Thomas Buffrey was baptised on 13 Jul 1788 at Manchester, Lancashire, England as Thomas the son of William & Ann Bufferey. His father is believed to be the William Buffery who married on 23 Sep 1787 at Saint Martin, Birmingham, Warwickshire to Hannah Burton and is the William Buffery burial on 3 Oct 1788 at Manchester in Lancashire.
The Lancashire Quarter Sessions Order Book of 1814 records;
Whereas Thomas Buffrey late of Manchester in the said County
Labourer hath at this Session been convicted of felony This Court doth
therefore order and adjudge that the said Thomas Buffrey shall be
sent and transported to some part beyond the seas for the space of seven
years next persuant to the Statute in such case made and provided.
Various records show Thomas was tried at the Lancaster Quarter Sessions on 27 Apr 1814 and convicted to 7 years transportation. He was sent to New South Wales on the ship Indefatigable arriving at Sydney on 25 Apr 1815. He was shown as being a tailor aged 24 born Manchester, five foot one and three quarter inches tall of sallow complection with dark brown hair and hazel eyes. On completion of his sencence he was issued with a Certificate of Freedom numbered 2772.
Thomas married Mary Regan on 10 May 1830 at Campbelltown, NSW. Mary was sent to NSW on the Grenada arriving 23 Jan 1827 and shown age 22. She was shown as being aged 21 when convicted at The Old Bailey in London on 16 Feb 1826 for stealing a pair of shoes and sentenced to 7 years. Thomas and Mary had 4 children and Mary died on 12 Oct 1858 in Sydney.
Thomas was sentenced in the Supreme Court at Sydney on 4 Feb 1835 to life imprisonment for cattle stealing and sent to Norfolk Island and was shown in a list of prisoners at Norfolk Island in 1843. His subsequent fate is unknown.
Updated 31 August 2023
Thomas Buffrey (1788- ) m 1830 Mary Regan (1806-1858) | Charles Buffrey (1829-1888) m 1852 Catherine Davis (1834-1868) | | | Elizabeth Buffrey (1853-1895) | m 1869 George Henry Flood (1845-1893) | | | | | Catherine Florence H Mary Flood (1870-1913) | | Charlotte Catherine Flood (1871-1950) | | George James Flood (1873-1875) | | Reginald Audley Flood (1876-1919) | | Cecil Charles Flood (1878-1936) | | Katie Marion Flood (1880-1965) | | Walter William Leonard Flood (1882-1950) | | Ruby Nora Flood (1884-1955) | | George Henry Claude Flood (1886-1939) | | Essie Daphne Flood (1889-1956) | | Archibald Gregory Flood (1891-1916) | | Gladys Mona Flood (1892-1986) | | | Charles Buffrey (1855-1874) | Mary Ann Buffrey (1856- ) | Thomas Buffrey (1857-1902) | Catherine Buffrey (1860-1935) | (partner) George Henry Davenant ( - ) | | | | | Katie Vera Davenant (1883-1947) | | Madeline M Davenant (1885-1963) | | Linda Mary Davenant (1889-1941) | | | (partner) George Hamilton Wilson ( - ) | | | | | Claire Wilson ( -1963) | | Inez Doris Wilson (1897-1942) | | Leonard Bruce Wilson (1906-1961) | | | William Buffrey (1863-1908) | Jane Buffrey (1865-1940) | m 1868 Sophia Bollard (1850-1932) | | | James Buffrey (1869-1954) | m 1892 Adelaide Walkerden (1870-1911) | m 1913 Ella Louise Devlin (1878-1948) | John Buffrey (1871-1949) | (partner) Elizabeth Anne Adams (1872-1954) | | | | | Mary Annie Hill (1900-1984) | | | (partner) Margaret Amelia Reese (1864-1905) | | | | | Madge Harris (1905-1995) | | | m 1911 Margaret Ethel Harris (1885-1974) | | | | | Laurel Charles William Buffrey (1912- ) | | m 1934 Edna Rita Beard (1913-1993) | | | | | | | Winstone Laurel John Buffrey ( - ) | | | Lorraine Margaret Buffrey ( - ) | | | m 1965 Ronald Raymond Burchell (1936-2023) | | | | | Norine Margaret Buffrey (1914-2002) | | m 1935 George Albert Frederick Pritchard (1912-1985) | | | | | | | Bryan George John Pritchard ( - ) | | | Beverley Pritchard ( - ) | | | Laurie Graeme Pritchard ( - ) | | | Glory Pritchard ( - ) | | | Victoria Pritchard ( - ) | | | Vaughan Robert Pritchard (1956-1992) | | | | | Glory Gladys Madge Buffrey (1917-2005) | | m 1940 Russell Reginald Godfrey (1915- ) | | m 1944 Regis Horton Lang (1922-2013) | | | | | | | John Warren Lang (1945- ) | | | | | m ( ) (Unknown) Arnold ( - ) | | Heatherbell Winsome Betty Buffrey ( - ) | | m 1950 Glen Arthur Stidolph ( - ) | | | George Joseph Boon Buffrey (1874-1936) | m 1893 Selina Theresa Humphrey (1872-1922) | | | | | George Charles Buffrey (1894-1973) | | m ( ) Ethel Alice Annie (Unknown) ( - ) | | William James Buffrey (1896-1949) | | m 1920 Edith May Humphry (1903-1958) | | | | | | | George Frederick Buffrey (1920-1955) | | | m 1948 Shirley Ann Sutton (1930-2002) | | | | | | | | | Raymond Buffrey ( - ) | | | | Kevin George Buffrey (1953-1993) | | | | Julie Ann Buffrey (1955-1982) | | | | m 1981 William Graham Hill ( - ) | | | | | | | Nellie May Buffrey ( - ) | | | m 1944 Vincent D'Arcy Harvey ( -1985) | | | m 1956 Maxwell Colvin Deering ( -2010) | | | Kenneth James Buffrey (1925-1996) | | | m 1949 Joyce Benn (1927-2008) | | | | | | | William Kenneth Buffrey ( - ) | | | m 1971 Janice Annette Byrne ( - ) | | | Warren John Buffrey ( - ) | | | m 1972 Shirley Marie Gilchrist ( - ) | | | | | | | | | Shane Buffrey ( - ) | | | | | | | m ( ) Denise (Unknown) ( - ) | | | | | Michael Leonard Joseph Buffrey (1898-1979) | | m 1925 Gladys Irene Hamilton (1906-1949) | | | | | | | Leonard George Buffrey (1925-2008) | | | m 1949 Frances Lillian Thatcher (1927-1991) | | | | | | | | | Raymond Joseph Buffrey (1949- ) | | | | m 1970 Margaret Esther Dreyer (1948- ) | | | | | | | | | | | Lyndall Maree Buffrey (1973-2012) | | | | | m ( ) Chris Currie ( - ) | | | | | | | | | | | | | Noah Currie ( - ) | | | | | | | | | | | Melissa Buffrey ( - ) | | | | | m ( ) (Unknown) Holly ( - ) | | | | | | | | | | | Alexander Holly ( - ) | | | | | | | | | Brian Leonard Buffrey ( - ) | | | | m ( ) Geraldine Margaret (Unknown) ( - ) | | | | Stephen Henry Buffrey (1955-2013) | | | | | | | Lena Eileen Buffrey (1930-2016) | | | m 1946 Martin James McKeown (1928-2016) | | | m 1952 John Perrin Smith (1927- ) | | | m 1961 Michael Harold Francis Lambourn (1927-2017) | | | | | | | Deborah Anne Lambourn ( - ) | | | Robyne Gene Lambourn ( - ) | | | | | Lena Buffrey (1900-1900) | | Mabel Bridget Buffrey (1901-1995) | | (partner) Edward Cansdell ( - ) | | | | | June Patricia Buffrey (1936-2020) | | m 1957 Clarence Graham (1935- ) | | | | | Jody Graham ( - ) | | Renee Graham ( - ) | | | m 1922 Ella Maude Rooke (1891-1966) | Sarah Buffrey (1876-1970) | m 1905 Sydney Edward Stivens (1872-1957) | | | | | Ronald Sydney Stivens (1906-1993) | | Geoffrey Charles Stivens (1906-1982) | | Harold William Stivens (1909-1986) | | Minola Amelia Stivens (1911-2009) | | Ida M Stivens (1916-1918) | | | Annie Emma Buffrey (1879-1972) | m 1898 George William Phillip Elwin (1867-1946) | | | | | Edna Myra Elwin (1899-1966) | | Azile Millar Elwin (1901-1972) | | Sophy M Elwin (1906- ) | | Gladys Annie Elwin (1912- ) | | George William Phillip Elwin (1919-1975) | | | Charles Buffrey (1881-1940) | Edward Buffrey (1884-1885) | Sophy M Buffrey (1886-1886) | Mary Ann Buffrey (1831- ) Thomas Buffrey (1833-1900) Eliza Buffrey (1835-1902) (Unknown) ( - ) | Mary Ann Buffrey (1857-1917) Jane Buffrey (1861-1931) m 1886 John Hood (1860-1923) | | | William Robin Hood (1887-1917) | Isabella Mary Hood (1889-1986) | Alexandra Maud Hood (1892-1979) | Olive Winifred Hood (1894-1991) | Charles Herbert Buffrey (1872-1917)