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Inchiquin

The land and later Big House of E B Gleeson in Clare town was named after the barony in Ireland.

In 1859, Inchiquin was the home stay of Governor and Lady McDonnell on their visit to the mid north.

Gleeson grew wheat, barley, maize, potatoes…

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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…

Clare

Edward Burton Gleeson settled in Clare circa 1842 and became its first mayor. His mansion, Inchiquin, is still standing and is owned by the current mayor. Gleeson arrived from Calcutta on the Emerald Isle with his wife, Harriet, and children and his…

Armagh North

North-west of the town of Clare in South Australia is the beautiful ‘Valley of Armagh’. The South Australian Armagh was named by either Patrick Butler or E B Gleeson from Clare, Ireland, or William Henry Clark. Clark was born at Newry, County…

Armagh Creek

North-west of the town of Clare in South Australia is the beautiful ‘Valley of Armagh’. The South Australian Armagh was named by either Patrick Butler or E B Gleeson from Clare, Ireland, or William Henry Clark.

Clark was born at Newry, County…

Armagh

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North-west of the town of Clare in South Australia is the beautiful ‘Valley of Armagh’. The South Australian Armagh was named by either Patrick Butler or E B Gleeson from Clare, Ireland, or William Henry Clark. Clark was born at Newry,…

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