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Biographical Notices of Clare-born in Australian Newspapers 1907 - 1912

Title: Biographical Notices of Clare-born in Australian Newspapers 1907 - 1912
Type: Australian Biographical Newspaper Extracts
Dates: 1 January 1907 - 31 December 1912
Place: Australia
Source: National Library of Australia
Transcriber/Donator: Margaret O’Heir, Queensland, Australia

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 5 January 1907 p 11 Article
MOUNT GAMBIER, January 3.-This morning Mr. Patrick O'Dea, an old resident, died at his residence at Sutton Town. He was 78 years of age. The deceased who was born in County Clare, Ire land, came to Australia when 38 years of age, and shortly afterwards settled at Mount Gambier. He left a widow, two sons, and one daughter.

Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Saturday 5 January 1907 p 31 Family Notices
RUSSELL-McGRATH.-On December 22, at the Catholic Cathedral, Perth, Alexander J. Russell, Perth, eldest son of the late James Russell, of Eastfield, Lanarkshire Scotland, to Kathleen Florence Mary, youngest daughter of the late Patrick J. McGrath, of Ennisdonvarna, County Clare, Ireland.

Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Wednesday 9 January 1907 p 2 Article
MR. P. O'DEA, who died at Sutton Town last week from a complication of disorders, after an illness of some months' duration, was an old colonist. He arrived in this state 38 years ago, nearly all of which he spent in this state. He left his native country, County Clare, Ireland, when a young man for America, where he spent some years, and then returned home. Later on he arrived in this state, as already mentioned. Mr. O'Dea followed farming pursuits all his life. He leaves a widow and two sons, and one daughter, viz., Messrs M. O'Dea, Netherby, (Vic.) ; J. O'Dea. O.B. Flat; and Mrs. M. Malone, Jeparit (Vic.)

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 16 January 1907 p 8 Family Notices
Major-General Sir Reginald Clare Hart, V.C., is shortly terminating 40 years' service in His Majesty's forces. With his retirement the War Office loses an excellent officer and the rank and file a good friend. Since his appointment in 1892 to the command of the Thames district he has added new laurels to an already enviable reputation, and it is not too much to say that he will leave his command in the best of order for his successor. Sir Reginald comes of a soldiering family. His father was Lieutenant-General Hart, who had a military career mapped out for his son from the moment of his welcome advent in 1848. The future general was born at Scarif, in County Clare, Ireland, and reached the army by way of Marlborough and Cheltenham colleges. At 21 he was appointed lieutenant In the Royal Engineers, and from that date his promotions were rapid. Sir Reginald won his V.C. in the Afghan war in 1879, when, in spite of a galling fire from a much superior force, he literally cut his way to the rescue of a wounded trooper of the 13th Ben gal Lancers. He was also conspicuous for his courage in the 1881 Ashanti Expedition, and he was twice mentioned in despatches during the 1882 Egyptian campaign. Besides countless other in stances of recognition from headquarters, the plucky general possesses no fewer than five distinctions for bravery in saving human life. He had scarcely been in the army six months before he was presented with the Royal Humane Society's medal, besides a special medallion from the townspeople of Boulogne, and a medal from the French Government. This wholesale recognition was for rescuing a French man from the treacherous waters of Boulogne Harbor, at the risk of his own life, for, in diving, he struck his head against a pile, and for a time was rendered almost unconscious. But, undeterred by pain, he dived and brought the Frenchman safely to land. Twenty years after he added the silver clasp to his medal, at Roorkee, in India, by saving the life of a gunner who was drowning in the Ganges Canal. General Hart also wears the medals for his various campaigns, and among them that of the recent South African war is particularly prominent. He did yeoman service with Buller on the Tugela, and since his return to England has commanded at Chatham. The general has always led a busy open-air life, yet he has found time to attach his name to several publications and to make himself perfect in most of the manly sports. He was honored with a K.C.B. in 1893 by Queen Victoria, who had a high opinion of the gallant officer.

Queensland Figaro and Punch (Brisbane, QLD : 1885 - 1916) Thursday 7 February 1907 p 13 Family Notices Illustrated
The marriage of Miss Nellie Eustace, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eustace, of County Clare, Ireland, and Mr. W. Peace, West End, was celebrated last week in great style at the Presbytery, Townsville. Very Rerv. Father Walsh performed the ceremony. There were two- bridesmaids-the Misses M. and N. Eustace. Mr. Allen acted as best man.
The bridal costumes were lovely, and the wedding presents numbering some hundreds, were valuable and costly.

Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Wednesday 20 February 1907 Edition: DAILY. p 1 Family Notices
INFORMATION REQUIRED OF JANE O'BRIEN, daughter of Martin O'Brien, formerly of Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, and sister of Martin O'Brien, late of Stepney, in the State of South Australia, Gardener, deceased. She emigrated to Hobart, Tasmania, about the year 1860. Supposed housekeeper at the Rev. Mr. Woods, and afterwards married. W. WRIGHT. Public Trustee, Adelaide.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 21 February 1907 p 6 Family Notices
LAWRENCE.—February 19, 1907, at Sydney Hospital, Catherine Mary Lawrence, native of Ennistymon, county Clare, Ireland, aged 78 years. R.I.P.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 26 March 1907 p 6 Family Notices
HEAVEY.-March 25, 1907, at her late residence, Surry Hills Hotel, corner Reservoir and Smith streets, Bridget Heavey, (nee Pendergast), native of Callahan's Mills, County Clare, Ireland (relict of the late Gerald Heavey, of County Galway, Ireland), aged 68 years. R.I.P.

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 13 April 1907 p 7 Article
The acting coroner (Mr. Dove, D.S.M) held an inquest (with a jury of six) at the Courthouse to-day into the death of Patrick Devitt, who was killed in the Block 10 mine yesterday morning. Mr. T. Jhomson appeared for the Block 10 mine, Mr. B. Sawyer for the Mines Department, and Mr. W. D. Barnett on behalf of the A.M.A., of which association deceased was a member.
Dr. Dobbyn said deceased was dead when he saw him at the mine; all the muscles-and vessels and nerves of the right thigh were carried away; there was a large scalp wound on the head; death was due to shock from the injuries to the leg; there were no bones broken, and the scalp wound was unattended by fracture.
Thomas Devitt, miner, and brother of deceased, said deceased was a widower and left one child 15 years old; he was born in County Clare, and was 43- years old.
To Mr. Jhonson: Deceased, had been mining for about 20 years.
Charles Walters, miner, and mate of deceased, said they were working at stope No. 25 yesterday morning clearing away rocks to build a bulk to catch up ground that might come away, and had been working for about an hour and a-half under the same stone; before they started the rock was fairly sound; the shift boss (Snell) was there at the time, and asked deceased what "she" was like; deceased said "she" was as good as gold; after about an hour and a-half the stone came away and broke in halves, one piece hitting deceased on the head and the other piece in the groin; deceased said to witness as soon as the dirt cleared away, "Hold up my head, mate-don't let me choke;'' witness did so and called for help; it took six men to get the stone off deceased's leg, and even then de- ceased was breathing; when pulled up he was dead.
To the coroner: The work at which deceased and witness were engaged was not interfering with the safety of the rock that fell; they were merely getting the loose rocks out of the way.
To a juror: Witness considered that the bulk system was the safest, and that the accident would have happened just the same with square sets.
To Mr. Johnson : Witness and de- ceased had been working at the same place before; they knew that the ground was not too safe, and they tested it with extra precaution; the timbering was being put in closer than usual on account of the unsafe state of the ground; plenty of timber was available.
To Mr. Barnett: There was a bulk not two yards away from the scene of the accident ; they were going to continue with the same bulk to catch the ground at the back; between the foot wall and the bulk the ground was not heavy at all; witness reckoned that too many parties were, working in the stope and that the stope was pretty dangerous; witness's opinion was that the stope was settling, and that's why the ground came away; the ground was capable of being properly sounded; they pulled deceased up the winze on a 10 x 2 plank; the winze would measure about 4ft. x 5ft. ; about two tons of ground fell away; men pulled deceased up with ropes; the marks on deceased's head would not be caused by scratching in going up the winze; it was a perpendicular winze; when the shift boss came down he told them to build a bulk under the rock that fell and also to sound it well.
To Sergeant Mackie: Witness had been four years underground at Wallaroo Mines, and then he started with deceased; he had been working for seven weeks in the stope in which the accident happened; deceased saw Murphy, of the night shift, who told him when going on that there was some bad ground on the hanging wall; deceased did the sounding; witness was satisfied that the ground was sounded thoroughly.
To Mr. Jhonson: Witness had only been working as a miner for seven weeks in Broken Hill.
Charles John Murphy, miner, employed on the night shift, said he spoke to deceased when coming out of the cage; deceased said, " Well, how are things now?" and witness said. "Not too good; deceased asked," Where is 'she' looking bad?" witness said. "There's a piece on the hanging wall that is not too good at all-the mullock was falling there all night;" witness also said, "There's a big rock on the bulk that wants to come off, and when you get it off prop the bulk up as quick as you can; he advised deceased to be careful, and deceased said, "I don't mind 'her' at all.;" the last cage was leaving from the surface, and wit- ness said, "You'd better get down, Paddy ;" witness told the shift boss on the plat that the place was not too good, and their boss explained to him what they had been doing during the night.
To a juror: Before crib. "she" was laced right across, and there were stringers from the double bulk; "she" was laced from one bulk to the other with 10 x 2 timber; the ground was not very much cracked over the ends of the stringers; there was, in fact, no crack at all.
To the coroner: Witness told deceased that "she" was not too good at all, but the rock that fell was not the one that he thought most likely to do so.
To Mr. Barnett :They all knew the stope was a bad one, but the way they were working ''her" wasn't a bad way at all.
Joseph Snell, shift boss, said he went to No. 25 at about 20 minutes to 9 o'clock, and deceased was then in the act of sounding the ground; witness said, "How are things this morning?" and deceased replied, "First class I've never seen the stope looking better since I've been in it than 'she' is this morning;" deceased said, "Our mates say it's a bit heavy, but I don't know where it is;" he went on sounding again, and said, "Listen to this;" deceased said, "We'll take off those few stones on that bulk and rebuild it," and witness said, "Yes-and wedge her up tight;" deceased then repeated that "it would be as good as gold;" witness went to the 1200ft. level, but he had not gone far when he was informed that there was an accident in No. 25 stope.
To a juror: It was possible some- times to sound a piece of rock two tons in weight with a bar.
To Mr. Barnett :_ Witness himself put his hand on the piece of ground that came away, and it was found all right.
The jury returned a verdict of accidental death.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 20 April 1907 p 18 Advertising
PATRICK WARD native Kilclaren, county Clare. Ireland, sister anx. Lavina, N.S. Head-rd. Double B.

Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Thursday 9 May 1907 p 3 Article
The esteem and regard felt for the late Mrs. Thomas Moran, whose death occurred at Jancourt on Friday last, was demonstrated on Sunday by the large number of mourners, who came from all parts of the district, as well as from distant localities, to attend the funeral. A number of wreaths and other floral emblems were sent. The coffin was carried to the grave by the four sons and two nephews of the deceased-Messrs. Michael, Thomas, Patrick, and James Moran, and Messrs. Patrick and Michael M'Guane, of Ballarat. The service was read by Rev. Father Davis. The late Mrs. Moran, who was a native of County Clare, Ireland, landed in Victoria 30 years ago. She had resided in this district ever since. She had the warm-hearted womanly sympathies that made her an exemplary mother and friend. In addition to her relatives in this neighbourhood she had two brothers in the State- Inspector Cahill, of Fitzroy, and Mr. John Cahill, of Wycheproof.

Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Wednesday 8 May 1907 Edition: DAILY p 4 Article
Death of a Centenarian.-An old identity, generally known as "Granny Kane," died on Friday night at Kilmore (Victoria), her age being estimated at 105 years. Mrs. Kane was born in County Clare, Ireland, and arrived in Victoria, settling in Kilmore in 1855, after her marriage at St. Francis's Church, Melbourne, by Father Horatio Geoghegan. Up to within a few weeks ago Mrs. Kane was possessed of all her faculties, and walked into the town almost daily.-"Argus."

Warwick Examiner and Times (St. Lucia, Qld. : 1867 - 1919) Wednesday 19 June 1907 p 8 Article
We have again the melancholy duty of announcing the passing of one of our oldest pioneers in the person of Mrs. McNulty, relict of the late Mr. Michael McNulty. Deceased was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and had resided in this district for upwards of 45 years. In the early days she resided with her husband, who died in 1881, at Greymaro Creek, where he followed pastoral pursuits. Deceased had reached the ripe ago of 67 years at the time of her death, and she was widely known and highly respected by a large circle of friends. She is survived by a family of six—three sons and three daughters : Michael, James, and Thomas McNulty, and Mrs. Fitzgibbon, Mrs. W. D. Summers, and Mrs. R. Thornton. The sympathy of the community will go out to the bereaved in their sore affliction. The funeral took place yesterday and was largely attended by friends who came to pay their last respects to the deceased.

The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 22 June 1907 p 1 Family Notices
FLANNERY-LEE.-On May 28. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Perth, by the Rev. Father Smythe, John Flannery, of Kalgoorlie, son of the late James Flannery, County Clare, Ireland, to Clare, daughter of Thomas Patrick Lee, of Perth.

The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 4 July 1907 p 5 Article
Hon. Frank M'Donnell, M.L.C., was born at Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, in January, 1863, and received his education at the Christian Brothers' R.C. schools in that town. At an early age he was apprenticed to the drapery business in Gal way, where he lived for over seven years. Soon after his arrival in Brisbane he took an active part in organising the Shop Assistants' Early Closing Association, and was nominated by the trade organisations of Queensland in 1891 as one of their representatives on the Royal Commission on shops, factories, and workshops, to which position he was appointed by the Government. On the recommendation of the trade unions he was appointed by the Government one of the trustees of the Trades Hall. In 1893 he stood for the Valley in the Labour interest, but was defeated. In 1896 he again came forward as a Labour candidate, and after a hard fight was returned. In 1899, 1902, and 1904 he was returned at the top of the poll for the same constituency. Mr. M'Donnell did not contest the Valley seat at the last election.

West Gippsland Gazette (Warragul, Vic. : 1898 - 1930) Tuesday 16 July 1907 Edition: MORNING. p 2 Family Notices
IN fond and loving remembrance of my dear mother who died on the 16th July, 1905, at Ennis, County Clare, Ireland. " Sleep on, dear mother, thy life is o'er; I shall hear thy loving voice no more; On earth there's strife, in heaven rest, They missed you most who loved you best." -Inserted by her loving daughter, Mrs W. Kelly, Albert street, Warragul.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 7 August 1907 p 6 Family Notices
HYNES. -On the 4th July, at Hookina, Patrick Hynes, after a long illness, late of Gleninagh, Ballyvaugh, County Clare, Ireland. Irish papers please copy.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 30 August 1907 p 4 Family Notices
DAVIES.—On the 27th August, at Union-street, Dulwich, of senile decay, Walter, Davies, aged 89 years, formerly of Counties Clare and Galway, Ireland. Home papers please copy.

The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 20 September 1907 p 7 Article
A correspondent writes:-A quiet but interesting wedding took place on Wednesday, September 11. at the Roman Catholic Cathedral, Perth the contracting parties being Mr. J. D. Kennedy of Brunswick, Victoria, and Miss Katie Hayes, of Lawlers, and formerly County Clare, Ireland. The ceremony was per formed by the Rev. Father Smyth. The bride was charmingly dressed in white silk, and wore a wreath of orange blossoms and embroidered veil, and carried a large bouquet of beautiful flowers. Miss Walsh (bridesmaid) was tastefully dressed in white muslin and a sea-green Dolly Varden hat, and carried a large bouquet of flowers. The bridegroom was attended by Mr. C. Pierce, as best-man. After the ceremony, and when the photographers had been visited, an adjournment was made to the Newmarket Hotel, Pier-street, where a sumptuous breakfast had been prepared by the proprietor (Mr. Collie), to which about thirty guests sat down. The Rev. Father Smyth proposed the health of the bride and bridegroom. The bride's "Going away" dress was a beautiful brown silk, trimmed with old lace and she wore a pale-blue hat. Many pretty and costly presents were received. Bride to bridegroom, pair of gold engraved sleeve-links; bridegroom to bride, cheque and to bridesmaid gold brooch, set with amethysts and pearls.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 26 September 1907 p 6 Family Notices
MACMAHON—MACDONOUGH.—September 26, 1857, at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Sydney, New South Wales, by the Rev. Father John Eugene Gourbellion, popularly known as Father John the French Sculptor, Patrick MacMahon, second son of Patrick MacMahon, of Cloonteen, near Six-Mile Bridge, County Clare, Ireland, to Dora MacDonough, second daughter of Patrick MacDonough, William-street, Limerick City. Present address, Fir Grove, Penshurst-street, Willoughby, and Macquarie Bond, Circular Quay, Sydney, for the last 40 years.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 5 October 1907 p 9 Article
LONDON. October 4.
The French ship Leon XIII., 1,715 tons, of Nantes, has been wrecked off Quilty, a small village near Milltown Malbay, in county Clare. For 48 hours the crew were in dire peril, and suffered terrible privations. But they were brought ashore by the coastguardsmen and local fishermen, whose magnificent and persistent gallantry alone effected their rescue.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 12 October 1907 p 12 Family Notices
DEVITT -October 3, at his residence, Tara, Railway parade, Kogarah, John Devitt, Inagh, County Clare, Ireland, and a resident of Sir John Young-crescent, Lower Domain, for many years aged 75 years. R.I.P.

Traralgon Record (Traralgon, Vic. : 1886 - 1932) Tuesday 29 October 1907 Edition: MORNING. p 3 Article
We regret to announce the death of Mr Thomas Craven, father of Mrs J. English, which sad event took place at the residence of Mr English on Sunday last, at the ripe old age of 83 years. Deceased had been ailing for about six months. He was a native of the County Clare, Ireland, and arrived in the colonies sixty four years ago. For some months he resided in Sydney and then proceeded to Victoria. He was present at the Eureka Stockade and could relate many interesting incidents of the early days as well as of life on the goldfields. He eventually settled in Geelong and 24 years ago came to Gippsland, where he has since resided. Though an invalid for the past four years, he was a most patient sufferer, and as above stated, passed peacefully away at his son-in law's residence, "Cravenhurst," Traralgon. He was attended during his illness by the Very Rev. E. J. Colmhnan and the Revd. P. O'Brien, while he also had the consoling administrations of the Sisters of St. Joseph. His remains were conveyed to St. Michael's Church, where the Very Rev. E. J. Colman celebrated mass, and made feeling reference to the deceased gentleman. The interment took place in the Hazelwood cemetery, and the funeral was of a private nature by deceased's wishes. The mortuary arrangements were carried out by Messrs F. and E. Grubb.

South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic. : 1872 - 1920) Wednesday 6 November 1907 Edition: WEEKLY. p 2 Article
A very old resident of Moorabbin passed away on Tuesday, in the person of Mrs M. Brady, at the age of 80 years. Deceased was sister of the late Very Rev. G. Byrne, and was born in County Clare, Ireland. She leaves behind her husband, two daughters and one son.

Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW : 1870 - 1907) Wednesday 6 November 1907 p 36 Article Illustrated
A well-known and very old identity in the person of Mr. William Maloney died at Dr. Machattie's private hospital, Bathurst, on October 23, after an illness of a little over three weeks, the cause of death being bronchitis and inflammation of the lungs. Deceased, who was
The Late Mr. W. Maloney. (Photo, by H. C. Beavis, Bathurst.)
88 years of age, was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and was a remarkably active man. He had been engaged in running the mail coach between the Turon, Sofala, and Bathurst since 1859, and to Hill End since about 1870 without a break. Prior to taking on business as a mail contractor, deceased, in the year 1853, ran a dealer's van from Sydney to Bathurst. He was recognised as one of the oldest coaching hands in the State. Deceased was very highly respected throughout the district. He leaves a wife, four daughters, and two sons-Mrs. Wales, of Milltown, Mrs. Lyons, Orange, Mrs. Matheson, Wellington, Miss Minnie Maloney, and Messrs. William and Patrick Maloney.
The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Saturday 9 November 1907 p 6 Article
MOUNT GAMBIER. November 7:— Mr. Michael Rahilly, of Mil Lel, one of our oldest farmers, died yesterday. He was born in Bridgetown County Clare, Ireland, 75 years ago, and came to South Australia about 40 years ago. A year or so after he arrived in the State he moved to Mount Gambier. He took up the farm on which he resided afterwards all his life about five years after he came here. He was twice married. His second wife survives him. He has left six sons and a daughter.

Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Saturday 9 November 1907 p 2 Article
Mr. Michael Rahilly.-Another old resident of the Mount Gambier district died on Wednesday afternoon, when Mr. Michael Rahilly, farmer, Mil Lel, passed away. For a considerable time he had suffered from heart weakness, and heart failure was the cause of death. The deceased, who descends from an old and once distinguished Irish family, was born at Bridgetown, County Clare, Ireland, about 75 years ago, and came to the colony over 40 years ago. He landed at Port Adelaide, and after a year in the North he came to Mount Gambier, and obtained employment at Moorak station, while Mr. Wallis was manager there for Fisher and Rodiort. After some years at Moorak Mr. Rahilly took up a farm at the Well station, Mil Lel, when it was cut up and sold over 35 years ago. There he continued to reside till his death. The deceased did not take any part in public affairs. He was twice married, and leaves by his first marriage five sons--Messrs. Joseph, John, William, Daniel, and James Rahilly--and a daughter; and by his second marriage a son— Mr. Anthony Rahilly. All his children, except James, who lives in Victoria, reside at Mil Lel. His second wife survives him. The funeral was held on Thursday afternoon, and was attended by many friends. The Very Rev. Dean Ryan conducted the last services of religion. Mr. G. B. Renfrey was funeral director.

Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 10 November 1907 Section: FIRST SECTION p 1 Article
At Nurse M'Kimmie's private hospital last evening, at 5.30, there passed away Dr. O'Meehan, the well-known medico. The doctor was well-known in mining and racing circles, and was a member of the Weld Club and other local institutions.
Dr. O'Meehan, who was the eldest son of the late Mr. O'Meehan, merchant, of Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, arrived in W.A. 32 years ago, when he was 22 years old, and two years later in September, 1877, entered the Government service. He held appointments in various parts of the State, including Geraldton, York, and Bunbury, and in 1896 was appointed Government medical officer at Kalgoorlie Hospital, which position he held until May, 1905, when, he retired on a pension.
The deceased gentleman was married twice, first to Miss Pearson, and later to Emma Frances de Lisle, both of whom predeceased him. By the first marriage he had a son (Frank) and a daughter, the latter being Mrs. I. S. Emanuel. At his death he was 54 years of age.
It is only about three months since his partner in the horseracing business -Mr. T. Fenton-met his death, as the result of a railway accident. The Turf of Western Australia will miss a good sportsman, and the social world an amiable and respected citizen. The deceased gentleman's racehorse Propecy was acclaimed a popular victor on the Ascot course only an hour or so before his owner breathed his last.
An announcement of the -funeral appears elsewhere.

The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 18 November 1907 p 1 Family Notices
FINN.-On Sunday, November 17, at the General Hospital, Hobart, Patrick Stephen Finn, son of the late Simon Finn, Fair Green Cottage, Kildysart, County Clare, Ireland, in his 69th year. Friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, which will leave his late residence, Huonville, on. Tuesday Afternoon, at 2.30 o'clock.

The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Wednesday 11 December 1907 p 2 Article
Coroner's Inquest.
On Saturday afternoon, Mr. W. Clarke, A.S.M., Parramatta District Coroner, held an inquest on the body of an old pensioner named John Dixon, who, on Friday morning, had been found lying dead underneath a low bank near the edge of a'Beckett's Creek, Granville. The inquest was held at the Vauxhall Hotel, where the body was then lying. Louis Quartermain, a lad, deposed that he saw a man (the deceased) lying near the bank of the creek. He spoke to the man, who did not answer. Went and told his mother; and subsequently another lad named Lane went and told the police of the matter. Did not know the deceased. Had not seen the man before that he could remember. When he saw him first the man appeared to be dead. It was about 8 o'clock in the morning. Dr. A. L. Kerr deposed that he saw the body of a man, John Dixon, on -Friday. At the Coroner's request made a post mortem examination of the body the same day. The heart, lungs, kidneys and bowels were healthy, Found a quantity of blood effused over the brain. The cause of death was the effusion of blood on the brain, which was, in witness's opinion, due to a fall (not to disease). It might have been caused by a blow or any external force. Found no evidences of drink on the deceased. Edmund Hartigan deposed that he had known the deceased for many years, who was a labourer and a miner at different times. He was a native of Newmarket, County Clare, Ireland. He was a single man, about 70 years of age. Witness went to Parramatta with the deceased on Thursday. Called at the Commercial Hotel with him. He had a whisky. He said that he did not feel right. He said that he was going to the Park (St. John's Square). They went together to St. John's Square. They went then to the Star Hotel. He had some drink. They went to Wigram street, to Mrs Merlin's (where the deceased had been staying). He took some goods away from there; but the swag was not properly tied. They went then to Mrs. Wylie's (at Granville). The deceased put his things in the room. About 4 p.m. was on the Sydney-road with the deceased. Left him about 5 p.m. Did not see him afterwards alive. When witness last saw him he was not drunk; he was a bit 'heavy.' He said that he owed Paddy Hooley two shillings for tobacco. Witness gave him a two shilling piece that he might pay Hooley. Deborah Wylie deposed that she was a widow, residing at Albert-street, Granville. Knew the deceased, John Dixon. He came to board with her a little after 12, noon, on the 5th November. He was the worse for drink. He had his dinner. He lay down for about two -hours. He went away with Hartigan about 4.15 p.m. Went out looking for the deceased a little after 9 p.m. Did not see him again alive, however. Thos. Fox, barman at the Granville Hotel, Granville, deposed that he saw the deceased on Thursday about 9 p.m. at the Granville Hotel. He seemed to be sober. He had one drink. He stopped about five minutes. Another man who was with him was sober; he had his arm in a sling. The old man (the deceased) had some words with another old man, Kingsley; otherwise, witness would not have noticed the deceased. Kingsley left four or five minutes after the deceased. Peter Kingsley, labourer, deposed that he resided at Good-street, Granville. Knew the deceased, John Dixon. Saw him last alive on Thursday night between 9 and 9.30 p.m. Saw him pass through the bar of the Granville Hotel. He did not appear to be drunk. Thought that he had some drink in him. Had no words with him. He said something to wit ness; but witness took no notice of him. When witness got to his house his wife told him that the deceased "had been looking for him." To Senior-constable Illingworth: Deceased boarded with witness for about a month once. He was rather a quarrel some man. Never had any words with him, however. Senior-constable John Illingworth de posed that about 8.30 a.m. on Friday, from information received, he went to a'Beckett's Creek, near Princess-street, Granville. There saw the dead body of a man, the subject of that inquest. He was lying in a cutting, face downwards, with his fists clenched underneath his chest. The skin was broken on the back of both of his hands. When witness lifted the body up blood was coming from the deceased's nose. The body was fully dressed. His hat was lying by his side, just a little underneath him. Examined the pockets, and found a purse containing a two-shilling piece and a penny. Found also a knife and a pipe. Found a footmark on the bank close to the deceased's feet, as though it had been made by some one slipping down. The body was about 200 yards from where the deceased resided (at Wylie's). He was evidently going towards his lodgings when he fell. Removed the body to the Vaux hall Hotel. Searched the old man's room, and found the old ago certificate produced. Examined the body. Found no marks of violence upon it. Was present when Dr. Kerr made a post-mortem examination of the body. The place where the body was found was fairly steep, about 1 in. 1. It was 30 feet from the creek. The bank was four or five feet from where the body was found. The Coroner entered a finding of death through injuries accidentally received, near the bank of a'Beckett's Creek, on the 5th of December.

The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 4 January 1908 p 35 Article
His Excellency the Governor has very kindly lent a valuable picture to the Art Gallery, It is an original picture by John Singleton Copley, R.A. (1737-1815), from which he painted his large picture which hangs in the National Gallery in London. The subject is "The Death of Major Pierson at St. Heliers, Jersey." The picture has all Copley's characteristics--rich in colour and dramatic in composition. Copley was an American by birth, born in Boston. His father and mother emigrated from Limerick. The father was descended from the Copleys, of Yorkshire, and his mother from the Singletons, of County Clare, both families of importance. When J. S. Copley was 11 years of age his mother was married to Peter Pelham, a portrait painter and mezzotint engraver. This marriage was an advantage to young Copley, since he not only received the instruction and advice of Pelham, but was surrounded by those who sympathised with him in the choice of his profession. He attained eminence as a portrait painter in America, and lived in easy elegance, having married in 1769 Miss Susan Clark, a daughter of a distinguished merchant of Boston. A little later Copley sent to Benjamin West (then president of the Royal Academy) in London his picture of "The Boy with a Squirrel" for exhibition at Somerset House. He sent no letter or name with it; the rule of the exhibition excluded anonymous pictures, but knew it to be American work by the wood upon which it was painted, and from the fact of the squirrel being such as belong to New England. The rule was set aside, and the picture so favourably received that Copley was advised to go to England. He sailed in 1774, never to return. …

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Saturday 18 January 1908 p 11 Family Notices
CARMODY. —On the 9th January, at Glen Wills, Michael Joseph, beloved husband of Mary Carmody, and loved father of May, Thomas, Siss, Willie, Kittie, Baby, and (the late) Lily; native Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, aged 52 years. R. I. P.

The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 21 January 1908 p 3 Article
Obituary DEATH OF FATHER LYNCH IN DISCHARGING HIS DUTIES. The news of the appallingly sudden death of the Rev. Father Lynch under most distressing circumstances on Sunday evening, was received with the very deepest regret by every section of the community yesterday, especially those people over whom he ministered, and by whom he was very dearly beloved. Father Lynch had for some time past been in the hands of his medical adviser, as he suffered from heart trouble. Acting under his doctor's advice, he gave up driving to the distant parts of his charge alone, and for a considerable period has been accompanied by his friend, Mr. M. Dunne, head operator at the local telegraph office. On Saturday evening Father Lynch, accompanied by Mr. Dunne, left Horsham at six o'clock, in a buggy for Rupanyup, which place they reached, after a nice drive in the cool of the evening, about 9.30 p.m. After a good night's rest, Father Lynch held service in the Rupanyup Hall, and despite the very hot weather there was a good congregation. At 10 a.m., the reverend gentleman and Mr Dunne left for Murtoa, the drive being very trying, owing to the great heat. Murtoa was reached at 10 minutes past 11, and at 11.30 another service was held in the Catholic Church. Again the heat was intense, but the congregation a fairly numerous one. Father Lynch preached a fervent and eloquent sermon, and many of those present subsequently commented on the earnestness of his manner, and all will in future years remember the last spoken words of their much be loved priest. Service over, the travelers had dinner at Sheridan's Club Hotel. The afternoon was spent in resting and trying to keep out of the heat so that they might return home in the cool of the evening. Father Lynch had a quiet lie down after 4 p.m., and about 5.30 the deceased and Mr Dunne started on their way home. When about two miles out of Murtoa Father Lynch expressed a wish to get out of the buggy, but they drove on a good distance further before he did so, his companion having to assist him out. Mr. Dunne observed Father Lynch was reeling very consider ably, and he jumped out of the buggy to assist him. The deceased was then in a state of partial collapse and it was with great difficulty Mr. Dunne got him into his seat. They had not driven more than 100 yards when the deceased collapsed altogether, and Mr Dunne had to support him on his arm. Even then he appeared to be dying. With all the haste possible, Mr Dunne galloped to Mr. Martin McGee's, where he called for assistance and had the unconscious priest carried in and laid on a sofa. Mr. Dunne felt certain that by this time Father Lynch was dead. In Mr. McGee's they opened the deceased's shirt, and baring his breast drenched it with cold water. Whisky was also poured between his teeth, but all without avail. Every thing that could be thought of was done to revive him unsuccessfully. Mr Dunne, in the meantime, had despatched a messenger to Murtoa for Dr. Rabi and came on himself in an effort to reach Horsham. His horses, however, knocked up, and he only reached as far as Mr. Con Hogan's of Dooen. Here he rested his tired animals, and dispatched Mr. Con Hogan on a fast horse for Father Meade and Dr. Robinson. When Dr. Rabi arrived he pronounced life extinct and Dr. Robinson, who had at tended Father Lynch, pronounced that death resulted from heart failure. The deceased Father Lynch, who was 50 years of age, was born at Ennis, County Clare, Ireland and came out to Australia when quite a young man. Early in life he had dedicated his career to the church. He completed his education and student life at Bathurst, New South Wales and was ordained in Melbourne. About 20 years ago he was stationed in Horsham as priest. After a few years he went to far fields, and officiated at Hamilton, Maryborough, and Watchem. In every place he made warm and fast friends, and was the beloved by all who came in contact with him. About six years ago he returned to Horsham, where he remained till his sad and sudden death. The deceased de voted nearly all his time to his people and his Church, and took little participation in public matters. He was an exceedingly charitable man, and there are many families who have thanked God for the timely aid that has reached them through the medium of Father Lynch's always open purse. The deceased was one of three brothers, all priests, one still officiates in Ireland, and one was drowned while in the execution of his duty in New South Wales. Naturally the Senior Priest of the parish, Father Meade, is very much cut up about the sad death of his colleague, whom he has always held in the highest esteem, and whose demise he deeply deplores. The funeral will take place at 1.30 this afternoon, and it is expected that several priests will be in attendance, to pay their last respects to their deceased friend. Mass will commence in the church at 10 a.m. The body was brought in from Mr. McGee's at a late hour last night, and placed in the church.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 24 January 1908 p 1 Advertising
If this should meet the eye of anyone knowing the address of MARGARET MURPHY, of Sahardan, Tulla, County Clare, Ireland, will they please communicate at once with A. H. M., Oxford-street P.O.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Saturday 22 February 1908 p 13 Family Notices
MOORE. -On the 20th February, at his residence, Victoria-parade, Maryborough, William Moore, native of Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland (late of Victorian railways), aged 74 years.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 29 February 1908 p 11 Article
The Rev. Father Michael Kiely died at the Hospice for the Dying on Tuesday. He was 26 years of age, and had only been in Australia about l8 months, during which time he was stationed at Corowa. He came to this country after his ordination at All Hallows College, Dublin, where he read a brilliant ecclesiastical course. Father Kiely was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and was attended in his illness by the Right Rev. Monsignor Carroll.

Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser (Qld. : 1903 - 1922) Saturday 14 March 1908 p 3 Article
Off Round the World.
It was a pleasant surprise to learn during the week that by the time this issue sees the light of publicity, our worthy townsman Mr. Michael O'Connor will be on board S.S. Kent as a passenger to London via the Cape. He intends to revisit his native county Clare, and afterwards to return hither via America, after an absence of eight or nine months. We join his many friends in wishing him ' bon voyage.' Mrs. O'Connor, will not, we understand, accompany her husband.

The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 2 April 1908 p 2 Article
Laidley April 1.
A very old resident of the district named Michael O'Brien, died at his residence at Laidley South early this morning. The deceased was a native of county Clare, Ireland, and was just under 80 years old. He had been a resident here for the past thirty-three years.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Monday 27 April 1908 p 1 Family Notices
FORAN.—On the 25th April, at St. Vincent's Hospital, Harry Foran, our dearly beloved friend, late of County Clare, Ireland. Home papers please copy. No flowers, by request. R.I.P.

Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Tuesday 12 May 1908 p 2 Article
On Saturday Mr H. Pinchin, J.P., the coroner for this district, held a magisterial inquiry concerning the death of a married woman named Norah Ayres, at Carrington, near Jerry's Plains. The following evidence was tendered: — Norah Ayres, a. single woman, residing at Carrington, and the daughter of the deceased, deposed that she drove her mother and two children into Jerry's Plains on the previous day (Friday), and they were returning home about half-past 4 o'clock in the afternoon; when, in coming up out of the river, the trace broke in halves and the horse turned round. The sulky struck a log in the river and capsized, and witness and de ceased were thrown out, the sulky being on top of deceased. Witness got the children out and placed them on the bank, and then tried to get the sulky off the deceased. The water was some three to three feet six inches deep and the bank was very steep, coming out. Witness sent one of the children, about nine years of age, to tell her brother what had happened, and her brother came down at once and helped remove the sulky. Some time elapsed between the upsetting of the sulky and releasing the body. There were no signs of animation in the body. They all tried to restore life, but without avail. Deceased had complained at times of her heart, but had not been under a doctor. The body of deceased was completely sub merged in the water, the back of the sulky pinning deceased down. Witness and the others bad been in the habit of crossing the river for years, and never had an accident before. The horse was a quiet one. George Ayres deposed that he was a farmer, and lived with his mother (the deceased) at Carrington, Jerry's Plains. Deceased was 73 years of age, and a native of County Clare, Ireland. De ceased left home with the last witness to go into Jerry's Plains during the previous afternoon. Witness heard of the accident, ran down to the river, and found the deceased in the bed of the river, with the sulky on top of her. Witness assisted his sister to lift the sulky off the body of deceased, and took the body to the bank. Witness thought deceased was then dead, but tried to restore animation by placing the body face down-wards, and working to pump the water out. This was continued for some time without any good effect, and the body was brought to the house, where Constable Vaughan also tried for some time to restore life. Deceased left six boys and four girls living, and her husband died some six years ago. Deceased owned about four acres of land at Jerry's Plains, valued at about £40. Deceased owned no stock, nor was her life insured. The horse was perfectly quiet. Constable Vaughan gave evidence as to having been called in when the accident was reported, and his endeavours, without avail, to restore animation to the deceased. He was of opinion that death was caused by asphyxia, by drowning, through the sulky pinning the deceased under the water. He had known the deceased for some sixteen months and she appeared to be a healthy, well-matured, and nourished woman. No medical evidence was tendered, and the Coroner found that deceased met her death by drowning, through the capsizing of a sulky.

The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 2 June 1908 p 3 Article
A very old resident in Horsham, A Mrs. Bridget Rudd, passed peacefully away to rest at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. John France, of Wilson Street, on Sunday. The deceased, who was a native of County Clare, 2 Ireland, came to Victoria, when very F young, and has resided in the Wimmera district for over 50 years. Prior to settling in Horsham, she was some years in Glenorchy. For the past 30 years Mrs. Rudd officiated as caretaker x of the Treasury and. Lands Offices, I Horsham, and carried out her duties there most faithfully, and to the utmost satisfaction of the-officers. For some months Mrs. Rudd had been in declining health. About four months ago she was going to move a chair, and being somewhat short-sighted, she did not know she was so near that F article of furniture, and fell on to it, and over it, hurting her groin. Since then her health became worse, and she suffered from sciatica. She passed away very quietly, the immediate a cause of death being senile weakness. She leaves behind her four children, Mrs. J. France, Mrs. Potter (Joel Joel), Mrs. Matthews, and Mr. E. I Rudd, besides 20 grandchildren -and several great-grandchildren. The funeral will leave the residence of her son in-law, Mr. J. France, for the Horsham Cemetery, at 3 p.m., to-day.

Zeehan and Dundas Herald (Hobart, Tas. : 1890 - 1922) Saturday 13 June 1908 p 2 Family Notices
O'TOOLE.— On June 12, 1908, at the residence of his sister, Mrs. Ellen Deegan, Wells street, Queens town, Patrick Joseph Deegan O'Toole; aged 73 years. Native of County Clare, and late of 50th Foot Regiment.

The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Tuesday 16 June 1908 p 2 Article
Patrick O'Toole, aged 73, a well-known resident of Queenstown, has died. He was a native of County Clare, and saw active service in the Crimea. He was in receipt of an Imperial pension.

The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 18 July 1908 p 32 Article
His Honour Mr. Justice Real was asked in Chambers last week to grant administration, on presumption of the death, of an intestate under somewhat peculiar circumstances. In 1893 Thomas Keane, a labourer, residing at Maryborough, left, it was thought, for Sydney. Before going be gave his Government Savings Bank pass book, in which there was a credit of £156, to William Clancy, of Goomeri, near Kilkivan, requesting him to send it to his father in Ireland if anything happened to him. From his departure from Mary borough neither Clancy nor Keane's relatives in Ireland ever heard from him. It was supposed that he reached Sydney safely and went into partnership with a man named Neville as a builder and con tractor, but, although careful inquiries had been made and advertisement had been published in Southern papers, no trace could be found of either Keane or Neville. They had apparently disappeared from the face of the earth. In August, 1899, a son of Clancy saw a paragraph in the "Colonist" stating that a man named Thomas Keane had been admitted to the Plague Hospital in Sydney and had died there. He concluded that this was the Thomas Keane who had formerly lived in Mary borough, in 1905 William Clancy (the father) visited Ireland, and called on Thomas Keane's father in the County Clare, and gave him the bank pass book, telling him that be believed Thomas Keane had died of the plague. Fresh inquiries were set on foot in Sydney and Melbourne, and it was ascertained that the Thomas Keane who was admitted to the Plague Hospital did not die, but was discharged cured. This person wrote to the solicitors concerned suggesting that he was the Thomas Keane formerly of Mary borough. A list of questions were sent to him to answer in proof of this identity, but he made no reply to the letter, and the information he had given in his letter of claim did not agree with what was known of the Thomas Keane supposed to be dead. No trace of the latter had been found, and the money he left in the Savings Bank had in the meanwhile increased the addition of interest to £241 9s. 1d. Mr. F. W. Mole, Deputy Curator of Intestate Estates, applied on the assumption of Keane's death for letters of administration of his estate. His Honour went very fully into the matter, and held that the evidence was sufficient to raise the presumption of death, and following the case of re Gooding, decided last year, granted administration accordingly.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 25 July 1908 p 12 Family Notices
COLLINS - TOOHEY. -June 24, 1908, at St. Mary's Cathedral, by the Rev. J. O'Gorman, Thomas, youngest son of Thomas Collins, of Shinrone, King's County, Ireland, to Julia, fourth daughter of Jeremiah Toohey, of Kealderra, Scariff, County Clare, Ireland.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 5 August 1908 p 6 Article
The death is announced of Mr. Patrick Donnellan, an old and highly-respected resident of Gordon. He was over 70 years of age, and had resided in the district for 30 years. He was a favorite with both young and old, being of a cheerful disposition. Mr. Donnellan was a native of county Clare, and with his wife came to Australia- in the early days. At home he learnt his trade as a cooper, but after his arrival in South Australia he took up stone cutting, and latterly farming. He left a widow, four sons and four daughters Messrs. J. Donnellan, Port Broughton; J. A. Donnellan. Spalding, and T. A. and P. L. Donnellan, Gordon; Mrs. P. Reynolds, Tarcowie; Mrs. T. Watson, Iron Knob; Miss Donnellan and Miss Rose Donnellan, Gordon.

The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Saturday 8 August 1908 p 4 Article
A link between the past and the present was severed at Burnie yesterday, when Mr. John Mylan passed away at about 7 a.m., after a lengthy illness Deceased had lived at Burnie, with short intervals of absence, since the age of nine years, when he came from Herefordshire, England, with his mother, and was just within one year of the allotted span of three score and ten. He had been, a prominent townsman, and his presence will be missed, especially from the Star of the Sea Church, of which he was a staunch member. At the age of 16 the late Mr. Mylan went to Launceston and became apprenticed to Mr. John M'Kenzie, blacksmith. When 20 years old he removed to Melbourne, and was employed as improver by Messrs. Millar Bros., coach builders, Russell street. He returned to Burnie in 1868, and started business in Marine Terrace, where he resided till death occurred. Deceased was organist to the old St. Francis Xavier Church, and held the position of choirmaster to that and the Star of the Sea Church for a great number of years. He was a member of the Town Hall trust committee, since its inception, and was for some time a member of the late town board, being noted for his sincerity and tenacity of purpose. The late Mr. Mylan was married in 1866 to Miss Gildea, of Lismoyle, County Clare, Ireland, and his widow survives him. Much sympathy has been expressed for her and the family of one son and five daughters, who are all very highly respected. The only son, Mr. Hugh Mylan, has managed the business for some years. The family includes Mrs. C. G. Bower, Linda Valley, and Miss M. Mylan, of the Queenstown Post Office. Members of the family were all assembled at the deathbed, and deceased died happy in the consciousness that all he loved were about him to the last. The funeral is to leave Mrs. Mylan's residence at 2.30 p.m. to-morrow.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Monday 24 August 1908 p 1 Family Notices
LIGHTBODY. -On the 17th August, Elizabeth, the dearly beloved wife of Thomas Lightbody, of 610 Smith-street, Clifton Hill, mother of Spencer, Flora, and Arthur, daughter of the late William and May Jane Nial (nee Coffee), of Killaloe, county Clare, Ireland; sister of the late Dan. and Timothy; first cousin to Surgeon-general, O'Nial, C.B., and the late Peirce and Henry High Nihill, of Sydney, and the late Dr. McInerney, of Fitzroy, native of Killaloe, aged 60 years. Colonist of 54 years. R.I.P. Home, Sydney, and American papers please copy.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Saturday 29 August 1908 p 13 Family Notices
MILLER. -On the 22nd August, at his late residence, Gertrude-street, Windsor, Thomas Miller, solicitor, of "Toonah", County Clare, Ireland, aged 86.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 4 September 1908 p 7 Article
The death of Mrs D. Burns occurred at Callington on Tuesday. The deceased was born in county Clare, Ireland, 73 y ears ago. She arrived in South Australia in the ship Sibella in 1852, and had been a colonist 56 years. She went to the Bremer twelve months later, the interval being spent at Gumeracha. Her husband predeceased her by 25 years. Three sons and three daughters survive, viz, Messrs. Michael and Patrick Burns, of Callington, and John Burns, of Southern Cross, Western Australia, and Misses E. and M. Burns, of Pingelly, Western Australia, and Mrs. P. Critchley, of Gumbowie.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 19 September 1908 p 12 Family Notices
RENNIE.-August 2, 1908, at her residence, Darawank, Lower Wallamba, Mary, beloved wife of James Rennie (nee Kelehere, nee De Lore), in her 77th year. Native County Clare, Ireland. Leaving eight children, 50 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of friends to mourn their sad loss. Mother to Mrs. M. E. Smith and Mrs. Archer, of St. John's-road, Glebe. May her soul through the mercy of God rest in peace. Home papers please copy.

The North Eastern Ensign (Benalla, VIC. : 1872 - 1938) Friday 2 October 1908 Edition: MORNING. p 3 Article
KENNY. Mr Patrick Kenny, one of the best known farmers of Bungeet, died at Winton, on the 24th inst., after a lingering illness, from an affection of the heart, the outcome of a strain caused whilst endeavoring some years ago to move a log during fencing operations. The de ceased, aged 53 years, sold his old home at the first named place only a few years ago, and bought another homestead where he died, which, however, he was not destined to enjoy, for, soon after taking possession of it, he became seriously indisposed, gradually sinking till his expiration on the date alluded to. The late Mr Kenny was born in County Clare , (Ireland) and came to Victoria 44 years ago, so that he was a mere boy when he arrived here. Having reached the age of manhood he married Miss Catherine Bergin, the daughter of old and well respected people who lived for many years at new township, Kilmore, and finally settled at Bungeet as a land selector, where, with the co-operation of a faithful energetic wife, he reared a family of three sons and four daughters, the eldest being 23 years and the youngest 9. Deceased was one of Nature's gentlemen--one of the highest eulogiums that could be used respecting him--and was not only behoved by his wife and family for his kind and self-sacrificing character as a father, but was one of the best-liked men in his own community. So generous, indeed, was he that he could not keep the use of anything he possessed from a needy neighbor; and his liberality in other ways was simply bound less. Candid critics used to say of him that he was far too kind and that rather than disoblige anyone he would suffer loss himself. Unfortunately this, fine stamp of man is dying out only too fast, but if there really be a hereafter--as all Christian men believe there is-he, of all others, should enjoy eternal reward. A feeling of intense sympathy is felt for Mrs Kenny and family in the departure from their fireside of one who, with such nobility of character, was of such loving interest to them.

The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 20 October 1908 p 4 Article
There passed away at Warracknabeal on Thursday morning last another old resident of that district in the person of Mrs. Mary Ann O'Loughlin, at the age of 72. De- ceased was a native of County Clare, Ireland, being married there at the age of 17. With her husband she came to Geelong, where her eldest son, Mr. M. O'Loughlin, was born more than 50 years ago. The then young couple settled in Kellalac 34 years ago, and from there they had to cart their wheat to Horsham, which was in those days the nearest town. Since the death of her husband, 16 years ago, Mrs. O'Loughlin spent a good deal of her time in Horsham. The surviving members of the immediate family are-Messrs M. O'Loughlin, Warracknabeal, A. O'Loughlin, Hopetoun, Con. O'Loughlin, Boort, Jae. O'Loughlin, Warracknabeal, Thos. O'Loughlin, Goyura ; and Mesdames Harvey, Horsham, Landrigan, Beulah, Gove, Warracknabeal, Clark, Ballarat, and Mahoney, Hamilton There are also 42 grand children. Deceased's remains were laid to rest on Friday in Warracknabeal.

Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Wednesday 11 November 1908 p 4 Family Notices
COUGHLIN. —On the 7th November, at his residence, Hermit Park, Patrick Coughlin, native of County Clare, Ire- land. Aged 42 years. R.I.P.

The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 10 December 1908 p 4 Family Notices
BLAIR.-At her residence, 107 Morehampton road, Dublin, Harriet Persse Blair, second daughter of the late William Blair, Cappa Kilrush, County Clare, and sister of Mrs. De Burgh Persse, of Tabragalba.

The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 12 December 1908 p 7 Article
Dublin was enlivened last week by a particularly smart wedding, when Mr. Blood, of Ballykilty, was married to the Hon. Mrs. Stacpoole Mahon, of Corbally House, County Clare. The ceremony took place at St. Stephen's Church, the officiating clergy being the Right Rev. the Bishop of Killaloe, assisted by the Rev. Harvey Stewart, Rector of the parish. The bride, who was given away by her brother. Lord Tuchiquin, wore a beautiful Empire gown of mole-coloured crepe de Chine, with panels embroidered in filoselle and gold, and a transparent yoke and sleeves of tucked net. Her picture hat was of mole satin with natural ostrich feathers; the bodice was ornamented with a bunch of lilies of the valley. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Shelbourne Hotel, and later the newly-married couple started on route for Paris, the bride's travelling costume being of brown cloth and a brown hat and shaded wings.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 14 December 1908 p 6 Family Notices
WELSH -December 12, at St, Vincent's Hospital, Martin Welsh, native of County Clare, Ireland, aged 67 years. R.I.P.

The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 19 December 1908 p 16 Family Notices
BLAIR.—At her residence, 107 Morehampton- road, Dublin, Harriet Persse Blair, second daughter of the late William Blair, Cappa Kilrush, County Clare, and sister of Mrs. De Burgh Persse, of Tabragalba.

The Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1874 - 1954) Monday 21 December 1908 p 4 Article
Mr. Michael Callinan, an old and respected resident of the field, passed away at 10 o'clock on Saturday evening, from bronchitis, at the age of 63 years. His wife predeceased him about nine weeks ago. Mr. Callinan was born at Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland, and came to Australia 38 years ago, spending five years in Victoria, being married at Ballarat, and 33 years in Queensland. He leaves eight children, the eldest 35, and the youngest about 10 to mourn their loss. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon, the Hibernians, in force, paying the last mark of respect to their de parted member, and there was a very large following of friends. The Rev. Father O'Reilly contacted the service at the graveside.

Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Tuesday 22 December 1908 p 1 Family Notices
DIXON.-On Saturday, 19th December, 1908, at Ardendale, James Dixon, after a long and painful illness, aged 66 years. Born in County Clare, Ireland. Leaving a sorrowing widow, four sons, and five daughters, and a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn their loss. May the Lord have mercy on his soul.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 12 January 1909 p 8 Family Notices
FOX - HAYES.-On the 12th January, 1884, at St. Ignatius Church, Norwood, by the late Rev. Father Peters, Martin, eldest son of Michael Fox. Esq. Miltown Malbey, to Nancy, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Hayes, both of County Clare, Ireland.

The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Saturday 30 January 1909 p 2 Advertising
MARGARET MURPHY left Lahaden, Tulla, County Clare, Ireland. Any one knowing whereabouts communicate Mary, Gordon & Gotch, Melbourne.

The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Thursday 11 February 1909 p 4 Advertising
-.An advertisement by Messrs. Stevenson Brothers in this issue not only speaks very highly, of the. quality of the -watches sold by that firm, but incidentally points out the- advertising value through its wide-, spread circulation of the column of The 'Observer’. A former resident of Leigh. Creek, S.A., but now living in County Clare, .Ireland, writes to Stevenson Brothers that he still gets The Observer, and had noticed in the firm's advertisement therein a statement that one of their watches' property cared for would last a lifetime. This he could verify, as he had bought one there nearly 23 years ago. which had proved a splendid timekeeper ever since.

The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Monday 15 February 1909 p 2 Article
The death occurred this morning of an old resident of this district, in the person of Mr. Martin O'Dea, Deer Park, Lord John Swamp. Mr. O'Dea, who was a native of County Clare, Ireland, was horn in 1833, and arrived in the State in 1863, 46 years ago to-day. Mr. O'Dea has resided in this district, ever since, and was engaged in a large way in pastoral pursuits.

Warwick Examiner and Times (St. Lucia, Qld. : 1867 - 1919) Monday 15 February 1909 p 5 Article
DEATH OF Mr Martin O'Dea.
News, was brought into town yesterday morning of the passing away of Mr. Martin O'Dea, of Deer Park, Lord John Swamp, which sad event took place at on early hour yesterday. Mr. O'Dea was 70 years of age, and was born in County Clare, Ireland. He emigrated to these colonies 46 years ago, and immediately proceeded up to the Downs. When free selection was first introduced into this portion of the State, Mr. O'Dea was fortunate enough to secure the holding which he retained till the time of his death. He and his good wife bore the vicissitudes and troubles of a pioneer's life; but the fighting spirit of the Celt was strong in Mr. O'Dea, and he weathered the storm. He was of a most kindly disposition, his home was always welcome to the stranger, and a more hospitable man never lived. His death has removed from our midst another land mark-another of the old residents, who are slowly but surely crossing the bar. Though his death was expected, yet the tidings of his demise were received with feelings of genuine regret. He is survived by a widow and seven grown up children, Councillor Pat O'Dea, Elbow Valley; Mr. John O'Dea, Western Hotel, Toowoomba; Mrs Pendock, Royal Hotel, Chinchilla; Mrs. Kennane, Bundamba; Mr. Tom and Steven O'Dea, Deer Park; and Mr Daniel O'Dea who is at present in one of the other States. The deceased had a large family connection in the town and district, and to the members his family and their relations we extend our sincere sympathy. The funeral is timed to be at St. Mary's at 2:30 to-day.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 1 March 1909 p 10 Article
JAMESTOWN, February 23.-The death of Mrs. Mary Haren, widow of Mr. Terence Haren, of Tilti, Canowie, has removed an- other old resident of the Jamestown district. The deceased was born in County Clare, Ireland. She arrived in this State 57 years ago by the ship Marshall Bennett, and almost immediately went to reside at the Burra, where the mines were then in full swing. Afterwards she came, with her husband, to Belalie, where she had resided for 37 years. The deceased left four sons- Messrs. R. Haren (Narridy). Timothy Terence Haren (Caltowie), and John Haren (Tilti, Canowie) -and four daughters -Mrs. J. Pilkington (Gulnare), and Mesdames J. Erwin and E. Travers and Miss M. Haren (Jamestown).

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 3 April 1909 p 9 Article
WOODCHESTER, March 30.-On Sun- day evening the death occurred of Mr Patrick Bermingham, an old and respected resident. The deceased was born in County Clare, Ireland, in 1829, and arrived in South Australia 51 years ago on board the Lady Ann. For a number of years he resided at Bugle Ranges, afterwards removing to this district where he spent the remainder of his life. His wife having died before him a family of four sons and three daughters remain as follows: Messrs. F. and T. Bermingham (Woodchester), P. and J. Bermingham (Western Australia), Misses B. and K. Bermingham (Woodchester), and Mrs. McMahon (Nackara).

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 7 April 1909 p 6 Advertising
BROWNE -In loving memory of my dear brother, Patrick Browne, who died at Urelpa, April 6, 1905, eldest beloved son of the late Michael and Mary Browne, Cappanarin, County Clare, Ireland. Deeply regretted. R.I.P-Inserted by his loving brother, M. Browne, Narridy.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Thursday 22 April 1909 p 1 Family Notices
LISTON-LYNCH. -On the 17th February, 1909, at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne, by the Rev. Father Murphy, Henry Ward, third son of William Liston, of North Hobart, Tasmania, to Ellen (Nellie) youngest daughter of the late Patrick Lynch, of Bendigo, Victoria, formerly of
County Clare, Ireland.

The Coburg Leader (Vic. : 1890 - 1913) Friday 18 June 1909 p 1 Article
The death occurred at his residence, the Brunswick Hotel, Sydney road, on Sunday afternoon, of Mr. Anthony Bernard O'Loghlin. The deceased, who had been suffering. from illness for upwards of nine months, was some time ago admitted to St.-Evin's Private Hospital, Fitzroy, suffering from acute rheumatism, and had returned home. He seemed to be progressing somewhat more favourably, and hopes were entertained of his ultimate recovery, but the rheumatism attacked the heart and caused death. Mr. O'Loghlin, who was very popular in Brunswick, had resided here since 1892, having been formerly the licensee of the Retreat Hotel. He was the son of Mr. John O'Loghlin, of Ennistymon, County Clare, Ireland, and was forty-six years of age. He leaves a widow and one son. The funeral took place on Tuesday after noon, and was very largely attended. A service was held at St. Ambrose Church, and thence the cortege, proceeded to the new general cemetery at Fawkner. The arrangements were carried out by Mr. Allison.

The Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1874 - 1954) Wednesday 23 June 1909 p 4 Article
We ("Port Douglas Record"), regret to announce the death of Mr. John O'Donnell, of Rifle Creek, which took place at the Mount Molloy Hospital at an early hour on Friday morning last, the 11th instant. Deceased, who was 72 years at age at the time of his death, was born at Ennis, about 18 miles west of Limerick, in County Clare, Ireland, his parents being in comfortable circumstances. He must have come to Australia early in life, as he participated in the early days of Bendigo and many other mining rushes, visiting Western Australia and New Zealand, in which latter colony he is said to have made a decent rise. He was also at the Palmer and Hodgkinson rushes, and was packing in the palmy days of Port Douglas, being for a while a resident of the town. Finally he got married and made his home at Rifle Creek, on top of the Port Douglas Range.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 8 July 1909 p 6 Article
The death is announced of Mr. James Brennan, at the age of 73. The death took place on Sunday at his late residence, Double Bay. Mr. Brennan was a native of County Clare, Ireland. He joined the Ninety-first Duke of Argyle Highlanders and served for eight years in India. He then came to New South Wales and joined the police force in 1865. He was stationed for some time at Deniliquin and acted as gaolor at Grafton. He was after wards transferred to the Paddington Police, and as senior-constable, was for many years in charge of the local police station, known as the old Woollahra lock-up. He retired in 1898 on a pension. He was a widower, but left four daughters and two sons. The funeral took place yesterday at Waverley Cemetery and was largely attended.

Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Tuesday 20 July 1909 p 7 Article

One of the most highly esteemed and well known pioneers of the district, in the person of Mr. Michael Hinchey, died suddenly at his residence on Shark Creek, on Saturday morning. It appears Mr. Hinchey was about his ordinary duties early on Saturday, and complained of feeling unwell, and returned to his bed, and soon afterwards expired. Death is attributed to heart failure. Mr. Hinchey, who was 75 years of age was born ¡n County Clare, Ireland, and came to the colony in 1867, and on his arrival was engaged on the South Coast for some years, after which he came to the Clarence and entered into farming pursuits on the South Arm, and eventually took up land in the vicinity of Shark Creek, on which place he resided for about 35 years. The death of Mr. Hinchey removes from our midst one who had done much for the progress of the district in which he resided, and as one of our early pioneers severs a connecting link with the pioneer days of the past, when the settlers had to contend with the many difficulties surrounding the early days of the Clarence, and of the present prosperous inhabited district of the Lower Clarence, which enjoys the title of being one of the most prosperous localities on the coast, and which is due to men of the late Mr. Hinchey's stamp. Reference was made by Arch-priest Walsh at the R.C. Church, Maclean, on Sunday morning to the esteem in which the late Mr. Hinchey was held, and to his sterling qualities as a churchman and a citizen of the district. The funeral took place on Sunday, and the body was conveyed by the s.s. Maggie from Shark Creek to Maclean, where the procession left the public wharf for the R.C. cemetery at 12.30. The funeral was very largely attended. Ven. Arch-priest Walsh officiated at the graveside. Mr. Hinchey leaves a widow and 11 children to mourn their loss, and being Mesdames J. Gallagher, Thos. Maguire, M. Ryan : Misses M. and K. Hinchey: Messrs. J. Hinchey, Michael Hinchey.,Thomas Hinchey (Shark Creek), Denis Hinchey (hotelier, Chatsworth), Joseph Hinchey (police force, North Svdney), and Patrick Hinchey (police force, Newcastle). Mr. Patrick Hinchey, of Maclean, was a brother to deceased the late Mrs. D. A. Silver being a daughter.

Yea Chronicle (Yea, Vic. : 1891 - 1920) Thursday 22 July 1909 p 3 Article
The many Yea friends of Mr Patrick Galvin, who formerly con ducted the "Chronicle," will regret to learn that the ruthless hand of the retrenchment party, which is now causing great consternation in the New Zealand civil service, has fallen heavily upon him, “The Mines Record," a Government publication of which he was the editor for some years past, having been abolished. "The Record" was a thoroughly modern publication, in magazine form, which kept those interested in the mining industry well posted in all developments in the two islands and also placed before them particulars of the most up to date methods and scientific treatments of ores, etc. The capable manner in which it was edited was the frequent subject of favorable comment by similar works in other parts of the world, and in every way reflected credit on our popular friend. The journal, however, was conceived in the days of New Zealand's unbounded prosperity, and now that the tide has turned, temporarily at any rate, against this land of great resources, an oppressed treasurer has passed "The Record" out of existence, and Mr Galvin, although he has not reached the superannuation retiring age, being in his 62nd year, comes under the general scheme of retrenchment. Memories of his splendid personal attributes still doubtless linger pleasantly in the minds of many of our readers, who came to know him as one of Nature's gentlemen, and the following personal reminiscences recounted in a New Zealand paper. should not prove uninteresting: Mr Galvin, who is a native of Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, has had an interesting career. He came to New Zealand from Melbourne in 1S75, after spending eight years on the Bendigo and Ballarat goldfields. The Otago goldfields attracted him, and he subsequently edited the Arrow Observer, Arrowtown. The climate of Otago being too cold, he came to Wel lington, and worked for some time as a compositor in the Government Printing Office ; then he joined Lyon and Blair, and later on the New Zealand Times jobbing and news office, eventually becoming sub editor. Mr Galvin then went to Hawera, and started the Star, with Mr J. B. Innis, printer, of Wellington. and Mr J. C. York, the latter then being editor of the New Zealand Times, having succeeded Dr Pollen. Whilst residing in Hawera Mr Galvin had some interesting experiences during the Parihaka troubles. He relinquished his Hawera position in 1882. After a sojourn at Rotorua, Mr Gal vin went into business at Opunake, and later on started the Egmont Courier. This did not prove a financial success, lasting only six months. Proceeding to Gisborne, he edited the Poverty Bay Herald for some nine months, then resuming his old position of sub-editor of the New Zealand Times. About 18 months afterwards, 1886-7, the Hon. W. J. Larnach, at that time Minister for Mines, engaged Mr Galvin to compile the Handbook of New Zealand Mines and this was his first connection with the Mines Department. At the conclusion of that work he proceeded to Marl borough, and edited the Marlborough Express for some time. Crossing over to Melbourne, he represented the New Zealand Times and Christchurch Press at the exhibition of 1888, and he became connected with the Melbourne press, representing the Victorian Farmers' Gazette in the Press Gallery. He was sub-editor of that paper at the time it was edited by the late Mr C O. Montrose. Thence he edited the Wangaratta Chronicle, and later on became lessee and editor of the Yea Chronicle. He remained at Yea for six years, and, on retiring, was presented with an address in the Shire hall, receiving also a purse of sovereigns, for his services to the district. He was in addition, the recipient of an address from the Yea Dairy Company, one of the leading dairying companies in Victoria, for his services to the dairying industry. Mrs Galvin at the same time received a gold watch. Returning to New Zealand, Mr Gal vin took charge of the Hawera Morning Post started there by Mr H. M. Stowell, of the Native Department. After a year 's residence in Hawera he joined the Mines Department as secretary of the Mining Bureau and editor of the Mines Record, Hon A. J Cadman (afterwards Sir Alfred Cadman) being then Minister for Mines. Mr Galvin initiated the Record and has edited it up to the present day. The Queensland Government, after a visit of some of its representatives, followed in New Zealand's footsteps in the matter of a publication of this nature. Mr Galvin edited the Mines Handbook issued in connection with the International Exhibition in 1906. About thirty years ago, Mr Galvin, in company with Mr Vincent Claridge, Mr H. E. Wareup, of Charlotte-street, Mr W. Smith, of Hawera, Mr W. Jennings (now Druids' secretary in Wellington), Mr Capper (now farming at Parparumn), and some other enthusiasts started the Wellington Working Men's Club with a modest capital of thirteen shillings. Mr Galvin was unanimously elected the first president. On three successive occasions he received the same mark of favour from its members. During this period strong pressure was brought to bear to induce him to contest a Wellington seat for Parliament. Those were the days before payment of members was authorised, and he could not see his way to enter politics. On his retirement from the presidential chair, he was presented with a valuable marble clock. The club started with a membership of less than 40; to-day it has about 1000 members. Mr Galvin will take with him in his retirement from the Mines Department the best wishes of a very large circle of friends.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 26 July 1909 p 6 Family Notices
TOWN-LINNANE--July 26, 1884, at St. Joseph's Chruch, Townsville (Q.), by the late William M. Walsh, Henry, eldest son of Mr. John Joseph Town, of George-street, Bundaberg (Q.), to Mary, only daughter of Patrick and Bridget Linnane, of Spencer Hill, Ennis, county Clare, Ireland. Townsville papers please copy. Present address, 216 Cleveland-street, Sydney, N.S.W.

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Monday 9 August 1909 p 4 Article
Melbourne Saturday.
Mr. George M'Grath has died at Ballarat, aged 95. Born in County Care, Ireland, he came to Victoria in 1852, and made his way to Ballarat, He invested successfully in mines, one of his best speculations being in the old Buninyong, from which he drew large dividends.

The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 7 August 1909 p 38 Article
MRS. ROBERT WILKINSON. Mrs. Robert .Wilkinson, of Ipswich, relict of the late Mr. Robert Wilkinson, was born at Limerick, County Clare, Ireland, in 1829, and came to Queensland in 1850, arriving by the Thomas Arbuthnot on March 31 of that year. On November 14, 1850, she was married at St. John’s Church, Brisbane, a small building situated at the back of what was until recently the Longreach Hotel, the ceremony being performed by the Rev. Irwin. They are supposed to have been the first free couple married in that building. Mrs. Wilkinson with her late husband engaged in much pioneering work, the lady being the first white woman to cross the Pine Mountain alone, a journey fraught with danger in consequence of the blacks being notoriously wild at the time. Mr. and Mrs. Wilkinson established the Queens Arms Hotel, in Nicholas-street, Ipswich. They also took up farming pursuits, and finally retired into private life 31 years ago. In March, 1905, Mrs. Wilkinson lost her partner in life. She has eight children, 39 grandchildren, and 21 great-grand-children.

Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Thursday 19 August 1909 p 2 Family Notices
Golden Wedding. HASETT -HOGAN.--On July -10, 1859, at County Clare, Ireland, by Rev. Father O'Brien, Martin Hassett to Margaret Hogan.

The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Saturday 21 August 1909 p 3 Article
On Sunday morning, 11th inst., at St. Ignatius' Church, Bourke, during the first Mass, the ceremony of the profession of two novices of the Sisters of Mercy was performed by the Rev. George Barry, B.A., the young ladies who pronounced their holy vows being Sister Mary Teresa Edwards (County Clare) and Sister Mary Aloysius Bishop (Waterford, Ireland).

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 18 September 1909 p 12 Family Notices
STAFFORD.—In sad but ever-loving memory of my dear wife, Bridget Stafford, native of Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, who died in Lewisham Hospital on 19th September, 1907, aged 68 years. May her soul rest in peace. Inserted by her loving husband, Captain F. Stafford.

STAFFORD.—In sad but ever-loving, memory of our dearly loved mother, Bridget Stafford, who died in Lewisham Hospital on the 19th September, 1907, aged 68 years. Dearly loved, but sadly missed;
Sweet Jesus have mercy on her soul.
Immaculate heart of Mary, Your prayers for her extol;
Oh sacred heart of Jesus Have mercy on her soul.
Inserted by her ever-sorrowing daughter and son- in-law, Florence and Osborne Taylor.

STAFFORD.—In sad and sorrowing memory of our dear mother and grandma, Bridget Stafford, who departed this life at Lewisham Hospital on September 19, 1907, aged 68 years; also our dear brother and uncle, William Henry Stafford, who died at Rozelle on September 5, 1901, aged 33 years. "May Almighty God have mercy on their souls." Inserted by her sorrowing daughter and son-in-law, and his ever-loving sister and brother-in-law, Harriet and Alick Orknie; and her sad little granddaughters and his ever-loving little nieces, Mary, Florrie, and Maggie Orknie.

STAFFORD.—In sad and sorrowful memory of mv dear mother, Bridget Stafford, who departed this life at Lewisham Hospital on September 19, 1907, aged 68 years; also my dear brother. William Henry Stafford, who died at Rozelle on September 5, 1901, aged 33 years. "May sweet Jesus have mercy on their souls." Inserted by her sad and lonely son and his ever-loving and only brother Frank.

The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Monday 4 October 1909 p 3 Family Notices
DEATH OF DR. BURKITT. We regret to have to record the death of Dr. Ormsby Burkitt, L.R.C.S., K. and Q. C.P., Ireland, D.P.H. On Saturday last Mr. W. J. Hancock received a cablegram from Dr. Burkitt's brother informing him that the sad event took place on Tuesday, the 28th ult., at Kilkee, County Clare, Ireland. Dr. Burkitt was a resident of Perth for the last 14 years, and was one of the best known of our medical practitioners. He was for many years ear and throat surgeon to the Perth Public Hospital, and medical officer of health for Leederville. He was a keen sportsman and a prominent member of the Western Australian Turf, Automobile, Royal Perth Yacht, and other clubs. Dr. Burkitt's kindness of heart and genial manner won for him many friends, who will feel sincere regret at his untimely death. He was always generous and open-hearted to the sick and distressed, and will be greatly missed by his many friends and patients throughout Western Australia. Dr. Burkitt had been in failing health for some time, and left Perth last December for Europe for rest and change, and spent the last few months up to the time of his death with his relatives in the south and west of Ireland.

Warwick Examiner and Times (St. Lucia, Qld. : 1867 - 1919) Wednesday 20 October 1909 p 4 Article
We regret to announce the death of Acting-sergt. Thomas Leech, of the Queensland Police -Force, who for the past three years has been in charge of the watch-house at the Warwick station. Some few weeks ago Mr. Leech took ill, but his devotion to duty was such that be would not lay up until absolutely compelled to. In consequence he had rather a bad turn, but he recovered sufficiently to put hope into the hearts of his friends that if he took a change to another climate he would soon recover his wonted health and strength. Leave of absence was therefore secured from the authorities, and Mr. Leech went to Brisbane and later to Lismore, N.S. Wales. The anticipated return to good health, however, was not realised, for the strain on the heart had been too much, and yesterday one of his oldest friends in Queensland, Mr.

John Leonard, received a wire conveying the sad news of his death in Lismore. The late Mr. Leech, who was about 54 years of age, was born in County Clare, Ireland, and in his early days was a school teacher. But the attraction of the police service, of which his father had been a member, prevailed, and he joined perhaps the most famous corps in Europe, the Royal Irish Constabulary. Later he became a member of the London Metropolitan Police Force, and subsequently saw service with the China Police, after which he joined the Queensland Police. In the latter he had a long and meritorious service, and before he was transferred to Warwick he was in charge at Emerald, in the Central District. Wherever he was stationed Mr. Leech speedily made warm friends, and though his residence in Warwick had only been a short one, he had already surrounded himself with a circle of admiring friends. Though of a quiet and unassuming disposition the late Mr. Leech had rare talents. His mind, both from experience and study, was richly endowed, and to this he added the charm of an observant man of the world. In his youth he cultivated the poetic Muse, and, indeed, in London published a volume of verse which was splendidly reviewed by the great English literary journal "The Athenaeum," and was also excellently reviewed by the London morning press. In Australia his imaginative gifts found expression in another direction, and about 20 years ago in Brisbane he perfected a new kind of bullet, which secured a flatter trajectory, this involving, of course, a higher speed and increasing the then limit of point blank range. The Brisbane "Courier" published a laudatory article on this invention, but, owing to difficulties at the time Mr. Leech could not induce the authorities to take the matter up. Mr. Leech, however, had the satisfaction-a saddening satisfaction, perhaps-of knowing that some years later a bullet, embracing the principal features of the Leech bullet, was adopted by the German army. Of late years Mr. Leech had interested himself in a hydroplane and given special attention to a noiseless and smokeless powder, the idea of which had been simmering in his mind for many years. Indeed, during the past three or four months Mr. Leech, through the instrumentality of Mr. S. B. Irwin, had placed himself in communication with the Commonwealth Defence authorities regarding this powder, and, had he lived, he expected before the end of the year to initiate experiments, based upon previous discoveries, in this connection. Amongst those who knew him the deceased was regarded as a warm hearted and true friend. He was possessed of a mind richly stored with knowledge, both in science and literature, whilst in the police force he was an exceedingly popular officer. He leaves a widow to mourn her great loss, and the sympathy of the community will go out to her in her sad bereavement.

The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Saturday 23 October 1909 p 13 Article
Mr. Michael Nolan of near Harrogate, who died a few days ago, was 68 years of age. He was born in County Clare (Ireland), and came to South Australia in 1858. He settled, on the Bremer River, and after 10 years took up land which has been the homestead of the family ever since. He was an industrious and thrifty man, and increased his holding until he had a large area of land. He indulged in sheep breeding and agriculture, and was very successful. A widow, six sons, and four daughters survive, and there are also eight grand children.

Warwick Examiner and Times (St. Lucia, Qld. : 1867 - 1919) Saturday 23 October 1909 p 5 Article
We regret to announce the demise of Mrs. Toomey, relict of the late Mr. T. Toomey, of Elbow Valley, which sad event occurred about 8.30 on Thursday night. The deceased, who is a sister of Mr. John Burns, Dragon-street, was 68 years of age, and death was due to general break up. She was born in County Clare, Ireland, and in company with her brother came to Elbow Valley when the gold rush commenced to that place. Later, she and her husband selected land in the district, experienced all the trials that were the lot of early pioneers, but eventually they won through. She proved herself a good parent, a fond wife, and an excellent neighbor, and she and her family of two sons were respected by all who came in contact with them. The funeral took place yesterday, and was largely attended, a number of members of the Hibernian Society walking at the head of the cortege.

Queanbeyan Age (NSW : 1907 - 1915) Friday 26 November 1909 Edition: AFTERNOONS. p 3 Article
… DR. MACNAMARA'S REMINISCENCES. Dr. Macnamara also replied. He said Mr Haldane had toiled with such striking ability and extraordinary energy and industry for the well-being of the British soldier that no one on an occasion like that could adequately take his place. Mr Haldane had asked him to say that nothing but the absolute call of duty on the bench in the House of Commons would have prevented his being present, that he deeply regretted his absence, and how sincerely his wishes were for the success of the function. (Cheers.) Having said that, he might say that he felt peculiarly honored at being asked to be present. Sixty years ago a young Irish lad from county Clare joined the old 47th, "Wolfe's Own," as a private soldier. He went out to the Crimea, and fought in the trenches before Sevastopol as a private soldier. "Later he went to Canada with the regiment as a young sergeant," added Dr. Macnamara, "and on August 23, 1861, in the barracks at Montreal I was born-his son." (Hear, hear.) Dr. Macnamara, continuing, said he was very proud to wear the King's uniform as a commissioned officer, a Minister of the Crown, but he was even prouder of being the son of Sergeant Thomas Macnamara, of the old 47th, Wolfe's Own. (Hear, hear.) He spent his very early days in its barrack rooms, upon its parade ground, its ball alley, its guard-room, its canteen, and, greatly daring, had even explored its orderly-room and its cells. (Laughter.) He therefore learned all about the heights of Abraham, and Wolfe, and Montcalm, the rare chivalry of both leaders, and the fine courage of both armies. He thought Wolfe and Montcalm both set the world an imperishable exemplar of splendid devotion each to his cause, and of splendid devotion each towards the other. (Hear, hear.) Their fight was 150 years in the past; their memory was undying, and out of their nobility of character, and the patient devotion of their followers had sprung due fruit in the brotherhood, the good will, and the loyalty to one another which characterised their descendants to-day in Canada. (Cheers.) A week or two since he sat and listened to the discussions, between members of Home Government and representatives of Governments of' Oversea Do minions, on the great and even vital problem-British Imperial Defence. He rejoiced, as a Colonial born, to note the instant recognition by their brothers across the sea of their stake in integrity of this Empire. He rejoiced to think that they were privileged-they of the Oversea Dominions, and they of the Home Government-to lay foundations of a defensive force by land and sea, adequate to meet any possible needs of the future. Not for purposes of aggression, but to defend our far-flung Empire, and to keep open, the great sea highways, upon which our commerce and the daily food and occupation of our peoples so largely depended. (Hear, hear.)…

The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Friday 26 November 1909 p 4 Article
Obituary. The death has occurred - at Moonee Ponds of Mrs. M. H. Murphy, formerly of Nhill, mother of Mr. Murphy, proprietor of the Ararat Chronicle. The de ceased, who was 73 years of age, had been ailing for some time, and though her demise was not entirely unexpected, there were hopes of her final recovery, as she had lingered for some considerable time after the doctors had given up all hope. Mrs. Murphy, who was the wife of Mr. M. H Murphy, of Moonee Ponds, one of the pioneer journalists of this State, was a native of Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, and the mother of a family of ten still living (six daughters and four sons) and sister of Messrs J. and L. Freeman, contractors of Ararat. .Mrs. Herman Babel, of Boolite, died at Ballarat. last week after a somewhat lengthy indisposition. Deep sympathy is expressed for- the bereaved husband.

Windsor and Richmond Gazette (NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 4 December 1909 p 14 Article
John Liddy, aged 86 years, died at the residence of his niece, Mrs S Jones, of Kable-street, Windsor, on the 26th ultimo, and his remains were interred in St. Matthew's RC. cemetery on the following afternoon. Deceased was a bachelor, a native of County Clare, Ireland, and came to Australia in 1846. He followed the occupation of a farmer, on the Hawkesbury River. Mr John Liddy, of Leet's Vale, is a nephew of the deceased,as also are Messrs Peter and Patrick Molloy, of Windsor. Rev. Father McDonnell read the burial service, and Mr J. W. Chandler was the undertaker.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 14 December 1909 p 6 Family Notices
BOLTON-LENON.-November 9, at Holy Trinity Church, Brisbane, by the Rev. E. Ganly, George A. Bolton, seventh son of Henry Bolton, Esq., Ennis, county Clare, Ireland, brother to Major Sir Henry F. S. Bolton, Windsor Castle, England, to Charlotte (Lottie), second eldest daughter of Arthur Lenon, Esq., The Grange, Bristol-road, Hurstville, Sydney.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 21 December 1909 p 6 Article
Mr. Michael Casey, who died at his residence In Wharf-road, Concord, last night, was probably the oldest identity of that district. He was in his hundredth year, and had lived in Concord for over 50 years. Mr. Casey was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and came to Australia about 56 years ago. He followed the occupation of a labourer, and had a small house on the site where Arnott's Biscuit Factory now stands. The railway line to Parramatta was being constructed in those days, and Mr. Casey was present when the first train passed through to that town. He leaves a family of four sons and one daughter. Two of the sons are butchers in Burwood and Concord respectively, another son is an inspector in the Concord Council, and the remaining one resides In Portland.

The Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate (NSW : 1892 - 1927) Saturday 1 January 1910 p 8 Article
To Claim Money and Property
During 1909.
(To the Editor of the "Dubbo Liberal.")
Sir, — During the present eventful year an exceptionally large number of advertisements have appeared in the Australian and New Zealand newspapers for next of kin, legates, heirs, and persons enquired for something to their advantage. This being the season when most families are thinking of their absent ones, and of kin beyond the sea, I venture to send you a short summary of the most important of these advertisements in the hopes that they may interest, and possibly benefit, some of your large circle of readers.
In the following list all the persons referred to, or their legal personal representatives, are supposed to be in Australia or New Zealand, and have been advertised for by solicitors, trustees and others in the United Kingdom and abroad to claim moneys or estates, or for something to their advantage :—
Patrick John Maitland, uncle of the Earl of Lauderdale, who was last heard of in 1876, when his address was care of Charles Brown, of Delenquare, N.S.W.; the children or next of kin of William Proeser, who married Mary Ann Bradley at Hindmarah, S.A., in 1877, and who is believed to have since died ; William Start Scott or his representatives ; James Peacock Blackburn, formerly of Barnard Castle, Durham; Alexander Crawford Rodger, believed to have been in Victoria in 1883; Joseph Dunn, formerly of Baltimore, U.S.A.; Annie Crawford, nee Garth ; the children of James Chishilm, formerly of Government House, Parramatta, deceased; the grand children of Susan Chislett, nee England; the children of Elizabeth Ann Edwards, late of Sussex ; Arthur Hopkins, late of Birmingham ; William Charley Hayman, of Bath ; Thomas and Kate Keogh, nee McIlroy, left Ireland for Australia 40 years ago ; Edward Kersey, late of Deptford, Kent, or his next of kin; the heirs of General James Ross, of Elmbank, Edinburgh, deceased; Edward Robinson, late of Maryborough, Queensland; Edward Richard Allen, of Irthlingborough, England, last heard of in Queensland in 1899; Archibald McPhail, late of Narromine, N.S.W.; the heirs of William Deans, late of Glasgow, deceased; W. J. Cleveland, re American properties left him; the children or next of kin of one Helling or Hellin, a Swedish miner, who died in India; Mrs. Mary Hamilton, nee Conley; Hannah Dwyer, nee Lee; Jane Wilson, nee Read; Herbert Brook Whitworth, late of Huddersfield; the children, grandchildren or testamentary legatees of James Ward, who left Letterkenny, Ireland, for Australia, between 50 and 60 years ago, and who is believed to have died here; Mark Penry Garnons Williams; Edward Watson Smith, of Northamptonshire, last heard of in Queensland; George Joseph Waltham, last heard of at Christchurch, N.Z.; Albert John Avenell, last heard of at Port Pirie, S.A.; the children or grandchildren of William and Jane McLean, nee McLeod; Henry Rodgers, formerly of Glasmullagh, Ireland, or representatives; Cornelius and Patrick Mahagan or Mehegan who left Cork 1852; John Jackson, who left Derrycorry Ireland 1861; Frank James Phillips a son of Lucy Maria Phillips; George McNeill left England for Brisbane 1860; Jesse Bliss, supposed to have left Melbourne for the interior 17 years ago or his next of kin; Mrs Fanny Barrett nee Atkin; Alexander Beverley of Gallowgate Aberdeen, who emigrated to Australia 1856; the next of kin of Eliza Maria Gray deceased; John Gibson, left Culbuoy, Ireland, 1866; William M. Forbes, at Sydney, 1875; Samuel, or Robert Forsyth; William Henry Bligh, late of Woodford, Warrnambool; Benjamin Moseley Bint, at Geelong, 15 years ago; Robert Fergusson, late Perth, Scotland; John and Jane Nuttall, left Leeds, for Melbourne 1889; John Lyden, born Kuwara, Co Galway; the representatives of Edward Lewis, late of Cwmbran, Monmouthshire, deceased; the next of kin to John Henry Lamplough deceased; Edward Shingles, son of Daniel and Sarah Shingles, or descendants; John Samuel Simmonds, at Surrey Hills, Sydney, 1883; Robert Stewart, left New York, for Sydney, 1877; William Edwards, Staite, last heard of in Sydney, 1878; Frances Amelia Tomholt, or Holt or Wilson, nee Henderson, or Deane; Henry Tate, born London, 1837; Alfred Benjamin Conquest, last heard of at Nanawading, Victoria, in 1885; the children of John Bowers, who left Worcester, in 1852 for Australia; George Graham, a native of Daylesford; Thomas and Matthew Wood, left Manchester for Australia 20 years ago; Ellen Margaret Bouch, nee Jackson; Thomas Buckley, son of Sarah; Constance Alexandra Baker, nee Sander; James and Mary Theresa, and Frederick Dillon, late of Linton, Victoria; James Walter Howlett, at Silverton, 1883; Charlotte Manning, widow of James, of Suffolk; Kate McCormick, late of Greta, deceased (N.K. of); Alice May Sampson, daughter of Thomas Waring Sampson; John Charles Scoggins, son of John; William Gledhill, left Huddersfield 30 years ago; the children of James McMahon, of County Clare, Ireland; Patrick Noonan, left Poultrumple, County Clare, 30 years ago; James A. Murdoch, son of James, of Antugua; John and Mary Burns; Jacob Miller, working for the Chatsworth Council in 1900; Albert James, carpenter, late of Yuyebwl, Glamorganshire; Thomas Mason, last heard of at Wilga Downs Station, N.S.W.; Walter Pollard Laslett, left Liverpool in the s.s. "Drumalton" in 1883; Allan McKenzie Hodge, supposed to be in Queensland; and David and William Martin, born County Down.

Pursuant to orders made by the Chancery Division of the High Courts of Justice of England and of Ireland the following persons, if alive, or if dead, their next of kin or legal personal representatives are required to come in and prove their claims before a specified date, otherwise they will be peremptorily excluded from the benefit of any order, decree or Judgment to be thereafter made by the Court :—

Dawson de Maid, commonly known as James Dawson, last heard of in Sydney N.S.W.; the children of Walter Allanson, who died at Tickera S.A.; Francis Maginnes of Lisnaharrah Co. Down; Fuller Brown, last heard of at Blackhall, Queensland; William James Burnham, at Brisbane 1901; Hugh and Amelia Balfour Crawford last heard of at Townsville; Nugent Francis Collins, last heard of at Westgrove via Roma; Arthur Diver Tuck at Dunedin, N.Z. about 1875; the next of kin of Sarah Glassan, late of Corcamore, Ireland, deceased; the children of John Howard who died at north Yass N.S.W.; Arthur Samuel Luckstorth, left Kent 1880; George and Edward Stiles, last heard of in Tasmania; Frederick George Howard; Harriett Payne, Launceston in 1875; George John Caleb Stockham Davis; William Henry Randolph, who left England for Australia, in 1881; William James Burnham, at Brisbane, 1901; the children of Richard Annesly Sparkes, who died at Katherine, Palmerston, Victoria; Frank Taylor, born Herfordshire; the grand- children of George England, Joseph England, and Susan England; and William Blackburne, a son of Robert and Susan Blackburne, or his next of kin.

Should any of your subscribers think themselves interested in any of the fore- going matters, I will be pleased to give them further information on application to me, or through your paper.
— Yours, &c.,
Lloyd's Next of Kin and Unclaimed Money Offices,
80 Swanston-street, Melbourne,
December, 1909.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 6 January 1910 p 6 Family Notices
MORGAN-McNAMARA - January 5, 1885 at Holy Trinity Church, Millers Point by the Rev. R. King, Charles James Morgan, of Poplar, London, to Mary Ann, second daughter of Michael James McNamara of Leadmore, niece of Captain James Martin, late of Francis-street, Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland. Present address: 19 Charles-street, Forest Lodge.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 15 January 1910 p 9 Article
Mrs. Bridget Ryan died at her residence, Dartsmouth-street, Goodwood, at the age of 75 years, after a short illness. The deceased lady, who was a widow, her husband having died 28 years previously, was born at Inniss, County Clare, Ireland, in 1835, and arrived in South Australia by the ship Uropa in 1854. Mrs. Ryan first resided in the Marion district for about 20 years, after which she removed to Craigburn, Coromandel Valley, where she spent 14 years. Her next abode was in the same district-Blackwood-where she lived for over 22 years previous to disposing of her property, and settling down together with her two daughters, Misses E. and C. Ryan, in Goodwood, where she had been a resident for about three years Mrs. Ryan was a colonist of 56 years, and left three daughters and five sons, namely. Mrs. G. W. Matthews, of Mitcham; Misses N. Ryan and C. Ryan, both of Goodwood; Mr. J. A. Ryan, of Mitcham: Mr. T. Ryan, of Yacka; Mr J. H. Ryan, of Nantabibbie, Cockburn line; Mr. M. Ryan, of Parkside: and Mr. W. G. Ryan, of Sydney, besides 20 grandchildren.

The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 15 January 1910 p 8 Article
DEATH. — There passed away at his residence, 'Glenora' Parramatta-road, Ryde, on the 4th inst. one of the best known and most highly respected residents of the district, in the person of Mr. John O'Donoghue. The deceased was born in 1837 at Ennis. County Clare, Ireland. He left his native country at the age of nineteen, and went to Melbourne.

After spending ten years there, he went to New Zealand, where he was married in 1868 to Miss Esther Honor, eldest daughter of Mr. T. Honor, of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. He came to New South Wales in, 1886, and was for some time proprietor of the Junee Hotel, Junee, and later, of the Imperial Hotel, Manilla, for seven years. On his retirement from business, he took up his residence at Ryde, where he lived quietly up to the time of his death. Deceased was a member of the St. Vincent De -Paul Society, and an earnest worker in all good works for the advancement of the Church. He leaves a wife to mourn her sad loss. The remains were removed to St. Charles' Church, Ryde, after which the funeral cortege proceeded to Field of Mars cemetery, where the interment took place, a large number of mourners following to show a last respect to one who had always earned the respect and esteem of all with whom he came in contact.

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Tuesday 18 January 1910 p 2 Article
Mrs. Bridget Ryan died at her residence, Goodwood, Adelaide, at the age of 75 years, after a short illness. The deceased lady, who was a widow, her husband having died 28 years previously, was born at Inniss, County Clare, Ireland, in 1835, and arrived in South Australia by the ship Uropa in 1854. Mrs. Ryan left three daughters and five sons.

Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 30 January 1910 Section: SECOND SECTION p 6 Article Illustrated
The Australian who fought for the Boers. He is now the Nationalist member for County Clare, having been returned unopposed. One of Mr. Lynch's brothers lives in Perth.

The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Wednesday 2 February 1910 p 4 Article
The late Mr. Carrigg, who died recently at Hamley Bridge, was a very old colonist. He landed in South Australia in September, 1858, in the ship General Hewitt, and proceeded to Kapunda, at that time a mining town. Having remained for 12 months he engaged with the late Mr. J. J. Johnson, of Port Wakefield, and after wards went to Mintare in the employ of Mr. Bowman. He returned to Kapunda in 1860 and started farming at Bagot's Gap, at the same time taking up a section at Pinkerton Plains, where he remained until the time of his death. He was married in 1861 to Miss O'Shaughnessy at St. Laurence's Church, North Adelaide, by the Rev. (now Monsignor) O'Byrne, of Goodwood. He was born in Lissey Casey, County Clare, Ireland. A widow and family of eight— two sons and six daughters-survive. They are Mrs. Ronan, of Hamley; Mrs. John Fitzgerald, Arden Vale, Quorn; Mrs. M. Howes, Mallala; and Misses Annie, Maggie, Catherine, and Messrs. John and James Carrigg.

The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 10 February 1910 p 2 Article
The Mayor of South Brisbane has received a letter from Mr. Patrick Kerin, of Ennistymon, county Clare, Ireland, seeking information respecting the whereabouts of his sister, Mrs. Ellen Whitred, whose husband, George Whitred, died in Queensland about 14 years ago. His Worship will be pleased to receive any information that will enable him to reply to the letter.

The Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1874 - 1954) Friday 11 February 1910 p 7 Article
The marriage of Mr. T. J. Thompson, second son of the late Captain Osborne Thompson, and Miss Nellie Talty, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Hugh Talty, of Kilmihill, County Clare, was celebrated on Saturday, 5th February, at St. Columba's Church, the Revd. Father Comerford officiat ing. The bride wore a handsome gown of white Paris silk, made in Empire style, having a front panel of tucked silk, lace, and insertion; hat of crinoline straw with ostrich feathers. She also wore a diamond ring and bracelet, and carried a shower bouquet of choice flowers, the gifts of the bridegroom. Miss Lily Thompson and Miss Agnes Hughes attended the bride, and Mr. Chas. Thompson, brother of the bridegroom, acted as best man. After the ceremony the bridal party were entertained at the Mayfair Tea Rooms, and subsequently left by train en route for the North.

Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser (Qld. : 1903 - 1922) Saturday 26 February 1910 p 4 Article
Mr. Patrick Reilly of Image Flat who holds 116 acres as a dairy, sugar cane and general farm, came from Ireland in 1863; knocked about Queensland for 11 years getting colonial experience at such jobs as shearing, mining, timber getting, &c., and finally settled down near his present , property thirty-six years ago where he stayed for about eighteen years, and then removed to his present house a little further up, where he and his good lady have been since residing. About 20 years ago, Mr. Pat Reilly combined the dual business of farmer and butcher for a period of three years. Getted with an original vein of humour, and a fondness, for reminiscences, he is worth the effort needed to get him talking.

Mr. Patrick King, "Clare Hill.' 1 mile from Nambour, near Coe's Creek, holds 160 acres of which 10 are under cane. Mr. and Mrs P. King hail from County Clare in Ireland and landed in Queen land in 1873. During the first 2 or 3 years Mr. King was farming and timber getting in other parts of the Colony and finally 34 years ago settled down in "Kanambi" Pocket, near Nambour, growing sugar and general farm produce. He stayed on that farm for 30 years and it was only 4 years ago that he removed to 'Clare Hill,' distant 1 mile from Kanambi Pocket. Mr. and Mrs. Pat King like every other pioneer of that time, had to contend with difficulties of every kind. As an instance, it may be mentioned that during the first two years of his sojourn on the first farm they grew a good few acres of sugarcane, and just before the crop was to be cut and sent to Bli Bli, the mill at that place collapsed and left them with tons of sugarcane on hand and 2 years of hard labour for nothing. Undaunted by that unexpected misfortune Mr. King has supplied the Nambour Mill with cane every year since its inception.

Mr. T. Howard, 'Fertility' farm (Nambour Township; originally composed of 160 acres, but through sales now dwindled down to 11 acres, 4 of which belong to Mr. and Mrs. Howard, and 7 to their daughter, Mrs. Burrell, the whole of the 11 acres being worked as a milk farm under the name of the "Nambour Dairy". Owing to Mr. Howard's absence at the seaside I could obtain but incomplete details about him. Mr. Howard was born in England and must have come early to Queensland, for he married his present wife in 1864 or 1865 in Brisbane. Therefore they must have been in Queensland for the last 45 years if not more. Before finally settling down in "Fertility" farm, Mr. & Mrs. Howard resided for a good many years in the Pine River district, and came to Nambour about 30 years ago. Mr. Howard Snr., hails from County Clare, Ireland.

Queensland Figaro (Brisbane, QLD : 1901 - 1936) Thursday 3 March 1910 p 13 Family Notices
February 5th.—Miss Nellie Talty, of Kilmikill, County Clare Ireland, to Mr. J. T. Thompson of North Queensland ; at St. Columba's Church, Charters Towers.

The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Thursday 10 March 1910 p 10 Article
George Ormsby Edward Burkitt, late of Kilkee, County Clare, Ireland, formerly of Perth, W.A., medical doctor, to William John Hancock (J. and R. Maxwell), £7,3S0 9s. 3d.

Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 13 March 1910 Section: SECOND SECTION p 8 Article
KING- (Mary P.); who left Ennis, County Clare. Ireland, with her uncles, John and Tom Daly, forty seven years ago for Sydney, also of Bridget King, who left Wigan, Lancashire, thirty years ago, for Sydney.

The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Friday 11 March 1910 p 3 Article
During the week probate was granted in the estate of the late Dr. George Ormsby Edward Burkitt, who for some years practised his profession in Perth, and who died some months ago at Kildee, County Clare, Ireland. By his will, the deceased appointed Messrs. William John Hancock, Government electrician, of Perth, and James Cregan, manager of the Bank of New South Wales, Perth, executors of his Western Australian estate, and the Rev. Herbert Fltzmaurice and John Colley Smith Burkitt executors of his estate in the United Kingdom. The value of the real and personal estate is set down at £7,380 10s. To his brother, John Colley Smith Burkitt, the deceased bequeathed £1,000, and to his three sisters— Mary Studdert, Frances Wilkinson, and Helen Burkitt —£2,000 each. To his Western Australian executors the late doctor left £50 each, and gave directions that certain articles of valued furniture and books should go to Mr. Hancock and to his sister, Mary Studdert. From his estate in the United Kingdom it was directed that £300 should be paid to Mary Studdert for the education of her son Charles and daughter Dorothy. To his sisters, Frances Wilkinson and Helen Burkitt, the testator directed that £250 be paid, while his nieces— Doris, Eileen, Norah, Kathleen, and Dorothy— were to be given £50 each. There are, in the will directions as to the disposal of jewellery, etc., and a codicil provides for the payment of an additional sum of £100 to Mary Studdert.

The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Monday 14 March 1910 p 2 Family Notices
The funeral of another old and respected colonist in the person, of the late Mr .John Hart took place on Sunday afternoon, and was largely attended. The deceased was born in County Clare, Ireland, and arrived in this country some 50 years ago, in the ship Robert Morrison, when he settled in Perth. He leaves a grown up family of three sons and three daughters to mourn their loss. The cortege moved from the residence of his son-in-law (Mr. D. Murphy), 43 Vincent-street, Leederville, and proceeded to St. Brigid's Church, where the first portion of the burial service was read by the Rev. Dr. O. Hurley, and thence by road to the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Karrakatta, where the remains were interred the Rev. Dr. O. Hurley conducting the burial ceremony at the graveside. The pall-bearers were Messrs. E. P. Dalziel, D. Longmuir, R. Seery, M. Walsh, T. Roach, and F. Devlin. The chief mourners were the widow (Mrs. J. Hart) Mr. D. Murphy, Mrs. W. D. Sullivan, and Mrs. J.D. Rashleigh (daughters), Messrs. Michael, Thomas John, and James Hart (sons), Messrs. D. Murphy, W. D. Sullivan, and J. D. Rashleigh (sons-in-law), and 21 grand-children. There were no flowers (by request). The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Bowra and O'Dea.

Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Tuesday 15 March 1910 p 3 Article
DEATH OF MOTHER MARY STANISLAUS. [Mary Anne Kenny, born 23 Feb 1841 to parents Matthew Kenny and Erina McMahon, entered Mercy Order 2 July 1859 – moh]
FIFTY YEARS IN RELIGIOUS LIFE. A Distinguished Sister of Mercy.
The death of Mother Mary Stanislaus Kenny, foundress of the Congregation, of the Sisters of Mercy at Singleton, is an event of more than ordinary importance. It is, indeed, a noteworthy event in the history of the Catholic Church, in Australasia. For the life-work of this noble nun is interwoven with the Catholic and social life of this country, and it would be difficult to form an estimate of its beneficent and holy influence. The death took place at 9 o 'clock on Saturday night at St. Patrick's Convent of Mercy, Singleton. The venerable nun had been seriously ill for about two months, and for many days previously the end had been momentarily expected. At the hour mentioned she passed away, so calmly and peacefully that the Sisters kneeling around her were hardly aware of it, although all had been watching for the supreme moment. The late Mother Mary Stanislaus was born in Limerick, Ireland, on February 22nd, 1841, and was therefore 69 years of age. Her father and mother were both highly cultured, and possessed considerable means. They had a family of four-three daughters and one son—-all of whom embraced the religious state. The son, Charles Kenny, was a most zealous and saintly priest, and died on the American mission. The eldest daughter—Sister Mary Borgia—was a gifted Loretto nun, and died some years ago at the Loretto Abbey, Gore, county Wexford, Ireland. The second daughter was the subject of this notice, Mother Mary Stanislaus, who was educated at Limerick and afterwards at the Ursuline Convent in Watorford. Was received into the novitiate of the Sisters of Mercy at Ennis, where her aunt was Superioress, on February 15th, 1860, and was professed on February 18th, 1862. The youngest daughter of this saintly family was Mother Mary Peter, Superioress of the Ennistymon Convent of Mercy, Ireland. The grandfather of the late Mother Mary Stanislaus on the maternal side was Mr Charles M'Mahon, among whose grandchildren were thirteen nuns and three priests. Four of the members of the Singleton community of nuns were cousins of the deceased. After spending 15 years in the convent at Ennis, Mother Mary Stanislaus and nine other Sisters of Mercy from the same house left Ireland for the now mission at Singleton. The beginnings of the convent at Singleton, and the difficulties of the Sisters of Mercy in this new land, were well told by the eminent Redemptorist missionary, Very Rev. Father O'Farrell, at the opening and blessing of the magnificent new convent on August 8th of last year. He said: — "In the year 1874 the Most Rev. Dr. Quinn, the late and beloved Bishop of Bathurst, went to Rome and placed in the hands of the great Pope Pius IX. the report of his diocese. When starting for Europe on that occasion his great friend, the late Dr. Murray, Bishop of Maitland, gave him a commission to try and procure, for Singleton- a community of the Sisters of Mercy. After many disappointments and much travel, Dr. Quinn was advised to try the convent at Ennis, in the county Clare, Ireland, and he was told there was there a flourishing community of the Sisters of Mercy, founded from the neighboring city of Limerick, and that probably amongst that community he would be successful. It was a fortunate event for Singleton— and I might say for Australasia—that visit of Dr. Quinn, for there he found 10 devoted and noble women ready and willing to undertake the voyage and the work. The nature and the extent of that work they hardly suspected, but they were prepared to come to the then- un known and little thought of mission of Singleton. In a little time they were all ready, and having said good-bye to their native land, to their head convent home, and to their friends and relatives —to the home they were to see no more in this life—they started on the great feast of Saints Peter and Paul, June 29, 1875. It was a holy day of obligation, the bells were ringing for the last mass, and the little band was, accompanied to the station by thousands and thousands of people. Having started with Dr. Quinn, that brave little band of volunteers arrived safely in Sydney on August 25th of the same year. They were met in Sydney by Dr. Murray, and the hearty welcome that was so natural to him was given them. From that, day forth he never ceased to be their friend and their father, and never missed an opportunity of expressing, both -publicly and privately, his esteem and gratitude for the services of those sisters. For a few days they remained under the hospitable charge of the Dominican nuns, then settled in West Maitland, while Dr. Murray came on to Singleton to prepare for them a home and a welcome. On the 31st August the sisters arrived in Singleton, where they were met by a procession of buggies and horsemen, that escorted them to their new home, and there, up to the present, they have remained. Their new convent home, by the banks of the Hunter, has since become a centre of enlightenment, of piety, and of charity for the whole of the diocese: From this humble beginning the convent at Singleton has sent out sisters to found branches in different parts of Australasia —in the dioceses of Armidale and Wilcannia, in New South Wales; and in the dioceses of Wellington and Dunedin, New Zealand. Fertile and fruitful indeed was the soil in which this little seedling from Ireland came to be planted, for at the present day—and I think it is now four and thirty years since they landed in Sydney and came to Singleton—I believe I am correct in saying there are now scattered over Australasia 22 convents and 287 nuns of the Order of Mercy, who all owe their origin to the little band who set out from Ennis for Singleton in 1875." The valiant woman who led that little band has now passed away, after working earnestly and successfully for the honour and glory of God; and the aspirations of her earlier years were realised in the completion of the now and splendid convent which forms a land mark in the town of Singleton. It is worthy to note that Mother Mary Stanislaus during her lifetime regularly visited every convent of her Order, and knew personally every Sister. She was present at the inception of the foundation houses, and gave to the sisters in charge the benefit of her matured experience. It seems superfluous to speak of her generosity and charity to all in need, for they were well known, and it was her delight to encourage such works among the members of her community. Mother Mary Stanislaus is dead, but her spirit lives, and her work goes on. To all who knew her, her memory will be in benediction, and she will be revered in common with. Catherine McAuley, theillustrious foundress of the Order of Mercy—a sisterhood that has done so much for the care of the orphan, the relief of the poor, the instruction of the ignorant, and the nursing of the sick and wounded in the hospital and on the battlefield. At St. Patrick's Church on Sunday morning, in the presence of large congregations, Monsignor Meagher referred to the life and labours of the deceased nun. For almost 35 years, he said, the late Mother Mary Stanislaus had been in Australia, and for practically the whole of that time she had been head of the Sisters of Mercy. During the last 16 years he had been intimately associated with her in directing work in this parish, and could say that she was a noble woman and a most saintly nun. She was highly accomplished, and could have taken her part in the highest circles of society in the old country; in fact, she was born, into it. When the question of establishing the Order of Mercy in Australia was broached, the late Mother Mary Stanislaus was one of the first to volunteer, and was at once selected for the position. After paying a tribute to her works of charity, and to the interest she manifested in the care and welfare of orphan children, Mon signor Meagher said many people throughout Australia and the dominion of New Zealand would hear of her death with genuine regret, because they were indebted to her and the Sisters of Mercy under her aegis for training and guidance into the ranks of right-living citizens. It was a remarkable coincidence that she, who had planned, the erection of the Convent at Singleton, and the archiect (Mr F. -B. Menkins), who had designed it, should pass away within the same week. On the occasion of the recent visit of a number of bishops, when his Eminence Cardinal Moran was also present, it was remark ed that the Convent was one of the finest buildings of its kind in the Common wealth. The late Mother Mary Stanislaus had painted the Catholic map in Our Lady of Mercy's colors from Newcastle to Inverell and Moree, in New South Wales; and from Dunedin, to The Bluff, in New Zealand. She had con ducted the work of her religious life admirably, and with discretion and prudence. Six of the sisters who came out from Ennis are still living, and the parent house at Singleton and diocesan branches hold 114 nuns. As many of these, as can attend will be present at the funeral A requiem high mass and solemn office for the dead will take place at St. Patrick's Church this (Tuesday) morning at 10 o'clock, and afterwards the remains of deceased will be interred in the nuns' cemetery.

Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Tuesday 22 March 1910 p 2 Article
Death of Mr John Scanlon.
Mr John Scanlon, a resident of the Singleton and Maitland districts for almost half a century, died at his residence, George-street on Saturday afternoon. The deceased was born in county Clare, Ireland, and was 69 years of age. He had been ailing for about nine months, and was confined to his bed for six weeks prior to his death. The deceased was employed for many years on the railway, and afterwards kept the Alma Hotel in High-street, West Maitland, which he relinquished in 1893. He leaves a widow, four daughters and two sons. The daughters are Mesdames C. Mitchell (West Maitland), D. Kenny, (Cessnock), Druce Smith (Singleton), K. Spinks (Goorangoola), and the sons, are Michael Scanlon (West Maitland) and John Scanlon (Singleton). The funeral on Sunday afternoon was largely, attended, the remains being interred in the Catholic cemetery.

The Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1874 - 1954) Tuesday 5 April 1910 p 4 Article
P. R. Larkin died at his residence at Randwick on Saturday at the age of 75. He was a native of County Clare, Ireland. The greater part of his early Colonial life was spent in the produce business.

Euroa Advertiser (Vic. : 1884 - 1920) Friday 15 April 1910 p 4 Article
It is with regret that we have to record the death of Mrs Organ, wife of Mr James Organ of Tamleugh, which took place on Monday 5th inst. Recently Mrs Organ's health had not been satisfactory, and she was making slow progress from a recent illness. On Monday, enfeebled by sickness and old age, she stumbled, fell down over a step and fractured her thigh at the hip. The shock, combined with her weak state of health, was so great that notwithstanding that everything was done to relieve her agony, she died as above stated. Deceased was widely known throughout the district as a gentle, kindhearted and hospitable Irishwoman, who always had a happy smile and a kind word for everybody. She was born in County Clare, Ireland, in 1834, and came to Victoria when about 25 years of age, and thus was a colonist of over 50 years, 27 of which she spent in the Tamleugh district. She leaves a husband and grown-up family to mourn her loss-the shock being particularly severe to Mr Organ who is over 80 years of age. The funeral took place on Wednesday and was largely attended.-'Sentinel.'

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 20 April 1910 p 8 Article
Mr. John Murphy, an old resident of Thebarton, died at his residence, Bennett street, on Saturday. He was born in Innis, county Clare, Ireland, in 1830, and arrived in South Australia with his parents, when about 21 years of age, in the ship Isabella, which anchored at Port Adelaide on St. Patrick's Day, 1851. They, settled in Kapunda. He and his brothers went overland to Bendigo when the gold rush was on, but like many more, returned without making their fortune. He married in 1858 a daughter of the late Mr. Lawrance Lenone, of Adelaide. Subsequently be began farming in Kapunda, and later at Hatley Bridge, but about 15 years ago he retired, and took up his residence at Thebarton, where he had lived ever since. The only surviving brother is Mr. Peter Murphy, of Sturt street. There were 15 children, of whom nine are living; also 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Monday 25 April 1910 p 4 Article
Mrs. Thomas Neagle, sen., an old resident of the Mount Barker district, died last Saturday. The deceased, who was in her 81st year, had a- paralytic stroke on April 1, and since then had been confined to her bed. She was born in County Clare, Ireland, and came to South Australia about 1855. Half a century ago she was married to the late Mr. Neagle. who died six years ago. There are five sons, two daughters, and 13 grandchildren.

Zeehan and Dundas Herald (Hobart, Tas. : 1890 - 1922) Friday 29 April 1910 p 4 Article
The death of Mrs John Mylan, which took place at Burnie on Wednesday, has removed a well-known and respected resident, who had lived in the district for the last 30 years. The news of her death will come as a shock to a large circle of friends, who justly esteemed her for her kindness of heart and gentle disposition. In former years Mrs Mylan, assisted by her late husband, took a prominent part in the social functions in connection with the Roman Catholic Church, of which she was a devoted member. Her husband, the late Mr John Mylan, pre-deceased her in 1908, the remaining members 0f the family being Mr H. F. Mylan, Mrs J. Doherty, Mrs C. G. Bower, Miss N. Mylan (Money Order Office; Queens, town), and Misses K. and S. Mylan, all arriving in time to be present at the death-bed. Deceased was a daughter of the late Mr Hugh Gildea, of Lismoyle, County Clare, Ireland. The funeral will take place this afternoon

Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Thursday 23 June 1910 p 2 Article
One of the most genial of souls passed away yesterday morning, with the death of Mr Anthony Darcy, of West Cloven Hills. He had lived in the district for about 45 years, was known to most people and was held in respect and esteem by all who came in contact with the personality of the warm-hearted Irishman of which he was a good type. The late Mr Darcy was born in County Clare, Ireland, 76 years ago. He came to Australia when about 26 years of age, landing in Sydney fifty years ago. He was among the selectors of plains land some 45 years ago and has resided on the property he acquired then ever since. His health has not been good for some time past, but he was able to get about as usual right up to Tuesday, and death came suddenly. His wife pre-deceased him 26 years. The members of the family are Messrs Michael Darcy, Beech Forest; Patrick Darcy, Dundonnell; John Darcy, South Purrumbete; Mrs P. Bramelly, Warrnambool; and Misses Kate and Susan Darcy. The interment will take place to-morrow, the funeral leaving West Cloven Hills at noon, and reaching the Camperdown cemetery at 2.30 p.m.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 2 July 1910 p 20 Article
The Very Rev. Father P. Clune, of the Redemptorist Order, nominated Dignissimus as succoessor to his Lordship Dr. Gibney (Bishop of Perth), was (says the Sydney "Freeman's Journal") born in County Clare, Ireland, and was ordained for Goulburn, being specially selected by Father Mullaly, of All Hallows', for his old friend the Bishop of Goulburn, who was his class mate in Maynooth in 1848. If chosen by the Pope, the Very Rev. Father Clune will be junior All Hallows' Bishop by ordination. On Saturday, June l8, he entered the jubilee year of his priesthood. Father Clune was a popular senior of the college in the year 1886.

Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 3 July 1910 Section: THIRD SECTION p 6 Article
Word comes along, says the "Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News," of the marriage Of Nancy, the eldest daughter of Sir Bryan O'Loughlin, Bart., to Leo. Hernandez, from the sunny land of Spain. The knot was tied in London. Nancy migrated to London some years back with brother Michael, who inherited the baronetcy, and lived with him on the Irish estate, "Drumconora" in County Clare. She has long been a great chum of Lady Philip Egerton.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 5 July 1910 p 6 Family Notices
HANNAN - July 2, at his residence, Keelogues, Figtree, near Wollongong, Patrick Hannan, aged 82 years, native County Clare, Ireland, colonist of 60 years. R.I.P.

The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Friday 8 July 1910 p 3 Article
Another of the respected citizens of Horsham has passed his eightieth birthday-Mr. J. F. Ryan, of Church Hill. Mr. Ryan, considering his four score years, is fairly well in health, and his memory is especially good. H was born in the County Tipperary, Ireland, and was apprenticed as a stone mason. Having learned his trade, he sailed for the island of Jersey, and spent a short time there in the gunneries. Leaving the island he went to Liverpool, thence sailing for New York, and spent a short time there. With others he heard a good deal of talk of Australia, and re solved trying his luck here. Landing in Melbourne in 1850, he worked at his trade, and joined the first stone mason's union there, but, like many others, the gold rush enticed him, and his first place to try was Inglewood. He was not successful, so he tried the land, and in 1859 went to Bunyip Station, near Nhill, where he worked for a time. He subsequently left for Coleraine, in the Western district. Coming back to the Wimmera he resided at Natimuk for 13 years, carrying on farming and grazing. Mr. Ryan also spent periods in New Zealand and Tasmania, and eventually selling out, retired to Horsham, purchasing property in John-street, Church Hill. Here he has been residing for the last 25 years. Mr. Ryan was married to Miss Costello, of County Clare, Ireland, and the couple celebrated their golden wedding four years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Ryan, out of a family of six, have been unfortunate in losing all but two, these being Mrs. D. Hanan, Natinmuk, and. Mrs. R. Mason, Stawell. Their many friends wish them comfort for the remaining years of their long life.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 16 July 1910 p 16 Article
YORKETOWN, July 14. - Mrs. Macgregor died at the hospital, last week as the result of a fracture of the thigh, sustained when getting out of bed. The deceased, who was 82 years old, was a very old resident, having arrived on the Peninsula in 1871. She came to the State when a young woman from County Clare, Ireland. She was married in Adelaide. Her husband died m 1881. Four children out of 12 survive (Mrs Cunerford, Victoria; Mrs J. A Maher, Mount Rat; Miss Macgregor, and Mr. J. Macgregor, of Warooka).

The Maffra Spectator (Vic. : 1882 - 1920) Thursday 21 July 1910 p 3 Article
We ("Record") regret to chronicle the death of Mrs Reid, wife of Mr Reid, of Traralgon, which took place at Loch Park on Friday last. Deceased, who was 63 years of age, was a very old resident of the Glenmaggie district, and was well known and highly respected by many in Heyfield, Cowwarr and other places along the line. For the past three years she has suffered from heart trouble, and since coming to Traralgon had been attended by Dr M'Lean. She was a native of County Clare, Ireland, being a daughter of Mr M'Cormick, farmer, of that place, and came to Victoria some 47 years ago. The cause of death was syncope. On Saturday the remains of deceased were conveyed by the midday train to Glenmaggie where they were interred. Deceased leaves her husband and a grown up family of 13 children to mourn her loss, for whom much sympathy will be felt.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 11 August 1910 p 12 Article
FORDS, August 9.-Mr. J. Meaney, retired farmer, of Fords, died on Friday last at the age of 79. He was born in county Clare, Ireland, and came to Australia over 50 years ago. He started farm- in the district of Light, near Fords, where he remained until the time of his death. For the last 30 years he had retired and left the management of his farm to members of his family. He left a widow, four sons (Mr. John Meaney, of Hamley Bridge; Mr. T. Meaney, farmer, of Fords; Mr. John Meaney, farmer, of Fords; and Mr. Michael Meaney, farmer, of Fords), and four daughters (Mrs. M. Daly, of Adelaide; Mrs. M. Murphy, of East Adelaide; Mrs. Forsyth, of Henley Park; and Miss Meaney, of Fords). The funeral took place on Sunday last at St. John's Cemetery, near Kapunda, and was largely at- tended.

The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 7 September 1910 p 4 Family Notices
WILSON-McDONNELL. -On the 27th August, at St. Stephen's Cathedral, Brisbane, Amy Dorothy Wilson (Dolly), youngest daughter of Joseph and Annie Wilson (late of Chester, England), to Jack McDonnell, of Milltown, county Clare, Ireland. Home papers please copy.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Friday 9 September 1910 p 1 Family Notices
MURPHY. -On the 8th September, at his residence, Bennison Creek, Foster, Michael Nolan native of Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, formerly Victorian railways, in his 74thyear. R.I.P.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Monday 12 September 1910 p 5 Article
FOSTER -Mr Michael Murphy one of the old pioneers of South Gippsland died suddenly on Thursday at the age of 74 years. Deceased was a native of Ennis County Clare Ireland, and a colonist of close on 50 years.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 14 September 1910 p 10 Family Notices
MCNAMARA.-On the.4th September, at his residence. Edwardstown, next public school, John McNamara, Bagot's Wood. Born Inness, County Clare, Ireland.

The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 7 October 1910 p 8 Article
HAWKER, October 5.-Mr. John Reynolds, farmer, Hundred of Arkaba, aged 49 years, died suddenly last Friday morning at the residence of his brother, Mr. Stephen Reynolds. The deceased had been poisoning rabbits with bisulphide of carbon, and told his brother when he first felt ill that he had inhaled some of the fumes. The cause of death was apoplexy. The deceased was the third son of the late John Reynolds. He was born at Moohane, County Clare, Ireland, in April 1861, and arrived in South Australia in 1881. He had been farming in the Hundred of Arkaba for the past 25 years. He was a bachelor, and has left two brothers (Stephen and Patrick) and a widowed mother, aged 84 years.

Independent (Footscray, Vic. : 1883 - 1922) Saturday 26 November 1910 p 3 Article
The death occurred at St. Vincent's Hospital on Saturday last of a well known resident in the person of Mr. Michael O'Loughlin, after a short illness. Deceased was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and a colonist of 44 years, being for a great number of years a trusted employee of the Board of Works. A large number of friends and relations at tended the funeral, which took place on Monday 21st, leaving his residence, Ann-street, Footscray, for St. Monica's R.C. Church, where the usual service was held before proceeding to the Footscray Cemetery. The Rev. Father McCarthy read the service at the graveside. The pall bearers were Messrs J. Butler, J. Featherston, E. Featherston, A. Darling, R. H. Willoughby, M. Quinlan, M. Handrahan and J. Kinnane. Coffin bearers, Messrs T. Radcliffe, C. Olse, W. Quinlan and R. Ferris. A large number of floral tributes were received.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Monday 28 November 1910 p 1 Family Notices
WILKINSON-McNAMARA - [Golden Wedding ]
On the 28th November, 1860, at St. Paul's Church, Melbourne, by the late Canon Chase, Alfred James, second son of the late Henry Wilkinson, of Hants, England, to Ellen Louisa, second daughter of the late Timothy McNamara, county Clare, Ireland. Present address, "Pemhala," Tennyson street, Moonee Ponds.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 13 December 1910 p 8 Family Notices
MURPHY - O'RIELLY -On the 2nd November, at the Queen of Angel's, Thebarton by Rev. J. Healy, Elizabeth (Lizzie) eldest daughter of Patrick O'Rielly of Julia Creek, niece of the late James O'Rielly, Mona-street, Thebarton, to Thomas Murphy, Henley Beach-road, Mile End, youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Murphy, County Clare, Ireland.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 4 January 1911 p 8 Family Notices
DOWNES. — January 3, 1911, at his residence, 21 James-street, North Sydney, Michael Joseph, beloved husband of Margaret G. Downes, and third son of the late Patrick Joseph Downes, of County Clare, Ireland, aged 47 years. R.I.P.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 6 January 1911 p 6 Article
Our Perth correspondent telegraphed last night:-A cablegram was received by Father Verling this morning from Cardinal Gotti, Papal secretary, announcing that Father Patrick Clune, Superior of the Redemptionists had been appointed Roman Catholic Bishop of Perth. Father Clune left for New Norcia by this morning's train, and does not yet know of his appointment. He was born in County Clare, Ireland, in 1864. and educated at All Hallows' College, and ordained there in 1886. He came to Australia shortly afterwards, and officiated as priest in the Goulburn diocese, New South Wales. He went home in 1892 and joined the Redemptionist community, but returned to Australia eight years ago, and has been head of the Redemptionist community in Western Australia for the past four years. The new bishop is a fine orator.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 23 January 1911 p 7 Article
SPALDING, January l8.-Mr. P. Donnellan. an old resident, died last Friday morning. He was ill only a few days. Mr. Donnellan was born at county Clare, and came to South Australia in 1866. For many years he resided at Kapunda, but took up land at Hornsdale, and carried on farming for 12 years. Finally he secured a lease of education land at Spalding, and for 18 years he has been farming here. Mr. Donnellan did much towards the erection of the Roman Catholic Church in Spalding. He left a widow, six sons (Messrs. A. Donnellan, of Hornsdale: T. Donnellan, of Anlaby; B. M. Donnellan, of Quorn; S. J. Donnellan, M. Donnellan.and P. Donnellan and one daughter (Miss A. Donnellan of Spalding).

Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Tuesday 24 January 1911 p 2 Article
Mr. Martin Hassett, a colonist of fifty years, died on Saturday evening at the residence of his son, Mr. Harry Hassett, Camperdown. At the age of 26 Mr. Martin Hassett arrived in Victoria. He had spent two years in the United States, and returned to his birthplace, County Clare, Ireland. Mr. Hassett was in America during the Civil War, but was not in any way interested in the conflict. Arriving in Victoria, he worked as a navvy for a couple of years. Next he acquired land near Hamilton, which he cultivated as a farm and where he resided for some considerable time. Afterwards he bought land at Ararat, where he lived for six years. He left Ararat for Minyip living there for 13 years. In 1881 he came to the Camperdown district. During the concluding years of his life he was an invalid. Throughout his career Mr. Hassett was a great sporting enthusiast, and was a well known figure at local fixtures. He leaves behind a widow, six sons, Messrs Harry, A., and T. Hassett of Camperdown, Mr. J. Hassett, of Warnecourt, Mr. P. Hassett of Drysdale, and Mr. J. Hassett, of New Zealand; and one daughter, Mrs. Carey of Penshurst.

Queensland Figaro (Brisbane, QLD : 1901 - 1936) Thursday 2 February 1911 p 13 Family Notices Illustrated
The engagement is announced of Miss C. Connors, eldest daughter of Mrs. F. Connors, of Newstead, to Mr. James O. Halloran, late of County Clare, Ireland.

The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Tuesday 21 March 1911 p 8 Family Notices
Mrs. Mary Hollands, an old colonist of this State passed away at her late residence, Preston Point-road, East Fremantle, on the 14th inst. The deceased, who was over 70 years of age. was born in County Clare, Ireland. She arrived in Western Australia in 1853, and went to York, where she resided for 28 years. She then came to Fremantle, in which place she had lived for the last 30 years. She leaves a grown-up family of two sons and three daughters to mourn their loss. The funeral took place on Thursday afternoon last, in the Roman Catholic portion of the Fremantle Cemetery, and was attended by many friends. The burial service was conducted by the Rev. Father J. Wheeler, O.M.I. The pall-bearers were Messrs. M. Hallion. E. Flanagan, R. Kavanagh and A. McMullen. The chief mourners were Mr. John Holland, son; Mr. Robert Kavanagh, son-in-law; Messrs. Frank, Henry. Con., and Leo. Townsend, Robert, and Harry Kavanagh and George Hollands, grandsons. There were no flowers by request, but many letters and telegrams expressing sympathy were received. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Arthur E. Davies and Co.

The Coburg Leader (Vic. : 1890 - 1913) Friday 31 March 1911 p 1 Article
[First line unreadable - moh]
of the late Mr. Patrick Mungovan which took place on Monday, the 27th March in the Austin Hospital at the age of 50 years. The deceased who had been ailing for some time, was an old and respected resident of Brunswick, and was for many years in the employ of Mr. J. McNamara, of Wilson street, Brunswick and was very popular all round. He was a native of Innes, County Clare, Ireland, from whence he came when quite a youth and had resided in Brunswick for upwards of 20 years. The funeral took place on Wednesday, leaving the residence of Mr. J. McNamara, 18 Wilson street, Brunswick, at 4 o'clock, for the Coburg General Cemetery and was largely attended. The pall bearers being Messrs. Smith, O'Farrell and Russell. The funeral arrangements were entrusted to Mr. Chas. P. Frilay.

The Coburg Leader (Vic. : 1890 - 1913) Friday 7 April 1911 p 1 Article
The following were the pall-bearers at the funeral of Mr. Patrick Mungovan, at the Coburg cemetery, on Wednesday, 29th March :-Messrs Smith, O'Farrell, Russell,. Parland, Cross and Mulcahy.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 31 March 1911 p 9 Article
QUORN, March 29.-Mr. Patrick Kain, who died on Sunday last, was a son of the late Mr. Michael Kain, of Hamley Bridge. He was born in County Clare, Ireland, 56 years ago, and when two years of age came to South Australia with his parents in the ship Lady Ann. His father took up land at Hamley Bridge, where the family resided for over 30 years. The deceased followed farming pursuits at Hamley Bridge (Pinkerton Plains), and st Arkaba. Twenty-four years ago he came to Quorn, where he was employed in the service of the corporation and district council as a foreman. He married the daughter of the late Mr. Edward Griffin, of Tothill's Belt, who survives him. He also left three sons (Edward, of Pinnaroo; and Martin and Leo, of Qourn) and two daughters.

Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Tuesday 11 April 1911 p 2 Article
Death of a Sister of Mercy.
At an early hour on Sunday morning the Sisters of the Convent of Mercy were called upon to lose, by the hand of death, a member of their Order, in the person of Sister Margaret Mary Corry, who passed away at the age of 42 years. The lady, who was a native of County Clare, Ireland, entered the Order of Mercy at Singleton 21 -years ago, but during 18 years she was a member of the community at the branch house of the Order at Branxton. Being in failing, health for some time, Sister Margaret Mary returned to the parent house a few months ago, but her malady increased in severity, and she died as stated above. A solemn requiem high mass was celebrated at St. Patrick's Church yesterday morning at 10.30, in the presence of a large congregation. His Lordship, the Right Rev. Dr. P. V. Dwyer, Bishop of Maitland, presided. The celebrant of the mass was the Rev. H. Ward, of West Maitland, the Rev. F. D. Kilgallin. Administrator, Scone, being the deacon, and Rev. J. O.'Flynn, of Muswellbrook, sub deacon. Afterwards the remains of the late Sister were interred in the Nuns' Cemetery at Singleton. [Bridget Mary Corry, born 1869 Ennistymon, County Clare, to parents Cornelius Corry and Sarah Talty. Entered the convent 5 March 1890 – moh]

The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 17 April 1911 p 6 Article
Another of the old residents of the Hookina district passed away in the person of Mrs. Woods, wife of Mr. Michael Woods, sen., farmer. She was 69 years old, and had been a colonist for 52 years. The de ceased was a native of County Clare, Ire land, and sailed from Plymouth in the ship Castle Laden. She resided for a while at Terowie and Manoora, and was in the north for nearly 30 years. There are three sons-Messrs. J. Woods (of the Railway Department, Petersburg), L. Woods (farmer, Hookina), and M. B. Woods (merchant, Hookina)— and two daughters— Mrs. J. Prigent (Hawker) and Mrs, J. Henschise (Hookina).

Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Wednesday 31 May 1911 p 3 Article
Mr. Martin Honan.-There died at the residence of Mr. Wm. Sutton, Croyle, on Sunday, a colonist of nearly 70 years standing. The late Mr. Martin Honan was born in County Clare, Ireland, in 1838, and when but six months old went with his parents to New Zealand. After a few years the family came to Australia. When the late Mr. Honan was but 11 years old his parents went to the Bendigo digging's, and the lad tramped alongside the bullock waggons from Port Phillip to Bendigo. The family soon after settled at Gawler, and from that time on the deceased had a varied experience. He helped in the construction of the overland telegraph line to Port Darwin, and held contracts for several sections of it. He was also for many years employed on the Hon. J. Warren's stations in the Far North, and had many exciting experiences. In August, 1881, he took passage in the steamer Euro from Port Adelaide to Beachport. On August 23 the vessel was wrecked a few miles from Beachport, not far from where the Time came to grief recently. The late Mr. Honan was the last to leave the boat. He swam to a plank to which Miss Gould, a daughter of the late Mr. Isaac Gould, was clinging. She disappeared suddenly, and it was thought at the time that a shark had taken her. Of the company she was the only one lost. On another occasion the deceased was for three hours in the water at Kingston. He was well known throughout the North and the South-East of South Australia, and his recital of early days' experiences made very interesting hearing. The deceased was remarkably well preserved, considering that he was in his 73rd year, and was only taken ill about two months ago. He was a brother of Mrs. Wm. Sutton, of Croyle, and of Mr. Thos. Honan, of Compton. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon, the Very Rev. Dean Ryan officiating at the graveside. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. Geo. Lewis.

Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 4 June 1911 p 26 Article
The many friends of Mrs. Joe-Boche, of the Union Club Hotel, Boulder, will regret to hear of the death of her father, Mr. Peter Scanlan, which took place at his residence, Scariff, County Clare, Ireland, after a very short ill- ness, on April 7.

The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts (Barcaldine, Qld. : 1892 - 1922) Saturday 10 June 1911 p 11 Article
The Peak Downs Telegram mentions that Mrs. Norah Sammon, Iron Hut Farm, Brewery Creek, having reached her one hundredth year, a large number of friends journeyed out to celebrate the event. Mrs. Sammon was born is County Clare, Ireland, in 1811, and came out to Queensland by the Monsoon in 1854, being then 43 years of age. She has lived in various places during the 57 years she has been in Queens land, going to Springsure district in 1870, and in 1880 went to the Peak Downs district, and has been there ever since. There are 53 descendants of the old lady including three sons and two daughters, one being Mrs. D. Hoare, of Barcaldine. She has 36 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.

Worker (Brisbane, Qld. : 1890 - 1955) Saturday 17 June 1911 p 9 Article
A Hundrcd-Not Out.
[For the "Worker".]
On Saturday, May 11, Mrs. Norah Sammon, of Hut Farm, Brewery Creek, Peak Downs (Q.), completed her hundredth year, says ' Peak Downs Telegram.'Mrs. Sammon was born in County Clare, Ireland, on May 27, 1811. She came to Queensland in 1854, being then 57 years of age. She has resided near the Bunya Mountains, in the Darling Downs, at Rockhampton, and Springsure, and in 1880 went to Peak Downs, where she has since lived. She has three sons, two daughters, 36 grandchildren, and 12 great-granchildren, who are all properly proud of this grand daughter of old Ireland and venerable mother of young Australia. She is still going cheerily and strong. Here's her health and song :

Adown the long vista of years
She beholds in perspective array,
The ghosts of the hopes and the fears.
And the friends of her long-drawn-out day.
Blent mem'ries of joy and of care,
Since that early last century morn,
In the Shannon-washed County of Clare,
When the babe Norah Sammon was born.
She can dimly remember, perchance,
That June Sunday morning long gone,
When the pride and the glory of France ?
Were quenched on the Mount of St. John;
And his end— who had lost all he'd won,
Who had flouted all Europe to scorn—
Whose greatness had flamed like the sun,
The year Mrs. Sammon was born.
She minds when Sebastopol fell,
And the welter of Crimean gore,
And the bloodthirsty national yell.
Of revenge for the deeds at Cawnpore.
She was well on to matronly prime
When the taxes were lifted from corn —
That was nigh fifty years from the time
When brave Mrs. Sammon was born.
Coronations! how many she's seen,
And crowns laid aside on the shelf!
She's outlasted four kings, and a queen
Who was almost as old as herself.
And four generations of men
Have come home with the milk in the morn,
Having done their last night-shifts since then —
Since the year Mrs Sammon was born.
She has lived to see Labour arise
Erect from the crouch of the slave,
And, to Mammon's indignant surprise,
Demand what he once dared but crave.
May her light not be swallowed in night,
Till, athwart all the seas and the lands,
All the toilers have won their birth-right—
The full fruit of the work of their hands. FIDELIO

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 28 June 1911 p 14 Article
YONGALA. June 24.-Mrs. Roche died at the age of 68, after a lengthy illness, on Wednesday. She arrived from County Clare, Ireland, by the Hugemont in September, 1866, and settled at Hamilton. After a brief stay she removed to Mannanarie, and from there to Yatina, where she was left a widow on February 25, 1879. She married again in 1881, and was again left a widow on November 21, 1898. She came to Yongala eight years ago. She leaves three sons and two daughters-Miss M. Storen and Miss N. Roche, Messrs. P. Storen, J. Storen, and T. Roche.

The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts (Barcaldine, Qld. : 1892 - 1922) Saturday 1 July 1911 p 7 Article
Death of Mr. Michael Ballinger.
THE grim reaper Death has again been busy, and has removed from our midst another old Central-West Queensland resident in the person of Mr. Michael Ballinger, a man well known, especially among the old hands, as one of the great supporters of the 1891 Carriers' Union. It was only a few weeks ago we had to report the demise of Mr. Wm. Kemp, who was an old-time carrier, who, like Mr. Ballinger, found his occupation like Othello's, gone with the advancement of the railway, and sought out another mode of livelihood. Our memory takes as back many years; we remember Mr. Ballinger when he carried stationery for us from Pine Hill in the '80's, and we knew him then as we knew him of later years, as one of the most independent and withal obliging carriers on the line. But old age crept on; hard work takes the life out of a man, and it is only when the pioneers begin to get snow-white and acquire a stoop they realise they are getting old, and that their places must be given to the young and vigorous, who, in their turn, must give way to the younger ones. Mr. Ballinger, who had unfortunately a bed-ridden wife, worked on Tara among sheep for Mr. J. K. Cudmore, almost to the last, and with the after result of prevailing cold he decided to go to the hospital, and it was hoped his strength would be sufficient to get over the bout of sickness. But the old man tailed fast, and in the presence of his son William he passed quietly away at about 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening, the immediate cause of death being pneumonia. The funeral was conducted by Rev. J. Mulcahy on Thursday afternoon and was well-attended. The corpse was taken to the R.C. Church previous to the interment, and on arrival at the cemetery the Messrs Cudmore Bros, carried the coffin to the graveside.

The late Mr. Ballinger was born at Innes, County Clare, Ireland, and came out to Australia with his parents in the 5O's, landing at Sydney. As a "nipper" he worked at Tooth's brewery. Subsequently striking out for himself he, in the '60's, went to Maryborough, Queensland, and then commenced a career in the carrying interest, conveying loading to Auburn Station, Taroom, Gayndah, Dalby, &c. It was in 1866-7 he chummed in with " Peter" Vesper, and was mates with him. In 1868 Mr. Ballinger went to Dalby, the then terminus of the railway, and still carried in the Burnett district, eventually making Burenda, 12 miles from Augathella, his headquarters. Mr. Ballinger carried from there to Dalby and Roma; in 1869-70 he made his home at Roma. In 1883 Mr. Ballinger made his headquarters at Blackall, his first loading being wool from Northampton Downs (then managed by Mr. J. C. Higginson) to Pine Hill, the then terminus of the railway which the late Sir Thomas McIlwraith said had to reach the setting sun. Mr. Ballinger generally carried for the stations in the vicinity of Blackall up to 1898, when he made his home at Barcaldine, and carried the last load of wool from Malvern Hills, the road being kept open by the now Hon. James Page with an axe and a number of men. The story of using the disputed road will be fresh in the memories of many. Mr. Ballinger sold out to Mr. J. Forrest, and went on Tara station, where he worked almost up to the time of his death. Mr. Ballinger was looking forward to celebrating his silver wedding in November next, but the old adage, "Man proposes," &c. Mr. Ballinger left a wife and a family of eleven, all in good circumstances : four sons and four daughters were married and between them have 33 children. In the death of Mr. Ballinger another link with the past is severed.

The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 10 July 1911 p 1 Family Notices
EARLY.-On July 8, 1911, at her late residence, No. 3 Allison-street, Lansdowne crescent Mary, relict of the late Timothy Early, native of County Clare, Ireland, and a colonist of 64 years, in the 82nd year of her age. R. I. P. Funeral will move from the above address on Tuesday, the 11th, at 10 a m., for Cornelian Bay Cemetery. Friends are most respectfully invited to attend.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 27 July 1911 p 8 Article
Mrs. Margaret Murphy, an old resident of the Mount Barker district, died last Saturday at Macclesfield. She was 74 years of age. She was born in county Clare, Ireland, and came to South Australia in 1858 in the ship Scambol. Four years later she married Mr. Dennis Murphy, who died last year. She left one son, Mr. Michael Murphy, of Macclesfield, and two daughters-Misses Mary Murphy, of Macclesfield, and B. M. Murphy, of Adelaide-and seven grandchildren.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 7 August 1911 p 6 Family Notices
BROWNE.-On the 28th July, at his residence, Narridy, after a long illness. Michael, the beloved husband of Bridget Browne, late of Bagot's Station, near Kapunda, and second son of the late Michael and Mary Browne, of Cappanagera, County Clare, Ireland, aged 81 years and 6 months, leaving a sorrowing wife, seven sons, five daughters, 25 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild to mourn their loss. R.I.P.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 14 August 1911 p 6 Family Notices
NAYLON- DONNELLAN.-On the 14th August, 1883, at St Stephen's Cathedral, Brisbane, by the Rev. Father Fouhy, Patrick, third son of John Naylon, to Honora, youngest daughter of the late Anthony Donnellan, County Clare, Ireland. Present address-Glenelg, S.A.

Bunbury Herald (WA : 1892 - 1919) Tuesday 15 August 1911 p 2 Article
Death of an Old District Resident.— Another of the district's oldest residents, in .the person of Mrs. Margaret Thomas, relict of the late Mr. Jas. Thomas, passed peacefully away at 'Bournejup,' Ludlow, on Thursday evening last. Deceased arrived in Western Australia from County Clare. Ireland, as Miss Margaret Hayes, 54 years ago, and was shortly afterwards married, and settled in the South West, where she has resided ever since. About two months ago Mrs. Thomas contracted a severe attack of influenza, from which she never really recovered. She leaves five sons and seven daughters living. The funeral took place at Busselton on Saturday last.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Friday 18 August 1911 p 1 Family Notices
GLEESON.-On the 16th August, at his late residence. Clarendon, Patrick, the beloved father of Patrick, Michael, Mrs.J. Nugent, Thomas, and the Rev. M. L.Gleeson, native of County Clare, Ireland, aged 83 years. Requiescat in pace.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 25 August 1911 p 6 Family Notices
LOVEGROVE - PERRY.-August 25, 1886, at St. Mary's, North Sydney, by the Rev. Father Jacques, Frederick Charles Lovegrove, of Henley-on-Thames, Oxon, England, to Ellen Perry, of County Clare, Ireland. Present address, Henley Nursery, Mort's-road, Penshurst. Home papers please copy.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Saturday 26 August 1911 p 13 Family Notices
RYAN.- On the 25th August, at St. Bernard's Presbytery, Bacchus Marsh, Rev. Michael Ryan, P.P., eldest son of the late John Ryan, Main-street, Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland, dearly beloved brother of the Rev. Edward V. Ryan, Quambatook, Sister Mary St. Boniface, of the "Good Shepherd" Convent, Abbotsford, Mrs. Hayes, Ararat, and Mr M. Ryan, of the Penal department, Coburg, aged 50 years. R.I. P.
[Sister Boniface-born Margaret Ryan 20 March 1872 at Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland to parents, John Ryan and Susan Waters. Died Abbotsford, Victoria, 2 Sep 1911 – moh]

RYAN- On the 25th August, at the Presbytery, Bacchus Marsh, Rev. Michael Ryan, aged 51
years. R.I.P.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 9 September 1911 p 18 Article
The South Australian Corps of Veterans has sustained another loss by the death of Mr. Timothy Rooney, which occurred at the Adelaide Hospital on Thursday night. Mr. Rooney as a private in the 54th Foot (the West Norfolk Regiment) took part in the suppression of the Indian Mutiny, his regiment serving with the Field Force under Brigadier Berkeley, and in the concluding operations under Lord Clyde in Oude in 1858-9. He was born in the parish of Carran, county Clare, in 1832. He enlisted when 22 years of age and served for over twenty-one years, nearly twelve years being, spent in India. Mr. Rooney on receiving his discharge came out to Australia. He possessed the Indian Mutiny medal, and was, a Mutiny pensioner, and was in his 79th year. His old comrades intend to accord him burial with military honors.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 8 September 1911 p 6 Article
On Sunday, at their homestead, Fords, Mr. and Mrs. P. Meaney celebrated their golden wedding, and were the recipients of many congratulations. Their sons and daughters presented them with two beautiful chairs. Mr. and Mrs. Meaney arrived in the state by the Blenheim in 1854, and were married at St. John's Church on August 24, 1864. They are natives of county Clare, Ireland. Mr. Meaney started farming 51 years ago, and has lived on his present holding ever since. For many years he had great difficulty in marketing his produce, as there were no roads that were fit for traffic. Mr. and Mrs. Meany have lived a retired life for about 25 years, and since then the family have carried on the farm in their interests. There are 14 in the family - Mr. P. Meaney (Mingary), Mrs G. A. McNeil (Goolwa), Mrs. Rice (Cockburn), Mr. P. Meaney (Laura), Mrs. Schwerdt (Hamley Bridge), Mr. F. A. Meaney (Hamley Bridge), Mr. O. Meaney (Barabba), Mrs. Kealy (Terowie), Messrs. T. and B. Meaney (Eudunda), Mrs. Byrne (Sutherland), and Messrs. J. and W. and Miss Alice Meaney (Linwood).

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 18 September 1911 p 10 Article
QUORN, September 15.-The district of Quorn has lost another of its-old identi- ties, Mr. John Cahill, who died on September 6 in the Port Augusta Hospital, at the age of 64 years. Mr. Cahill was born in County Clare, Ireland, and was the second son of Mr. James Cahill of Knockatuna, and cousin of the Rev. Father Francis Clune; his lordship Dr. Patrick Clune, of Western Australia; and Mr. James Clune, of Quorn. The deceased came to South Australia when quite a young man, and in the early days, when Port Augusta was booming, he had teams carting on the roads. He married Miss Haggarty, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Haggarty, of Port Augusta, forwarding manager and clerk at D. Tassie & Co.'s store. Later he came to Quorn and established a large butchering business, which he conducted successfully for some time, and after dis posing of it he turned his attention to the stock business. During the long drought I he sustained many losses but he struggled through, saving a few sheep and other stock. For many years he was the holder of Nantabra station. He was recognised among stock dealers as a keen buyer. He also went in for farming at his homestead. "Knockntuna," near Quorn. As a judge of horse and blood stock at northern shows he was considered competent, his decisions giving general satisfaction. He was also one of the oldest and keenest sportsmen in the district, in his younger day a good athlete, and as a racing man he did much to advance the sport in the northern districts, and at one time had as many as six horses in his training stables at "Knockatuna." During his racing career he won many valuable trophies, including two silver cups and a magnificent gold and diamond bracelet. As a member of the Catholic Church, he was always ready to render assistance for its improvement, as was his wife, who for twelve years was organist and conductor of the Quorn Church choir. About four years ago the deceased was the victim of a paralytic stroke, from which he never recovered. He left a widow, three daughters, four sons and five grandchildren. Two of his family are married, Mr. John Cahill and Mrs. R. J. Bowden, of Quorn.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 19 September 1911 p 8 Family Notices
STAFFORD -In sad but loving memory of my dear wife Bridget Stafford native of Ennis County Clare Ireland, who died on September 19, 1907, aged 68 years R.I.P. Inserted by her loving husband, Captain F Stafford.

STAFFORD-in sad but ever-loving memory of our dear mother, Bridget Stafford who died on September 19, 1907 aged 68 years Sweet Jesus have mercy on her soul. Dearly loved but sadly missed. Inserted by her ever-loving daughter and son-in-law, Florence and Osborne Taylor.

STAFFORD-In sad and sorrowful memory of our dear mother and grandma Bridget Stafford who departed this life at Lewisham Hospital on September 10 1907, aged 68 years; also our dear brother and uncle, William Henry Stafford, who died at Rozelle on September 5, 1901, aged 33 years. May their souls rest in peace. Inserted by her sorrowing daughter and son-in-law, and his ever-loving sister and brother in law, Harriet and Alick Orknie also her sad little granddaughters and his loving little nieces, Mary, Florrie, and Maggie Orknie.

STAFFORD -In sad and sorrowful memory of my dear mother, Bridget Stafford who departed this life at Lewisham Hospital, on September 10, 1907, aged 68 years also my dear brother William Henry Stafford, who died at Rozelle on September 5 1901, aged 33. May almighty God have mercy on their souls. Inserted by her sad and lonely son and his ever- loving and only brother, Frank.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 19 September 1911 p 11 Article
GOOLWA. September l8. - Mrs. Benjamin Cutler died at her residence, Brooking street, Goolwa, on Tuesday. She was born in County Clare in 1842, and arrived in South Australia by the ship Sir Thomas Gresham in 1852. She had resided in Goolwa for over 50 years. She left two sons, two daughters, and five grandchildren.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Thursday 12 October 1911 p 6 Article
WANGARATTA, Wednesday. - The death of Mr Charles Westall Lloyd, one of the first selectors of farm lands on Oxley Plains took place at his residence, Bobinawarrah, on Monday afternoon. He was 77 years of age. In his younger days he was noted as a ploughman, winning 15 championships and for 6 1/2 years acted as engineer of Oxley Shire. Of late years he devoted his interests to farming and grazing and lived an unassuming life. The deceased had a very distinguished lineage being the oldest surviving son of William Lloyd, of Parleus Manor. Kilgraim, County Clare Ireland, he was the holder of an estate in England as descendant of the line of Lloyd of Leighton, Nauteribba, & County Montgomeryshire, Stockton and Salop a family of 20 centuries and was sixty-eighth in descent in an unbroken line from Belinus the Great. King of Britain as shown by records at the College of Arms. The paternal coat-of-arms and crest of the Lloyd family contain the record number of 300 quarterings. The deceased leaves five sons and one daughter.

Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Saturday 4 November 1911 Edition: DAILY p 7 Article
A London cablegram reports the death of Lady Colin Campbell. A native of County Clare, Ireland, deceased married Lord Colin Campbell, youngest son of 8th Duke of Argyll; obtained a separation from him for cruelty, and became a widow in 1895. She was educated in Italy and France, and her publications were Darell Blake, A Book of the Running Brook, A Miracle in Rabbits, author of A Woman's Walks in "The World," of which paper she was art critic, etc.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 4 November 1911 p 20 Article
LONDON. November 3.
The death occurred in London yesterday of Lady Colin Campbell, widow of Lord Colin Campbell, youngest son of the late Duke of Argyll, and brother of the present peer. The latter married a sister of King Edward VII. Lady Colin Campbell was the youngest daughter of Mr. E. M. Blood, of Brickhill, county Clare. She was married in 1881. As the result of a sensational action, in the course of which it was alleged by her husband that she had misconducted herself with General Sir William Butler and other men, she obtained a judicial separation in 1884. She was left a widow 11 years later. She had for many years devoted herself to literature, and was art critic to the "World." She was educated in Italy and France, and found recreation in fencing, swimming, riding, singing, and painting. She was the author of several novels, and was a handsome as well as a very accomplished lady.

Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 22 November 1911 p 3 Article
Deaths at Almaden.
(From the "Post" Correspondent.).
ALMADEN, -Nov. 18.-A very old resident, by name Timothy Daley, passed away on Thursday last. He was 66 years of age and a native of County Clare, Ireland. He was well-known in Cooktown, and in fact right, through the north. In his last hours he was attended by his daughter. Mrs. Jackson, who arrived; from Ayr three days previous to his demise, and was unremitting in her attention. Also too much thanks cannot be given to Mr. P.J. McDermott, - Superintendent of the Chillagoe Company, who made the last hours of the dying man peaceful and comfortable. The Rev Father Dempsey performed the last sad rites and the school children; marched at the funeral. Dr. Savage, of Mareeba, attended the deceased, but his efforts were unavailing.

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Friday 8 December 1911 p 4 Article
Mr. John Meehan, a pioneer agriculturist of the Wimmera district, died suddenly on Monday (says the "Age") at his residence, Lyons-street, Ballarat. Deceased, on leaving the Wimmera, where he was a land owner at Kellew, purchased an extensive property at Chepstowe in the Beaufort district, and subsequently retired and settled in Ballarat. Mr. Meehan, who was 71 years of age, was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and arrived in Victoria about 45 years ago. He leaves a widow and a daughter. Death was due to heart failure, following upon a bronchial attack.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 11 December 1911 p 9 Article
LONDON, December 9.
Broadford County Clare, was yesterday the scene of a diabolical outrage Mrs. O'Mara, a farmer's wife, was shot dead and her niece seriously wounded by some person or persons unknown. The deceased, who had given offence by taking a boycotted farm, had formerly been under police protection. Yesterday, answering to a knock, she opened the door, and the outrage was then committed.

The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 12 December 1911 p 5 Article
The death has occurred at Ballarat of Mr. John Meehan, a pioneer agriculturist of the Wimmera district, where he was a landowner at Kewell. Mr. Meehan who was 71 years of age, was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and arrived in Victoria about 45 years ago. He leaves a widow and daughter. Death was due to heart failure, following upon a bronchial attack.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Thursday 14 December 1911 p 11 Article
-------------PROTECTED FOR A LIFETIME------------- Mr. Arthur Gethin Creagh, of Curraghan-house, County Clare, one of the oldest magistrates in the county, who died on Monday, had lived a life typifying one aspect of the Irish question. For 40 years he had been under constant police protection. Upon his weekly visit to the town of Ennis he was escorted by armed policemen. Three times his life was attempted. Once when sitting in his study he stooped to caress his cat, when a shotgun was discharged through a window and grazed his shoulder. Shot at when driving to church with his sister, he escaped uninjured. He must have felt rather like the Irish landlord mentioned in Sir Mountstuart Grant Duff's diary, who was driving home with an English guest when a bullet whizzed past them. "Oh! It's only the lodge- keeper," he coolly replied to the excited Englishman's question; and when the latter proposed sending for the police to arrest the man - "Heaven forbid! He's the worst shot I ever had!"

Wodonga and Towong Sentinel (Vic. : 1885 - 1954) Friday 5 January 1912 p 2 Article
MRS CHAS. JONES, SEN. In our last issue we briefly reported the death of Mrs Chas. Jones, sen., of Corryong. The "Corryong Courier" of the 21st ult. gives the following particullars of the sad occurrence:- "We regret to report that an old resident of the Upper Murray passed over to the great majority yesterday, in the person of Mrs Elizabeth Jones, wife of Mr Charles Jones, sen., of Corryong. The sad event occurred with great sudden- ness, the deceased lady being apparently in her usual good health on the previous day. A slight attack of asthma about a week ago necessitated the attention of Dr Borwn, but Mrs Jones had since resumed her ordinary houshold duties, and the end came without any warning whatever. About 2 o'clock yesterday morning Mrs Jones wakened her husband, and complained of feeling unwell. She appeared to have a difficulty in breathing, and Mr and Mrs Robert Jones assisted Mr Jones in applying treatment for her relief; but heart failure supervened, and the old lady passed peacefully away without rallying. Her death, coming so suddenly and unexpectedly, has been a great blow to Mr Jones and his family, and deep sympathy is felt for them in their sad bereavement. Mrs Jones was a native of County Clare, Ireland, where she was born in 1838, being thus 73 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Mr Thomas O'Brien, who was the superintendent of a charitable institution. Her father died when she was a child. Mrs Jones came out to Australia in 1860, and some two years later she was married to Mr Jones, who was then carrying on the business of a general blacksmith at Germanton. Mr Jones subsequently removed to Snowy Cree, and then to Kiewa, and finally he settled down in Corryong in 1875, when he established a business now carried on by his son Robert. Mrs Jones leaves a family of seven. The five sons are Messrs W. F. Jones, Malvern; C. and John Jones, Wodonga; and James and Robert Jones (Corryong.) Mrs Munday (New Zealand) and Miss Kate Jones are daughters." The funeral took place on the 21st ult. at Corryong, and was largely attended. The service of the Roman Catholic Church was read at the graveside by Rev. Dr Flynn.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 3 January 1912 p 12 Family Notices
O'REILLY.-January 1, 1912, at her late residence, 29 Ramsay-road, Summer Hill, Hanora Mary, wife of the late Bernard O'Reilly, native of County Clare, Ireland, and dearly beloved mother of P. O'Reilly, D. O'Reilly, and. B. O'Reilly. R.l.P. Home papers please copy.

Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Thursday 18 January 1912 p 3 Article
It is not often that persons possessing less than their fair share of this world's goods wake up some fine morning and find themselves richer by some thousands of pounds. Generally, when it does happen the circumstances are somewhat dramatic, and probably often painful. Information was circulated on Saturday that four people residing in New South Wales had between them come in to over £20,000. It is through the efforts of Detective-Inspector Bleakmore, of the San Fancisco police force, that the facts have been, brought to light. On December 1, the day following the American Thanksgiving Festival, Stephen Cunningham, a resident of San Fran cisco, America, was found dead in his lodgings, which were situated in the poorer portion of the city. To all appearances the unfortunate man was a pauper, and without a penny in the world. Nevertheless he was never seen to do any work. He had been a man of a reserved nature, seldom speaking to anyone, or making friends. As soon as the body was discovered inquiries were set on foot as to the identity of the deceased, and, as is usual in the States, a most searching inquiry was made into the circumstances surrounding a death which was peculiar. Every effort was made to connect the deceased with relatives and to ascertain whether the dead person possessed any property. It fell to the lot of Detective-Inspector Bleakmore to make the necessary inquiry and investigations. His first stop was to search the room occupied by the deceased up to the time of his death. This was situate in a miserable structure in the slum portion of San Francisco. Judging by appearances Cunningham must have lived the life almost of a hermit. Nothing about him could be ascertained in the locality, and no one had ever seen the deceased man in conversation. Strewn over the floor wore a lot of newspapers, the dates on which went back 10 years ago. There were old clothes, pieces of food, crusts of bread, and potato skins lying about the place. The Coroner's inquiry showed, that Cunningham must have almost starved himself, as the medical authorities of San Francisco certified that the cause of death was that Cunningham had eaten a meal the day previous to his death, which had proved too much for the impoverished state of his health. When the detective made a search of the deceased's room some astonishing features presented themselves. The first item of interest was the discovery of two bank books, showing that in 1903 Cunningham had deposited £3200 to his credit. Then other bank books were discovered, as well as about a dozen mortgage deeds in respect of the most valuable property in San Francisco. These represented a large sum of money. The next business was to connect the deceased with any relatives, if such existed. The starting point in this direction was furnished by several bundles of tailor's chalk that were found in the room occupied by Cunningham. The San Francisco Tailors' Union was communicated with, and as a result of the detectives' inquiries, a man was found who said he knew the deceased, having, with a man named John Westaway, worked for Cunningham as an assistant tailor in a shop in Hunter-street, Newcastle, New South Wales. Another tailor was found who stated that Cunningham had made a lot of money during the gold fields boom in 1898, but that Westaway had died, and that Cunningham had gone to County Clare, in Ireland. Inquiries in this direction did not provide information, and there the matter remained for a little time. The detective went back again to the old room in the hope of finding some further clue. His efforts were rewarded, but only by accident. Amongst the debris a small piece of dirty paper was dis covered, which had in broken sentences the following words upon it: — "Clifton, Woodville, 1890.— -Dear Brother. . . Five hours' sail from Sydney to Raymond Terrace, where you will find us all right. ... I live 12 miles from Mickie and Pat. . children. . . Mary learns dressmaking, and Lizzie is teaching for the Government." This led the officer to make inquiries in Australia, and accordingly the detective sailed in the Aorangi, which arrived in Sydney on Tuesday last. He went to Newcastle immediately by the boat which left Sydney for Newcastle at 11 o'clock the same night. From in formation, supplied by the local police, "Mickie" and "Pat," 'brothers of the deceased, were traced, and found at Miller's Forest. When the object of the officer's visit was explained, he was taken by the brothers to one of their sisters, a Mrs Wills, of Berry Park, which was a mile or two away. There the locality of the other member of the family was finally set at rest. She was found to be Mrs Katherine Kane, residing with her husband, a bootmaker, in No 5 Kennedy-street, just off Riley street, and near to William-street, Sydney. When seen by a press representative, Mr Kane, who is a very old and much respected resident in the neighbourhood, said there was no doubt that the story was correct. Though it was a painful business they would be very thankful for their share, which would be of great assistance now in their old age. On the other hand the detective is quite certain that he has discovered the rightful owners to the property left by Stephen Cunningham.

Warwick Examiner and Times (St. Lucia, Qld. : 1867 - 1919) Saturday 20 January 1912 p 5 Article
Great surprise and regret were expressed throughout Brisbane on Wednesday, when it became known that the body of Inspector J. A. Canny, of the Department of Public Instruction, had been found floating in the river near the Victoria Bridge. At 10 a.m. he had been seen on the river bank, where he had descended from William-street, in the vicinity of the new morgue. He had mentioned to the caretaker of the morgue how pleasant and cool it was there, and he had removed his coat, apparently for comfort. Half an hour later, while filling his watercart at the standpipe, an employee of the council saw a body, that of Mr. Canny, floating in the water. An alarm was raised, and the remains were removed to the morgue. The deceased's coat was found hanging where he had placed it on the railing of the landing stage. An examination of the papers in the pockets of the coat disclosed the fact that deceased, who had been ailing for some time, desired to end his life. Owing to the bad state of his health Inspector Canny was not able to preside over the recent examinations, and it is significant of his great popularity that during his illness he was visited constantly by his col leagues, all of whom held him in the highest respect. A post-mortem examination was made on Wednesday night by Dr. Dods {Government medical officer), and it revealed that death was due to drowning. A magisterial inquiry will be held in due course.

The late Mr. Canny was born in County Clare, Ireland, on November 17, 1848. He was trained in the teaching profession in his native country, which he left for Queensland in 1862. On October 1, five years later, he was appointed an assistant teacher on probation in the South Brisbane State School, and in November of the same year he was transferred to the Normal school. in March, 1868, he was again moved, this time to Warwick, and three months afterwards he was admitted as an assistant teacher, with classification 3B, to the Warwick school. His next step was an appointment on April 1, 1870, as acting head teacher of the Warwick school, and exactly a year later he became the head teacher of this school. He was promoted to the status of a head teacher, class 2, division B, on June 1, 1874, and in the following year he was appointed head teacher of the Warwick West School. That position he held till December 31, 1879, but during that time he was, in June, 1877, promoted to class 2. division-1. In July, 1887, he was transferred to the Central City school for boys in Townsville, as, headmaster. January 1, 1889, saw him appointed district inspector of schools by the department. During the time he was an inspector he served practically throughout the State, but his headquarters for the last two years have been in Brisbane.

The late Mr. Canny had been married for many years, his wife having been also been born in Ireland. He leaves three daughters and a son, the latter being manager of the Bank of North Queensland in Sydney. One of his daughters is at the present time an assistant teacher in the service, being engaged in one of the metropolitan schools. His wife was an Irish-trained teacher, and she has also had long service under the Queensland Department, she was the head teacher of the Warwick West girls' school at the time the late Mr. Canny was headmaster there. She was also head of the Townsville girls' school when he held a similar position in the boys' school. This position she resigned on his appointment as an inspector.

Some time ago the deceased gentleman wrote an essay on Australia, embodying a strong spirit of patriot ism for the land of his adoption. In which he bad spent over 50 years of his life. So highly did the department think of that essay that it has been introduced into the fifth reading books—which are now being pre pared for use in the schools. This was one of the late Mr. Canny's most recent productions. According to the Minister, the essay is written in a fine literary style, and is admirably adapted for the younger generations.

The late Mr. Canny was a member of the committee who drew up the new reading books, and he was also a member of the committee responsible for the scriptural lessons. He was a prominent member of the Queensland Irish Association, and his death is an almost irreparable loss to that body. His patriotism to Queensland as so deep-rooted that last, year the Government, offered to send him to Ireland to seek immigrants, but he declined on account of his age. Queensland had no better champion, and no more loyal citizen than J. A. Canny, and in his death she has sustained a great loss.

Mr. Canny for some time has suffered from the effects of a serious sunstroke, and ever since, it is said, he has been in a peculiar frame of mind respecting light and its effects upon him. The following letter was found in Mr. Camay's pocket :—"For some time past I have been utterly broken in health and spirit ; I have no hope of recovering, and never again will be able to do useful work. Under such conditions life is a burden, and is a serious nuisance to myself, wife and children."

Warwick Examiner and Times (St. Lucia, Qld. : 1867 - 1919) Wednesday 24 January 1912 p 8 Family Notices
M'DONOUGH. - Rev. S. H. M'Donough, at Mount Morgan, on January 21 ; son of the late P. N. M'Donough, M.D., Feakle, County Clare, Ireland, and brother of Mrs. F. R. Woods.

Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Monday 22 January 1912 p 4 Article
The Rev. Father Stephen Henry McDonough died at the Roman Catholic Presbytery, Mount Morgan, at two o'clock yesterday morning. Father M'Donough was about seventy-three years of age and was well known throughout Queensland, having worked first in the south, then in the north, and lastly in the Central Division. He arrived in Brisbane on the 1st of January, 1866, and had to his credit the longest term of service of any priest in Queens- land. The deceased clergyman was in turn parish priest of Warwick, Charters Towers, Bowen, Cooktown, Clermont, and Emerald, while for many years he occupied the important position of administrator of the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Rockhampton under the late Bishop Cani. About three years ago Bishop Duhig invited Father M'Donough to relinquish work in the Central-west, where the night train travelling was telling on his health, and take up duty at Mount Morgan. He accepted the invitation and has laboured at Mount Morgan ever since. Father M’Donough was the son of a medical man who practised his profession at Innis, county Clare, Ireland. At an early age he was sent to a preparatory college, from which he passed to the University of Liege, Belgium, where he completed his studies for the priesthood. He volunteered for the Queensland mission and was accepted by the late Bishop O'Quinn of Brisbane. At the time of the creation of the Roman Catholic diocese of Rockhampton he was working within its boundaries and elected to remain under the jurisdiction of Bishop Cani. For years past his health has been precarious; but it was only in the last week that he took a very serious turn for the worse. Bishop Duhig went to Mount Morgan on Thursday last to visit him and remained with him until Friday. There are two sisters of the late Father M'Donough living in Queensland. One is Mrs. Cleary, of Brisbane, the other is Mrs. Wood, of War wick. The body will be brought to Rockhampton by train this morning, and the funeral will take place from St. Josephs Cathedral after a solemn requiem mass which is to be celebrated at ten o'clock in the forenoon.

The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Saturday 27 January 1912 p 5 Article
The wedding took place very quietly in the Anglican Church, Claremont, this afternoon of Mr. Thomas Vobin Walters, son of the Rev. Thomas Walters, rector of Boyton, Cornwall, and Miss Ethel Frances Keane, daughter of Mr. Burton Keane, of County Clare, Ireland. The Rev. George O'Neill officiated at the ceremony, and the church was beautifully decorated by the friends of the bride, who was given away by Mr. Rowland-Mann. A reception was held afterwards at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Rowland- Mann. Mr. and Mrs. Walters left by the evening train to spend their honey moon at Gooseberry Hill.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 2 February 1912 p 8 Article
MCMAHON.—On the 1st February, at Bertie-street, West Hindmarsh, Mary, beloved wife of Malachy McMahon, in her 59th year, leaving seven sons, three daughters, and one niece to mourn their sad loss. Requiescat in pace. A colonist of 33 years. County Clare (Ireland) papers please copy.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 21 February 1912 p 18 Family Notices
LOVE.-February 20, 1912, at her late residence, 34 Railway-road, St. Peters, Mary Love (of County Clare, Ireland), relict of the late William Love, aged 56 years, R.I.P.

Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Saturday 9 March 1912 p 1 Family Notices
MULQUINEY.-At his son's residence, Kangaroo Creek, on February 28th, Michael Mulquiney, native of County Clare, Ireland. Aged 96 years. Requiescat in pace.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Friday 19 April 1912 p 1 Family Notices
MESKILL.-On the 17th April, at her residence, London Hotel, Johnston-street, Collingwood, Norah Meskill, relict of the late Daniel Meskill, both of County Clare, Ireland, beloved mother of Mrs. Winifred Kenny, Eileen, and Florence Meskill; fond sister of Mrs. Clurey, of Youen- mite. Fortified by the Holy Church. R.I.P. (No flowers.)

Wodonga and Towong Sentinel (Vic. : 1885 - 1954) Friday 26 April 1912 p 3 Article
MR JAMES HIGGINS. Considerable regret will be occasioned throughout Albury and district, especially amongst old residents, by the news of the death of Mr James Higgins, which occurred at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr George Quirk, Wodonga, on Monday night. Mr Higgins had not been in very good health of late, but until a few weeks ago he had been about as usual. However, although he had lost none of his old geniality. Mr Higgins had not been in very good health since an accident he met with a couple of years ago. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia. The deceased gentleman was a native of County Clare (Ireland) was 72 years of age, and a colonist of 70 years' standing. he came out to this country with his parents when he was a child of two years, and spent some time in South Australia, where he was: at one time station manager for R. O. Bagot, the well-known squatter and racing man. Always an enthusiast amongst horses, the late Mr Higgins was connected with several well-known stables in that State. Subsequently he came over here, and his association with these parts dated back close on forty years. He was engaged in the hotel-keeping business at Yarrara, near Germanton, and also kept the old Rose hotel, at Albury, and the Howlong and Mill hotels. Relinquishing that business, he subsequently engaged in the butchering trade in Albury. In later years he was appointed herdsman to the Albury Municipal Council, and remained in that position for about sixteen years. Failing health necessitated his resignation a couple of years ago, and since then he had been living in quiet retirement with his married daughters at Brockleaby and Wodonga respectively. The late Mr Higgins was a man of sterling character, and highly esteemed by all who knew him. His wife predeceased him many years ago, but a grown-up family of three daughters and two sons survive. The daughters are Mrs J. Y. Bell, of "Fairfield," Sydney; Mrs Arthur Andrews, of "Milrea," Brockleaby; and Mrs George Quirk, Wodonga. The sons are Mr Jas. Higgins (Northcote Melbourne), and Mr Francis ("Gus") Higgins (Queensland). The funeral took place on Wednesday morning, the cortege leaving the residence of his son-in-law, Mr George Quirk, Wodonga, at 10 a.m. for the Albury cemetery.

The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 27 April 1912 p 12 Family Notices
O'HALLORAN—CONNERS.-On the 6th April, 1912, at St. Stephen's Cathedral, by the Rev. Father O'Leary, assisted by the Rev. Father Jordan, James O'Halloran, late of County Clare, Ireland, to Elizabeth Cecelia Connors, eldest daughter of Mrs. T. Connors, Breakfast Creek road, Newstead.

The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Friday 3 May 1912 p 5 Article
Mrs. Quinn, who was born at Ennis, County Clare. Ireland, in 1807, and was, therefore, 105 years of age, died at her residence, Nooramunga, near Benalla, on Saturday last. She was in good health almost up to the last. She came to Victoria with her husband in 1855.

The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Wednesday 8 May 1912 p 6 Article
—South African Command.— Lieut.-Gen. Sir Reginald C. Hart, V.C., who has succeeded Lord Methuen in command of the troops in South Africa, is an Irishman. He was born in County Clare nearly 64 years ago. He entered the Royal Engineers in 1869. He saw service in Afghanistan, and won the Victoria Cross by his gallantry in saving a wounded native soldier from the bed of a river which was exposed to the fire of the enemy. Sir Reginald took part in the Ashantee Expedition, and fought in the Egyptian war. He has also seen service on the Indian frontier. He has held many staff appointments.

Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Saturday 25 May 1912 p 4 Article
Another old resident of this district in Mr. Michael Mulqueeny passed away on Thursday at the residence of his son in the east end of the town, at the ripe age of 74. The deceased had been in feeble health for some years. He was born in County Clare, Ireland, and emigrated to Australia when a young man. He followed the avocation of a farmer, doing a bit of racing at intervals. He owned and raced several horses, the best of them being Skylark, by Jersey--a local champion in his day. He won innumerably races with this horse ; indeed, for some years he provided an income for his owner, who usually rode the horse himself. He also raced Aaron (afterwards called Thunderbolt), a full brother to Skylark, but he was a rogue, and not a patch on his brother. Mr. Mulqueeny was a fair judge of racing, a sport of which he was very fond. He leaves a large family, all of whom reside in the district.

Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Wednesday 29 May 1912 p 3 Article
In a short notice in last issue we refer- red to the death of one of our pioneer settlers. We refer to Mr. Michael Mulqueeny. The following additional particulars have been supplied to us. The late Mr. Mulqueeny was born in County Clare, Ireland, in 1838. In 1856, being then 18 years of age, he determined to try his fortune in Australia, and sailed in the ship Monsoon, which arrived in Port Adelaide in the same year. On his arrival he got work at Willunga, and remained there, for about two years. In 1858 he came overland to Mount Gambier with a team of bullocks. He had for his companions on the trip the late Messrs. John McIvor and Michael Fitzgerald. Mr. McIvor was the father of the late Mr. Sandy McIvor, who was well known for many years in connection with Mr. A. P. Sutton's Dismal Swamp station. On arriving in Mount Gambier he worked for a couple of years for Mr. John Barry, at Square Mile. He then secured a block of land near Kalangadoo, married, and brought up a family of ten--five sons and five daughters, who all survive him. Mr. Mulquecny was always fond of a good horse, and soon after arriving in the district he purchased a well-bred mare, and from her secured two well-known performers, namely, Skylark and Thunderbolt. Mr. Mulqueeny won many races with these horses in the South-East and Western, District of Victoria. Young Skylark, son of old Skylark, was another horse owned by Mr. Mulqueeny, that was often seen on the early day race courses, sporting the well-known green jacket. But he was not so successful as his sire, and did not win many races for his owner. On being retired from racing he proved very successful as a stud horse. Another good horse that raced in the district in the early days was Banjo. This horse was bred by Mr. Adam Smith, of Hynam, and was purchased from him by Mr. Mulqueeny. He won a great number of races ridden by Johnny Kearny, a particular friend of the deceased. The funeral of the deceased took place on Saturday last, and was largely attended, over 50 traps joining in the cortege. The Rev. Father Gerard conducted the funeral service.

Windsor and Richmond Gazette (NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 1 June 1912 p 10 Article
The death took place at Church-street, Windsor, on Monday last of Mrs Moran, at the age of 80 years. The old lady had been suffering for some time, and bronchitis was the immediate cause of death. She was a native of County Clare, Ireland, came to Australia as a single woman 59 years ago, and was married in St. Mary's Cathedral. Her husband died 45 years ago and was buried in the old Devonshire-street, cemetery, Sydney. There were three sons, two of whom are dead, Mr Daniel Moran, a resident of this district, being the only survivor of the family. The deceased was a very devout member of her church, and was greatly beloved. The funeral took place on Tuesday, the remains being laid to rest in St Matthew's R.C cemetery. Rev. Father McDonnell officiated, and Mr Chandler was the undertaker.

Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Wednesday 5 June 1912 Edition: EVENING p 2 Article
CROSSED THE BAR. It is with sincere sorrow that the death is re- corded of Mr Paul (Daniel) Minogue (an old pioneer), late of Drik Drik and "Drumborg," who passed away in peace at his late residence on Saturday, May 18, at the ripe old age of 76 years. He was truly an old pioneer, and with one exception the oldest in this district. Born in County Clare, Ireland. Mr Minogue, as a boy five years of age, arrived in Portland Bay with his parents in the ship "Agricola," the first immigrant ship to reach Portland. This was in the year 1841. He was the eldest son of the late Simon Minogue, of "Wattle Hill," Portland. Mr Minogue spent most of his life in the Portland district, being in his youth occupied with his father in farming pursuits. In the early digging days he, with a friend, started with two bullock teams for Melbourne, and there entered into the carrying trade conveying goods to the Bendigo goldfield. At that time it cost £100 per ton to get goods up to the gold- fields from Melbourne. After a time he drifted back to Portland, and again took to farming as an occupation. Eventually he married and settled down on a farm of his own at Drik Drik, where he resided for many years and brought up a family in comfort, until misfortune came his way, when he sold out, and eventually went to "Drumborg" to reside. In his youth the deceased was a horseman of no mean order, who piloted some good horses as winners past the post on the old Portland racecourse. His remains were interred in the Heywood cemetery on Monday, May 20, and were followed by a large concourse of sorrowing friends and relatives.

Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 9 June 1912 p 15 Article
WRIGHT.-If Thomas Wright, carpenter, of Clunadrum, County Clare, Ireland, will call at 84 Newcastle street, he will hear something to his advantage. Money left.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 11 June 1912 p 8 Family Notices
BROWN-MEEHAN.-On the 9th June, 1887, at West-terrace, by Rev. Father Healey, Fred, the second son of Jonathan Brown, Kapunda, to Annie, third daughter of Thomas Meehan, County Clare, Ireland. Present address-Marion-street, city.

The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 22 June 1912 p 6 Article
Among the deaths in this district, during the last few days have been those of Mr. Harold John Ellich, 22, of Church street, Parramatta; and Mrs. Hinchey, of Elizabeth Farm. Mr. H. J. Ellich, for the past eight months, had been an invalid. The deceased young man was a member of a much-respected Parramatta North family. He was a native of the town and unmarried. Mrs. Honora Hinchey was a very old Parramatta resident, 85 years of age. She was originally Miss Guering, and was of County Clare, Ireland. She was married in Limerick, and when about 30 years of age she came to New South Wales.

The Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate (NSW : 1892 - 1927) Friday 28 June 1912 p 6 Article
The death of Mrs. Garretty, a very old and respected resident of the Mudgee district of some years' standing, took place on Thursday of last week. The deceased was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and came to New South Wales about 65 years ago. Shortly afterwards she came to Mudgee to her sister, Mrs. Conolly, who was living in the district. Here she got married, the ceremony being performed by the Rev. Father McCarthy, who was parish priest in Mudgee in those days, and who afterwards lost his life in the Redfern railway disaster, which took place on Wednesday morning, October 31st, 1894. She was the mother of seven children, three of whom survive her. These are Mr. P. Garretty, Gladstone- street, Mudgee; Mr. W. Garretty, Cooyall; and Mr. T. Garretty, Canadian. The deceased had practically enjoyed good health all her life. She had been staying with her son Thomas at Canadian, and was only a week in Mudgee. The cause of death was senile decay. The funeral, which was largely attended, took place on Saturday, the remains being laid to rest in the R.C. portion of the general cemetery the Rev. Father Loneragan officiating at the graveside. The deceased had reached the ripe age of 88 years.

The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts (Barcaldine, Qld. : 1892 - 1922) Saturday 6 July 1912 p 13 Article
Death of Mr. Christoph Kuder.
Another old Resident Departed.
FOR some little time past it was recognised that Mr. Christoph Kuder, licensee of the Union Hotel, was rapidly failing in health, but it was not generally thought the time of departure from Here to Hence was so near. It was quite of recent date that Mr. Kuder found he was not able to get about as readily as in times past, and he appeared to be not seriously ill until Friday, the 28th ult., when he took to his bed. Conditions became more serious, and all members of the family within hail were summoned. On Monday evening it was observed Mr. Kuder was sinking, and at 7 o'clock, after recognising his youngest daughter and his son Joe, he fell into a sleep from which he never awakened, life being pronounced extinct at 12.45 a.m. the date of deceased's 64th birthday. The unexpected death came as a great shock to the community; although Mr. Kuder had entered but little into the public life of the town, the family had, and were well-known in many directions of usefulness-the girls in connection with the Church and the boys in sport. Many expressions of sympathy poured upon the bereaved family during the day, and this was further intensified when the solemn cortege moved away at 4.30 p.m., the Foresters, of which body Mr. Kuder was a foundation member, and a P.CR., mustering to the number of 37. The coffin was buried in beautiful wreaths and flowers. The Rev. Father Plormel officiated at the grave, and with his consent the beautiful funeral oration of the A.O.F. WBB impressively read by Bro. R. H. Clarke, P.C.R.

The everlasting wreaths were from Messrs R. A. and H. C. Parnell, Mr. and Mrs. Mathews and family (Killarney), Mrs. McLoughlin and family, Messrs. W. Wilson and J. Busby, the officers and members of "Court Friar Tuck," 6587, A.O.F.. Mrs. A. Lynch and family, Mr. H. O. Mcrnane, Mrs. J. Croniti, Mr. D. Stibbards, Mr. and Mrs. O. Devery and family, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. O'Regan and family, Mr. and Mrs. Pellow, Mr. and Mrs. Lennon and family; floral wreaths from Mrs. Walduck, Mr. and Mrs. Woolley, Mrs. Geo. Richardson, Mrs. Kemp, son and daughters, and others.

Christoph Kuder was born at Willburgh, Wurtenburg, Germany, midnight July 2nd, 1848, and came out with his parents under the land order system to Brisbane, when he was nine years of age. The German immigrants (very few of whom could speak a word of English) made for the Darling Downs, where to-day many of their descendants have comfortable homesteads, while the few remaining old people are departing gradually (as will be observed in almost every issue of the "Queensland Times" and "Toowoomba Chronicle"). The deceased's parents worked on Jondaryan and other stations for some years, young Christoph in the meantime attending school and learning English, until in a few years he could speak the language fluently. As a youth Mr. Kuder sought for himself and found a temporary resting place on the Dawson river. Here he entered into the occupation of Mr. Beatty, of Duaringa, and used to take wool to Westwood, the then terminus of the Central railway line, taking back supplies. He was married on 16th October, 1876, by Dean Murley, in Rockhampton, to Mary Ann Hinchey, from County Clare, Ireland, who accompanied her husband to his home at Duaringa. Mr. Kuder used to tell some stirring anecdotes of the great Dawson flood, where nearly every carrier and settler who subsequently went out west, lost their all and had practically to make a fresh start. As the line progressed west ward so did Mr. and Mrs. Kuder, a young family springing round them. Mr. Kuder followed carrying, and at Pine Hill carried away the Shakspeare Hotel, and a goodly portion of the Union hotel-the house in which, as a coincidence, he died-to Barcaldine. A long stay was made at Bogas., and here "Court Friar Tuck," A. O. Foresters, was inaugurated on 18th May, 1883, Mr. Kuder being a foundation member. At Alice Mr. Kuder had the carrying of timber to a sawmill (the proprietor's name we forget) and as a return the prepared material, which found a very ready market west. As soon as Barcaldine opened Mr. Kuder entered the service of Mr. Hugh Savage, storekeeper, and ran a five-horse dray along the railway line. One could always know when "Christie" returned to town by the loud cracking of his whip. An accident in 1889, caused partial paralysis of the spine, and deceased was never able again to undertake hard physical labor. In 1891 he started dairying, and continued this until 1900, when he became licensee of the Union Hotel, which he held up to the time of his death. Deceased was never the same man since he was thrown from his cart 23 years ago. Deceased's health kept tolerably fair, although he had never the proper use of his hands, and Bright's disease of the kidneys aided his dissolution. He left four sons and five daughters; none of the sons are married, but of the daughters three, are married, viz.: - Mrs. Worslsy, Mrs. Geraghty (Longreach), and Mrs. Mallory. All the family were present at the funeral, save two sons, who were unable to reach town in time, one being in Sydney and the other somewhere at the back of Dalgi.

Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 21 July 1912 p 15 Article
LOUGHREY (William), native- of County Clare, Ireland, age about 40 years, supposed to have been seen in Perth about five years ago.

The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Saturday 27 July 1912 Edition: THIRD EDITION p 8 Article
Information regarding the persons mentioned in the following local inquiries should be addressed to the Detective Office, Beaufort-street:—
William Loughrey, native of County Clare, Ireland, age about 40 years, stout and erect, darkish hair, thin and parted on right side, thin brown eyebrows, high vertical forehead, small brown eyes, large straight nose, shut mouth, thick lips, long fingers, round chin, longish face, fresh complexion, light brown moustache, supposed to have been seen in Perth about 5 years ago.

Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Tuesday 20 August 1912 p 2 Article
There passed away at her home "The Bangalows,'' at Shark Creek, on Sunday evening, the wife of Mr. Fennessey, from senile decay. The deceased who was 80 years of age was born at County Clare, Ireland, and was a daughter of the late P. McDonnell of, Ireland, and came to Sydney in 1862 and settled there for some 10 years, when she came to the Clarence and took up her residence with her husband, who had acquired land in this centre. Only those who have experienced the trials and drawbacks of the pioneering days know what difficulties the early settlers had to work under, and the deceased with her husband had their full share. Many interesting incidents have been given by Mrs. Fennessey of the early days of Shark Creek and Maclean, when the latter place was only a small settlement. Since six years ago, Mrs. Fennessey in company with her husband retired from farming pursuits, and lived a retired life with their son John, who had purchased the Bangalow property from them, where she continued to reside until the time of her death. The deceased leaves four daughters and two sons to mourn her loss, viz., Mrs. J. Gallagher, J. Connolley, of Shark Creek, Mrs. E. (?) er, of Macleay River, and Mrs. T. F. Ryan of Maclean, and Mr. J. B. Fennessey, of "The Bangalows," Shark Creek. Deceased was also a sister of Mr. M. McDonnell, of Shark Creek.

West Gippsland Gazette (Warragul, Vic. : 1898 - 1930) Tuesday 20 August 1912 Edition: MORNING. p 5 Article
TRAGEDY UPON TRAGEDY. STRANGE CASES. MYSTERY OF CAPTAIN'S DEATH. Cappagh Lodge, County Clare, not far from Kilkee, the well-known watering-place, was the scene on Sunday, morning of a mysterious tragedy (said the "Daily News and Leader" on June 4). Captain Frederick Hall, a widower, of 45, was found dead in his bed, shot through the heart. When a little girl of 15, named Cissie Haugh, whom the captain had adopted, and who resided with her parents in Kilrush, went as usual to call him, about 8 o'clock, she found that he was dead in bed, his breast being covered with blood. When Dr. Counishan, J.P., arrived he found that life had been extinct for some hours. It is recalled that three months ago Captain Hall was connected with another tragic shooting affair. His house-keeper, a girl named Delonghery, whom he had brought up and regarded as a daughter, met her death by a shot from his revolver. From his evidence at the inquest on the girl it appeared that when the captain, who was head water bailiff on the Shannon, was going on duty Miss Deloughery tried to prevent him from taking his revolver as was his wont, fearing he would fall from his bicycle and injure himself, and that in a friendly and semi playful scuttle for possession the weapon lodged its contents in the girl's breast, causing instant death. This event had a great effect on Captain Hall, who soon afterwards left Limerick, the scene of the tragedy, and took Cappagh Lodge for the season. At the inquest held last evening the jury found that Captain Hall died from a revolver shot wound, self-inflicted, but whether accidentally or deliberately they were unable to say. Medical evidence was to the effect that his heart was unsound and that he had suffered from insomnia, while the doctor suggested that recent events might have affected his mental condition. Mrs. De Conrey Ireland, Captain Hall's sister, said her brother had been greatly disturbed by the fatal gun accident to his housekeeper at the end of February. Another revolver tragedy, it is stated, occurred some years ago, when Captain Hall's bailiff was shot under mysterious circumstances.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 24 August 1912 p 14 Family Notices
CANNY-August 1, at his late residence, Wittonville, Grosvenor-street, Woollahra, Joseph Francis Canny, late Bank of New South Wales, Queensland, and Sydney, youngest son of the late Mathew Canny, County Clare, Ireland, and grandson of the late Michale and Lady Galwey, Clonmunny, County Clare, Ireland, aged 47 years. Queensland papers please copy.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 26 August 1912 p 12 Article
TEROWIE, August 23.- Mrs. Margaret Lucy Schmidt died on Tuesday night at the residence of her daughter (Mrs. Charles McInerney), at the age of 87 years. She arrived in the ship Burma in 1840. She is a native of County Clare, and was the widow of the late Mr. Sebastian Schmidt, farmer, of Gawler. She resided in Terowie for over 30 years. She left 12 children - Mesdames M. McInerney (Wil- cannia), Charles McInerney (Terowie), Guilfoyle (Port Pirie), M. Flaherty (Quorn), McNally (Wilcannia), and Miss Schmidt (Petina), and Messrs. John Edward Schmidt (Warnertown), Joseph Schmidt (Terowie), James Schmidt (Port Lincoln), Thomas, Frank, and William Schmidt. (Tarrawingee). There are 52 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Tuesday 3 September 1912 p 9 Family Notices
ALLEN.- On the 27 July,at Dublin, Ireland, Florence Alicia Eleanor, the dearly beloved mother of George Allen, Easey-street,Collingwood; and daughter of the late John and Mrs. Hickie, Scarriff, County Clare.
Were no abiding city here
Sad truth were this to be our home
Underneath are The Everlasting Arms.

Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Saturday 21 September 1912 p 1 Article
Rev. Mother Mary Aloysius O'Driscoll, of the Sisters of Mercy Convent, Gunnedah, died early this week. The deceased lady was a native of County Clare, Ireland, arriving at Singleton 40 years ago. She was the Mother Superior of the Sisters of Mercy in the diocese of which office she held till 1906. Twenty-five years ago this month the deceased lady opened the Mother House at Gunnedah, since when branches have been opened at Inverell, Moree, Narrabri, and Walcha. [Bidelia O’Driscoll, born Ennis, County Clare, 20 February 1853 to parents Patrick O’Driscoll and Mary Conway, entered Convent at Ennis 27 June 1875, arrived Singleton, NSW 1879 – moh]

Kilmore Free Press (Kilmore, Vic. : 1870 - 1954) Thursday 17 October 1912 Edition: MORNING. p 2 Article
We notice in the -papers the death is announced of Mr Martin Heffernan as having occurred at Shepparton on 9th inst. The deceased was an old resident of the Kilmore district, and brother of Mr Michael Heffernan of Forbes. He was in the 80th year of his age and was a genial, kindly man, who had many friends in this quarter. The "Shepparton News" writes :-" He was very well known and highly respected by a large circle of friends in Rodney. Born in County Clare Ireland, he was married at Kilmore at the age of 23 years to Miss Anastasia Murphy. He leaves a widow and an adult family of three sons and six daughters "

The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Tuesday 15 October 1912 p 9 Article
—King and Labourer.— Paddy Connors, an old farm labourer, living at Lissane, near Broadford, County Clare, recently had a letter written direct to the King, stating that when working as a young man with the late Mrs. Spaight, who resided in the district, he had planted a tree to commemorate the marriage of Queen Victoria, and Prince Albert. The letter, which was an appeal for financial aid in Connor's old age, was duly signed, “Paddy Connors." In reply to it the following communication was sent to the old man: — "Privy Purse Office, Buckingham Palace. Lieut.-Col. Sir William Carrington is commanded to acknowledge the receipt of Mr. Paddv Connors's letter, and to send him the enclosed post office order for £2, as a donation from His Majesty's purse."

Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Thursday 24 October 1912 p 2 Article
The death occurred on Monday last at her residence, White's Lane, off Maitland-road, of Mrs Clarke, relict of the late Mr Thos. Clarke, of Vere. Deceased was ill about four days, and death was due to peritonitis. The late Mrs Clarke was 76 years of age, and a native of county Clare, Ire land. She came to Australia 47 years ago, and lived in the Singleton district during the whole of that period, the major portion, of the time being spent at Vere. Mrs Maher, of Pitt-street, is a sister of the deceased. Three sons and two daughters are left to mourn the loss of an affectionate mother. The remains were interred in the Roman Catholic cemetery on Tuesday afternoon, a large number of friends attending the funeral.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 5 November 1912 p 8 Article
Mr. Peter Murphy, one of the oldest residents of West Adelaide, died at his residence, 174, Sturt-street, on Wednesday last. He was a colonist of nearly 61 years. He was born in county Clare, Ireland, and landed at Port Adelaide on St. Patrick's Day, 1852. He engaged in farming for a time near Hamley Bridge, but had resided in West Adelaide for 39 years.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 11 November 1912 p 8 Family Notices
FRAWLEY -November 10 1912 at his residence, Pelham street Double Bay, Jeremiah ("Darby") Frawley, native of County Clare, Ireland, dearly loved husband of Margaret Frawley, aged 56 years R.I.P.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 13 November 1912 p 14 Family Notices
DODD-MEEHAN.-On the 10th November, 1887 at Wentworth, N.S.W., by the Rev. Father Davern, Charles, the second son of the late Eliezer Dodd, of Goolwa, to Margarette, second daughter of the late Thomas Meehan, County Clare, Ireland. Present address-Mannum.

The Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate (NSW : 1892 - 1927) Friday 29 November 1912 p 4 Article
Death of Mrs. M. Manning.
Another link in the chain of human associations between the Dubbo of the past and present has been severed by the death of Mrs. Margaret Manning (relict of the late Mr. Martin Manning, formerly of the "Dispatch"), who passed away peacefully at her residence at 9.30 yesterday morning. The lady was 74 years of age, and was a native of Cahir, County Clare, Ireland, her maiden name being McInerney. Her parents came out to Australia when she was 12 years of age and settled at Ipswich, Queensland, and it was at that township that her marriage took place. Some years later, when the late Messrs. Tom and Martin Manning came west of the Mountains and founded the Dubbo "Dispatch" (sometime in the sixties), she accompanied them, and for the rest of her life resided in Dubbo. Necessarily she saw many changes in the town and district, but being of a very retiring nature she took no prominent part in social affairs. She was, however, a devoted daughter of her church, and a woman of deep human sympathies and benevolence, and many a poor soul could speak of her benefactions. Her husband predeceased her by ten years, and since his death her habits of life were more retiring than ever. Generally speaking, her health was good up to a few months of her demise, but she was called upon to endure a severe affliction of the eyes, necessitating an operation. She was about within a week of her end, and passed away painlessly from breakup of the system. The late Mr. and Mrs. Manning had a family of five sons and three daughters. One boy died in infancy. Mr. Herbert and Mr. Edmund died some years ago, and the surviving sons are Mr. Thomas Manning, of the Customs Department, Sydney, and Mr. Joseph Manning, of Dubbo. The daughters are Misses Eva, Margaret and Mollie. The coffin was taken to St. Brigid's Church this morning, and after a brief service the remains were taken to the place of interment in the family vault in the Roman Catholic portion of the Dubbo cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Brophy said the final prayers. The funeral was a very large one, and nearly every family in the district was represented in order to pay its last tribute to the memory of one so well-known and respected. The mortuary arrangements were in the hands of Mr. J. R. Tighe.

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 28 December 1912 p 18 Family Notices
HEALY. - On the 26th December, at Adelaide, Margaret, dearly beloved wife of Timothy Healy, and youngest daughter of the late Patrick and Margaret Collins, of Kilmaly, County Clare, Ireland. R.I.P.

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