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Beard, William (c. 1761–?)

William Beard was an able seaman on the Sirius which arrived at Sydney in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He left the colony on the Waaksamheid as a gunner's mate in 1791.

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'Beard, William (c. 1761–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/beard-william-30220/text37503, accessed 19 August 2022.

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c. 1761
Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian, Scotland

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