Mr Cunningham sets up camp near Richmond

5th December 1823

On this day, 5th December 1823, Allan Cunningham was camped near Richmond. He arrived back in Parramatta five days later.

Allan Cunningham wrote in his journal: At 3 P.M., we had descended the range easterly through the forest to the spot whereon we had first encamped upon quitting Richmond, and where we again pitched our tents, intending to remain there a day should my horses require further rest. ((Source: Robert Heward’s Biographical Sketch of Allan Cunningham, Part 3)).