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Philip Schaffer - Land grant, 22 February 179222 Feb. 1792
Administrative / Biographical Note
Philip Schaffer was born in Hesse, Germany. He came to Australia in 1790 where he took up 140 acres at Rydalmere, near Parramatta, which he named The Vineyard. The grant was formalised on 22 February 1792, together with grants to James Ruse and Edward Varndell.