COLONIAL

John Pascoe Fawkner
Australia Crest

One of the founding fathers of Melbourne, with John Batman, he was born in London on 20th October, 1792, his family moving to Hobart , Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land in those days) in 1804, with his father being transported.

In 1855 he assisted settlers move to the Melbourne area where he himself set up a newspaper.

He died in 1869.


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