Mr Henry Osborne


A rural locality between Brungle and Darbalara. A small village was laid gazetted for a general cemetery, Roman Catholic Church and parsonage. The villlage and parsonage did not eventuate, but a fine brick church was built and names St Dennis, Wagragobilly.

With declining attendance, the church closed. Some years ago the land was sold and subsequently the near derelict building turned into a private residence.

However, the cemetery at the rear is still used as a public cemetery. - (Ref- Small Cemeteries and Isolated Graves of the Tumut District.Tumut Family History Group Inc - 1999.)


Index to Squatters and Graziers - Date Surname First Name Station Description Citation Remarks

1842 Wilson Wagra Henry Wilson Hutchinson Smythe Bourke NRS 906 [X818]; Reel 2748-2749, Page 19 Superintendent: Wilson. - (Ref-


Mr William John GIVNEY

HOWE John carpenter Wagra Brungle

KEEFE Denis farmer Wagra Brungle

KEEFE James farmer Wagra Brungle

KEEFE Michael farmer Wagra Brungle

KEEFE Patrick farmer Wagra Brungle

KELLY Daniel farmer --- Brungle

LEE Charles farmer --- Brungle

MULQUEENIE John farmer Wagra Brungle

MULQUEENIE Martin farmer Wagra Brungle

MULQUEENIE Patrick farmer Wagra Brungle

Messrs. Bourke Bros., the last of the families of the original selections at Wagragobilly, have sold their farm of 555 acres there to Mr. Hines, a cheese factory proprietor. - (Ref- The Tumut and Adelong Times (NSW : 1864 - 1867; 1899 - 1950)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 16 August 1927 Next issue Previous page Page 1).



Died at her residence, Wagragiobilly yesterday, from pneumonia, after 36 hours' illness, Mrs Crane, wife of Mr. Joseph Crane of Wagragobilly.

Deceased was a native of England, and came to Australia with her parents over 70 years ago, when a wee girl.

For some years she resided at Beechworth (Vic), and came to Gundagai district nearly 50. yrs. ago.

When only 15 years of age she was married to Mr Thomas Edwards the then owner of Willie Ploma Station, and her husband died nearly 40 years ago.

Then deceased married Mr Joseph Crane, who survives her.

The living children by the first marriage are Mrs Joe Potter and Mrs T Argaet, South Gundagai;

Mrs. Clegg and

Miss Nina Edwards. New Zealand; and

Messrs W. C. George, James and Jack Edwards.

By the second marriage the surviving, children are

Mrs P. Pritchard, Sydney; and Messrs



Archie and

Harry Crane, all of Gundagai district.

A number of grandchildren and great grandchildren are also left.

The funeral will leave Wagga at a.m. to-morrow (Friday) for South Gundagai cemetery.

This report is submitted in good faith. All endeavours have been made to make all entries authentic and correct. For any corrections and additional valuable information, maps and photos you may have please contact John

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