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Edmund Du Cane (1830-1903) was a supervisor of convicts on public works. He arrived in Fremantle on the Anna Robertson 18 December 1851 (with Henry Wray), and left on the Esmeralda in 1856. He married Mary Molloy in St John's in 1855, and their first child was born during the voyage home.
Du Cane, E.F., RE 1862, 'The convict system in the colonies', Bentley's Miscellany, May: 527. [article critical of Jebb]
Hasluck, Alexandra 1973, Royal Engineer, A&R (photo from that).
Vetch, Robert 1912, bio, DNB.
Diane Oldman's page for Du Cane on her Royal Sappers and Miners in Western Australia website: thanks for the data and image
On the same site, an article about Du Cane by Peter Conole & Diane Oldman
Guildford convict hiring depot
SLWA catalog entry
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