Thomas 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 "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.
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)|