Lawson, William

Explorer and pastoralist whose journeys did much to open up the land west of the Blue Mountains.

Milestone
Born
02 Jun 1774
Arrived Sydney
20 Nov 1800
Died
16 Jun 1850
Name
Commemorated by
Occupation
Position
01 Jul 1843 - 20 Jun 1848
Property
Owner of
1821 - 1850
Relationship
Parent of
Parent of
Spouse
1812 - 1830

Lawson, William

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Explorer, pastoralist and settler, William Lawson came to Sydney as a soldier, but stayed to become one of the most successful farmers and animal breeders in the colony.