Macarthur, Elizabeth

Settler and farmer who arrived in the colony in 1790, founded a family, and took over the farming interests of her husband from 1809, building the basis of a pastoral industry in fine wool. The success of the Macarthurs' Camden Park estate was largely due to her.

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Born
Devon, England
14 Aug 1766
Arrived Sydney
Scarborough
28 Jun 1790
Died
Sydney
09 Feb 1850
Name
Birth
Veale, Elizabeth
14 Aug 1766 - 1788
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19 Jan 1790 - Apr 1790
Apr 1790 - 28 Jun 1790
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1788 - 11 Apr 1834