The Lyons-Ryan Family of 'Ellendale', Marong, Victoria
Lyons' Land Holdings at Marong
Patrick Lyons' success on the Bendigo goldfields enabled him to purchase a farming property in the Marong district in 1865. The first listing for Patrick Lyons in the records of Marong Council is found in 1866. The property became known as "Ellendale" and was expanded over the years, increasing from about 515 acres in 1865 to 834 acres in 1912.
At the time of the sale, the Ellendale holdings comprised the following areas of land in the Parish of Leichardt: