Lawrence Kirwan

From KellyGang
Revision as of 21:55, 20 November 2015 by Admin (Talk | contribs) (Text replacement - "== == . " to "")

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Links to the KellyGang , Early Years , Murders at Stringy Bark Creek , Sebastopol Cavalcade , Euroa Robbery , Jerilderie Robbery , First Cave Party , Hare replaced by Nicolson , Second Cave Party , Nicolson replaced by Hare , Death of Aaron Sherritt , Glenrowan Siege , Reward Board , Ned Kelly's Trial , Royal Commission , Early career , Later career , Family , Lawrence's family

Father and Mother see below , Brothers and Sisters John, Family see below

I was born in 1843 in Wangaratta, Vic, I married Jane Gallagher in 1869 in Beechworth Vic,

Links to the KellyGang

Jerilderie Robbery 10/2/1879 April 1879 I was employed by Mr. Hare as a scout and guide to assist the police in the pursuit of the Kellys , at the rate of one pound per day. (RC16863)

I then went out for 13 days looking for the KellyGang but Sadleir would not pay me.(RC16863)

Hare replaced by Nicolson 6/7/1879 AssCom Nicolson asked me to visit him in Wangaratta. At first I refused to work for him because I had not been paid by Sadleir and Hare. But after a while I agreed and finished up working for him up until the end of his time in June 1880. (RC16863) (JJK) Kelly Reward Board I applied for part of the reward. They did not give me a penny. Royal Commission I did not give evidence at the Royal Commission. My affidavit was read to the Royal Commission (RC16863) Later Years I continued to farm at Carboor untill 1914 age 71

I died in Oxley in 1919 and am buried in the Milawa Cemetery


I was born in 1843 in Wangaratta, and married Jane Gallagher in 1869 in Beechworth.

We had the following children;

 Margaret Amy 1870-1956

Jane 1872-1934

Lawrence 1874-1939

Francis James 1875-1952

Louisa May 1877-1958

Andrew 1878-1973

Kate Constance 1880-1930

Minnie May 1881-1967

John Arthur 1883-1956

Peter Patrick 1885-1949

My parents were Patrick Kirwan 1818-1861 & Margaret Grady 1818-1862. They immigrated from Cloughbawn, County Wexford, Ireland in 1840.

My brothers and sisters were James 1839-1861, John 1841-1911, Andrew 1848-1884, Patrick 1848-1914, and Maryann 1850-?

What happened to Lawrence Kirwan's family KellyGang