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An early settler, William Lamb was granted some of the first town lots in Fremantle, namely 3, 5, 18, 99/100, 279. Cora Lamb was granted lot 378, and Edward Willam Lamb (rel.?) was granted lot 538. Town lot 5 is on the NW corner of High and Cliff Streets. It was the site first of Daniel Scott's house, and then of the extant Union Bank of Australia.
LAMB, William, b. 1797, d. 1853, arr. 23.8.1829 per Marquis of Ang1esea with wife Margaret b. 1803 d. 7.1844 (in fit of insanity). Chd. Cora Matilda b. 1827 d. 1861, William Henry b. 1829, Corbin b. 1832 (WA). Agriculturist. Arr. with servant James Gill & was granted 8119 acres Swan Loc 5 which on 11.1830 was transferred to G.F. Moore. ?Visited England. Mr & Mrs Lamb arr. 23.12.1837 per Eleanor. In 3.1849 he sailed with one of his sons per Arpenteur to S.A. to join his son Edmund.
Erickson, Rica 1987, Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australians, UWAP. Available online.
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