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Daniel Smallwood (1761–1839)

Daniel Smallwood was sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Matilda as part of the Third Fleet. In 1794 he was granted 30 acres of land at Mulgrave Place. By 1801 he had 60 acres. He had married Ann Young in 1792. Following her death he married Elizabeth Kelso in 1808.

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23 September, 1761
Warwickshire, England


24 April, 1839 (aged 77)
Pitt Town, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years