Person Sheet

Name Patrick O'FARRELL
Birth 1879
Death 1952, Richmond, Victoria Age: 73
Father John O'FARRELL (1843-1890)
Mother Martha WILKINSON (1859-1902)
Notes for Patrick O'FARRELL

BUNGAREE. Tuesday.
At the police court on Monday, betore Mr. R. Dickson, P.M., a man known by the nickname of the "King of the Wallabies," but whose name is Patrick 0'Farrell, was proceeded against for assaulting Martin Cahill on the night of 23rd June last.   Cahill deposed that defendant, under cover of a "friendly embrace," blackened his (Cahill's) face with burnt cork. O'Farrell stated that he would bring witnesses to prove it was "a mutual joke" if the case was adjourned. The Police magistrate granted an adjournment until 2nd August to give O'Farrell a show to produce his witnesses.

A PRACTICAL JOKE. (1906, July 25). The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), p. 8. Retrieved July 23, 2015, from

Ballarat, 5th January.
At the Bungaree Police Court today, Patrick O'Farrell, known as "King of the Wallabies” was fined £3 ami '27/ costs for brutally assaulting, Andrew Gilligan.  

"BUNGAREE "WALLABIES."." Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) 6 Jan 1911: 4. Web. 23 Jul 2015 <>.

Bungaree, 1st May.
Owing to the hilarious behavior of some of the Dunnstown residents at the Bungaree court on Monday last, the ''King of the Wallabies," Patrick O'Farrell, and his "aide-de-camp," Patrick Gilhooley, were charged at the Bungaree court on Thursday with being found drunk and disorderly. Mr. A. J. Forbes. .I.P., presided, and fined each defendant .£2, or three days' imprisonment, and ordered each to pay 7/6 costs for hire of a spring cart which was engaged to convey them to the Warrenheip lockup. Gilhooley subsequently explained that O'Farrell, after being put into the spring cart, felt lonely without some of his friends, and asked him to accompany him in his drive. Gilhooley loyally acquiesced in tho invitation, only to lind on reaching their destination that he was locked up with "the king," together with the latter's faithful hound "Cu randooley," which found its way between the constable's legs and was inadvertently shut up with its master.

"BUNGAREE "WALLABIES."." Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) 4 May 1908: 8. Web. 23 Jul 2015 <>.
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