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Hubbard, William (1769–1843)

William Hubbard was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a sheet. He arrived in Sydney in 1788 aboard the Scarborough as part of the First Fleet. He was a plasterer by trade. In December 1790 he married Mary Goulding. They settled on a 50-acre grant of land at The Ponds. In 1802 he was renting 100 acres in the Northern Boundary district.

In the 1828 Census he was recorded as a labourer. Hannah Whitlock was listed as his wife. He died in the Sydney Benevolent Asylum on 18 May 1843.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 181

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'Hubbard, William (1769–1843)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/hubbard-william-25247/text33687, accessed 14 October 2019.

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