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William Bower (1822–1886)

  • arrived in New South Wales in April 1859 aboard the Wellington as an assisted immigrant with his wife and two children. He gave his age as 32, occupation as quarryman and stated that he could read and write. His brother arrived in the colony four years later.

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'Bower, William (1822–1886)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/bower-william-32547/text40398, accessed 18 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1 August, 1822
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

Death

18 July, 1886 (aged 63)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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