34. John Hole Duffield (1797-1859), builder and publican
John Duffield sailed from England at the age of 33, arriving in Fremantle on the Warrior in March 1830. He was joined by his wife, Charlotte, and four children in December 1831.
Duffield received considerable grants of land from the colonial authorities, including 500 acres at Bicton and 926 acres in the Murray district. He later owned 2,640 acres at Harvey and over the years purchased several lots in the Fremantle district.
John Duffield was an energetic and resourceful man who worked as a building contractor, carpenter and cooper. He was the proprietor of the Albion Hotel where he developed his talents as brewer and winemaker.
John Duffield died in April 1859 and was interred in the Alma Street cemetery Fremantle. He was later exhumed and transferred to the Skinner Street cemetery until his headstone was transferred to Karrakatta.