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Dunstan, David (1766–1836)

David Dunstan/Dunston/Densham was convicted at Exeter in 1790 of theft for stealing carpenters tools and sentenced to seven years' transportation. He arrived at Port Jackson aboard the Atlantic as part of the Third Fleet.

He was granted 90 acres of land at Mulgrave Place in 1804, 60 acres at Kurrajong in 1825, and 100 acres at Liberty Plains in 1831.

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'Dunstan, David (1766–1836)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/dunstan-david-17468/text33008, accessed 8 August 2020.

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  • Densham, David
Birth

9 November 1766
Dunchideoch, Devon, England

Death

5 December 1836
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia

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