David Brown - Settler
David Brown senior arrived as a free settler with his children Mary, James, David junior and Thomas on the Earl Cornwallis
Other free passengers on the Earl Cornwallis included
John and Hannah Dight
and their twelve children;
of the New South Wales Corp
In 1824 David Brown (senior), David Brown (junior), and brother Thomas Brown, were each promised 150 acres at Jerry's Plains. Thomas Brown's 150 acres was the most easterly of the three grants.
to read 'Industry and Perseverance' - a history of David Brown and family of Jerry's Plains