Patrick Walsh migrated from Ireland to New South Wales, Australia.
Patrick Walsh was born about 1840 in Rochfortbridge, County Westmeath, Ireland & baptised there 15th March 1840, the son of James Walsh & Catherine Eighan. Sponsors at his baptism were Christopher Doyle & Mary Caddle.
Patrick Walsh, a Labourer, aged 27, native of Rockfordbridge (sic), West Meath, Ireland; son of James & Kate of Rockfordbridge, West Meath; sailed on the "Devonport" from Plymouth, England 2nd May 1868 & arrived in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 31st July 1868. His cousin Charles Egan, was living in the Colony at Cockatoo Island, Sydney.
Patrick Walsh, bachelor, born Westmeath, Ireland; Coachman, age 28, of Sydney, (son of James Walsh, Farmer & Catherine Egan) & Elizabeth Birtles, spinster, born Penrith, N.S.W., Servant, age 22, of Penrith, (daughter of Thomas Birtles, Tailor & Mary M. Lennan) were married 7th August 1871 at St Benedict's Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia according to the rites of the Roman Catholic Church. Witnesses were Andrew Cunningham & Susanah McNamara.
Patrick & Elizabeth Walsh resided in Sydney for a few years, before moving to Ben Lomond on the New England Tableland about 1874, where they started an Inn near Ben Lomond Station, later moving to their property "Sidebrook" where he took up farming & grazing interests. He was the first President of the Ben Lomond Hibernian Lodge, a member of the New England Irish National Association, President of the Ben Lomond Literary Institute, President of the Recreation Ground Committee, and a trustee of the Ben Lomond Cemetery.
Patrick Walsh died aged 78, on 14th September 1920 at the Public Hospital, Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia and was laid to rest 16th September 1920 at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia.
Date: before 15 Mar 1840
Place: Rochfortbridge, County Westmeath, Ireland 
Date: 15 Mar 1840
Place: Rochfortbridge, County Westmeath, Ireland