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Rostrevor

Ross Thompson Reid from Newry, Ireland arrived in 1839 on the Orleana aged six with his parents, brothers and sisters. His father and a Mr Murray walked into Adelaide and bought a ‘sort of inside Irish car’ which was the only transport…

Marybank Farm

Near Magill and Morialta, the Marybank house was bought by the Fox family in 1852 and is still in the family. Arthur Fox trained as an apothecary in Dublin and arrived in Adelaide in 1845 where he set up in business at 7 Rundle Street. In 1846 he…

Knoxville

Nathaniel Alexander Knox named sections 272 and 273 Knoxville. He was born either in Aghclowy, Londonderry, or in County Antrim and arrived aged 13 in 1850 with his father N.A.Knox, Senior. Their ship, the Grecian, was wrecked near the Port River…

Irish Row

In 1869 tenders were called for building the Adelaide Club on North Terrace on a site once known as Irish Row. As Buffalo Row and Coromandel Row consisted of temporary accommodation for newly arrived immigrants, we can presume that Irish Row was…

Irish Harp Road

Named after the Irish Harp inn whose licensee in 1844, Thomas Edward McEllister from Kerry, advertised his ‘superior wines’ in an Adelaide newspaper with the sign-off ‘Erin go Bragh’ (Ir. Eireann go brách ‘Ireland forever’). See also…

Gleeville-under the Hills

Edward Burton Gleeson from Ennis, County Clare, arrived in the province in 1838 on the Emerald Isle from Calcutta with his brother, John Hampton, and their families. Gleeson had been working for the India Civil Service, and brought with him a number…

Gleeson’s Hill

This ‘hill’ was the name given to the start of the rise behind Gleeson’s property in south-east Adelaide (see Gleeville below). It was the only the only way of getting to the Mount Lofty ranges before 1841. The name in Irish is Ó Gliasáin, a…

Glandore

The O’Deas arrived in 1840 on the Birman. In 1845 John O’Dea was living in Clanfergil, the name of William O’Halloran’s place south of Adelaide probably working as an agricultural labourer. John had looked after Captain O’Halloran’s…