Kitty Colebee's family

Kitty Colebee is a student at the Parramatta Native Institution, of the Cannemegal (Warmuli) group. She marries Colebee in 1822. (Macquarie ‘s memorandanda list of natives at Native Institution 28/12/1819 ml a772 p 151) Kitty is admitted to Native Institution in 1814 at 5 yrs. After marrying Colebee the couple settle in Blacktown on a small farm of their own. They have a son Samuel, baptised RC at Richmond 1827. Both parents are said to be of the Prospect tribe. Kitty is named on the Blanket lists. Her other son is James Bowen Budsworth whose father is Englishman, Joseph Budsworth. James’ daughter is Cicely Lucy Budsworth marries Ephraim Joseph Rose, great grandson of Thomas and Jane Rose, first free settlers to arrive in Australia in 1793. Kitty and her children live around the Tamworth, Coonabarabran area. Cicely Lucy was born at Blackville near Quirindi.

  • Site of Colebee Grant at Richmond Rd, Plumpton