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Photograph of Richard Morgan

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      Description: Black and white photograph of Richard Morgan Snr. Richard Morgan was a first fleeter and businessman. He arrived with two assigned convicts arrived at the Derwent River on the whaler King George on the 7th October 1806. He recieved a grant of 175 acres on the Eastern Shore of the Derwent River. His property was known as Morgan's farm - Kangaroo Bay. In 1807 Morgan had 3 acres in wheat, 1 acre of barley plus 2 cattle, one goat and 40 sheep. By 1812 the family occupied 190 acres.

Format: Pictorial and artistic works
Object: photographs

Photograph of Richard Morgan

Subjects: pioneers

People/Orgs: Morgan, Richard

Places: Rosny Farm, Kangaroo Bay, Van Diemen's Land

Institution: Rosny Historic Centre

Object number: RHC_00017

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