Australian Ten Dollar Banknotes
Henry Lawson was born on the 17th of June 1867 at Grenfell, New South Wales. Lawson suffered from deafness and was often teased as a result. Much of his work was set in the Australian bush, or was about bush life. Many believe he was the first poet to capture the Australian way of life.He died of cerebral haemorrhage, in Abbotsford, Sydney in 1922, and was given a state funeral.
|Francis Howard Greenway
Francis Howard Greenway was born on the 20th of November 1777 at Mangotsfield, near Bristol, England. He arrived in Sydney, as a convict, on the transport General Hewitt in February 1814 to serve his sentence. Between 1816 and 1818, whilst still a convict, Greenway was responsible for the design and construction of the Macquarie Lighthouse on the South Head at the entrance to Sydney Harbour.He died in 1837, aged 59, in the Hunter River valley and was buried in a small cemetery in a lonely paddock outside East Maitland. There is no tombstone or marker over his grave. The exact date of his death is not known.