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This is the boat that his younger brother Thomas was said to have arrived on but no passenger list is available. However, the Brisbane Courier, on 17 June 1865, listed passengers which included a James, 23, Mary and Thomas, 19.
The flag bearer of the McMahon family in Australia was James Clancy McMahon was born around 1843 in Loughill, Limerick, Ireland, being the third eldest of 11 children. He was said to have arrived on the Ariande in 1864 but he may well have arrived in June aboard the Lobelia.
It is important to understand the background of the 26,000 acre Arramagong Run near Grenfell to understand the context of bushranging activity near Grenfell around 1860.
The Arramagong property had two important features conducive to bushranging. It was in the midst of rich goldfields which were not closely policed. It was also nestled close to the Weddin Mountains.
Albert Thomas Vigor was born at Malanda, Atherton Tablelands, on 13 April 1919. He served in a RAAF bomber squadron in Scotland after training at Mount Gambier.