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Phillimore, Richard (c. 1754–1825)

DIED—On Saturday last, Richard Phillimore, aged 81. This poor old man, alike distinguishable for industry and upright conduct, was one of the first who landed at Sydney, and at Norfolk Island; the first who ever received a certificate of freedom in these Colonies; the first who ever turned grain into His Majesty's Stores at Norfolk Island; and the first who partook of that grain in the rations allowed by Government.

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Alternative Names
  • Phillimore, William
  • Phillemore, Richard
  • Phillamore, Richard

c. 1754


15 May 1825
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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