Francis Murphy

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To the Right Worshipful the Mayor of Melbourne... [from] the undersigned Inhabitants of Melbourne considering the Unsettled State of a portion of the Diggings, and the necessity measures for the Better PROTECTION OF THE CITY, and upholding the cause of Law and Order, hereby request your Worship to convene A PUBLIC MEETING... John Ferres, Government Printer, 05 December 1854. State Library of Victoria Collection (H141396).


Francis Murphy died in 1891 aged 83, and was buried at Boroondara Cemetery on 01 April 1891. Buried in the same grave is Agnes Cruickshank Murphy aged 88 (29 January 1906).[1]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

In December 1854 Francis Murphy was a Member of the Legislative Council.

Post 1854 Experiences

See also

Further Reading

Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.


  1., accessed 24 March 2013 by Kathleen Gervasoni

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