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Wilbow, James (1768–1840)

James Wilbow was sentenced to seven years transportation for burglariously and feloniously breaking and entering a dwelling house and stealing four waistcoats worth 10 shilling 6 pence. He arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Salamander as part of the Third Fleet. By 1794 he had a grant of land at Mulgrave Place and had 30 acres cleared in 1801. By 1806 he held 86 acres in the Hawkesbury region. He was appointed a constable in 1812, working in Sydney. In 1828 he gave his occupation as farmer.

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'Wilbow, James (1768–1840)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/wilbow-james-27452/text34872, accessed 26 November 2020.

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