Eliza Field1

F, #811, b. 31 July 1835, d. 3 April 1906
FatherEdward Field1 b. 16 Sep 1797, d. 7 Dec 1846
MotherEsther Lees1 b. 12 Jan 1812, d. 26 Jul 1875
Relationship2nd great-grandmother of Keith Graham Bassett
ChartsAncestors of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited3 Jun 2022
Birth*31 July 1835 Castlereagh, NSW, Australia2 
Baptism30 August 1835 Christ Church, Castlereagh, NSW, Australia;
When Baptized: 30th Aug 1835
When Born: 31 July 1835
Child’s Christian Name: Eliza
Parents’ Names: Edward & Esther Field
Abode: Castlereagh
Quality or Profession: Settler
By whom the Ceremony was performed: Henry Fulton2 
Death of Father7 December 1846 Castlereagh, NSW, Australia;
age 49, Innkeeper, abode Castlereagh;Principal=Edward Field3 
Marriage*11 August 1852 Coalpit Vale, Hartley, NSW, Australia;
I, Joseph Scott do hereby declare that I am a member of, or hold Communion with the Roman Catholic Church
I, Luke Hand of Hartley Minister of St Bernards do hereby certify, that
Joseph Scott of Coalpit Vale and
Eliza Field of Mount York,
were joined together in Wedlock by me, on the 11th day of August 1852, at Coalpit Vale
in the presence of Witnesses,
John Field Mount York
Rosetta Scott Coalpit Vale
;Groom=Joseph Scott4 
Married Name11 August 1852 Scott4 
Death of Mother26 July 1875 Forbes, NSW, Australia;Esther Wilson, 63 or 64, Disease of the heart (verdict of Coroners Jury), born Castlereagh, Penrith
Father John Lees, Wesleyan Minister
Mother not known
Married Edward Field, age 18
Children 4 males, 1 female living, 1 male deceased
Married Thomas Wilson,
Children 1 female living
Informant John F Armstrong, Coroner and John Field, son Forbes
Buried 27/07/1875 Forbes, Rev E Dunstan, Church of England;Principal=Esther Wilson5 
Death of Spouse3 September 1875 Broad Creek, Bogabagil, (near Forbes), NSW, Australia;
Name: Joseph Scott
Date of Death: 3 September 1875
Place of Death: Broad Creek, Bogabagil, near Forbes
Occupation: Carrier
Sex: Male
Age: 44
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Penrith, Nepean River, N.S.Wales
Time in Aust Colonies: Since birth in N.S.Wales

Father: Michael Scott
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Sarah Collits

Place of Marriage: Hartley
Age at Marriage: 21 years
Name of Spouse: Eliza Field
Children of Marriage: 3 Males living, 7 Females living, 1 Male deceased
Informant: H M Beuzeville (son-in-law) & Eliza Scott (wife), Bogabagil

Cause of Death: Scrofulous disease of the kneejoints
Length of Illness: Three months
Medical Attendant: G. J. R. Combe
Date Last Seen: 2 Sept 1875

Date of Burial: 4 Sept 1875
Place of Burial: Forbes Cemetery
Minister & Religion: Rev G Dunstan, Church of England
Undertaker: Geo J Thomson
Witnesses: William Jones & Thomas Plunkett;Principal=Joseph Scott6 
Marriage*13 February 1878 Forbes, NSW, Australia;Groom=Edward Field7 
Death of Spouse27 December 1878 Forbes, NSW, Australia;Principal=Edward Field8 
Married Name Stewart9 
Marriage* Forbes, NSW, Australia;Groom=Charles Stewart9 
Photo*circa 1886 Carrawobitty, (near Forbes), NSW, Australia;
(Back of photo) L to R Grandmother Scott, Mrs F Atkinson daughter, Mrs Rawsthorne daughter, Mrs H M Beuzeville daughter
First homestead at Carrawobitty taken up by Joe Scott in 1861, In this homestead was the first Post Office from 1864 to 1911 kept by Mrs Scott
Death*3 April 1906 Carrawobitty, (near Forbes), NSW, Australia;
Name: Eliza Stewart
Date of Death: 3 Apr 1906
Place of Death: Carrawobbity
Occupation: Domestic Duties Old Age Pension
Sex: Female
Age: 70
Congugal Status:
Place of Birth: Penrith
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Edward Field
Occupation: Blacksmith
Mother: Esther Lees

Place of Marriage 1: Penrith
Age at Marriage 1: 16
Name of Spouse 1: Joseph Scott
Children of Marriage 1: Sophia 53, Rozetta 51, Laurestina 46, Edward J 43, Victoria 39, Sarah 37, William H 36, Arthur R 33, Evelyn M 31; 1 female deceased
Place of Marriage 2: Carrawobbity
Age at Marriage 2: 43
Name of Spouse 2: Edward Field
Children of Marriage 2: no issue
Place of Marriage 3: Carrawobbity
Age at Marriage 3: 48
Name of Spouse 3: Charles Stewart
Children of Marriage 3: no issue
Informant: A R Scott, son, Carrawobbity

Cause of Death: Senile Decay
Length of Illness: 4 mts
Medical Attendant: H E M Delohery
Date Last Seen:

Date of Burial: 4 Apr 1906
Place of Burial: Church of England Cemetery, Forbes
Minister & Religion: Church of England
Undertaker: Geo J Thomson
Witnesses: J E Rawsthorne & J King11 

Family 1

Joseph Scott b. c 1832, d. 3 Sep 1875

Family 2

Edward Field b. 24 Aug 1844, d. 27 Dec 1878

Family 3

Charles Stewart


  1. [S1223] NSW Deaths 1788-1975.
  2. [S1448] Castlereagh Christ Church baptisms 1826-1875, Eliza Field 1835.
  3. [S1570] NSW Early Church Records 1788-1855, V1846739 31B/1846 Edward Field.
  4. [S1767] St Bernards Hartley Parish Registers.
  5. [S1294] NSW Death Registration Transcription.
  6. [S132] NSW Death 6053/1875 - Joseph Scott.
  7. [S1481] NSW Marriage Indexes, 2987/1878 Edward Field & Eliza Scott.
  8. [S1473] NSW Death Indexes, 5770/1878 Edward Field.
  9. [S1225] The "Distant Fields" - the roots of our tree.
  10. [S1626] Ancestry Public Member Trees, online https://ancestry.com
  11. [S14] Death Certificate.
  12. [S1220] NSW Baptisms 1788-1855.
  13. [S1313] From A Distant Field.
  14. [S1394] Birth Certificate - full transcript.
  15. [S1304] NSW Birth Certificate.