James White, Founder of Burrangong Station (13)
Thomas Whites, widow, Sarah, and her new husband, James Cowell, were having problems in Tasmania when in 1837 Cowell was declared bankrupt.
Because of this Cowell could not renew his wine and spirit license.
To make the situation worse for Sarah her husband was killed in 1838 in a fight at the Inn.
Sarah, now twice widowed, reopened the Twins Inn at Bagdad but as she was on a Ticket of Leave she was unable to renew the Liquor license in her name. She opened the Inn as an eating House with stabling for travellers.
James was now the only surviving White who had been transported to Australia.
He again offered to cover the cost of his brothers children and their mother to come to Burrang…
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