Thomas was born in 1810. He was born at Pingaree near Craigencorn. Thomas and Ellen Dunnage arrived in Australia with their son, John Dunnage Kirkpatrick aboard the Formosa on 28 May 1839. Thomas was listed as a machine driver and carpenter in the assisted passage register. He could read and write. His religion was Presbyterian. They lived at Wilberforce in NSW long enough to have a couple of children then moved onto Carcoar near Blaney, NSW.
"Mr Thomas Kirkpatrick, who had been identified with the Western district for over half a century, and was one of the oldest pioneers of the colony and the first discoverer of gold at Forbes, died here yesterday at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr Robert Hill, in his 80th year. The deceased was formerly a partner with the late James Twaddle (his brother in law) in Droubalgie Station, Forbes. He leaves a large family"
ancestry.com - person #12711480502 facts https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au death #8612/1895
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