DH - "Grandmother's brother (Thompson) also came with them and took up land near Echuca. He has several descendants and between them and their in-laws thay appear to own most of the country thereabouts - they are very prosperous graziers etc."
There were also a Paul and Maria Thompson on the ship. Paul's death should eliminate or otherwise based on birthplace and/or parents.
THOMPSON JAMES 19 JUN 1841 DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAN 2 469
THOMPSON JAS 19 JUN 1841 DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAN 2 477
THOMPSON PAUL 31 JUN 1841 DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAN 2 477
THOMPSON MARIA 28 JUN 1841 DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAN 2 463
THOMPSON MARIA 28 JUN 1841 DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAN 2 477
THOMPSON PAUL 32 JUN 1841 DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAN 2 463
Family Name: THOMPSON
Given Name(s): Paul
Spouse's Family Name:
Spouse's Given Name(s):
Death Place: H'TON HOSP
Registration Year: 1884
Registration Number: 1429 1 2
Doris Hayball (c1965); Wells, Helen and William (2006), Various Others, Hayball Family File at Brighton Historical Society, Doris Hayball Notes 1962.
Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Index, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home.