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Looking for Edward Miller + Biddy Sheridan [Sherden] of Moonee Ponds

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on 2011-09-11 08:49:02

hedgehog has been a Family Tree Circles member since Sep 2011. is researching the following names: CARSON, LEESON, MANEY and 1 other(s).

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by tonkin on 2011-09-13 08:53:57

I'm not having much luck with your Edward MILLER and Bridget SHERIDAN.

I can confirm Edward and Bridget were married in 1851.

The only extra I can give you regarding Bridget's death in 1863 is her age was recorded as 28 years. Her birth place was given as Ireland, and her father was named as Bernard SHERIDAN. Her mother was not named.

Edward and Bridget's children were:

Born: 1852 Essendon, Victoria.
Died: ?

Born: 1852 Moonee Ponds.
Died: ?

Mary Ann
Born: 1854 Moonee Ponds.
Died: 1855 aged 1 year. Death place not recorded.

Born: 1858 Edgecombe, Victoria.
Died: ?

Edmund Jackson
Born: 1860 Malmsbury, Victoria.
Died: ?

Born: 1862 Malmsbury, Victoria.
Died: 1863 aged 5 months. Death place not recorded.

I have searched the death records a few times and have only located the deaths for Mary and Harriet.

I came across a possible marriage for Elizabeth in 1896 to Richard Herbert WEBB, but I have not been able to locate any children for them, and I have not been able to locate the deaths for this Elizabeth and Richard, so they may have left Victoria after they were married.

Please keep in mind I said "possible marriage" for Elizabeth. Nothing has been confirmed.

I will keep looking and will let you know if I find any further details.

by Wallyw on 2014-06-16 09:39:22

Hi Tonkin,

Sorry I haven't acknowledged your response, ill health, mine & computer, have not helped.

Thank you for your help, I come back to Bridget [[Biddy], infrequently, she is not soul destroying, more of a niggle.

Best regards,

Wally Walsham

by ambatch on 2015-06-12 05:51:23

Sorry I have no info on Biddy Sheridan but am a descendent of Fanny and Joseph Walsham. Their daughter Elizabeth Blanche Walsham was my Great Grandmother. I have recently requested help in finding Fanny on a Facebook page here in NZ and a link supplied by a group member got me to this stage. I would love to know more about Fanny's family in Ireland. I know she was born in Downpatrick and her father was John Carson, her mother Mary Sheridan. I have not confirmed this. On reading a book called." Irish Woman in Colonial Australia" mention was made of the Cavan Four - four women who were sent from Ireland for murder. One was Mary Sheridan. In workhouse records from County Down , Bridget Sheridan was noted as coming from Cavan. Fanny was in the workhouse at this time too. John Sheridan is noted as being the husband of Mary Sheridan, also a convict sent to Australia. I wonder if there is connections here. I just don't know where to go next to discover more. If you have contacts in New Zealand for Joseph Walsham I would love to contact them.

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