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Peter Hibbs (1762–1847)

Peter Hibbs was a seaman on the Sirius which landed in Botany Bay in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He was forced to stay on Norfolk Island after the ship was wrecked and took up farming. By 1795 he had returned to Sydney. He later settled with his family in the Hawkesbury area.

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Ramsgate, Kent, England


12 September, 1847 (aged ~ 85)
Lower Portland, New South Wales, Australia

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