JOHN O'SHEA (O'Shea-302)
PARENTS. Not known
BIRTH. Abt. 1798, Co. Cork, Ireland
MARRIAGE (1). Mary Josephine Ryan
Children (in Ireland):
Death of Spouse (1). aft. birth of Ellen,
MARRIAGE (2). date unknown, Sarah Fitzgerald
IMMIGRATION. On the GEORGIANA.
MELBOURNE SHIIPPING. ARRIVALS.-Feb 10. Georgiana., barque, Stephenson, from Liverpool, via the Cape of Good Hope, with 212 emigrants. Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1840 - 1845) 27 Feb 1841, p2 http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/92674334
The Georgiana was placed in quarantine on her arrival, in consequence of its being understood that she had disease on board. The Medical Board of Inspection, having however reported favorably, she was relieved on Saturday. Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1840 - 1845) 27 Feb 1841, p2 http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/92674334
Index to Assisted British Immigration 1839-1871
(1841). John Oshea 33 hus (26 family) Baker RC, came 23 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
(1841). Sarah Oshea 22 wife of John (26 family) RC, came 23 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
(1841). Mary Ann Oshea 9 and John Oshea 7 son of John (26 family) RC, came 23 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
(1841). John Oshea, and Susann Fitzgerald baptised male David at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #134
(1843). John Oshea, House Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
(1844). John Oshea and Sarah Fitzgerald christened Edward 1844 http://www.reocities.com/vic1847/n/o7.html
Children (in Australia):
(1848). APPLICATIONS for Leases received at the Superintendent’s Office during the period commencing the 1st of March, and ending the 6th of April, 1848: [Dr] James Bathe, Garem Gam, 24 Mar; John Crewe, Garem Gam. 3 Apr; John O'Shea, Garem Gam, 6 Apr.
GAREM GAM RUN 1840-55 
What is now described as 1/805 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne North forms part of CA28 Parish of Cranbourne, County of Mornington.
This land was originally part of Garem Gam (also known as Carrum Carrum or Cardinia Creek); one of the first cattle runs established in the study area in the 1840s.
This run, which extended from the Carrum Swamp to Cardinia Creek was first taken up by Dr James Bathe  and T J Perry in 1840 (Gunson 1968:35-36).
Over the next decade it appears that there was a series of owners as follows:
• In 1845, it appears the Garem Gam run was subdivided and the eastern portion (containing CA28) became known as Ravenhurst, which was held by John Crewe until his death in about 1850.
• From 1849, Crewe also leased the balance (i.e. western) portion of the Garem Gam run in conjunction with Sarah O'Shea and a non resident partner named Brown.
• In 1850, Ravenhurst was transferred to Benjamin Rossiter and Maurice Feehan who leased the whole of the 'Garem Gam' run with Sarah O'Shea, thus restoring the run to its original size [Gunson 1968:35··36].
Following the Government survey of this area in the early 1850s, this land was offered for sale and it appears that the joint holders of the Garem Gam run made various Pre-emptive right applications for different parts of the run.
Cranbourne Parish Maps show that Rossiter was granted a Pre-emptive Right to CA28 Parish of Cranbourne, comprising 316 acres, on 10 July 1855, while it appears that O'Shea and Feehan also obtained Pre-emptive rights over other parts of the run outside of the study area to the north east.
Within these families there were connections of kinship  as well as property.
DEATH. 3 Apr 1852, Forest Creek, Mount Alexander, Victoria, Australia
DEATH. At Forest Creek, Mount Alexander, on the 3rd April, Mr John O'Shea, aged 54, of Garram Gam, Western Port, Settler.
WILL OF JOHN O'SHEA: John OShea, Stockholder, late of the Garram Gam, Station, Western Fort, d. 03 Apr 1852, File: B/030 VPRS 28/P0, unit 5; VPRS 7592/P01, unit: http://prov.vic.gov.au
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION. In the goods of John O'Shea, late of the Garram Gam Station, Westernport, in the Colony of Victoria, Stockholder, deceased. NOTICE is hereby given to all parties interested, that after the expiration of fourteen days from the date of the publication of this notice, an application will be made to the Supreme Court of the Colony of Victoria, in its Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, at the City of Melbourne, that letters of Administration of all and singular the goods, chattels, credits and effects, of John O'Shea late of the Garram Gam station, Westen port, in the Colony of Victoria, Stockholder, deceased, be granted to Sarah O'Shea, of the said Garram Gam station, Westernport, widow of the said John O'Shea. Dated this Twelfth day of April, 1852. P. A. C. O'FARRELL, Proctor for the said, SARAH O'SHEA.
SUPREME COURT. Thursday, 6th May, 1852. (Before the full Court.) ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In The Goods or John O'Shea, DECEASED. Letters of administration were granted to Sarah O'Shea, widow of the deceased.
Sister of John O'Shea: DEATH. CHESSELL.--On the 22nd inst., Margaret, the beloved wife of Charles Chessell, Clarendon-street, Emerald-hill, and sister of the late John O'Shea, Esq., Western Port. Home papers please copy. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) 24 Feb 1864, p4 http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/5744676
Brother of John O'Shea: DEATH. O'SHEA.—On the 22nd inst., at his residence, Creswick-street, Hawthorn, Mr. Patrick O'Shea, brother of the late Mr. John O'Shea, of Westernport, aged forty three years. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) 23 Jun 1864, p4 http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/5749904
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