Tag Archives: Sinnott

A Tribute.

Today is the second blog-anniversary of my Blog. A tribute. I have called to mind the number of monuments that I have contributed to in order to honour my ancestors. There have been two immigration walls:  one at Harvey Bay, … Continue reading

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Finding Michael Sinnott

I have asked my sister to write the following article about her great detective work in finding out what happened to Michael Sinnott, who was said to have changed his name to avoid the law. “Rediscovering someone who’d changed his … Continue reading

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Blogiversary

Today is my first Blogiversary! I would like to thank my followers and hope that I can offer some interesting Posts over the next twelve months. Cheers.

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Pioneer women – Jane Roche

Pioneer women – Jane Roche (Mrs Thomas Sinnott) Jane Roche, the daughter of William Roche and Mary Brennan, was born in County Wexford, Ireland.  She married Thomas Sinnott in the early 1830s and they had three children, Bridget, Patrick and … Continue reading

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Sr Mary David Barker

On the birth certificate of my mother’s aunt, she is named Margaret Bridget Catherine Barker after her three Devereux aunts, however, she was known as Mary Barker; ‘Mary’ was her mother’s name. Mary had one sister, my mother’s mother, and … Continue reading

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King Charles II and the Penderel brothers.

One of the most interesting discoveries found whilst my sister “C” was researching material for her booklet, “Sinnott Scions, Snippets and Stories” is that of the connection to the story of King Charles II hiding in the “Royal Oak” and … Continue reading

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