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Rediscovering Ginninderra:
William Bowyer

Died: 1872; Married: Margaret Magarahan

William Bowyer was transported to the colony on the convict ship Claudine in 1829. At Jerrabomberra in 1844 he married Margaret Magarahan, who had arrived as a convict on the Minerva in 1839. They raised six children together.

William became a police constable at Bungendore in the late 1840s before moving to Ginninderra in 1851, where he was employed by the Palmers.

Bowyer died in May 1872.


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