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Born Co. Donegal, Ireland; Married & Died in the Colony of Victoria, Australia 1852-1934

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Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia

Personal notices relating to County Donegal emigrants to Victoria and their families extracted from The Argus (Melbourne), Ballarat Star, Bendigo Advertiser, Gippsland Times, Bacchus Marsh Express, Londonderry Sentinel and additional data from the Victorian Pioneers’ Index 1837-88, Federation Index 1889-1901, Edwardian Index 1902-1913, Great War Index 1914-1920 (Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, Melbourne) (VRBMD)

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Nov 23 1852 STERRITT. [Died] At Blaydon, Brunswick (the residence of Thomas V. Foote, Esq.) on the 18th inst. Emily, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Sterritt, Esq. of Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland, aged sixty-nine years (Argus)
Apr 15 1853 PATTERSON. [Died] On the 18th November last, at the home of her brother in law, Dr. John Patterson, R.N., [formerly of Strabane, Co. Tyrone] Blaydon, Brunswick, near Melbourne, Victoria Emily, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Sterritt, Esq., of Letterkenny (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 9 1854

WALLEN. [Died] At Melbourne, Australia, on the 8th of March last, of colonial fever, Eliza Bushe, the beloved daughter of F.R. Wallen, Esq. [born Letterkenny 1791], aged 17 years and some months (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Parents’ names unknown (VRBMD)]

Jan 25 1856

WALLEN. [Birth] On the 17th October, at Victoria Parade, Melbourne, Australia, the wife of F.R. Wallen, Esq., [born Letterkenny 1791] of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)

Parents: Francis Robertson Wallen & Catherine Hobson (VRBMD)

Nov 7 1856 GILMOUR. [Died] On the 9th August last, at Rockfort, Buncrana, Patrick Gilmour, Esq., J. P., of the Grove, Londonderry, aged sixty-nine years. (Argus)
Jan 4 1857 VALANTINE & McCLURE. [Married] On the 8th inst., by the Rev. William Moss, brother in-law of the bride, Mr. David H. Valantine, of McClure, Valantine, and Co., to Rebecca, third daughter of Mr. Andrew McClure, late of Findrum, county Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Oct 23 1857

THOMPSON. [Died] On the 16th July, at Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, in the 29th year of his age, Mr. William Thompson, late of Newtowncunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)

Parents: Alexander Thompson & Elizabeth (surname not stated) (VRBDM)

Dec 18 1857 PARR & SCOTT. [Married] August 24, at Tarraville, Gipps Land, Victoria, William Henry, second son of James Parr, Esq., late of Manchester, to Margaret Jane, youngest daughter of William Scott, Esq., of Erin Vale, Gipps Land, and formerly of Milltown Cottage, in the county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 3 1858

McCONNELL. [Died] May 28, at Melbourne, of rapid consumption, in the 26th year of his age, Joseph, eldest son of Mr. John McConnell, Drumcairn, near Newtowncunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Parents’ names unknown (VRBMD)]

Jul 13 1859 HEPBURN & VANCE. [Married] On the 11th inst., at St. Paul's Church, Geelong, James Hepburn to Isabella, daughter of George and Margaret Vance, Raphoe, Ireland (Argus)
Oct 31 1859 LAZURUS & HAMILTON. [Married] On the 18th inst., at Ballarat, Alfred S. Lazarus, son of Solomon Lazarus, late of Kingston, Jamaica, to Anna M. Hamilton, relict of the late Ambrose Montague Hamilton, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and third daughter of James E. Hamilton, of Greencastle, Donegal, Ireland. Home papers please copy (Argus)
Feb 24 1860

BLACK. [Died] November 22, at Melbourne, Australia, Robert, seventh son of Mr. Samuel Black, Drimaclogan, near Ramelton, aged 26 years, deeply lamented by his bereaved parents and sorrowing friends and relatives (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Parents: Robert James Black & Janet (surname unknown) (VRBMD)]

Mar 23 1860

McKELVEY. [Died] On the 2nd January, at his residence, Raglan Street, Emerald Hill, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, George Patton McKelvey, Esq., aged 38 years, eldest son of Mr. McKelvey, of Ards, near Dunfanaghy, in the county of Donegal, formerly of Newtownards, in the county Down (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Parents: David McKelvey& Jane Thompson (VRBMD)]

Sep 12 1860 REHBEIN & JOHNSTON. [Married] On the 11th instant, by special license, at the Church of England, Bendigo, by the Rev. Mr. Smith, Mr. Frank Rehbein, of Huntly, to Miss Catherine Johnston, of Donegal, Ireland, Melbourne papers please copy. (Bendigo Advertiser)
Sep 21 1860 KEYS & HOLMES. [Married] September 10, at Lifford Church, by the Rev. J.F. Smyly, Tasker Keys, Esq., Warranpool, Victoria [late of Lifford], to Margaret, eldest daughter of Charles Holmes, Esq., Rosgear (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 26 1860 COLHOUN & WILLIAMS. [Married] On the 6th inst., by the Rev. D. J. Draper, in the Wesleyan Church, St. Kilda, Mr. John Colhoun, eldest son of Mr. Arthur Colhoun, Oakleigh, late Co. Tyrone, Ireland, to Anna Williams, eldest daughter of Mr. John Williams, Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Oct 5 1860 TWISS & NEWMAN. [Married] At Buninyong, Edward Twiss, Esq., of Killorglan, county Kerry, Ireland, and Darriwell, Victoria, third son of the late Edward Twiss, Esq., of Steelroe, to Mary Jane, eldest daughter of the late Rev. P.S. Newman, Incumbent of Dunlewey, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 4 1861 STEELE & FULLERTON. [Married] On the 27th ult., in the Presbyterian Church, Maldon, by the Rev. Alex. Robb, Mr. James T. Steele, son of the late Rev. James Steele, D.D., Stranorlar, county Donegal, Ireland, to Maggy, second daughter of the late Robert Fullerton, Esq., Gortanigan, county Tyrone, Ireland (Argus)
Jun 21 1861 BELL & WALLEN. [Married] April 24, at Melbourne, Australia, Edward Connor, eldest son of George Stewart Bell, Esq., late of Twickenham Lodge, Middlesex, to Catherine Ann, only daughter of Francis R. Wallen, Esq.,[born Letterkenny 1791] Richmond, late of Fairymount, Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel])
Nov 1 1861

JENKINS. [Died] May 20, in Melbourne, Australia, of inflammation of the lungs, Andrew, eldest son of the late Mr. Evans Jenkins, Naveny, Stranorlar, aged 40 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Aged 42; parents’ names unknown (VRBMD)]

Dec 23 1861

PALMER. [Died] On the 28th ult., at Melbourne, Australia, Henry, eldest son of Mr. John Palmer, late of Ards, County Donegal, Ireland, aged twenty-one years (Argus)

[Parents John Palmer & Ann Jane Orr (VRBMD)]

Dec 24 1861 WARD & LAWSON. [Married] On Thursday, 28th November, by the Rev. Thomas J. Barry, Andrew Scott Ward, late of Ramelton, county Donegal, to Maria Lawson, late of Ion, county Limerick, Ireland (Ballarat Star)
May 24 1862

PALMER. [Died] At Melbourne, Ann Jane, relict of the late Mr. John Palmer, late of Ards, county Donegal, Ireland in the forty-seventh year of her age (Argus)

[Parents: father unknown Orr & mother unknown (VRBMD)]

Oct 3 1862

MACINTIRE. [Died] July 1, at Victoria, Doctor George MacIntire, House Surgeon of Castlemaine Hospital, third son of the late Andrew MacIntire, Esq., of Ballyshannon (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Parents: Andrew MacIntire & Rebecca unknown (VRBMD)]

Jul 24 1863 WALLEN & PITMAN. [Married] On the 21st May, at St. Peter's Church, Melbourne, by the Rev. H.H.P. Handfield, Robert, eldest son of Francis R. Wallen [born Letterkenny 1791], Melbourne, to Marian May, youngest daughter of George J. Pitman, Sandhurst (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 14 1863 MOWBRAY & PORTER. [Married] August 11, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Dunkaneely [Co. Donegal] , by the Rev. James Edwards, brother in law to the bride, assisted by the Rev. J.S. McDade, William Mowbray, Esq., Melbourne, Australia, to Florinda Caroline, eldest daughter of Mr. Adam Porter, merchant, Dunkaneely (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 23 1863 McDEVITT & CONNOLLY. [Married] On the 5th instant, at St. Kilian’s Church, Sandhurst, Mr. Hugh McDevitt, of the County Donegal, Ireland, to Miss Annie Connolly, of the County Carlow, Ireland (Argus)
Oct 27 1863

WARD. [Died] July 18, at Ballarat, New South Wales [sic], John Ward, Esq., late of the Green, Ramelton, aged 56 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Parents’ names unknown (VRBMD)]

May 25 1864 SPOOR & MORRISON. [Married] On the 28th ult., by the Rev. Morrison, Mr. Andrew Spoor, son of the late Mr. A. Spoor, of Collingwood, to Miss Ann Morrison, daughter of the late Mr. Hugh Morrison, Kill begs, County Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
May 11 1865

CURRAN. [Died] On the 6th inst., in Melbourne, Priscilla Curran, the beloved and youngest daughter of William Curran, Esq., inspector of Police, Morass House, County Donegal, Ireland (Argus)

Parents’ names unknown (VRBMD)]

Aug 29 1865

CRESWELL. [Died] June 18, at Melbourne, Australia, after a short illness, Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. James Creswell, formerly of Moness, Burt, aged 19 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Born Londonderry. Parents: James Creswell & Sarah Cathers (VRBMD)]

Sep 4 1865 MACARTNEY & MILLER. [Married] On the 1st instant, by the Rev. Isaac New, at Albert Street Baptist Church, Melbourne, John, eldest son of the Rev. Sir William Macartney, Bart., County Donegal, Ireland, to Catherine, second daughter of the late Alexander Miller, of Merrindindie, Victoria (Argus)
Nov 28 1865

FLEMING. [Died] August 18, at Melbourne, Australia, of asiatic dropsy, James, second son of the late Mr. John Fleming, Drum, Inch, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Aged 38. Parents’ names unknown (VRBMD)]

Apr 30 1866 MULHERON & FOLEY. [Married] On the 28th instant, at St. Kilian's Roman Catholic Church, Sandhurst, by the Rev. E. A. O'Dwyer, Mr. James Mulheron, Donegal, to Bridget, eldest daughter of Mr. Patrick Foley, Waterford (Argus)
Jun 15 1866 ROULSTONE & WADDY. [Married] June 12, at Articlave [Co. Londonderry] Church, by the Venerable Archdeacon Galwey, assisted by the Rev. W. Wilson, Mr. Joseph Roulstone, Raphoe, late of Victoria, Australia, to Florinda Norman, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Edmund Waddy, Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 31 1866

ELDER. [Died] June 24, at Melbourne, Australia, of inflammation, Oliver Mathewson, son of Mr. Robert B. Elder, formerly of Rohan, Newtowncunningham, aged 6 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Parents: Robert Elder & Eliza Jane Blair (VRBMD)]

Sept 25 1866

WALLEN. [Died] On the 30th June, at Waltham Terrace, Richmond, Melbourne, Australia, William Henry, fourth son of Francis R. Wallen, Esq., [born Letterkenny 1791] aged 21 years (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Parents: Francis Robertson Wallen & Catherine Hobson (VRBMD)]

Apr 23 1867

VANCE. [Died] February 2, at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Nicholson, Cumberland Store, Chiltern, Victoria, Elizabeth Vance, aged 20 years, youngest daughter of Joseph Vance, Sharon, Newtowncunningham (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Parents: Joseph Vance & Mary unknown (VRBDM)]

Apr 24 1867 CARLETON & SWAN. [Married] On the 18th inst., by the Rev. A. Robertson, at his residence, William Street [Melbourne], William MacNeill, eldest son of Mr. Goodwin Carleton, Lough View House, Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland, to Mary, second daughter of Mr. Hugh Swan, of same place (Argus)
Sep 2 1867 EDWARD & BULLOCK. [Married] On the 28th ult., at Sandridge, by the Rev. J. W. Inglis, Robert, eldest son of Henry Edward, Esq., of Sandridge, to Rebekah Jane, youngest daughter of Robert Bullock, late governor of the County Donegal Hospital, Ireland (Argus)
Oct 25 1867

QUIGLEY (McDONOUGH). [Died] On the 27th September, 1867, Sarah Anne, the beloved wife of Mr. Edward Quigley, of the Supreme Court, Sandhurst, and only daughter of the late Mr. Tristram McDonough Moville, County Donegal, Ireland. Home papers please copy (Bendigo Advertiser)

[Aged 36 years. Parents: Tristram McDonough & Mary McLaughlin (VRBMD)]

Nov 16 1867 McINTYRE & MULHERN. [Married] On the 10th inst., at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne, by the Rev. Henry England, John McIntyre, Melbourne, second son of Edward McIntyre, Esq., Ballyshannon, Ireland, to Susan Mulhern, fourth daughter of James Mulhern, Esq., Langhill, County Fermanagh. (Argus)
Dec 27 1867

MILLER. [Died] September 19, at Melbourne, Victoria, Elizabeth, aged 28 years, daughter of Mr. William Miller, Tradeston, Glasgow, formerly of Killea, Liberties of city of Derry (Londonderry Sentinel)

[Born Glasgow; parents William Miller & Elizabeth Clements (VRBDM)]

Jul 14 1868 PATTERSON & JAMES. [Married] At the Metropolitan Hotel, Melbourne, by the Rev. Samuel Kelly, Robert Patterson, Esq., ruling elder in Janefield [Presbyterian] Church, to Esther, daughter of Mr. John James, Longhill, near Ramelton, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 24 1868 SWEENEY & FORD. [Married] At Stratford, on 17th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Hayes, Mr. Edward Sweeney, second son of Edward Sweeney, Esq., Willow, Carrigart, County Donegal, Ireland, to Miss Annie Ford, fifth daughter of James Ford, Fairview, Portumna, County Galway, Ireland. Home papers, please copy. (Gippsland Times)
Mar 29 1870 HARRIDGE & DOHERTY. [Married] On the 13th inst., at St. Mary's, St. Kilda, by the Rev. John O'Sullivan, Thomas Young Harridge, only son of Dr. Thomas and Charlotte Harridge, of Rochford, Essex, England, to Margaret, eldest daughter of George and Ellen Doherty, of the County Donegal, Ireland. Home papers please copy (Argus)
Nov 19 1870 PHILLIPS & MOORHEAD. [Married] On the 9th inst., at the Wesleyan Parsonage, St. Kilda, by the Rev. Joseph Dare, E. H. Phillips, to Emily Caroline, eldest daughter of William Moorhead, Esq., M.D., of Stranorlar, County Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Dec 21 1870 ELLIS & DOBBS. [Married] On the 14th inst., in St. John's Church, Melbourne by the Rev. John Barlow, Mr. Thomas Ellis, of County Donegal, Ireland, to Annie, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Joseph Dobbs, Abbeyleix, Queen's County, Ireland (Argus)
Feb 27 1871 GLEDHILL & WILSON. [Married] On the 22nd inst., by special licence, at Melbourne, Robert Henry, eldest son of William Gledhill, Esq., auctioneer of this city, to Emily Jane Wilson, youngest daughter of the late J. Wilson, Esq., of Ballyshannon, Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Sep 30 1871 McMENEMIN & SMITHWICK. [Married] On the 27th inst., at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Hawthorn, by the Rev. E. Nolan, S.J., assisted by the Rev. W. Kelly, S.J., Hugh McMenemin, Esq., eldest son of the late Hugh McMenemin, Esq., County Donegal, Ireland, to Elizabeth Josephine Smithwick, second daughter of Michael Smithwick, Esq., Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland (Argus)
Nov 14 1871 BROWN & PALMER. [Married] On the 9th inst., by licence, at Carlton, by the Rev. James Bickford, Wesleyan minister, Robert Brown, youngest son of the late Mr. Joseph Brown, of Dorsetshire, England, to Rebecca Palmer, second daughter of the late Mr. John Palmer, county of Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Sep 6 1873 COOPER & MILLIKEN. [Married] On the 2nd inst., at St. Luke's Church, Emerald hill, by the Rev. R. B. Dickinson, William R. Cooper to Isabella, second daughter of John Millikin, retired Coast Guard officer, county Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Jun 27 1874 MARTIN & PORTER. [Married] On the 25th ult., at the residence of Mr. C. Bushell, Chiltern, by the Rev. James Dare, William George Martin, of Corowa, N.S.W., to Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Edward Porter, Letterkenny, and County Donegal, Ireland. Tasmanian and home papers please copy (Argus)
Oct 16 1874 MORROW. [Died] On the 21st June, at Laghey, County Donegal, Ireland, the Rev. James Morrow, curate of Laghey, and formerly of Trinity College, Dublin, and of Melbourne, Victoria (Argus)
Aug 30 1876 NICHOLSON & GUBBINS. [Married] On the 18th inst, at All Saints' Church, Sandhurst, by the Rev. W. Croxton, Robert Nicholson, Esq., to Annie J. T. Gubbins, relict of the late A. B. Gubbins, second son of Blakeney Charles Gubbins, formerly superintendent of police, county Sligo, Ireland, and oldest daughter of the late E. B. Tydd, Esq., of Melbourne, and granddaughter of the late William Wray, Esq., high sheriff county Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Sep 28 1876 CLARKE. [Died] On the 20th of July, at his residence, Belmont, Lifford, County Donegal, Ireland, Andrew Clarke, Esq., of Belmont, aged 69 (Argus)
Oct 9 1877

IRWIN (QUINN). [Died] on the 8th inst., at East Brighton police station, Rosanna, the beloved wife of John Irwin, and beloved eldest daughter of David Quinn, Esq., Killybegs, Co. Donegal, Ireland, aged 37 years and four months. Home papers please copy. R.I.P. (Argus)

[Parents: David Quinn & Anne Donnery (VRBMD)]

Sep 2 1878

HAMILTON. [Died] On the 18th ult, at No 4 Chapel street, Richmond Mr Samuel Hamilton, late of Tullyown, near St Johnstown, county Donegal, Ireland, beloved father of Mrs G. Day, Clifton Hill, in the 78th year of his age. Home papers please copy (Argus)

[Parents Andrew Hamilton & Annie McGill (VRBMD)]

Feb 12 1879

GUNNING. [Died] On the 10th inst., at Melbourne, John Byers Gunning, son of the late John Gunning, Esq , Stranorlar, County Donegal, Ireland, aged 39 years (Argus)

[Parents: John Gunning & unknown Wilson (VRBMD)]

Jul 24 1880 HEGARTY. [Died] On May 19th, at her residence, Shrove House, Moville, County Donegal, Ireland, Sarah relict of the late Charles Hegarty, Esq., and dearly beloved mother of James Hegarty, Parwan View, Bacchus Marsh, also of Eugene and Daniel Hegarty, of Sandhurst, aged 65[?] years. R.I.P. (Bacchus Marsh Express)
Sep 3 1880 HILL & NICHOLSON. [Married] On the 30th ult., at the Manse, West Melbourne by special licence, by the Rev. John G. Stobbs, William Richard Hill to Annie Jane Johnstone, relict of the late R. Nicholson, eldest daughter of E. R. Tydd, formerly of the Police department, Melbourne, and granddaughter of William Wray, Esq., Oak park, Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Jun 2 1881 McINTYRE. [Died] On the 19th April, at his residence, .....? [illegible], Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland, James McIntire, (brother of John and Edward, drapers, of this city), of fever, after nine days. R I.P. (Argus)
Jun 29 1881 HAMILTON. [Died] On the 4th ult., at Mossvill, county Donegal, Ireland, Maria, widow of the late Captain William Hamilton, Rifle Brigade, and mother of J. P. Hamilton, Esq., Q.C., Recorder of Cork, and of Mrs Brownless, Melbourne (Argus)
Nov 2 1881 STOPFORD & MONTGOMERY.[Married] On the 7th September, at Rathmullan Church, Co. Donegal, Ireland, by the Very Rev, the Dean of Raphoe, assisted by the Rev Charles Boyton, Captain Arthur Bouverie Stopford, R.A., second son of Admiral Stopford, of Richmond, Surrey, England, to Evelyn Fannie, daughter of Lieutenant-General Montgomery, C S T., J.P., of Fort Royal, Rathmullan, Co. Donegal (Argus)
Feb 15 1882 BIRD & McFARLAND. [Married] On the 14th inst. at St. Paul's, Melbourne, by the Rev. Dr. Bromby, Simon J. youngest son of the late Mr. Robert Bird, Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal, to Lizzie, youngest daughter of Mr. Andrew McFarland, Kilcam, Co. Tyrone, Ireland (Argus)
Sep 19 1883 STAVELEY.[ Died] On 8th August, 1883, at Culdaff House, County Donegal, Ireland, Sarah Letitia, widow of the Rev. Robert Staveley, M.A., Prebendary of St. Munchin’s, Limerick (Gippsland Times)
Oct 12 1885 McCANN & KISS. [Married] On the 7th inst., at St. Mary's, Maffra, by the Very Rev. J. I. Hegarty, V.F., John, third son of James McCann, Donegal, Ireland, to Katherine Elizabeth, second daughter of the late William Kiss, Maffra. (Gippsland Times)
April 30 1886 GIBSON & McDONAGH. [Married] By licence, at St John's Church, Latrobe Street, Melbourne, by the Rev. Richard George Burke, M.A., LL.B., William A. Gibson, eldest son of the late Henry Gibson, of Haxey, Lincolnshire, England, to Jane Mary McDonagh, eldest daughter of the late John McDonagh, Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
May 22 1886 ALCORN & GILBERT. [Married] On the 20th inst., at St Silas’ Church, Albert Park, by the Rev. S. C. Kent Andrew, second eldest son of the late Samuel Alcorn, Milford, County Donegal to Mary Jane, eldest daughter of Henry Gilbert, Ballybay. County Monaghan, Ireland No cards. Home papers please copy (Argus)
Jul 3 1886 HEGARTY. [Died] On 28th June, at his residence, Sailors Gully, Eaglehawk, Eugene, sixth son of the late Charles Hegarty, Shrove House, Moville, County Donegal, Ireland, brother of Daniel Hegarty of Eaglehawk, and James Hegarty, Parwan, aged 56 years. R.I.P. (Bacchus Marsh Express)
Oct 8 1886 WALLEN. Francis Robertson Wallen, born at Letterkenny, county Donegal, Ireland, 6th May, 1791, resident in Trinidad, Britain West Indies, from 1815 until 1833, subsequently in Philadelphia, U.S.A., in Londonderry, in Liverpool, and since 1852 in Melbourne, Victoria. Died at Hawthorn 7th October, 1886 (Argus)
Nov 10 1886 BARRON & SHAW. [Married] On the 8th inst., at Tallarook, by the Rev. T. B. Swift, Andrew Barron, of Grange Park, Toolamba, farmer, second son of the late Mr. Robert Barron, of the County Down, Ireland, to Mary Anne Shaw, of Pranjyip, eldest daughter of Mr David Shaw, of the County Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Jun 8 1888 HAY & RODGETT. [Married] On the 6th inst., by the Rev. D. Kinsman, D.D., Robert, eldest son of Robert Hay, Esq., Springfield House, Donegal, Ireland, to Harriet Emily Rodgett, youngest daughter of the late Captain John Lord Rodgett, of England (Argus)
Jul 20 1888

LAYARD. [Died] On the 18th July, at Lansdowne street, Sale, John Layard, late of Co. Donegal, Ireland, aged 87 years. (Gippsland Times)

[Parents’ names unknown (VRBMD)]

Aug 24 1888 COCHRANE. [Died] On the 15th ult., at the parsonage, Ballyshannon, Ireland, the residence of her son, Rev. S. G. Cochrane, in her ninetieth year, Rebecca, widow of Thomas Cochrane, late of Ballinasloe, Ireland, and mother of Mrs. Robert Potter, of St. Mary's Parsonage, North Melbourne (Argus)
Feb 1 1890 HAMILTON & ATKINSON. [Married] On December 3, at Beaumont, Belfast, by special license, by the Rev. T. J. Welland, M.A., assisted by the Rev. H. W. Stewart, M.A., and the Rev. J. Armstrong, M.A., Thomas Hamilton, R.M., Salt Hill, county Donegal, to Mary, elder daughter of Robert Atkinson, Esq., J.P., Beaumont, Belfast, and cousin of Mrs. Frank J. Jones, Seamount, Elsternwick (Argus)
Jun 23 1892

KELLY. [Died] On the 22nd inst., at 102 High-street, Windsor, Anthony, dearly beloved husband of Margaret Kelly, after a long and painful Illness, aged 57 years, late of Castlefin, Co. Donegal, Ireland. R. I. P. (Argus)

[Parents’ names unknown (VRBMD)]

Apr 14 1893 LATTA. [Died] At his residence, Ballinakill, County Wexford, Ireland, Alexander Latta, in his 72nd year, formerly of Bready, St. Johnston, County Donegal (near Londonderry), Ireland (Argus)
Oct 30 1893 COANE. [Died] On the 15th ult., at her brother’s residence Higginstown, near Ballyshannon, Ireland, Jane Madeline younger daughter of the late Henry Coane B. L., and sister of J. M. Coane, of Brighton, and Dr. J Coane of Malvern, Victoria. (Argus)
Sep 10 1897

McCLURE. [Died] On the 9th September at his late residence, Indiana, Avenue Road, Camberwell, David the beloved husband of Margaret McClure and for 26 years police constable of Hawthorn, aged 57 years Native of Donegal Ireland (Argus)

(Parents: William McClure & Sarah McAlivein (VRBMD)]

Oct 16 1897 GOULD & STEELE. [Married] On the 7th September at the residence of the bride’s parents, Rossylongan House Wangaratta, by the father of the bridegroom, George Gould of the Education Department, eldest son of Rev. W. Gould and cousin of J. Gould Wilkinson, of lvy Bank, Limerick, Ireland to Edith second daughter of A. L M Steele, late of Victorian Police, and granddaughter of the late Lieutenant Robert Ball Steele, of Rossylongan Estate, Donegal, Ireland. Home and colonial papers please copy (Argus)
Dec 5 1898

MARTIN. [Died] On the 3rd December, at the residence of her sister (Mrs. W. J. Mulready), 1 Darebin Road, Northcote, Charlotte Emily, widow of the late Dr. L. J. Martin, M.D, Collins Street, Melbourne, and eldest daughter of the late Rev. George Simpson Benson rector of Killenny, Queen's County, Ireland, and granddaughter of the late Rev. Hill Benson, rector of Kilcar, Donegal, Ireland. Passed peaceably away after a long and patient illness (Argus)

[Parents: George Simpson Benson & Ann Lloyd Jones (VRBMD)]

Apr 17 1899

MEALEY. [Died] On the 21st March, at the Melbourne Hospital, John Mealey, of Essendon, herdsman, native of co. Donegal, Ireland, aged 65 years R.I.P. (Argus)

[Parents’ names unknown (VRBMD)]

Jun 2 1899 WHITEHEAD. In sorrowing remembrance of my dearest sister, Ellen, youngest daughter of the late Hugh Morrison, of Killabags (sic), Co. Donegal, Ireland, who died at Collingwood, 2nd of June, 1895. (Inserted by her loving sister, Mrs. Mickleborough, Armadale) (Argus)
Jul 22 1899 CAMPBELL & GILLIS. [Married] On the 28th June, at the home of the bride's sister, Clarendon Street, South Melbourne, by the Rev. James Beattie, of St. Andrew's, Queenscliff, Lewis B. Campbell, V.P.S., to Elizabeth Jane Gillis, daughter of the late Robert Gillis, Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland (Argus)
Dec 29 1899

MARTIN. [Died] On the 17th December, at his residence, 'Springvale,' Thoona, Irvine Martin, beloved husband of Frances Martin, and eldest son of the late Christopher Martin, Pettigo, Co. Donegal, Ireland, aged 81 years. Home papers please copy (Argus)

[Parents: Christopher Martin & Mary Collins (VRBMD)]

Jan 18 1902 McGLINCHEY. [Died] On the 13th January, through injuries accidentally received on the Peak Hill Gold-fields, W.A. [Western Australia], Dan McGlinchey, beloved son of the late D. and S. McGlinchey, Co. Donegal, Ireland, and brother to J. McGlinchey, Liddiard Street, Hawthorn. Deeply regretted. Age 39. R.I.P. (Argus)
May 28 1902

CALLAN. [Died] On the 26th May, at his residence, Seymour, John Callan, a native of Donegal, Ireland, aged 84 years. A colonist for 50 years (Argus)

[Aged 84. Parents: John Callan & Isabella Little (VRBMD)]

August 9 1902 McLAUGHLIN. [Died] On the 3rd June, at the residence of his uncle, Mr. George Hegarty, Brooklyn, U.S., America, Michael, only son of Captain McLaughlin, Greencastle, Moville, county Donegal, Ireland, nephew of the late Mr. James Hegarty, Parwin View, Bacchus Marsh, also of the late Mr. Daniel and Eugene Hegarty, of Bendigo, R.I.P. (Argus)
Apr 22 1903 COCHRANE & THOMPSON. [Married] On the 13th April, at Holy Trinity, Kew, by Rev. F. C. Anderson, Thomas, second son of the late Canon Cochrane, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland, to May Grattan Thompson, second daughter of J. Henning and Louie Thompson, of Kew (Argus)
Aug 3 1903 MOORE & BOND. [Married] On the 8th July, by the Rev. C.H. Nash, Christopher, eldest son of late A.W.J. Moore, of Pettigo, county Donegal, Ireland, to Mary Saunders, eldest daughter of Thomas Bond, of Hawthorn, and granddaughter of the late William Carpenter Bond, of Benalla, and of the late Arthur Rider, of Albert Park (Argus)
Aug 20 1903

TYDD (WRAY). [Died] On the 19th August, at 629 Rathdown Street, Carlton, Barbara, relict of the late E. B. Tydd, and youngest daughter of the late William Wray, Esq., Oak-Park, county Donegal, Ireland. Home papers please copy (Argus)

[Aged 76. Parents: William Wray & Hannah Jane Johnston (VRBMD)]

Aug 22 1903 INGRAM. [Died] On the 3rd July, at her residence, 13 Wellington Road, Dublin, Eliza, younger daughter of the late Rev. William Ingram, of Co. Donegal, Ireland, and beloved aunt of Mrs. A. H. Hempson, Kerang, Victoria (Argus)
Oct 29 1903 FAIRMAN & McLEOD. [Silver Wedding.] On the 22nd October, 1878, at the residence of the bride's sister, the late Mrs. W. J. Fairman, Yalca, Robert John, eldest son of the late John Fairman, Drumkeen Stranorlar, Co. Donegal, Ireland, to Julia Richardson, fourth surviving daughter of the late Roderick McLeod, of Wallan Wallan. Present address, Rylands, Nathalia (Argus)
Nov 16 1903 McDONAGH. [Died] On the 14th November, at Gunnedah, New South Wales, Stewart Hugh, third son of the late John and Martha McDonagh, of Ballyshannon, Ireland (Argus)
Jan 23 1904

THOMPSON. [Died] On the 2nd January, at Kaarimba, Samuel Thompson, Sen., eldest son of the late James Thompson, County Donegal, Ireland, aged 65 years. Home papers please copy (Argus)

[Parents: James Thompson & Catherine Fairman (VRBDM)]

Jan 26 1907 McKNIGHT & DUNLOP. [Golden Wedding] On the 15th January, 1857 by the Rev. John Thomson in the presence of John Jamison and Elizabeth Dunlop, Alexander McKnight of Gortaquigley, Raphoe, to Sarah Jane Dunlop of Cow park, Raphoe, both of the First Presbyterian Congregation, Raphoe. “Burnside”, Langley, near Kyneton (Argus)
May 9 1908 REID & BOORMAN. [Married On the 18th April, at St. Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, by the Rev. A. Wheeler, Thomas William, younger son of the late Robert Reid, of Rathmelton, Co. Donegal, Ireland, to Mary (Mab) eldest daughter of the late Charles Spencer Boorman, of Stanford- le-Hope, Essex, England. Home papers please copy (Argus)
Jun 13 1908 TAYLOR & DONALDSON. [Married] On the 27th April, 1908, at Melbourne, James Smith, eldest son of the late Thomas Taylor, Donegal, Ireland, to Margaret Esther, second eldest daughter of William Donaldson, grazier of Tooborac, and granddaughter of the late Mark Hayes, of Tooborac (Argus)
Mar 13 1915

CLARKE. [Died] On the 6th March, at Brighton, James Langton Clarke, of "Belmont." Donegal, Ireland, aged 70 years (Argus)

[Parents: Andrew Clarke & Susan McCrea (VRBMD)]

Jan 8 1916 COANE. [Died] On the 13th November, 1915, at Ballyshannon, Ireland, Dr. James Coane, formerly of Hamilton and Brighton, Victoria. (Argus)
Jan 22 1916 EATON & LOADER. [Married] On the 8th January, 1915, at Mepunga, Allansford, by the Rev. A. R. Cocks, Ephraim, second son of James Eaton, of Raphoe, Ireland, to Ada May, younger daughter of Mrs. C. Loader, Warrnambool. (Argus)
Jan 7 1920 KEY. [Died] On the 30th December, 1919, at 78 Patterson street, Middle Park, Margaret Jane Key, the beloved sister of Martha, Andrew and William Key, the eldest daughter of the late William and Hannah Key of Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland. (Interred Presbyterian portion Springvale Cemetery, on 2nd Jan. 1920) (Argus)
Apr 9 1923 MITCHELL. [Died] On the 7th April at the residence of his brother James, Tasma, Loch Ave., St. Kilda, George, third son of the late George Kirkpatrick and Reby Susan Mitchell Kindroyhead, Moville, Ireland (Argus)
May 1 1929 PORTER. [Died] On the 29th April, 1929 (suddenly), at Braeside, No. 2 Suffolk Road, Surrey Hills, James, the dearly beloved husband of Margaret and loving father of May (Mrs. C. B. Lydserff), Ted, Jim, Alex, Robert (deceased), late A.I.F., late of Bairnsdale, from Letterkenny, county Donegal, Ireland, and late Victorian Railways, aged 84 years. Peace, perfect peace. (Argus)
Sep 14 1929 WRIGHT. [Died] On the 6th September, at her residence, 31 Finsbury Street, Flemington, Elizabeth, younger daughter of the late James and Eleanor Houston, of Raphoe, Ireland, sister of the late Rachel (Mrs. Fisher), James, John, and Samuel, aged 85 years and one day. Arrived ship Tornado, 1862 (Argus)
Jan 2 1934 MITCHELL. [Died] On the 27th December at the Jessie McPherson Hospital, Kathleen Mary Bond younger daughter of the late Alex. Mitchell, J.P., Bridge House Ramelton, Co. Donegal and Mrs. Mitchell, 79 Orlando Street, Hampton (Argus)