People Australia

  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites

Browse Lists:

Lucas, Charles (1801–1862)

Charles Lucas married Ellenor Murphy in 1820. He worked as both a carpenter and farmer throughout his life.

In 1836 Charles moved with his family to the Queanbeyan district of New South Wales. In November 1845 the family set off on a four-month overland journey to Gippsland in Victoria. By 1856 he was running 6 horses, 300 cattle and 5000 sheep at his property, Lowlands.

*further information: Peter McKay, A Nation Within a Nation: The Lucas Clan in Australia (2004), pp 1382-83

Citation details

'Lucas, Charles (1801–1862)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/lucas-charles-25632/text33938, accessed 6 December 2019.

© Copyright People Australia, 2012