Spleyoenburg
(Spedenburg)
George
  • convict (ship: Captain Cook, 1833). An errand boy from London, 7 year sentence for stealing a shirt, age 16, Certificate of Freedom 1840. SR Convict Indents, fiche 704 page 101
  • assigned on arrival in 1833 to James Webber, Tocal. PRO London HO10/30 NSW Convicts Arrived 1833-34
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Stace Edward
  • Groom at Tocal. Wife Eliza. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1851, vol 37. Edward was a brother of James and Louisa (see below)
Stace Henry
  • born 16 February 1851 at Tocal, parents Edward and Eliza. Records of Baptisms, Burials & Marriages (microfilm), Parish of Houghton 1851, vol 37
Stace James
  • married Mary Jarvis at Tocal in June 1848. Pers Comm (descendant). James was a brother of Edward (above) and Louisa (below)
Stace Louisa
  • married Alexander McGilvray at Tocal November 1850. Pers comm (descendant). Louisa was a sister of James and Edward (above)
Stephenson Elizabeth
  • servant at Tocal 1867 (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
Stephenson Jane
  • cook at Tocal 1867 (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
Stewart Mrs
  • worked as a domestic for Charles Alexander at Tocal in the 1930s along with her daughter Thora (Tocal History Notes vol.4, 2000)
Stewart Thora
  • worked as a domestic for Charles Alexander at Tocal in the 1930s along with her mother (Tocal History Notes vol.4, 2000)
Stiles James
  • convict (ship: Marquis of Hastings, 1827). A farmer's man and shop groom from Kent, 7 year sentence for house breaking, age 23. Certificate of Freedom 1837. SR Convict Indents, fiche 665 page 157
  • committed burglary in 1830 while assigned to James Webber at Tocal. SR NSW Supreme Court Papers T32 no.38 31/9 and Clerk of Peace Depositions T148
Stotter George
  • convict (ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes, 1830). A labourer and reaper from Berkshire, 7 year sentence for house breaking, age 46, Ticket of Leave 1837. SR Convict Indents, fiche 675 page 62.
  • assigned to JP Webber, Patersons Plains (Tocal). GG 1832 p146
  • absconded from Webber's service in 1833. GG 7 Aug 1833 p302
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
  • was working as 'farm constable' at Tocal in April 1837 when he made a deposition to the coroner's Court re the death of Patrick Costigan. SR 9/6309 Clerk of Peace, Depositions - Supreme Court, Paterson 1837
Styles William
  • convict (ship: Hercules, 1830). A farm labourer from Carlow Co, life sentence for murder, age 19. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Markham (Tocal). Ticket of Leave 1839. SR Convict Indents, fiche 677 page 10
Suffolk Elias
  • convict (ship: Bussorah Merchant, 1828). A farm worker from Warwick, life sentence for burglary, age 30. Ticket of Leave 1841. SR Convict Indents, fiche 669 page 110
  • assigned to James Webber (Tocal) 22 July 1829. State Records reel 1043/461 Col Sec correspondence
Tadgwell William
  • convict (ship: Susan, 1836). A cotton spinner from London, 7 year sentence for stealing a necklace, age 14. Certificate of Freedom 1846. SR Convict Indents, fiche 716 page 35
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Talty Peter
  • convict (ship: Jane, 1831). A farm hand from Clare, life sentence for abduction, age 25, assigned on arrival to JP Webber, Tocal. Ticket of Leave 1840. SR Convict Indents, fiche 680 page 182
Tassell Harriett
  • see Tassell, John
Tassell John
  • Farmer at Tocal 1841. Wife Harriett. Son, John Royston Tassell born at Tocal 28 Nov 1841. BDM reference V18411825 26A C of E, Parish: Houghton
Tassell John Royston
  • see Tassell, John
Tattersall Henry
  • convict (ship: Susan, 1836). A ropemaker's boy from Lancashire, 14 year sentence for stealing money, age 14, Ticket of Leave 1846. SR Convict Indents, fiche 721 page 31 
  • at Tocal 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Taylor James
  • born at Tocal 1836. Later married Ann McEwen. Source is the birth certificate for their daughter Ada, born 28 October 1884. James' birth certificate indicates he was born on 15 May 1836 to parents James and Anne (his father was probably working on Tocal at the time). He died in 1888 and is buried at St Paul's Paterson (Clements, 1996)
Taylor Nathan
  • was employed as a mason at Tocal, wife Divina McLaren, when their daughter Ruth was born on 6 July 1841 (baptised 5 August 1841). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Thunderbolt  
  • see Ward, Fred
Tiernan John
  • convict (ship: Asia, 1825). A farm hand from near Drogheda, life sentence, age 28. Assigned on arrival to James Webber (Tocal). Died in Liverpool Hospital 1833. SR Convict Indents, fiche 655 page 157
Tinkler Ann
  • born to Parents Ann and Usher Tinkler of Tocal on 28 June 1848 (baptised 13 September 1848). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML 
Tinkler Eliza
  • born to Parents Ann and Usher Tinkler of Tocal on 26 January 1857 (baptised 22 June 1857). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Tinkler George
  • born to Parents Ann and Usher Tinkler of Tocal on 26 February 1847 (baptised 16 March 1847). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Tinkler Margaret
  • born to Parents Ann and Usher Tinkler of Tocal on 11 January 1854 (baptised 22 June 1857). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Tinkler Usher
  • worked at Tocal from 1841 as a veterinarian or at least a carer of animals (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
  • was living at Tocal when he married Ann McDonald on 16 March 1847. BDM ref V1847145 78
Townsend Job
  • convict (ship: Surrey, 1823). A reaper from Witney, life sentence, age 32. SR Convict Indents, fiche 649 page 275
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal, Sep 1824. NSW Colonial Secretary, Misc records relating to convicts and criminal and legal matters. SR fiche 3291 p123
Truelove
(Treelove)
William
  • convict: (ship: Sir William Bensley, 1817). A labourer from Kent, life sentence, age 30. Ticket of Leave 1838. SR Convict Indents, fiche 637 page 293
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal. Wanted for absconding. SG 31Dec 1827 4b
  • at Tocal 1828, assigned to James Webber. Census of NSW 1828
Trotter George
  • Tenant farmer, Tocal. Buried 16 December 1846, aged about 60. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Vincent Ann
  • was living at Tocal when she married Francis Sheppard on 27 March 1849. Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
Waggoner John
  • convict (ship: Minerva, 1821). A coachsmith from York, life sentence, age 18. SR Convict Indents, fiche 646 page 437
  • assigned to James Webber, Tocal, Mar 1822. NSW Colonial Secretary, Misc records relating to convicts and criminal and legal matters. SR fiche 3291 p127
  • at Tocal in 1828. Census of NSW1828
  • obtained his Ticket of Leave for the Paterson Plains district on 8 November 1830. State Records reel 914 4/4077 Ticket of Leave Butts 1830-31 
  • appointed police constable for Paterson's Plains in 1832. NSW Colonial Secretary's Papers 32/6518 4/2154
  • his Ticket of Leave was cancelled in 1833 for "gross prevarication". He was also dismissed as a constable. NSW Colonial Secretary's Papers 33/6593 4/2203.3
Wake John
  • lived at Tocal 1870-71. NSW Electoral Roll for The Paterson, 1870-71
Walden George
  • worked at Tocal from 1930 to 1934 and lived there with his wife Margery and children Stella and Stan. They lived in the Daly Kidd cottage (Brouwer, 2007; Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999)
Walden Margery
  • lived at Tocal from 1930 to 1934 with her husband George and two children (Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999)
Walden Stan
  • son of George who worked at Tocal from 1930 to 1934. The family lived there during this time (Brouwer, 2007; Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999)
Walden Stella
  • daughter of George who worked at Tocal from 1930 to 1934. The family lived there during this time (Brouwer, 2007; Tocal History Notes vol.3, 1999)
Wallis Patrick
  • convict (ship: Java, 1833). A farm servant from Kilkenny, 7 year sentence for "fire arms", age 28. Certificate of Freedom 1841. SR Convict Indents, fiche 688 page 216
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
  • was working at Tocal in April 1837 when he made a deposition to the Coroner's Court re the death of Patrick Costigan. SR 9/6309 Clerk of Peace, Depositions - Supreme Court, Paterson 1837
Walstor Thomas
  • arrived in NSW in 1845 from Nottinghamshire on the Elizabeth as a bounty emigrant. He was employed on arrival by Charles Reynolds at Tocal with 2 others from the Elizabeth as a ploughman and labourer under a memorandum of agreement for 17 pounds per annum and a weekly ration of 10lbs beef or mutton, 10lbs flour, 2lbs sugar and a quarter lb of tea. SR, Assisted Immigrants Inwards to Sydney, 4/903 [reel 2456]
Ward Fred
  • alias Thunderbolt, the bushranger. He worked at Tocal from 1853 to 1855 as a horse breaker and groom. In 1856 he was sentenced to 10 years hard labour for receiving horses stolen from Tocal. He was released in June 1860 on a ticket of leave but imprisoned again in 1861. He escaped in 1863 and began his exploits as the notorious bushranger Captain Thunderbolt (Brouwer, 2007)
  • oral tradition says that in the 1860s he stole the imported horse Free Trader from Tocal
Ward George
  • brother of Fred Ward (see above). George was employed with brothers Fred and William as a horse breaker at Tocal in 1853 (Brouwer, 2007)
  • In 1854 George drowned in the Hunter River at Maitland while taking Tocal cattle to market. Inquest number 8150 held 30 June 1854. Death in the Hunter - Inquests in the Maitland area 1834-1942 & MM 1 July 1854 & 5 July 1854
Ward Joshua
  • brother of Fred Ward (see above). Joshua was occasionally employed at Tocal in the 1850s
Ward William
  • brother of Fred Ward (see above). William was employed with brothers Fred and George as a horse breaker at Tocal in 1853
Webber Elsie
  • see entry under her maiden name, Elsie Kidd
Webber James Phillips
  • first European settler at Tocal, Paterson NSW. Moved onto Tocal in March 1822
  • inaugural member of the Agricultural Society of NSW, a pioneer agriculturalist of the Hunter Valley, local magistrate and Justice of the Peace 1825 to 1834
  • by 1830 there were 34 convicts and 3 free servants working on his Tocal estate which then comprised 3,300 acres
  • he sold Tocal in August 1834 and left the colony in 1835. In about 1855 he built a magnificent mansion (villa Webber) on the island of La Maddalena, Sardinia, Italy, which stills stand today. Mussolini was imprisoned there in 1943
  • he died in Pisa, Italy in 1877 (Walsh, 2008)
Wells Caroline Jane
  • born 16 October 1883, parents John and Martha Ann, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Wells Charles James
  • born 21 August 1885, parents John and Martha Ann, Tocal, father's occupation "farm". BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • died Tocal 8 March 1886 (buried 9 March) age 6 months. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Wells Emily Blanch
  • born 11 January 1887, parents John and Martha Ann, Tocal, father's occupation labourer. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Wells Frederick
William
  • born 12 July 1884, parents John and Martha Ann, Tocal, father's occupation farm hand. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Wells George Henry
  • born 4 December 1888, parents John and Martha Ann, Tocal, father's occupation station employee. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Wells John
  • labourer at Tocal from 1883 into the 1890s. He married Martha Ann Tilley. They arrived from Wiltshire in 1883 with 3 children (Annie Elizabeth, Louisa and Arthur). Another 5 were born at Tocal - Caroline Jane (1883), Charles James (1885), Emily Blanch (1887), Harry George (1889) and John Harold (1890). Another 3 were presumably born at Tocal - Marjorie Drewitt (1893), Frederick William (1894) and Constance Evelyn (1897). Pers comm from descendant.
Wells John Harold
  • born 19 July 1890, parents John and Martha Ann, Tocal, father's occupation farming man. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Wells Louisa
  • died Tocal 18 September 1891 (buried 19 September) age 10 years. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145. Presumably she was the child of John and Martha Ann
Wells Marjory
Drewitt
  • born 6 July 1892, parents John and Martha Ann, Tocal, father's occupation "on station". BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
West Elizabeth
  • nee Overnorth. Wife of Uriah West - see below
West Mary Ann
  • Born to parents Uriah and Elizabeth West of Tocal on 20 August 1843 (baptised 15 September 1843). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
West Robert
  • convict (ship: Portland, 1832). A gardener and soldier from Lynn (Norfolk), life sentence for machine breaking, age 50. Died at Port Macquarie Dec 1837. SR Convict Indents, fiche 682 page 10.
  • assigned to JP Webber, Markham (Tocal) 1832. GG 15 August 1832 p238
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
West Susan
  • Born to parents Uriah and Elizabeth West of Tocal on 23 May 1842 (baptised 19 June 1842). Marriage and Baptismal Register, Paterson 1837-1865 M/PAT/OS, FML
West Uriah
  • recorded as a labourer at Tocal in 1842 and a settler at Tocal in 1843
Whalan Mary Ann
  • was living at Tocal, aged 16, when in July 1856 she married Thomas Ford, who was working as a groom at Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
  • Mary Ann was the daughter of Ann Kidd (nee Maguire) and Philip Whalen. Mary Ann was at Tocal with her husband Thomas until about 1858 (Brouwer, Meehan and Brown, 2005)
Whitford Thomas
  • convict (ship: John Barry, 1836). A printer's boy from Bath, 7 year sentence for picking pockets, age 18. Ticket of Leave 1841, Certificate of Freedom 1842. SR Convict Indents, fiche 716 page 3
  • in service of C & F Wilson, Tocal. 25 lashes for neglect of work, 5 April 1836. State Records X708 [reel 662] Return of Convicts Tried at Paterson
  • was working at Tocal in April 1837 when he made a deposition to the Coroner's Court re the death of Patrick Costigan. SR 9/6309 Clerk of Peace, Depositions - Supreme Court, Paterson 1837
Wilkinson Joseph
  • convict (ship: Marquis of Huntley, 1826). A waterman from Yorkshire, life sentence for horse stealing. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). SR Convict Indents, fiche 661 page 85
Wilks Edwin
  • stockman working on Tocal in 1874.Wilks found the body of a murder victim at Tocal. MM 24 Nov 1874
Williams John
  • convict (ship: Georgiana, 1831). A farm hand from Hereford, 7 year sentence for stealing tools, age 39. Assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal). SR Convict Indents, fiche 679 page 139
Williams Thomas
  • convict (ship: Waterloo, 1829). A carter from London, 14 year sentence for robbing person, age 21. Certificate of Freedom 1844. SR Convict Indents, fiche 672 page 194
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837
Wilson Caleb
  • arrived Sydney in 1804 as a free settler with his son Felix. Initially tried farming at Windsor and by 1820 had established a hardware store in George St Sydney. Felix joined his father in the business
  • in 1834 Caleb and Felix bought Tocal from James Webber. Caleb died in 1838 (Edwards, 2001)
Wilson Felix
  • son of Caleb Wilson (see above), born 1802, married Esther Holt in 1833. Felix constructed Tocal homestead in 1841, but leased Tocal to Charles Reynolds in 1843. Felix died 1865
Wilton Aaron
  • gold digger, labourer, farmer at Tocal 1852, 1854. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Wilton George
  • born 22 June 1854, parents Aaron and Phoebe, at the time his father was working at Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Wilton William
Thomas
  • born 23 October 1852, parents Aaron and Phoebe. At the time his father was working at Tocal. BDM's Newcastle Diocese Parish Registers, ML FM4/9145
Wolfe Annie
  • see entry under her married name, Annie Reynolds
Woods James
  • lived at Tocal 1869-70 & 1870-71. NSW Electoral Roll for The Paterson, 1869-70 & 1870-71
Woollard William
  • convict (ship: Mangles, 1833). A tailor's boy from London, life sentence for picking pockets, aged 13. Ticket of Leave 1841. SR Convict Indents, fiche 685 page 204
  • assigned to C & F Wilson, Tocal. 50 lashes for absconding, 50 lashes for neglect of work, 22 July 1835. State Records reel 662 Return of Convicts Tried at Paterson
  • 1837 assigned to Beresford Hudson, Paterson. General Return of Convicts for NSW 1837
  • was working at Tocal in April 1837 when he made a deposition to the coroner's Court re the death of Patrick Costigan. SR 9/6309 Clerk of Peace, Depositions - Supreme Court, Paterson 1837
  • on 8 August 1846 he died of a heart attack while digging out stumps on Tocal for Charles Reynolds. Report of Coroner's Inquest in the MM 15 August 1846 page 2
  • buried St Paul's Paterson 10 August 1846, age 29 years. Early Church Records, death V18461049 31B (note: there is some discrepancy in the records about his age - he may have been only 26 when he died)
Wooton Charles
  • convict (ship: John Barry, 1836). A fitter and machine maker from Gloucestershire, 7 year sentence for picking pockets, one previous conviction, Ticket of Leave 1840, Certificate of Freedom 1843. SR Convict Indents, fiche 716 page 13
  • at Tocal, assigned to Felix Wilson. Hunter Valley Directory 1841
  • in Charles Reynolds' Tocal team at the ploughing match at Maitland. MM 16 March 1844
Worth George
  • arrived in NSW in 1845 from Leicester on the Elizabeth as a bounty emigrant. He was employed on arrival by Charles Reynolds at Tocal with 2 others from the Elizabeth as a ploughman and labourer under a memorandum of agreement for 17 pounds per annum and a weekly ration of 10lbs beef or mutton, 10lbs flour, 2lbs sugar and a quarter lb of tea. SR, Assisted Immigrants Inwards to Sydney, 4/903 [reel 2456]
  • By 1850 he had moved to Clarencetown and later to Coolongolook. Reference: The Worth Family of Coolongolook - George Worth (1828-1900) and his descendants (Romanis, 1998)
Wyatt* Frederick
  • convict (ship: Royal George, 1828). A shoemaker from London, 7 year sentence for picking pockets, Certificate of Freedom 1830. SR Convict Indents, fiche 670 page 177
  • assigned on arrival to JP Webber (Tocal?). PRO London, HO10/29, NSW, Convicts Arrived 1828-32
Young John
  • convict (ship: Albion, 1828). A carter's boy and reaper from Glasgow, 14 year sentence for sheep robbery, age 18. Ticket of Leave 1837, Certificate of Freedom 1842. SR Convict Indents, fiche 670 page 151
  • at Tocal in 1837, assigned to C & F Wilson. General Return of Convicts in NSW 1837

References and further reading

Archer, Jean. Women in the History of Tocal. Paterson: CB Alexander Foundation, 2011.

Brouwer, David. Captain Thunderbolt—Horsebreaker to Bushranger. Paterson: CB Alexander Foundation, 2nd ed. 2007.

Brouwer, David. Who was CB Alexander? Paterson: CB Alexander Foundation, 2007.

Brouwer, David, Esme Meehan and Lois Brown. At Home Amongst the Stock—The Kidds of Tocal. Paterson: CB Alexander Foundation, 2005.

Clements, Pauline. Burials in St Paul's Cemetery, Paterson. Paterson: Paterson Historical Society, 1996.

Everingham, Joan and Brian Walsh. The People of Tocal 1822-2010. Paterson: CB Alexander Foundation, 2010.

Hathway, Jo. Guide to Tocal. Paterson: NSW Agriculture, 2003.

Meehan, Esme and Lois Brown. The Kidd Family in Australia 1829–2000. Largs, NSW: by the authors, 2000.

Reynolds, Jane. An Eye for Excellence—The Reynolds of Tocal. Paterson: CB Alexander Foundation, 2006.

Walsh, Brian. Tocal's First European Settler—James Phillips Webber. Paterson: CB Alexander Foundation, 1999.

Walsh, Brian. Voices from Tocal—Convict Life on a Rural Estate. Paterson: CB Alexander Foundation, 2008.

Walsh, Brian. James Phillips Webber—The Man and the Mystery. Paterson: CB Alexander Foundation, 2008.

White, Judy. Tocal—The Changing Moods of a Rural Estate. Scone: The Seven Press, 1986.