|Lucan Park was a grant of
360 acres to
Cyrus Matthew Doyle in 1825. Another 500 acres was
reserved for purchase.
Cyrus Matthew Doyle was born
on 27 November 1793 at Palmerston, near Dublin, the eldest
son of Andrew Doyle and Sophia Isabella, née Norris. Andrew
Doyle was exiled from Ireland for life for his part in the
Irish uprisings in 1798 and 1801. He arrived in Sydney in
May 1803 in the
Rolla; Sophia and their three eldest children,
including Cyrus, came in the same ship as free
immigrants......read more at the
Australian Dictionary of Biography Online
Doyle married Frances Biggers in 1814 and resided on the
Hawkesbury river before moving to Lucan Park. After
the death of Frances, he married Elizabeth Maria McDougall.
Rev. John McGarvie
received a grant of 640 acres by Governor Darling on the
18th July 1828. This land was re-advertised in favour of
Cyrus Matthew Doyle in 1838.
When his youngest
daughter Elizabeth Maria married Alfred William Phillips in
1850, Cyrus Doyle was residing at Midlorn, Maitland.
Cyrus Matthew Doyle
died on 16 March 1855.
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