Biographical entry Dangar, Henry (1796 - 1861)
- 18 November 1796
St Neot, Cornwall, England
- 2 March 1861
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Surveyor and Pastoralist
Henry Dangar arrived in Sydney in 1821 aged 24 and at once became assistant surveyor to Oxley. As such he received grants of land and in 1825 was joined by two brothers, William and Thomas. In 1833, Henry settled on his own land becoming in turn grazier, squatter, hotel proprietor and politician.
In 1847 Henry, William and Richard combined to set up a boiling-down and meat preserving works at Newcastle.
- Gray, Nancy, 'Dangar, Henry (1796-1861), surveyor and pastoralist', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966, pp. 280-282. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A010268b.htm. Details
- 'Dangar, H (1796-1861)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-621209. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_d.html. Details
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