Bulgandry, New South Wales facts for kids
New South Wales
|Elevation:||159 m (522 ft)|
|LGA:||Greater Hume Shire Council|
The place name Bulgandry is derived from the local Aboriginal word meaning "boomerang in hand".
Walbundrie Reefs Post Office opened on 1 July 1875, was renamed Bulgandry in 1900 and closed in 1975.
At 11pm, on Saturday 8 February 1919, Bulgandra Hotel licensee Mrs. Mary Josephine Devlin, was shot in the right arm with a shot gun by a man at the hotel, shattering her arm. She was brought to Albury early on Sunday morning and her arm required amputation, but she dies at 1pm. Mary was shot but Patrick Lawrence Gleeson, who had been living at the hotel and had developed a relationship with Mary. Patrick was tried and sentenced to 15 years in Goulburn Gaol.
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