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George Cavenagh

Arrived: 1828
Country of Birth: India
Original Area in NZ: Bay of Islands
Sources: NLA Newspapers
Details: Sydney Gazette and New South Wales advertiser 6th July 1837
George arrived in the Australian Colony in 1825 at the age of 16yrs and was immediately appointed to the situation of Clerk to the Bench of Magistrates at Liverpool. In about two years after, having resigned that situation, he entered into the New Zealand trade and continued voyaging backwards and forwards  to that colony for some years.. He married and purchased a small farm at New Town.

George, in 1837, was the Editor of the Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. He went on to found and publish the Herald at Melbourne in 1840.