WILSON, David (1843-1911)

Born 1843 in Langley, Essex, England. Seventh child of John Wilson and Martha Burgess. Arrived in Australia with his parents and siblings in February 1844. David Wilson selected farming land at Christmas Hills in 1867. He married Elizabeth Ann McPherson 12 December 1867. David died in 1911 and his eldest son, also David, became head of the family and ran the farm, called Mt Pleasant (now covered by Sugarloaf Dam).