Lydia Bates was born 9 May 1806 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia to Thomas Bates (c1772-1836) and Ann Griffin (1784-1864) and died 6 April 1867 Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes.

Daughter of a convict who became a soldier and granddaughter of a another soldier. Her mother who was a soldier's daughter was also a midwife.


Offspring of John Stewart (1802-1877) and Lydia Bates
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Ann Stewart (1826-1855)
John Thomas Stewart (1828-)
James Enoch Stewart (1830-1897)
William Henry Stewart (1833-1899) 4 October 1833 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 23 August 1899 Balmain North, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Frances Palmer (1840-1908)
Robert Michael Stewart (1936-1888)
Nathaniel Joseph Stewart (1838-1838)
Joseph Nathaniel Stewart (1840-1840)
George Stewart (1842-1842)
Charles Richard Australia Stewart (1845-1845)
Lydia Stewart (1846-1846)

Change of surname of daughters:

  • Mary Ann Stewart married Edward Borton in 1848


Footnotes (including sources)

Ω Birth
  • V18031675 1A/1803 / BATES LYDIA / THOMAS / ANN <- birth registration number
  • V1804973 4 /1804 / BATES LYDIA / THOMAS / ANN <- baptism registration number
  • Years above are incorrect - birth registration says born in 1806.