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Lucas, Nathaniel (1793–1875)

Nathaniel Lucas worked with his father as a carpenter after the family moved to Sydney in 1805. In 1818 he moved to Tasmania with his common-law wife Sarah Stone. In 1819 he was granted a license to graze Black Hill in the Port Dalrymple district for 12 months. He continued to work as a builder.

* further information: Peter McKay, A Nation Within a Nation: The Lucas Clan in Australia (2004), pp 388-89

Additional Resources

  • death notice, Cornwall Chronicle (Launceston, Tas), 18 August 1875, p 2

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'Lucas, Nathaniel (1793–1875)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/lucas-nathaniel-25611/text33925, accessed 19 April 2021.

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