Convict Gangs

Convict Gangs and Bridge Parties along the Great North Road.

Iron Gang 3

LocationOverseerDates
Devines HillGeorge Doyle1828 - 1830
Devines HillWilliam Rigby1832

Iron Gang 4

LocationOverseerDates
Wisemans StationJohn Muldoon1828 - 1830
Devines HillWilliam Rigby1832

Iron Gang 5

LocationOverseerDates
Baulkham Hillsunknown1828
WingecarribeeHugh O'Neillto May 1832

Iron Gang 7

LocationOverseerDates
WollombiJohn McDougallJanuary - September 1830
Cockfighters Creekunknownto late May 1833 resigned c1834
Lower Portland HeadPat CaseyNovember - December 1830
Devines HillSam AshfordMarch - June 1832

Iron Gang 8

LocationOverseerDates
Devines HillSam Ashford1828 to March 1830
Simpsons PassSam AshfordMay - July 1830
Dowlings RangeSam AshfordJuly - September 1830
Hungry FlatSam AshfordSeptember - December 1830
Devines HillSam Ashfordto 5 May 1832
Mt VictoriaSam Ashford26 May 1832

Iron Gang 9

LocationOverseerDates
Maroota ForestHenry MartineerNovember 1828
Snodgrass ValleyHenry MartineerJanuary - June 1830
Mt ManningHenry MartineerJune - July 1830
Gibber GunyahHenry MartineerJuly - November 1830
Mt ManningHenry MartineerNovember - December 1830
Devines HillThomas JamesApril - June 1832

Road Gang 13

LocationOverseerDates
Cockfighters Creekunknown30 June 1833

Road Gang 14

LocationOverseerDates
Kissing PointunknownNovember 1828 disbanded pre 1832

Road Party 14

LocationOverseerDates
Cockfighters Creekunknown30 June 1833

Road Gang 23

LocationOverseerDates
Field of MarsJohn FunnellNovember 28 - March 1830
Grose FarmGeo. WilliamsonApril 1832

Road Gang 23B

LocationOverseerDates
Duralunknown1830

Road Gang 25

LocationOverseerDates
Port HeadunknownNovember 1828
Wiseman's StationThomas JamesJanuary - July 1830
Hawkesbury FerryThomas JamesJuly - December 1830
Wiseman's StationWilliam Barratt1832

Road Gang 27

LocationOverseerDates
Wallis PlainsunknownNovember 1828
Woodland CreekMichael LaneJanuary - July 1830
WollombiMichael LaneJuly - October 1830
Near Murray'sMichael LaneOctober 1830 - 1832
Cockfighters Creekunknown24 May 1833

Road Gang 28

LocationOverseerDates
Wollombi & Wall PlainunknownNovember 1828 disbanded pre 1832

Road Gang 29

LocationOverseerDates
NewcastleunknownNovember 1828
Wallis PlainsJohn ByrneJanuary - September 1830
Dennis Dog KennelJohn ByrneOctober - December 1830
Newcastle - MaitlandJohn ByrneApril - June 1832
Wollombi Brookunknown24 May 1833

Road Gang 34

LocationOverseerDates
Duralunknown1830
LiverpoolJohn Lahiff1832

Road Gang 42

LocationOverseerDates
Wallis PlainsPat CaseyJanuary - July 1830
Cockfighters CreekPat CaseyJuly - September 1830
Near WisemansPat CaseySeptember - October 1830
Near WisemansJohn McDougallOctober - December 1830
Mt SimpsonJohn McDougallto 2 June 1832

Road Gang 42B

LocationOverseerDates
Stony CreekEdward HawkinsJanuary - July 1830
Jump Up CreekEdward HawkinsJuly - September 1830
Narone CreekEdward HawkinsSeptember - December 1830
Jerry's PlainsEdward Hawkinsto June 1832
MaitlandEdward Hawkins24 May 1833

Clare's Bridge Party

LocationOverseerDates
Snodgrass ValleyArnold ClareMay 1830 disbanded 1832?

Morley's Bridge Party

LocationOverseerDates
Morley's BridgeGeorge MorleyNovember 1828 disbanded pre 1830

Newcastle Bridge Party

LocationOverseerDates
NewcastleEdward HawkinsJanuary - May 1830 Amalgamated to RG 42B 1830

Maitland Bridge Party

LocationOverseerDates
Maitlandunknown30 June 1833

Patrick's Plains Bridge Party

LocationOverseerDates
Patrick's Plainsunknown30 June 1833

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