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Singleton, William (1745–1835)

William Singleton was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing twenty-seven yards of calico, valued at twenty-seven shilling. He arrived in Sydney in 1792, with his wife and two of his children, aboard the Pitt. His occupation was given as warehouse porter. William was assigned as a servant to his wife and gained an absolute pardon in 1795. By 1797 the family was living on a 70-acre farm at Mulgrave Place.

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'Singleton, William (1745–1835)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/singleton-william-27569/text34966, accessed 20 September 2017.

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