The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.
Emmanuel, or Emanuel, Brace was a young escaped convict who was part of the small gang that murdered Robert Wardell in Petersham in 1834. He testified for the Crown and received an absolute pardon. In 1858, he was tried at Darlinghurst for the murder of his wife Esther at Eden on the New South Wales coast but was acquitted. He died an alcoholic in Newcastle in 1880.