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Garth, James (1791–1872)

James Garth was born on Norfolk Island on 9 April 1791, the son of Edward Garth and Susannah Gough. He moved to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) in December 1807 (arriving in January 1808) aboard the Porpoise. He married Mary Bellett on 22 September 1815 at St David's Hobart. He received a grant of land at Clarence Plains. He died on 4 October 1872 at Franklin, Tasmania and was buried at St Mark's Anglican Cemetery, Cygnet.

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'Garth, James (1791–1872)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/garth-james-30262/text37545, accessed 18 January 2022.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

9 April 1791
Norfolk Island, Australia

Death

4 October 1872
Franklin, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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