Early Hunter Valley Settlers

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 Rev. John McGarvie -  Map 6 


John McGarvie was born in Scotland in 1795.

He was selected by Rev. John Dunmore Lang as minister for the Ebenezer church at Portland Head on the Hawkesbury River and arrived in the Greenock  in 1826.

He received a grant of 640 acres on the 18th July 1828. This land was re-advertised in favour of Cyrus Matthew Doyle in 1838.

Rev. McGarvie died in 1853 and was buried at the Gore Hill cemetery.

Find out more about Rev. McGarvie at the Australian Dictionary of Biography Online


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