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Also known as: née Hayes

Born: 1834

Died: 06 April 1902

Special Achievements:

First white woman in Mackay area of Queensland.

Additional Information:

Pioneer of the Mackay area, Queensland.  Wife of bullocky James READY.


  • References

    McDonald, Carmel.  (1994).  Shamrock's Among the Gum TreesBrisbane,  Prestige Press.  pp. 2-3.

  • Image - Mary READY née Hayes

    from NPWHF Mary READY née Hayes file

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, her great granddaughter Carmel McDonald.