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Huxley, Thomas (1768–1854)

Thomas Huxley was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a pig. He arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Salamander as part of the Third Fleet. He was sent directly to Norfolk Island. In 1796 he settled at Windsor in New South Wales.

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'Huxley, Thomas (1768–1854)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/huxley-thomas-17520/text33594, accessed 20 July 2019.

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Alternative Names
  • Jones, Thomas
  • Huckles, Thomas
Birth

31 July 1768
London, Middlesex, England

Death

4 July 1854
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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