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Maria Dunstan (1800–1834)

Maria Dunstan came to New South Wales with her parents, Robert and Ann Farlow, as an infant aboard the Canada which arrived in New South Wales in 1801.

Her father was a convict, sentenced to seven years' transportation for stealing five iron bolts. Maria and her mother came out as free settlers.

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'Dunstan, Maria (1800–1834)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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  • Farlow, Maria

Portsmouth, Hampshire, England


30 October, 1834 (aged ~ 34)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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