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Glenny was born on 5 August 1835 at Newry, County Down, [[Ireland]]. He was the son of a linen merchant and staunch Irish Protestant Joseph Glenny and Elizabeth Gandy. At the age of 18 Glenny sailed to Australia on the [[Phoenix]] arriving at Ballarat in mid 1854. He tried his luck, then was employed by J. and T. Bray of Geelong as the manager of their Ballarat store on the [[Gravel Pits]]. He married Emma Jane at [[Castlemaine]] on 14 February 1859. They had 13 children, but only five survived. <ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
 
Glenny was born on 5 August 1835 at Newry, County Down, [[Ireland]]. He was the son of a linen merchant and staunch Irish Protestant Joseph Glenny and Elizabeth Gandy. At the age of 18 Glenny sailed to Australia on the [[Phoenix]] arriving at Ballarat in mid 1854. He tried his luck, then was employed by J. and T. Bray of Geelong as the manager of their Ballarat store on the [[Gravel Pits]]. He married Emma Jane at [[Castlemaine]] on 14 February 1859. They had 13 children, but only five survived. <ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
  
Glennie was an early photographer, and established a Potrait Saloon at Castlemaine, Kyneton, and later Ballarat. In 1865 Glennie returned to Ballarat and wrote under the noms de plums of Old Chum, Peter Possum, A Voice From the East, Quine, Rambler and  Silverpen.  Glennie died at Melbourne on 24 July 1910.<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
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Glennie was an early photographer, and established a Potrait Saloon at Castlemaine, Kyneton, and later Ballarat. In 1865 Glenny returned to Ballarat and wrote under the noms de plums of Old Chum, Peter Possum, A Voice From the East, Quine, Rambler and  Silverpen.  Glenny died at Melbourne on 24 July 1910.<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
  
 
==Goldfields Involvement, 1854==
 
==Goldfields Involvement, 1854==

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Henry Glenny

Background

Glenny was born on 5 August 1835 at Newry, County Down, Ireland. He was the son of a linen merchant and staunch Irish Protestant Joseph Glenny and Elizabeth Gandy. At the age of 18 Glenny sailed to Australia on the Phoenix arriving at Ballarat in mid 1854. He tried his luck, then was employed by J. and T. Bray of Geelong as the manager of their Ballarat store on the Gravel Pits. He married Emma Jane at Castlemaine on 14 February 1859. They had 13 children, but only five survived. [1]

Glennie was an early photographer, and established a Potrait Saloon at Castlemaine, Kyneton, and later Ballarat. In 1865 Glenny returned to Ballarat and wrote under the noms de plums of Old Chum, Peter Possum, A Voice From the East, Quine, Rambler and Silverpen. Glenny died at Melbourne on 24 July 1910.[2]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

He supported the Military and the officials, and volunteered to join the mounted police leading up to, and after, the Eureka Stockade battle.[3]

Post 1854 Experiences

Soon after the Eureka Stockade Glenny worked as the postmaster at Beechworth. [4]

Obituary

FUNERAL NOTICE – The Friends of Mr Samuel S. Glenny, are respectfully invited to follow the remains of his beloved wife to the Glenlyon Old Cemetery, On Wednesday, the 3rd inst. The procession will move from Glenlyon at 3 o’clock pm

Thomas Verey, undertaker [5]

See also

Further Reading

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

References

  1. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  2. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  3. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  4. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  5. Daylesford Mercury, 2 February 1875.

External links

http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/glenny-henry-3622