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Curran, Mary (1773–1821)

Another awful warning has occurred this week to drunkards :—A woman, named Mary Curne, was found dead in Hunter-street, in a ditch, on Wednesday evening last. There can be very little doubt entertained as to the cause of her death, the deceased being unhappily addicted to that horrid colonial calamity drunkenness. An Inquest assembled on the occasion the following morning, when a verdict was returned of—Found drowned.

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'Curran, Mary (1773–1821)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 February 2020.

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Alternative Names
  • Curne, Mary
  • Currings, Mary

Dublin, Ireland


1 August 1821
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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Passenger Ship