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Goodwin, Edward (1762–1839)

Edward Goodwin (Goodin), with a companion, was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing two pieces of woolleen cloth each six and yards long. He arrived in Sydney in January 1788 aboard the Scarborough as part of the First Fleet. He married Ann Thomas in December 1790.

In 1800 he was sworn a constable at Kissing Point where he was a landholder. He owned three pigs, three sheep, and had six acres under crop. Two years later he owned a 60 acre farm and by 1806 was running 56 sheep.

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'Goodwin, Edward (1762–1839)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/goodwin-edward-25878/text34020, accessed 14 August 2020.

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