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A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

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James Grady

b. 1815, d. 25 September 1887


James Grady was born in 1815 in Newcastle.1,2,3


FatherPatrick Grady (b. 1788, d. 16 January 1866)
MotherMargaret Whalan (b. 1785, d. 4 June 1857)

Family life

James Grady and Rose Mary Donnelly were married on 26 October 1835 at Bathurst Church of England in Bathurst.3,4,5,6,7

Children with Rose Mary Donnelly (b. 1818, d. 13 April 1904)

DaughterJudith Grady+ (b. 1837, d. 5 August 1905)
SonJohn Grady+ (b. 1838, d. 1925)
SonJames Grady+ (b. 1840, d. 1871)
SonPatrick Grady+ (b. 5 August 1842)
DaughterAnne Grady (b. 9 July 1845, d. 1859)
SonHenry Grady+ (b. 1847)
SonWilliam Grady (b. 1849, d. 1927)
SonMichael Grady (b. 1852, d. 1860)
SonTimothy Grady (b. 1854, d. 1860)
DaughterMargaret Grady+ (b. 1856)
SonThomas Grady (b. 1859)
SonTimothy Grady (b. 1860, d. 1943)

Residence information

On on 12 November 1828, Patrick, Mary, Elenor, and Judith arrived at aboard. they was at age ~43 years old. Margaret and her family arrived in Sydney aboard the "City of Edinburgh".7

Working life

  • In 1872 James Grady was a farmer at Swallow's Nest in Native Dog Creek.8
  • In 1876 James Grady was a farmer in Native Dog Creek.9


James Grady died on 25 September 1887 at age ~72 in Brisbane Valley Creek.3,6,7


  1. [S378] Patrick Grady, L: Grady - Colonial Secretary, Sydney: Colonial Secretary, 24 June 1824, `Fiche 3286 pp128-30.
  2. [S382] Surgeon's Journal: "City of Edinburgh" 1828, (MS, 1828); Archives Office of NSW; Kingswood.
  3. [S469] Karen O'Neil, "RR: Grady - Whalan family group sheet by Karen O'Neil", circa 2002 (). Hereinafter cited as "RR: Grady - Whalan family group sheet by Karen O'Neil."
  4. [S467] GM Cashman, Avoca, The Faith of the Pioneers, Black Springs: The Centenary Committee of the Church of St Vincent de Paul, 1988, p37.
  5. [S611] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Marriages, (Registry of BDM.)
  6. [S612] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Deaths, (Registry of BDM.)
  7. [S905] "Descendants of Patrick Grady and Margaret Whalan", Athol Lamont; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  8. [S877] Various, Sands' Directory (Sydney: John Sands Ltd, 1872)
  9. [S904] Various, Sands' Directory (Sydney: John Sands Ltd, Between 1875 and 1877)
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ContextGrady clan
Last Edited27 October 2018