Before  Hartley- the Kings at South Creek

Map of land grants to the King family and their neighbours, South Creek.

Approximate location of Site    is indicated. Source: Penrith City Council Library website.

Captain Richard Brooks held 700 acres, while the King family were the major landowners.  John Oxley had 600 acres, Simeon Lord, Samuel Marsden, Gregory Blaxland all held  substantial  acreages.