Looking for information on the following family: Thomas Ryan b. 1835 Bunratty area Co. Clare he married Mary Anne Connors in 1854 Limerick. His parents were Thomas and Nora/Sara Hickey any references to hometowns or places which are......
He was born at Bunratty Ireland , married in Limerick and died after suffering from SPINAL INJURY after horse riding accident at Leopold Victoria. He lived at Leopold on a farm with his wife Mary and there 5 living children .They Arrived in Australia in about 1856 as first daughter Bridget was born at sea.
The name of the ship that they sailed to Australia, Melbourne;The General Hewett in 1856, arriving October the same year.
Passenger no.203 Thomas 25yrs of County Clare, R.C
Passenger no.204 Mary 26yrs of County Clare R.C
Passenger no.205 1 BOB infant
Own assistance to Melbourne.
Obitury states the following:
Ryan- on the 1st January, 1900, at Leopold, Thomas, the beloved husband of Mary Ryan aged 65 years, R.I.P. The funeral will leave his late residence, at 1.30pm., for the Eastern Cementery. Friends please accept this invitation. Wellington BROS., Undertakers, 122 Ryrie Street Geelong.