Donegal - Gallagher, Peter

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File contributed by: Pam ROBINS 
August 1, 2011, 12:26 am


Source: Family

Peter GALLAGHER was born cir 1839 or 1840 in Terrawee in the 
Parish of Culdaff, Donegal, the son of Patrick GALLAGHER and 
his wife Rose née GALLINAGH. Peter joined the Dublin Police 
and was posted to Kildare where he met Margaret FARRELL. 
They married in May 1862 and emigrated to Australia in 
August of that year. On arrival in Queensland, he joined the 
Warwick (later Queensland) Police and served in a number of 
Queensland country towns for the subsequent 34 years. Peter 
died in Maryborough, Queensland on 3 March 1897 and is 
buried in the Maryborough Cemetery.