Barrenjoey Peninsula

In about 1836 Bungaree’s son Bowen, his wife Maria and their daughters Jonza, Nan, Theda and son Mark moved to the western beach of Barrenjoey, Pittwater. Bowen worked as a customs officer, tracking bushrangers, smugglers and sly grog sellers in the many creeks and bays of the northern coastline. He lived near what are today the sandstone ruins of the old customs house, Barrenjoey.

William De Serve, who in his later years lived at the Narrabeen town camp, is believed to have been born on Barrenjoey in the 1870s.


Barrenjoey Peninsula
33° 34' 55.9992" S, 151° 19' 32.0016" E
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