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Surname: Cabean Paddy (Cobawn Paddy) (Indigenous)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1836
Place: Dungog
Source: Dungog Chronicle 1 December 1905
Details: Correspondence sent by Lawrence Myles, J.P. Police Office, Dungog to Lieut. Beckhear, commanding the Mounted Police at Jerrys Plains on 20th May 1836 ..Sir, Having this day received intelligence that the blacks are becoming very troublesome at the out stations on the Gloucester River, where the murders were committed last year, and that a large number are collected, headed by Cabean Paddy, the ringleader of the perpectrators of the late murders, and that they are assembled with similar intentions, I have the honor to request that you will be pleased to direct a party of the Mounted Police under your command to proceed there, calling at Mr. Lords farm, where Mr. Flett will accompany the party....

Surname: Cobawn Paddy (Paddy) (Indigenous)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 30 May 1835
Place: Gloucester district
Source: Sydney Gazette
Details: Reward offered. Wanted for the murder of 5 men on Mackenzie s station

Surname: Cowbawn Paddy (Cobawn Paddy) (Indigenous)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 22 February 1837
Place: Sydney
Source: Sydney Monitor
Details: Cobawn Paddy a native black confined on suspicion of burglary was discharged there being some doubt as to his identity; other blacks of the same name having been concerned in the Brisbane Water outrage

Surname: Cowbon paddy (Cobawn Paddy) (Indigenous)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 16 October 1836
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: Newcastle Gaol Entrance Book. State Archives NSW. Roll 136
Details: Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Port Stephens for examination. Discharged by order of the Attorney General on 24 February 1837