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William Henry GEARY was a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy, commanding the Speedwell in 1822
He captained the Gilmore on its passage to the Swan River settlement in Western Australia in 1829, marrying Susan SMYTHE en route, in Cape Town.
He returned to England, successfully applied for a grant of land in Australia and settled in Port Macquarie where he was appointed Harbour Master in 1832.
He later moved to Moreton Bay, and became the first Harbour Master of Brisbane in 1852.
Susan died a week after moving to Brisbane, aged only 42, and he did not remarry.
Children of the marriage: Henry Vincent 1830, Edward Montagu 1833, Medora Ann 1835, Leila Helen 1836, Susan Clemence 1838, Godfrey Nairne Benjamin 1840, Emma Louise 1843, Anna Martha 1846, Douglas Lonsdale 1849
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George GOVETT born 1799 Somerset married Mary BRYANT in 1825. He was a pioneer settler in Tasmania, Australia - returning to Hobart with Mary and livestock he had purchased in England - and later moved to Kyneton, Victoria. He owned the property Pastoria. He married Jane Geraldine BOYES in Victoria in 1854.
His children: born from 1st marriage: George 1826 Tom 1827 Mary 1830 John 1832 Lucy Ann 1834 Jane 1837 Robert 1838 Fanny 1840 Edmund 1842 Amy Elizabeth 1843 Richard 1845 Isabella Edith 1849
Children born from 2nd marriage: William Boyes 1855 Ella Geraldine Georgina 1857 Elizabeth Harriet 1859 Clement Henry 1862 Flora Josephine 1865 Percy Livingstone 1868 Decima Devesme 1870 Henry Vicesimus 1872
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