Worgan, George

First fleet surgeon who kept a journal for six months in the early settlement.

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Born
England
1757
Arrived Sydney
26 Jan 1788
Died
Liskeard, Cornwall, England
04 Mar 1838
Occupation

Worgan, George

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2008

Worgan brought the first piano to the colony in 1788, and left it with Elizabeth Macarthur when he returned to England. His journal recorded his impressions of the first six months of European settlement, and is now in the State Library of New South Wales.