BiographyThomas Best was born 20 June 1799 in Seven Hills, New South Wales, Australia to George Best (c1763-1836) and Martha Chamberlain (c1778-1833) and died 26 January 1874 in "Tangmangaroo", Gunning, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Beckett (1800-1857) 16 February 1818 in Saint John's, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.
After the death of Ellen Reynolds (c1833-1866) (Mrs Ellen Buckley) on 23 Dec 1866, he was charged with her murder (it was alleged that he kicked her) and was acquitted.
|Offspring of Thomas Best and Mary Beckett (1800-1857)|
|Hesther Best (1818-1886)|| |
|Mary Ann Best (1820-1876)|| |
|Thomas Samuel Best (1822-1893)||3 July 1822 Dural, New South Wales, Australia||31 December 1893 "Mountain View", Dural, New South Wales, Australia|| Mary Ann Tuckwell (1824-1901)|
|George Best (1824-1854)|| |
|Peter Best (1827-1828)|| |
|Sarah H Best (1829-1906)|| |
|Elizabeth Best (1832-1915)|| |
|Eliza Best (1833-1882)|| |
|Sophia Hope Best (1836-c1916)|| |
|Henry William S Best (1838-1887)|
|Offspring of Thomas Best and Ellen Reynolds (c1833-1866)|
|Allan Joseph Buckley (c1861-1942)|| |
|Caroline Buckley (1864)|
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