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Irish-Australian Family Histories
For compilations see: Irish Diaspora - Australia

* ANGLIM: Anglim Odysseys - An Anglim Family History
   Anglims in Ireland, England, United States, Australia
   By Christopher Anglim (Silver Spring, Maryland, 2011) - Word doc - LCC

* ARRELL: The Arrells of Ulster

   Part III of The Arrol, Arroll and Arrell Families; Castledawson, Magherafelt, Knocklouchrim, Cabragh, Bellaghy; descendants in Northern Ireland, Canada, England, Scotland, New Zealand, Japan and United States
   By John Arrol, Edited by Robert N. Arrol, M.D. (Danville, California, 1994) - IA


* BANCO: Serfs, Subjects and Citizens
   The Banco Family in Ireland and Australia; John Banco, silversmith, d. Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, 1722
   By Mary Clare Kelleher (Malvern East, Australia, 1996) - FHB

* BEALE: Descendants of Joseph Beale

   of Mountmellick, Queen's County (Laois) and Margaret Davis of Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, both Quakers; Joseph was author of 'The Earth Between Them' - letters home to Ireland from Victoria
   By (Mountmellick, undated) - Website

   - Berry of Suva - Hon. John Berry, of Suva, Fiji - descent from John Berry, Esq. of Albury, New South Wales formerly of County Meath in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

* BLACK: A Clerical Tradition: The Story of the Black and Related Families
   in Scotland, Ireland, USA and Australia
   By Robyn Jessiman (Wagga Wagga, 2001) - FHB


   - Boyds of Loughros Point, The Rosses, America, Australia and New Zealand - Vol I - Vol II
     Co. Donegal; 20 family outlines, thousands of descendants
     By James Wilson Devitt (1,972 pages, Pittsburg? 1994) - FHB

* BRENNAN, BRENNEN, BRENNENN: Brennen Family Chronicles

   Families from Counties Down and Antrim. Some other surnames: Miller, Gibson, Palmer, Earls, Kerr. Descendants in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand
   By Christopher Earls Brennen (1991) - FHB

* BROWNRIGG: The Spedding Family

   in England, Ireland (Ballynamudagh, Windgates, Co. Wicklow), Australia and New Zealand
   Surnames in Ireland (Spedding Family): FitzGerald, Adamson, McCabe, Livesey, Deey, Hutchinson, Buckley, Brownrigg, Cunningham, Neeson, Foster, Abraham, John, Moriarty
   Brownrigg Family: Alcock, Annesley, Redmond, Springett, Hyde, Graham, Watson, Craig, Noyes, Worthington, Cosgreve, Symes, Brandon, Burroughs, Stanley, O'Dwyer, Maghallin, Mostyn, Collison, Owen, Plunket, Key, Lynch, Bentham, Hewson, Coddington, Tottenham, Nott, Cahill, Nugent, Warren, Siree, Halahan, Taylor, Hunt, Sweeney, Wheeler, Quin, Esmonde, Hardy, Lyndon, Meade
   By Captain John Carlisle D. Spedding (Dublin, 1909) - OL

* BURKE: Robert O'Hara Burke and the Australian Exploring Expedition of 1860

   By Andrew Jackson (London, 1862) - IA


   - Camac of Lurgan in the pedigree of Wilkinson of Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   Carr family search - blog

* CLARKE: James Clarke was an Irishman

   b. Lowtherstown, Co. Tyrone; son of Thomas Clarke and Rebecca Henderson; mar. Maria Harren in Learmonth, Australia; 14 children
   By Don Macreadie (Brisbane, Queensland, 1991) - FHB

   - Clibborn of Holmesby, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales - Thomas Strettel Clibborn also of The Castle, Moate, Co. Westmeath in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

* DORNEY: The Dorney Family History
  James Dorney, b. Cork abt. 1840; settled Warrnambool, Victoria, 1861; m. Elizabeth Love, b. Cork, 1845, dau of Isaac Love and Mary O'Brien
   By Mark Dorney (Fairfield, Queensland, 2009) - Website

* DREW: The Drews of Dromlohan, Kilcornan, Co. Limerick

   Drew families in Ireland, Australia and USA
   By Carol Baxter (St. Ives, New South Wales, 1996) - FHB
* DUNGAN: The Dungan Source Book
   Dungans of County Dublin; places called Dunganstown; Appendix on Dongans, Dungans in Australia and New Zealand
   By Thomas P. Dungan (20 copies only, Privately printed Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2010) - FHB


* EARLS: Earls Family Chronicles
   John Earls m. 1826, Mary McCloy in Glenarm, Co. Antrim; ancestors, descendants and relatives in Ireland, Canada, Australia
   By Christopher Earls Brennen (1991) - FHB

   540 Descendants in Canada and USA
   also the Descendants of:
   Michael Brett and Ann Scully - 43 descendants in USA
   John Sweeney and Mary Dineen - 436 descendants in Australia, England, Ireland, Venezuela, USA
   Martin Fahy and Mary Morrissey - 102 descendants in Australia, England, Ireland, Scotland, USA
   Bryan Fahy and Margaret - 500 descendants in England, Ireland, Philippines, West Germany, USA
   Philip Fahy and Bridget Cunnane - 78 descendants in England, Ireland, USA
   James Fahey and Margaret Costelloe - 128 descendants in Ireland, USA
   By Verne Raymond Spear (Edition limited to 1600 copies, West Hawley, Massachusetts, 1984) - FHB Note: LARGE FILE!

   - Foster of Thurnby - Hon. William John Foster of Thurnby, Newtown, New South Wales, descent from John Foster, M.P. of Dunleer, Co. Louth who d. 1747 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Colonial Gentry - Vol I - Vol II
   features many families of Irish origin in Canada, Australia, etc.
   By Sir Bernard Burke, C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms (London, 1891) - OL

* GORDON: Gordon Family History

   Descendants of Nixon Gordon (1821 - 1902) of Tynan parish, Co. Armagh; Ireland, Australia
   By Unknown author (Australia, late 20th century?) - website

* GREER: Grandfather Shaws Diary 1807 - 1814

   James Shaw mar. Ann McMachhall or McMichhal; set sail from Ireland, captured by French and held for 6 years; dau. Mary Shaw mar. James Greer - descendants in Australia
   By James Shaw (France, 1807 - 1814) - FHB

* GRIBBON, MEYER: The Gribbon Family of Coleraine, Ireland

   with special reference to the Meyer family of Sydney, Australia; Sarah Gribbon b. Coleraine, 1817, mar. Robert Jacob Meyer of Co. Wexford; 'Mayer' probably a Palatine name
   By G. Rex Meyer A.M. (Beecroft, NSW, 1998) - FHB - Book II of a series - Book I 'The Meyer Family' not found


* HACKETT: My Travels - A Family Story
   ...not a family history... 1828 immediately after my marriage, I sail from Cork, Ireland with my husband for Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land; returned to Ireland 1841; emigrated to America
   By Maria Hackett, edited by her son (Albany, New York, 1912) - OL

   - Descendants of Richard Hayes
     Sir Henry Browne Hayes of Vernon Mount, Cork convicted and transported to New South Wales; short pedigree included - website
     - Vernon Mount on: Housetorian

* HICKEY: The John 'Sean Gabha' Hickey Family of Knockduff, Cullen, Co. Cork
   descendants in Ireland, USA, Australia
   other Surnames: Brosnan; O'Connor; Cronin, Looney, Buckley, Howard, Sweeney
   By Donald Patrick Brosnan (Tucson, Arizona, 1998) - FHB

* HIGGINS: Eurasian Roots: a Story of the Life and Times of George Ah Kin and Mary Higgins

   Michael Higgins and Anne Ryan settled in Sydney, Australia in 1816
   By Barbara Moore (Fyshwick, Australian Capital Territory, 1994) - FHB


  - The Iretons of Ireland 1600 - 1900 - Vol 1
  - Vol 2
     Genealogies from various Irish Counties; in U.S. from unknown Ireland County; in Australia from unkown Ireland County; in Canada from unknown Ireland County; addresses of known Iretons; computerised output
     By LaRoux King GillespieHelen Geraldine Hughes (Kansas City, Missouri, 1989) - FHB
   - The Iretons of New Zealand
     Richard Ireton b. 1875 and Sarah Howard, b. 1874 of Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow; settled Wellington, later Palmerston North and Auckland; Thomas Ireton of Rathdrum emigrated with his wife Elizabeth Ryder in 1922; list of Iretons in Australia and New Zealand
     By LaRoux King Gillespie (Kansas City, Missouri, 1992) - FHB

* IRWIN: Irwin Family Genealogy - From County Tyrone to Logan County, Illinois
   George C. Irwin son of John Irwin and Susannah Crawford b. 1859 emigrated to USA in 1884; Charles Irwin emigrated to Victoria, Australia in 1835
   By George D. Irwin (Middletown, Delaware, 2011) - FHB


* JENNINGS: The Jennings Families 1800 - 1985: West Cork to New Worlds
   John Jennings b. 1843 son of George and Rebecca Jennings of Toughbaun; emigrated to USA 1888; other children George, Richard, Edward, Hester to New Zealand 1876 - 1910;Jennings families in Ireland, USA, Australia, New Zealand
   By Gregg N. Jennings (Columbus, Georgia? 1985) - FHB Warning! Large File!

* JONES: Pedigree of Jones of Ardneglass and Tubberpatrick, Co. Sligo

   Capt. Lewis Jones m. Sarah Irwin, 1640; descendants in Ottawa, Tasmania
   Handwritten by Sgd. G. D. Beutchaell (Athlone, 1912) - VNDL


* KELLS: Kells Family History
   Kells of Ireland, descendants in USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand
   By Robert A. Kells, D.D., Edward W. Kells (New Jersey, New York, 1934) - FHB

* KELLY: The Kellys from Donegal on the Utopia, 1862

   The Kelly families from Donegal Ireland, travelled on the Utopia on July 23 1862 from Plymouth to Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. They were James Kelly and his wife Sarah (Kearney), their children James and Anne, and the sisters of James Kelly: Catherine, Mary Ann, Margaret and Rose.
   By Maree Ganley (Australia, 2012) - IA

* KELLY: John 'Red' Kelly

   b. Moyglass, Co. Tipperary, 1820 to Thomas Kelly and Mary Cody; father of outlaw Ned Kelly
   Fethard at you Fingertips - website - Ned Kelly in: Wikipedia

* KERR: Kerr Family Chronicles

   Cecil William Kerr, b. Lurgan, Co. Armagh, 1903; descendants in Ireland and Australia
   By Christopher Earls Brennen (1999) - FHB

   - Labertouche of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Peter Paul Labertouche, b. Dublin, 1825, descent from Huguenots of Co. Wexford; Scales family of Kerry and Cadden of Galway in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

* LOFFROY, LEFROY: Notes and documents relating to the family of Loffroy
   of Cambray prior to 1587, of Canterbury 1587-1779, now chiefly represented by the families of Lefroy of Carriglas, Co. Longford, Ireland, and of Itchel, Hants, with branches in Australia and Canada 
   By J.H. Lefroy (For Private Circulation, Woolwich, England? 1868) - OL

* McGHEE: Daniel and Elizabeth McGhee and Descendants
   Daniel McGhee was b. Ireland 1833; mar. Elizabeth McKell in Scotland 1855 and emigrated to Adelaide the same year
   By Shirley and Graham Galpin (Whyalla, South Australia, 1999) - FHB

* McKEE: A History of the Descendants of David McKee of Anahilt
   Descendants scattered in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and America
   By Prof. James Y. McKee (Philadelphia, 1892) - OL - This title is the eBook of the Month for March, 2012 - for short review see eBook of the Month Archive

   - McMillan of Sydney - Hon. William McMillan of Sydney, New South Wales, b. Londonderry, 1850 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

* McNAMARA: A Road that has no end: 200 years of a family 1778 - 1978
   Francis McNamara of Inchicronana, Co. Clare, b. 1807 mar. Brigid Connors; settled Mt. Pleasant, New South Wales, later Gerringong
   By Mary Angela Boyle (Australia, 1978) - FHB


* MARMION: A Marmion Miscellany
   various Marmion families which originated in Ireland and England and emigrated to USA, Canada, Australia
   By William F. K. Marmion (Limerick and Melbourne, Florida, 2002 ) - FHB

* MARTIN: The Diary of 'Honest' John Martin 1812 - 1875

   of Co. Down, Young Irelander, incl. Journal from Ireland in the Convict Ship Mountstuart Elphinstone to Australia; pedigree p. 55 ff
   By John Martintranscription from original in PRONI D 560/1-6 and Pedigree by descendant Suzanne Ballard (Ireland - Australia, 1812 - 1875) - FHB

* MINCHIN: The Book of Minchin

   Families in England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, India
   By Dorothy Minchin-Comm (California, 2006) - FHB

   - The Descent of Thomas N. Molesworth of Toronto, Canada in: Foster's Noble and Gentle Families Vol I, and of Judge Robert Molesworth, of Edlington, Melbourne, Australia in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I -  Foster's Noble and Gentle Families Vol I

   - Moore of Springwood, Blue Mountains, New South Wales - Hon. Charles Moore, of Moore Court, b. Ballymacarne, Cavan, 1820 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - Murray-Prior of Maroon, Logan River, Queensland, Australia - Hon. Thomas Lodge Murray-Prior descent from Capt. Thomas Prior of Rathdowney, Queen's Co. whose will was dated 1690 and Rev. Thomas Murray whose son adopted the name Murray-Prior in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - Nicolson of Australia in: O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees Vol I

* O'DONNELL: O'Donnells of Golden
   Co. Tipperary and NSW
   By Unknown author (Australia, undated) - Website

* O'GORMAN: Descendants of Daniel O'Gorman and Mary Foley
   Descendants in Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia
   Surnames in Ireland: O'Gorman of Co. Clare, Foley, McGuire, Purcell, Quealey, Mahoney, McHugh, Keon, Brady
   By Blane Gerard Ryan (Edmonton, Alberta, Late 20th century) - FHB

   - O'Grady of Carlton and Queenscliff, near Melbourne, Australia - the late Thomas O'Grady, descent from the Limerick family in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - Joseph Sylvester O'Halloran of Carlisle-place, Victoria, Australia; lineage from Hugh O'Halloran of Clanfergeal of Lough Corrib, Co. Galway in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - Hon. Sir Bryan O'Loghlen of St. Kilda, Melbourne, Australia; B.A. Trinity College, Dublin, 1856; in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - Palmer of Brisbane and South Kennedy, Queensland, Australia - Hon. Sir Arthur Hunter Palmer, K.C.M.G., b. Armagh, 1819 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - Thomas Budds Payne of Maritimo, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, b. Carlow, 1819 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

* PIGOTT: Pike-Heads and Pick-Axes - A Book of Pigott Families
   in England, Ireland and Australia; Stray Pigotts... Musicians of Dublin; Pigott of Dysart and of Chetwynd, Co. Cork; Pigott's of Loughrea, Co. Galway; Pigott of Slevoy, Co. Wexford; Antigua, West Indies; Pigott of Dublin and New York; Pigotts, Missionaries in Ceylon; Pigotts emigrate to New South Wales
   By Chris Pigott (Potts Point, 2000) - FHB - Chris Pigott blog


* RENNICK: The Rennicks and Allied Families of Co. Fermanagh
   Descendants in Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia
   By Joan R. Jones (Carroll, Iowa, 2003) - FHB

* ROOKE: Rooke Papers (48) 

   Dublin family with Australia and New Zealand branches (pedigree in 1958 ed. of 'Burke's Landed Gentry of Ireland')
   By National Library of Ireland (Dublin, 1998 - 2010) - official website - Search the library's current Catalogue on-line

   - Ryan of Derriweit Heights, Upper Macedon, Victoria, Australia; Charles Ryan, Esq., son of Henry Ryan of Kilgera, Kilkenny, and 48 North Great Georges-street, Dublin in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

* SINCLAIR: A History and Lineage of Descendants of a Scottish Family by the Name of Sinclair
   who migrated from Scotland to Ireland in the Seventeenth Century. They settled in Newtownards, Co. Down and Belfast... There are descendants in Ireland and England...New Zealand, Australia, Nova Scotia and United States
   By Mrs. St. Claire Lappe Daub (Springfield, Delaware) - FHB

From Ireland to South Australia - The Descendants of Benjamin Smith
   b. Tynagh, Co. Galway, abt. 1775; m. Miss Haskett abt 1799; 4 of 5 children emigrated to Australia
   By Cora Num (2002) - FHB

* SPEDDING: The Spedding Family

   in England, Ireland (Ballynamudagh, Windgates, Co. Wicklow), Australia and New Zealand
   Surnames in Ireland: FitzGerald, Adamson, McCabe, Livesey, Deey, Hutchinson, Buckley, Brownrigg, Cunningham, Neeson, Foster, Abraham, John, Moriarty;
   Brownrigg Family: Alcock, Annesley, Redmond, Springett, Hyde, Graham, Watson, Craig, Noyes, Worthington, Cosgreve, Symes, Brandon, Burroughs, Stanley, O'Dwyer, Maghallin, Mostyn, Collison, Owen, Plunket, Key, Lynch, Bentham, Hewson, Coddington, Tottenham, Nott, Cahill, Nugent, Warren, Siree, Halahan, Taylor, Hunt, Sweeney, Wheeler, Quin, Esmonde, Hardy, Lyndon, Meade
   By Captain John Carlisle D. Spedding (Dublin, 1909) - OL

   - Millicent Anne Standish, dau. of Richard Joseph Langford Standish of Frankfort and Clin Lodge, Co. Limerick in the pedigree of Cox of Fernside, Rylstone, New South Wales in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

* SULLIVAN: The Kingwill Family of Adjungbilly
   Ancestors and Descendants of William Stephen Kingwill and Julia Ellen Sullivan
   Related families: Sheehan, Toomey, Crowley, Sexton, Cassidy, Crowley, Blake, Hegarty
   By Ruth Polsen (Wagga Wagga, 2002) - FHB


* TAYLOR: Taylor
   in Ireland, England, Wales, Canada, United States, South Africa and Australia; Andrew Taylor b. Lurgan St., Dublin, 1807 who started the Dublin and Glasgow Steam Packet Company
   By Robert W. Becker (New York, 2001) - FHB

* TEAPE, BUNCE: Teape - A Genealogy
   with special reference to those outside the U.S.; descendants in Ireland, England, Australia, New Zealand; Elizabeth Bunce mar. John Pepperal Teape, 1816
   By Jesse H. Day (Athens, Ohio, 1983) - FHB

* TOOMEY: Toomey Family Reunion Newsletter

   By Rex and Yvonne Toomey (Lighthouse Beach, New South Wales, 2010) - website

* TOWNSEND: Vernon Townsend, Australia to America

   Family originally from Castletownsend, Co. Cork
   By Mary L. Thurman Miller (Fullerton, California) - FHB - See also Irish Family Histories


* VANCE: An account, Historical and Genealogical ... of Vance in Ireland
   some descendants in USA, Canada, Australia and elsewhere. Vans in Scotland, anciently Vaux in Scotland and England, and originally De Vaux in France
   By William Balbirnie (Printed solely for use of the Vance Family, Cork, 1860) - FHB

   - Verdon of Melbourne and Upper Macedon, Victoria, Australia, Hon. Sir George Frederic Verdon, K.C.M.G., C.B., F.R.S., descent from John de Verdon who was slain in Ireland 1278 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

* WALKE: Memories of the Walke and Naylor Families
   My grandfather Thomas Hovenden Walke I was b. Dublin 1831; mar. 1st. Susan O'Donnell b. Donegal, 1828; aft. 1864 emigrated to Melbourne; computer generated charts
   By Lyle Lorraine Walke Baumbach (Orem Utah, 1991) - FHB

* WASSON: Descendants of Wassons originally from Ireland - Vol I - Vol II
   Descendants in USA, Canada, Australia between 1748 - 1996
   By Jonnie Elizabeth Hart Holland, Nellie Mae Adams Conklin (Willcox, Arizona, Shawnee, Oklahoma, 1996) - FHB

   - Watson of Glanworth, Darling Point Sydney, New South Wales - Hon. James Watson, b. Portadown, Co. Armagh, 1836 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - Fitzwilliam Wentworth, Esq., of Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales descended from Darcy Wentworth, Esq., living near Portadown, Co. Armagh, 1747 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - West-Erskine of Hindmarch Island, South Australia, Hon. William Alexander Erskine West-Erskine who changed his name by Royal Licence from William Alexander Erskine West son of Rev. William James West, M.A. rector of Delgany, Co. Wicklow in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - Wilson of Ercildonne, Anakie, Victoria, Australia - Sir Samuel Wilson, Knight, b. Ballycloughan, Co. Antrim, 1832 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

   - The Descent of Gen. Lord Wolseley, G.C.B., G.C.M.G. [Garnet Joseph Wolseley] - his parents of Goldenbridge House, Dublin; his brother Richard Wolseley of Nova Scotia; his brother Frederick York Wolseley of New South Wales; ancestry includes Elizabeth de Burgh who d. 1363 - who was heir to the Earl of Ulster; English Wolseley families also given in: Foster's Noble and Gentle Families Vol I - Foster's Noble and Gentle Families Vol II

   - Wrixon of Raheen, Studley Park-road, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Hon Henry John Wrixon, b. Dublin 1839 in: Burke's Colonial Gentry Vol I

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