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John Ditchfield (1755–1838)

Death. At Bathurst, on the 4th inst., John Ditchfield, aged 88 years. He came to this colony by the second fleet; he was a shepherd in the service of the late Samuel Terry, Esq., and obtained his livelihood by honest industry.

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'Ditchfield, John (1755–1838)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/ditchfield-john-16234/text28171, accessed 20 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1755
England

Death

4 July, 1838 (aged ~ 83)
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years