Young Bingham Hutchinson

Young Bingham Hutchinson was born on 14 August 1806 in Richmond, Surrey, England, to Andrew and Anne Hutchinson. After serving as a lieutenant in the Royal Navy, he emigrated to South Australia in 1836 on the Buffalo.

Hutchinson, bought town lots as well as land in the Encounter Bay district. He held the role of Emigration Agent and was one of South Australia’s first justices of the peace. Hutchinson left the colony in 1838, but returned about 20 years later with a family of his own to live on property at Hindmarsh Valley. He died there on 3 August 1870.

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