Historical information

Donated to the Society by Mr O'Shannessy, (wharfie). His description is in supplementary file but gives only the above information. It was attempted unsuccessfully to contact him for better information.

Physical description

Carved Walking Stick roughly carved but polished smooth, verbally claimed by donor to have been carved on a local convict ship.

Inscriptions & markings

Wendy Morris advised by Ted McCarthy; had noted on the back of the note that came with it, "putting you on the John Murray" was used as a threat to kids when he was a boy