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Edward William Gregory (1770–?)

Edward William Gregory arrived in Sydney aboard the convict ship Surry in 1814 as a free settler, around the time his wife, Henrietta, arrived on the ship Broxbournebury as a convict.  He had been tried for theft at the Old Bailey in London, on the same day as his wife, but had been acquitted. He returned to England on the Surrey on 28 June 1819, shortly before his wife's death. His children were sent to an orphanage.

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25 November, 1770
London, Middlesex, England

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