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Richard Armstrong Murray

Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Death: Died in Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of James L Murray, SV/PROG 1 and Sarah Maria Wilhelmina Murray
Brother of George Burleigh Sheggog Murray, Snr; Alexander Hugh Murray, Snr; Mary Jane Norval, SM/PROG; Margaret Ann Murray; Martha Thorpe Murray and 2 others

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About Richard Armstrong Murray

1820 British Settler


Richard Armstrong Murray 16, together with his parents and 7 siblings, were members of Parker's Party of Settlers on the East Indian.

Party originated from Cork, Ireland.

Departure Cork, Ireland 12 February 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 1 May 1820. Final Port Saldhana Bay.

Children :

  • Richard Armstrong Murray 16,
  • George Burleigh Murray 13,
  • Mary Jane Murray 10,
  • Alexander Hugh Murray 10
  • Margaret Anne Murray 8,
  • Martha Murray 6,
  • Sarah Atkins Murray 4,
  • James Murray 2


Richard Murray had 8 children


Richard Armstrong MURRAY b. 28 Mar 1804 Dublin, Ireland, d. 12 Dec 1840 at home of Mr Breckhill in Port Elizabeth, Cape Colony, he was supposedly a mason and never married [Note that MORSE-JONES' records show another Richard MURRAY who had a tannery in Grahamstown in 1853 and was member of the House of Assembly for Cradock in 1865 - this must be a different Richard MURRAY, but he is often confused with the son of James and Sarah MURRAY]


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Richard Armstrong Murray's Timeline

February 28, 1804
Dublin, Ireland
December 12, 1840
Age 36
Cape, South Africa