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Lucas, George (1800–1868)

George Lucas married Elizabeth Hodgetts in 1823. For the first few years of his married life he worked as a carpenter as well as working as a farmer. He was granted 260 acres of land on the Longford to Cressy main road and in 1831 applied for further land. By 1842 he was employing four ticket-of-leave men.

*further information: Peter McKay, A Nation Within a Nation: The Lucas Clan in Australia (2004), pp 1343-44

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'Lucas, George (1800–1868)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/lucas-george-25630/text33937, accessed 20 October 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

8 May 1800
Norfolk Island, Australia

Death

23 July 1868
Longford, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

stroke

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