Percy Rollo BRETT, ,Mounted Constable and Coroner, of Urana,NSW

Male 1838 - 1900  (62 years)


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  • Name Percy Rollo BRETT 
    Suffix ,Mounted Constable and Coroner, of Urana,NSW 
    Born 21 Jul 1838  Wexford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Sep 1900  Albury, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: congestion of the lungs, and accidental overdose of narcotics 
    • Ref:Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser (NSW : 1892; 1898 - 1954) Friday 28 September 1900
    Buried Urana, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24641  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2014 

    Family 1 Mary Helena FORTUNE, ,nee Wilson,   b. Abt 1833, Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1858  Dunolly, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This marriage was most likely bigamous as Mary had never divorced her first husband Joseph Fortune.
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F8707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ann LEEK,   b. 1848, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1927, Urana, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1866  Corowa, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harry John Edwin BRETT,   b. 15 Jun 1879, Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972, Kyabram, Victoria , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Charles Rollo BRETT, , Stock Inspector , Bathurst district.,   b. Abt 1880,   d. 4 Jan 1949, Walgett, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     3. Ethel Mary BRETT,   b. 1884, Urana, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921, Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     4. Annesley Rollo Grey BRETT,   b. 1891, Urana, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973, Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F8312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mounted Constable( Dunolly 1859) Stock and Station Agent and Coroner of Urana, NSW. He eloped with Mary Ann Leek aged 16. Percy was at the bank/hotel at the time of the raid by Ned Kelly in 1879. He stepped forward at one point to prevent Ned Kelly shooting Aaron Sherritt. For that he was rewarded with the post of Stock and Station agent. Prior to this he was struggling as a farmer in the area.
    • (Medical):Ref:Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1938) Friday 28 September 1900


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