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Bagot Range

Captain Bagot, an Irish emigration agent for Clare was born and raised in County Kildare. He arrived in 1840 on the Mary Dugdale with hundreds of immigrants mostly from Ireland’s County Clare. Bagot built a large house in Stanley Street, North…

Bagot Well

Captain Bagot, an Irish emigration agent for Clare was born and raised in County Kildare. He arrived in 1840 on the Mary Dugdale with hundreds of immigrants mostly from Ireland’s County Clare. Bagot built a large house in Stanley Street, North…

Bagot’s Head Station

Captain Bagot, an Irish emigration agent for Clare was born and raised in County Kildare. He arrived in 1840 on the Mary Dugdale with hundreds of immigrants mostly from Ireland’s County Clare.

Bagot built a large house in Stanley Street, North…

Baker’s Flat

This flat piece of ground next to the Kapunda mine was purchased by James Poole, William Howard, John Baker, and Mary Baker, John Baker’s mother. When he died, James Poole’s share went to relatives in Galway and Dublin, so it is likely that James…

Balla McKenny

County Clare-born Michael Kenny arrived in 1842 from Van Diemen’s Land where he reportedly walked from Hobart to Launceston with a double-barrelled gun over his shoulder. He married the Morphett Vale-based widow and mother of four Brigid Purtle…

Bandon

This Hundred was named for the Irish town in County Cork by Governor Buxton in honour of Sir George Strickland Kingston who arrived aged 29 as Deputy Surveyor to Colonel Light. Kingston-designed buildings still standing include parts of Government…

Bates

A railway siding: Daisy Bates is known for her work with indigenous people in West and South Australia. She migrated to Australia in 1884. She was born Margaret Dwyer in Roscrea, County Tipperary, in 1859 and named after her godmother. The name Daisy…

Behanville

Named by Philip and Honora Mary (Behan) Brady. Philip arrived on the Northumberland in 1864 as a labourer. He was from Cavan. He married Honora Mary Behan from Clare in 1878. Philip Brady died on the 8th of July, 1918 at his residence, Behanville in…

Brady Hill

Brady Hill is named after Cavan-born Thomas Brady who discovered gold at Teetulpa.

Cabra

Now part of Cumberland Park, Cabra was named for the Dominican nuns whose headquarters is in Cabra, Dublin. The name cabrach in Irish means ‘poor land’. The Irish Dominican nuns first opened a school for the poor in Cabra, Ireland in 1820.