Singleton, Benjamin

Settler and miller who came to Sydney with his parents and brothers after his father was transported in 1791. He built water mills to grind wheat for the government stores and helped open up the Hunter Valley for farming. The town of Singleton in the Hunter is on part of his original grant.

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Born
England
07 Aug 1788
Arrived Sydney
Pitt
14 Feb 1792
Died
Singleton, New South Wales
02 May 1853
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