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AUSTRALIA'S FIRST FARMER - James Ruse was a First Fleet convict from Cornwall who was the first to seek a land grant and successfully farm in Australia. Epitaph: "MY MOTHER REREAD ME TENDERLEY / WITH ME SHE TOOK MUCH PAINES / AND WHEN I ARIVED IN THIS COELNY / I SOWD THE FORST GRAIN AND NOW / WITH MY HEVENLY FATHER I HOPE / FOR EVER TO REMAIN."
The penal laws in Ireland: made it illegal for Irish Catholics to own land, lease land, vote, hold office, live in a large town, seek an education, and enter a profession or serve in the military...among a host of other discriminations.