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James M. Conroy James M. Conroy i(A43566 works by) (a.k.a. Conroy, J M; James MacDowall Conroy; James M. Conroy)
Also writes as: Lionel Hawke
Born: Established: ca. 1834 ; Died: Ceased: 1908 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1860-1865
Heritage: Irish
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BiographyHistory

James MacDowall Conroy, originally from Dublin, arrived in Australia in the mid 1860s. Conroy landed in Sydney and subsequently moved to Bendigo and later to Melbourne. He was a teacher until he sought a career as a surveyor. Conroy was a regular contributor to the Australasian newspaper for several years. He eventually moved back to Sydney.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • It has not been possible to determine conclusively that James Conroy, the anonymous author of "The Emigrant's Wife" and J M Conroy, author of "False and Other Tales", are the same person.
  • Note: Albinski refers to another work written by James Conroy: "Clement Barnold's Invention".
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