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Patrick Walsh (bef. 1840 - 1920)

Patrick Walsh
Born before in Rochfortbridge, County Westmeath, Irelandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 7 Aug 1871 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 80 in Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Biography

Ireland Native
Patrick Walsh was born in Ireland.
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Patrick Walsh migrated from Ireland to New South Wales, Australia.
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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.[1]

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.[2][3]

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.[4][5]

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.[6][7][8]

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.[6][7][8][9][10][11]

Birth

Date: before 15 Mar 1840
Place: Rochfortbridge, County Westmeath, Ireland [1]

Christening

Date: 15 Mar 1840
Place: Rochfortbridge, County Westmeath, Ireland [1]

Emigration

Date sailed: 2 May 1868
Place: Plymouth, Devon, England
Vessel: Devonport
Date arrived: 31 Jul 1868
Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia [2][3]

Marriage

Date: 7 Aug 1871
Place: St Benedict's Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia [4][5]

Death

Date: 14 Sep 1920
Place: Public Hospital, Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia [6][7][8][9][10]

Burial

Date: 16 Sep 1920
Place: Roman Catholic Cemetery, Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia [11]


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 National Library of Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers > database with images, accessed: 16 May 2019 > Diocese: Meath; County: Westmeath; Parish: Rochfortbridge > Baptisms 1 Jun 1823 to 9 Apr 1847, Microfilm 04172/01, Page 120: 15 Mar 1840. Patk Walsh. P. James & Catherine Eighan. Sp: Christopher Doyle & Mary Caddle.
  2. 2.0 2.1 NRS 5317: Persons on bounty ships ('Board's Immigrant Lists'), 1848-1891 > Reel 2486, [4/4493] > 1868 > Assisted Immigrants per Devonport: Patrick Walsh, age 27. Personal research of the late John Humphries on behalf of Vivian Egan.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Australia, New South Wales, State Archives & Records - Assisted Immigrants (digital) Shipping Lists > 1860s > 1868, 31 Jul > Devonport > Reel 2140, [4/4789] > Page 12: Walsh, Patrick, age 27, Laborer, Rochfordbridge, West Meath, R.C., Read & Write.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Australia, New South Wales Marriages Index > 1871 > Ref. 795/1871: 7 Aug 1871. Patrick Walsh & Elizabeth Birtles; District: Sydney.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Australia, New South Wales - Marriage Certificate > 7 Aug 1871. Patrick Walsh & Elizabeth Birtles; New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Office, Sydney. Personal copy in the files of Vivian Egan.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 TROVE - National Library of Australia > Digitised Newspapers > Guyra Argus > Thursday 23 September 1920 > Page 6 > Obituary > Mr. Patrick Walsh.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 TROVE - National Library of Australia > Digitised Newspapers > Glen Innes Examiner > Thursday 16 September 1920 > Page 2 > Obituary > Mr. P. Walsh.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 TROVE - National Library of Australia > Digitised Newspapers > The Catholic Press > Thursday 23 September 1920 > Page 33 > Armidale Diocese.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Australia, New South Wales Deaths Index > 1920 > Ref. 10987/1920: 14 Sep 1920. Patrick Walsh s/o James; District: Glen Innes.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Australia, New South Wales - Death Certificate > 14 Sep 1920 > Patrick Walsh; New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Office, Sydney. Personal copy in the files of Vivian Egan.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Australian Cemeteries Index > Patrick Walsh age 78 > Cemetery: Glen Innes Cemetery, New South Wales.


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