Patrick Durack  ‎(I6713)‎
Given Names: Patrick
Surname: Durack

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 1779 Ireland
Death: 11 July 1857 ‎(Age 78)‎ Mummel - Goulburn - NSW
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 1779 Ireland

Death 11 July 1857 ‎(Age 78)‎ Mummel - Goulburn - NSW

Address:
Mummel: 15.4km NW of Goulburn at the intersect of Range Road and Lambs Lane; Range Road continues to Grabben Gullen ‎(SW of Crookwell)‎.

Address
In 1824 Patrick Durack and his wife Judith Bleach were living in the townland of Magherareagh.
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Parents Family  (F371)
Patrick Durack
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Penelope Page
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John "Galway" Durack
1786 - 1819
Private
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(Birth) Patrick Durack
1779 - 1857

Immediate Family  (F1600)
Judith Bleach
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Patrick Durack
1828 -
Michael Durack
1833 -


Notes

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Patrick Durack
1779 - 1857
b. 1779 - Co.Clare Ireland
* parents: Father - Patrick Durack; Mother – Penelope Page ‎(grandparents of Jeremiah Darby and Michael Durack)‎
• “an uncle of Michael Durack ‎(1808-1853)‎; and of Darby Durack; i.e. the Duracks in “Kings in Grass Castles”
• living “across the River Bow in the townland of Magherareagh
• “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 ‎(the Judge)‎ 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 ‎(nee Tully)‎.
• Tried: 4 / 12 April 1827 PWR
• convicted of “firearmed burglary” – sentence: Life – Transported.
• Religion: Catholic
• Born in Galway, worked as a shepherd, was 5 feet 2 ½ inches high.
• • Complexion: Ruddy & fresh
• Hair: Dark brown to grey
• Eyes: Hazel
• ‎[Index to Convicts arriving in NSW 1788-1842-published by The Victorian Society of Genealogists - Convict Indent (convict shipping list)‎ is Fiche 668 page 28]
* arrives from Galway Ireland to Sydney Cove NSW - 30th January 1828 Marquis of Huntley
‎[Index to Convicts arriving in NSW 1788-1842 -published by The Victorian Society of Genealogists - Convict Indent (convict shipping list)‎ is Fiche 668 page 28]
• check of other indexes to convict records sees his name spelt variously as Durack and Durach;
• assigned as Herdsman to Major Edward Lockyer Esq at George’s Plains – Parramatta
• wife – Judith Bleach ‎(or Black?)‎
• According to Death certificate married at Drewsborough County Clare
• 1828 - birth of son Michael Durack ‎(according to death certificate; wrong; see note below)‎
• 1833 – birth of son Patrick Durack ‎(according to death certificate; wrong, see note below)‎
• 19th April 1836 - Ticket of leave 36/846 Reel 924
• Lockyer obtained a land grant ‎(Lockyerseligh)‎ near Goulburn;
• Patrick to Yass District ‎(moved there by Lockyer?)‎;
• “Ticket of leave”: “Cancelled and torn up – found guilty of forgery of the name of Major Lockyer for a certificate of character for an application for conditional pardon”
• 40 /648 R936
• Ticket of Leave 43/1045 – cancelled - 1845 Reel 949 and restored
• 25th July 1843 - prisoner number 20/196
• May 1847 ticket of leave – cancelled for conditional pardon
• Conditional Pardon 48/1599, Reel 788
• Allowed to remain in district of Goulburn December 1835 as part of conditional pardon
• 2nd time allowed to stay in district of Berrima then altered to Goulburn Aug1843 – see letter from Berrima Bench number 43/9958; Governor minute on recommendation of colonial engineer
d. 11th July 1857 Mummel ‎(Goulburn)‎ NSW – on a small block of land he had acquired;
• Death registered by nephew ‎(Darby? - who had arrived there in 1849. Note: some of Darby’s children are recorded as born at Mummel:
[Long Michael,b1854;JerryBryce 1858;Margaret 1860; and Sarah 1867]‎; Mummel is 15.4 NW of Goulburn at the intersect of Range Road and Lambs Lane.
• “an uncle of Michael Durack, ancestor of the Duracks in “Kings in Grass Castles”
• living “across the River Bow in the townland of Magherareagh
• I have not found any record of the arrival in NSW of this Patrick’s wife, Judith Bleach ‎(Black)‎; nor any record of the deaths in NSW of anyone from this family other than Patrick himself;
• Death certificate records:Son Michael ‎(aged 30)‎; Patrick ‎(aged 25)‎ at time of their father Patrick’s death ‎(probably wrongly recorded ages in reference to ages; underestimate; he was convicted in 1827; some 30 years prior to his death; need to add 5 years to age of his youngest son)‎:
Death: 2831/1857 DURACK PATRICK PATRICK PENELOPE GOULBURN
To Check:
• indexes such as The Index to Convict and Others;
• and Index to Letters sent concerning Convicts;
• Other records such as Musters and Census records may also give additional information.
A professional researcher see Archives in Brief No 16
­http­://­www­.­records­.­nsw­.­gov­.­au­/­state­-­archives­/­guides­-­and­-­finding­-­aids­/­archives­-­in­-­brief­

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Family with Parents
Father
Patrick Durack ‎(I1472)‎
Birth Yes
Death Yes
Mother
Penelope Page ‎(I6717)‎
Birth Yes
Death Yes
#1
Brother
John "Galway" Durack ‎(I0946)‎
Birth 1786
Death 1819 ‎(Age 33)‎
#2
Brother
#3
(Birth)
Patrick Durack ‎(I6713)‎
Birth 1779 Ireland
Death 11 July 1857 ‎(Age 78)‎ Mummel - Goulburn - NSW
Family with Judith Bleach
Patrick Durack ‎(I6713)‎
Birth 1779 Ireland
Death 11 July 1857 ‎(Age 78)‎ Mummel - Goulburn - NSW
Wife
Judith Bleach ‎(I6714)‎
Birth Yes
Death Yes
#1
Son
Patrick Durack ‎(I6715)‎
Birth 1828 49
Death Yes
5 years
#2
Son (Birth)
Michael Durack ‎(I6716)‎
Birth 1833 54
Death Yes