While we are unclear about the reasons, there is a family story of a twenty-something Irishman called John Gallagher jumping ship during the Gold Rush who then started Erindale Farm in the 1860’s.   How and with what resources remains unclear.   This history is a work in progress.

Generation 1:         John b. 1822  & Martha Gallagher

Generation 2:         Teddy & Margaret Gallagher (from 1870’s)

Generation 3:         Joseph P & Carmel Gallagher (from 1920’s)

Generation 4:         Kevin & Leonie Gallagher (from 1960’s)

Generation 5:         Brian & Nicole Gallagher (1990’s)