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Bushell, Joshua (1795–1871)

Joshua Bushell, schoolteacher, was sentenced to seven years transportation for larceny. He had stolen money with a plan to move to Russia. He arrived in Sydney in 1818 aboard the Morley. He was 5 feet 8 inches tall, had a fair ruddy complexion, brown hair and hazel eyes. He married Ann Gregory in 1826. He was assigned to Lawrence Halloran, who ran Sydney Grammar School. His occupation was given as clerk in later musters.

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'Bushell, Joshua (1795–1871)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/bushell-joshua-28082/text35800, accessed 24 November 2020.

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