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female GILROY marriages New Zealand 1857 - 1931

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known GILROY marriages in New Zealand 1857 - 1931:


the GILROY BRIDES

- * indicates they are sisters (looking for 4), from Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Ireland, daughters of Matthew GILROY & Elizabeth SMYTH, Matthew was originally from Scotland and married Elizabeth in Ireland -


Agnes Isabel McNiven Gilroy
- married William Henry Firth in 1931

Alice Carmen Gilroy
- married Richard Joseph Marshall in 1930

Alma Gilroy
- married Charles Lanning in 1909

Angelina May Gilroy
- married Henry Norman Hansen in 1916

Anne Rose Gilroy
- married Frederick George Christmas in 1907

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* Annie Gilroy
- born about 1857
- married Michael DRUM in 1900
- (this time gap suggests she may have been previously married)
- they lived in Harper St, Sydenham, Christchurch
- Michael died from injuries received in a work accident (in the Hospital, 2 weeks after the event). On August 28 workmen were using a long wooden pole as a lever to raise and remove the old rails of the old tramway in Ferry Road, at the end of the pole was attached a rope on which they were pulling. The rope broke and the pole sprang back, hitting Michael on the head. He was taken to the Hospital but his condition worsened over the next 2 weeks.
- Michael was buried Plot 85, Block 43 at Linwood
- Anne did not remarry. She lived in Harper St, Christchurch. She died 18 Sept 1939 aged 82. She is buried with Michael

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Annie Hay Gilroy
- married George Aitken in 1904

Annie Vida Gilroy
- married Percy George James in 1930

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* Bridget Gilroy
- born about 1854
- from Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Ireland
- arrived in New Zealand about 1874
- Bridget married John O'DONNELL 19 August 1876
- John was born about 1844 in Ireland. He arrived in NZ about 1874 via Canada, apparently with 3 brothers
- they lived in Scott Street, Christchurch

- the children of John & Bridget were:

1878 - Dennis O'Donnell

1880 - 1930 Matthew O'Donnell
- Matthew was born in Christchurch
- he was a Labourer living in Main South Road Christchurch
- he died 24 June 1930 aged 50
- he is buired Plot 187, Block 25 at Bromlwy Cemetery

1881 - 1957 Tyrconnell Hugh O'Donnell
- he was born in Christchurch
- In the Northwest of Ireland lies an ancient Gaelic kingdom called Tyrconnell. Tyrconnell when translated from Gaelic means " land of O'Donnell". The O'Donnell's were, prior to colonialisation, one of the most powerful Gaelic noble families
- he lived at Scott Street, Christchurch
- Tyrconnell died 4 January 1957 aged 75
- he is buried Plot 176, Block 1A at Ruru Lawn Cemetery

1884 - 1959 John O'Donnell
- John was born in Christchurch
- he was a Welder who had been lving in Stanmore Bay, Auckland
- he died 9 May 1959 aged 75
- he is buried Plot 240, Block 1B at Ruru Lawn Cemetery

1886 - 1968 Honora O'Donnell
- Honora never married. She died 22 April 1968 aged 83. She is buried Plot 23, Block 11 at Ruru Lawn Cemetery

1888 - 1888 Roderick O'Donnell
- Roderick died aged 4 months
- he was probably born and buried in West Eyreton

1890 - 1923 Finn Roy O'Donnell
- Finn was born in West Eyreton, 40km NW of Christchurch
- he died 6 May 1923 aged 33
- he is buried Plot 149, Block 44 at Linwood Cemetery

1892 - 1969 Ellen O'Donnell
- Ellen was born in West Eyreton
- she became Sister Mary Loyala
- she died 15 January 1969 aged 76
- she is buried Plot 155, Block 1 at Memorial Park, Christchurch

1895 - 1955 Mary Ann Patricia O'Donnell
- Mary was born in Oxford, 20km from West Eyreton, Canterbury
- she married Claude Anderson GEE (22 July 1895 - 1972) in 1923
- Claude was born in Christchurch. He died 16 June 1972 aged 76 and is buried Plot 544 - Block 37 at Ruru Lawn Cemetery
- they lived at Sheldon Street Christchurch
- Mary died 28 November1955 aged 60. She is buried with Claude

John died 13 August 1935 aged 91
- he is buried Plot 28, Block 23 at Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch
Bridget died 14 months later, on 31 October 1936 aged 82
- she is buried with John

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Caroline Madalene Gilroy
- married Frederick Newman Sherlocks in 1909

Catherine Gilroy
- married Charles Arthur Bartoy in 1885

Catherine Gilroy
- married Frederick William Blank i 1905

Catherine Hay Gilroy
- married John Dallas in 1889

Celeste Clare Gilroy
- married George Morgan in 1905

Clara Lavinia Clarke Gilroy
- married William John Kemp in 1915

Constance Evelyn Gilroy
- married Brian Leslie Butler in 1930

Edith Mary Gilroy
- married William Arthur Lawson in 1912

Elizabeth Gilroy
- married William Vis in 1912

Elizabeth Jane Gilroy
- married James Norris Burns in 1888

Ellen Nora Gilroy
- married Thomas McCallum in 1886

Ellen Winnifred Gilroy
- married Thomas William Tahana in 1909

Emily Anne Gilroy
- married James Thomas McAuley in 1902

Emily Ellen Gilroy
- married William John Kennedy Dougan in 1913

Ethel Jane Gilroy
- married Charles William Dimes in 1930

Georgina Gilroy
- married Robert Millar in 1857

Jane Gilroy
- married Charles Thomas Noel Trower in 1914

Mae Cecelia Gilroy
- married Patrick Costelloe in 1927

Margaret Ann Gilroy
- married Robert Alfred Dalton in 1896

Maria Gilroy
- married Thomas Stewart Wheeler in 1906

Marion Gilroy
- married Isaac Morrison in 1877

Mary Georgina Gilroy
- married Henry Holton in 1899

Mary Theresa Gilroy
- married Sidney Arthur Burke in 1918

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* Maryanne/ Mary Ann Gilroy
- married David YEOMAN in 1880
- their known children were:

1881 - 1884 David Yeoman
- David died aged 3

1883 - 1966 John Edward Yeoman
- John married Elizabeth Gertrude RIORDAN in 1911

1885 - Annie Yeoman
- Annie married Andrew WHITE in 1903

1888 - Ellen Yeoman
- Ellen married John HILL in 1901

1890 - 1892 Matthew Yeoman
- Matthew died at 16 months

It is possible that David YEOMAN was a widower when he married Mary Ann GILROY:-
... From the STAR (a Christchurch newspaper on 6 March 1879)
The Friends of Mr David Yeoman are respectfuly informed that the Funeral of his late wife, Rachel, will leave his residence, Hill's road, Bingeland, at 2 o'clock on Friday, March 7.

- Rachel was 28 (birth year of about 1851)

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Moana Veronica Gilroy
- married William Thomson Davis in 1926

Patricia Anona Gilroy
- married Michael Joseph O'Leary in 1924

Sarah Dorcas Gilroy
- married William Gilbertson McQuarrie in 1907

Sarah Frances Gilroy
- married Joseph Francis Olliffe Wright in 1908


the GILROY GROOMS

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