Monthly Archives: February 2014

Pioneer women – Margaret Curtin

Pioneer women – Margaret Curtin (Mrs John Wiseman). Margaret Curtin was the daughter of Timothy Curtin and Mary Curtin of Mallow, County Cork, Ireland.  Margaret was baptised in September, 1832 in the parish of Rathcormac.  Margaret had younger siblings named … Continue reading

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Pioneer Women – Mary Farrelly

Pioneer women – Mary Farrelly (Mrs John Lane). The following has been largely extracted from the family history book, “The family of Charles and Maria Lane in Australia 1840-2004” p 145-148, and I acknowledge the un-credited writers of the story … Continue reading

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Father Michael Shalloe

Father Michael Shalloe was the Parish Priest for 21 years at St Paul the Hermit, Roman Catholic Church, Sheenboro, Quebec, Canada.  Sheenboro is in a remote area on the border of Quebec and Ontario; these two counties are separated by … Continue reading

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Pioneer women – Bridget Shalloe

Pioneer women – Bridget Shalloe. The second of my pioneer women is Bridget Shalloe (Mrs Patrick Devereux).  Bridget Shalloe was the last of my great, great grandparents to arrive in Australia and one of two of whom I have photographs. … Continue reading

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