James Murphy

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Standing on the Eureka Monument are James Murphy (Jan Main), John Egan (Ballan) and Thomas Cain (Bacchus Marsh), c1894. Otago Witness, 11 January 1905
James Murphy, headstone, Photograph Collen Whelan
James Murphy, headstone, Photograph Collen Whelan


Goldfields Involvement, 1854

James Murphy was a blacksmith at the Eureka Stockade rebellion and took part in the battle.[1]

Post 1854 Experiences

In 1904 James Murphy was living at Jan Main, New South Wales.


See also

Further Reading

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


External links

Descendant Catherine Laffey speaks at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1szLEF2TNE