The "Mangles" which brought Martin and his brother, John to Australia on its Second Convict Trip.
It only carried male convicts
Martin's Death Notice in the Goulburn Herald
On the day before his death, Martin wrote a will, the text of which follows.
Martin GRADY, Shoalhaven River near Larbert April 29th, 1858
I, Martin GRADY do hereby will my property in the presence of John C RYRIE and William McDOWALL. It is my will that after my death all my property including my stock and goodwill of my landed property and everything I am possessed of should be sold and equally distributed amongst all my family except my eldest daughter Catherine Smith, and each of them to receive their share as they each come of age and not before that time. It is my wish that my three youngest daughters should live with their step-mother until they come of age or marry, for which she is to receive a fair remuneration for their proper support and in case of her not doing them due justice, my executors have it in their power to remove them from her. I hereby appoint John C RYRIE and William McDOWALL to act as my Executors after my death in this my Last Will and Testament.
Martin X GRADY
Witness : John C RYRIE (Signed) William McDOWALL (Signed) 8th June 1858.
This day upon petition, Probate of the last Will and Testament of Martin GRADY deceased was granted to John Cassels RYRIE and William McDOWALL, the Executors in the said Will named. Testator died 30 April 1858. Goods sworn at £1800. Probate dated the same day as granted. (Probate No 4081)
Auction Notice for sale of Martin's Property
as per the Conditions of his Will
Report on the Auction of Martin's Property
Updated : 11 Jul 2011