Category Archives: Leddin

Copying information from this blog.

I have just visited the convictrecords.com.au website and noticed that someone has made a contribution to the website (for John Pye of The Lady Kennaway) that is directly copied from my article on John Pye in this Blog and from … Continue reading

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Mary Leddin

Mary Leddin was a daughter of Patrick Leddin and Margaret Gleeson of Ballincaroona, Hospital parish, Limerick county.  Mary Leddin of Ballincaroona married in 1831 to John Kiely of Ballycahill, Hospital, the witnesses to the marriage were Patrick Leddin of Ballincaroona, … Continue reading

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Which Patrick Leddin was Timothy Leddin’s brother ?

The following article has been submitted by my sister.   Which Patrick Leddin was Timothy Leddin’s brother ? My 3 x great grandfather is Patrick Leddin of Co. Limerick, Ireland; he would have been born approximately 1780.  Patrick had married … Continue reading

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Shot between the eyes

“Shot between the eyes” My sister had just downloaded the death certificate for Patrick Gleeson and saw that this individual, who she knew had four daughters also had a 14 year old son, named Patrick Francis Gleeson.   She said … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day – 25 April, 1915. Yesterday was a holiday in Australia to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces at Gallipoli in Turkey. For many it is a day to attend memorial services … Continue reading

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Pioneer Women – Two sisters dreaming

Pioneer women – Ann Leddin (Mrs William Sinnott) I spent a very pleasant evening listening to a performance by Marcia Howard and Rose Bygrave.  Marcia sang her song “Two sisters dreaming” which is in honour of her great grandmother, Mary … Continue reading

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Killed, injured and accidents

When I first thought that I would write this article I was unaware of how many persons from the various branches of my large family tree had met with accidents resulting in injuries or death until my sister and I … Continue reading

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