arrived at Botany Bay on the Golden Grove as the personal servant of the
Reverend Richard Johnson. Although he had been ill on the voyage
out, he recovered to assist Johnson not only as servant, but later as parish clerk at St
Phillip's and as a witness to many of the early marriages. In 1798 Governor Hunter granted him
thirty acres, but he never made farming his main interest. By 1802, he was married with one
child, but after a long illness he died on 12 January 1805. His will was the second on the
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