Meehan, James

Irish-born convict who became a surveyor, explorer and settler.

Milestone
Born
1774
Arrived Sydney
1800
Died
21 Apr 1826
Occupation
Position
24 Aug 1799 - 16 Feb 1800
Property
Owned
1809 - 1826
Owned
1809 - 1826
Relationship
Spouse
Parent of

Meehan, James

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Transported for his part in the Irish rebellion of 1798, James Meehan became an exceptional surveyor and explorer of Sydney, New South Wales and Tasmania, before retiring to the large land grant he received at Macquariefield, as reward for his services.