Patrick Boyce Coglin

Title

Patrick Boyce Coglin

Birthplace

Ballymore, Sligo

Biographical Text

Patrick Boyce Coglin from Ballymore, Sligo, arrived in the same year as Jeffcott, but he was to make a longer contribution to South Australia, first as a timber merchant in Hindley Street, then as landlord of the first Napoleon Hotel (that he also built), next as a pastoralist on the West Coast, and finally as a local and state politician. Paddy Coglin arrived in Australia aged 21. Both a town and a Hundred are named after him. He gave 56 of his years to the State of South Australia.

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Files

South Australian Celebrities : P.B. Coglin

Collection

Citation

“Patrick Boyce Coglin,” Irish Place Names in Australia, accessed December 14, 2017, http://irishplaces.flinders.edu.au/items/show/366.