Tom Lewis, grandson of Queen Matora

1883c Tom Lewis, grandson of Queen Matora is working at “Lilburndale” and Tizzana Winery (see pic). On 7 February 1887 Tom is unable to pay the school fees for his large number of children. They are forced to leave Sackville Reach Public School. He moves to Marramarra Creek to join his extended family and works as a lime burner and ship repairer. The family grow an orchard and collect oysters and fish. (J Brook and J L Kohen, The Parramatta Native Institution and the Black Town) (Brook, 1st edit, 55) W615 W616.