Hawkesbury settlers appear in dubious light during Rum Rebelliion

Updated August 15 2016 - 6:14pm, first published 3:28pm
An early copy of the January 1808 signatures from Hawkesbury settlers in a letter of support to Major Johnston of the NSW Corps. The original was ink blotted.
An early copy of the January 1808 signatures from Hawkesbury settlers in a letter of support to Major Johnston of the NSW Corps. The original was ink blotted.

English author Patsy Trench with early Hawkesbury ancestors has researched in depth the state of the Hawkesbury in its earliest days. Here she reveals the Hawkesbury’s connection with the Rum Rebellion in Sydney. 

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