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William Nairn
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1767
End Date:
08 Jun 1853
William Nairn (1767-1853) was an army officer with the 46th Regiment. Born in England, he went with his regiment to NSW, then Van Diemen's Land in 1814 and India in 1818. After retiring from the army he returned to VDL in 1832, but was denied a land grant, so went to the Swan River settlement. He died in Fremantle on 8 June 1853.
Information Sources:
Australian Dictionary of Biography - online edition
Functions Performed:
Tasmanian businesses
Series Created By Agency:
LMSS98 Papers01 Jan 183231 Dec 1840