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Wright, Joseph (1767–1811)

Joseph Wright was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing from a building 218 lbs of lead worth forty shillings. He arrived in Sydney in 1788 aboard the Scarborough as part of the First Fleet. He married Eleanor Gott in 1790. In 1794 he was granted 30 acres of land at Mulgrave Place.

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'Wright, Joseph (1767–1811)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/wright-joseph-27424/text34857, accessed 18 November 2017.

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