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George Lucas (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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8 May, 1800
Norfolk Island, Australia


23 July, 1868 (aged 68)
Longford, Tasmania, Australia

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