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Richard Wall (1786–1868)

Richard Wall, a tanner, arrived in Sydney aboard the Glatton as a free immigrant in March 1803. He married Mary Brown, a widow, on 26 November 1810 at St Philip's Church, Sydney. He worked as a tanner in Parramatta in 1814, 1819, 1820, 1822 and 1825. From 1828 he lived at Prospect.

Following Mary Brown's death in 1825 Wall married Jane Hibburd on 15 February 1826 at Parramatta. Following Jane's death in 1834, he married Letitia Smith on 4 August 1835. Wall died on 5 May 1868 at Parramatta; his age was given as 87.

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5 May, 1868 (aged ~ 82)
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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