- William Northcote
- Thomas Riley
- John Butler
- William Kennelley
- Joseph Walters
- Patrick Fleming
- George Kingsbury
- Thomas Carrick
Here are a few stories about them ...
Thomas Riley or ReilyOne of my great-great grandfathers, Thomas Reily, was charged with assaulting a British soldier in southern Ireland in 1834 and was transported to Australian for his sins.
Read more about him here: Read all about it! An exciting but violent Irish discovery
Patrick FlemingAnother one of my great-great grandfathers, Patrick Fleming, worked in one of the Prymont quarries in the 1860s and 1870s. From my research so far, I think he worked in the quarry known as Purgatory, rather than the other two Pyrmont quarries that were known as Paradise and Hell Hole.
Read more about him here: Death in a Pyrmont quarry