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Re: Duracks of Australia
Posted by: Tom Stephens (ID *****1708) Date: May 08, 2011 at 02:04:49
In Reply to: Re: Duracks of Australia by carmen of 61

Brogan - Duracks (Australia)

1. You may find the following of interest:-

Connaught Journal – Galway 7April1827: trial at Galway Asizes states that Patrick Durack Senior, James Brogan and others were sentenced to be executed for burglary and wounding with robbery on the house of Philip Reed. Upon hearing the sentence, the prisoners set up a great wailing and his Lordship ý(the Judge)ý was moved to tears. The sentence must have been commuted, because Durack and Brogan were transported to Australia on the Marquis of Huntley, arriving at Sydney on 30 January 1828” – reference p.220 of “Heartbrak Corner” by Fleur Lehane ý(nee Tully)ý.• Tried: 4 / 12 April 1827 PWR
This Patrick Durack arrived as a transportee in Australia Sydney Cove NSW - 30th January 1828 Marquis of Huntley

2. Where is the record of the Brogan stealing cattle from Mrs Durack found?

thanks

Tom


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