William Minihan 1823

William Minihan 1823

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Migrated to/Born in Australia

Wiliam Minihan was born in Limerick in circa 1823 

Parents: John and Mary Minihan (O'Malley)

1854:  Marriage to Mary Coffey in Castleconnell, Limerick. Source: Australia Births, Deaths and Marriages Victorian Death Registration #1313/1905.

1854: Emigration: 5 April 1854 Liverpool on the James Carson 1164 tons Ons and 414 passengers arrived in Port Phillip Melbourne Victoria on 8 July 1854. Source: The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.: 1848-1957) Wed 12 Jul 1854/ Page 4/ Shipping Intelligence 1854. Shipping Intelligence National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4795059 

9 Children

1854 First Child Mary Ann Minihan born on 12 Sep 1854 at Collingwood, Victoria Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria Birth Registration # 178/1855. Place of Birth: Leicester St Collingwood Note Birth Registered14 January 1855. Death 15 Jan 1855 Source: Victorian Death Registration #100/1855

1856 2nd Child Patrick Minihan b 1856 Collingwood Victoria Australia d 8 July 1926 Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia #9426/1926

1858 3rd Child: Mary Ann Minihan b 1858 Victoria Australia d 15 May1863 Cranbourne, Victoria Australia #3958/1863

1860 4th Child: John Minihan b 1860 Cranbourne d 15 May 1863 Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia #3959/1863

1862 5th Child Catherine (Kitty) Minihan b Lyndhurst Victoria Australia #13905/1862 d 23 May1947 Northcote, Victoria Australia #5119/1947

1864 6th Child Mary Ann Minihan b 1864 Collingwood Victoria, Australia d 30 Dec 1896 Cranbourne, Victoria Australia Death #13041/1896

1866 7th Child John Minihan b 1866 Lyndhurst, Victoria, Australia # 7694/1866 d 15 Feb1936 Dandenong Victoria Australia #135511936

1867 8th Child Ellen Minihan b 1867 Cranbourne, Victoria Australia # 8604/1867 d 22 Sep 1898 Cranbourne Victoria, Australia #11634/1898

1870 9th Child Johanna Minihan 6 May 1870 Lyndhurst, Victoria Australia #8093/1870 d 20 Jul 1964 Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia #15742/1964

in 1868 William and his wife Mary Minihan (Coffey) purchased land to farm in Clyde, Cranbourne Victoria Australia Lot 5 of Portion 9 of the Parish of Lyndhurst containing 26 acres-2-rods with sow shed and fencing, Lot 4 of Crown allotment Portion 9 of the Parish of Lyndhurst contiaing 26 acres, 2 rods and 36 hectares. No improvements apart from Wattle and Daub House with paling roof, 2 acres of orchard and fencing. Lot 8 of Portion 7 Parish of Lyndhurst containing 26 acres -1rod-21 hectares with fencing. Part of Crown allotments 9&10 Parish of Lyndhurst Lot B on plan of sale 27 acres, 2 rods 39 hectares with weatherboard house (old) hay shed, barn and stable. Crown allotment 7A, Crown allotment 7B, Crown Allotment 7C in the Parish of Langwarrin.

There are several articles about William's attendance at the Cranbourne Shire Council Meetings about the state of Minihan Road, the roads. South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.: 1877-1920; 1926-1927) Thursday 12 December National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66195208

From William Minihan calling attention to an error made by the Valuer in charging him for certain land occupied by his sons, and asking that the same be rectified - Secretary to comply with the request in the South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.: 1877-1920; 1926-1927) Wednesday 3 June 1885 National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.nes-article70390089

William's Occupation is noted as a Farmer in Australia City Directories 1845-1948, Victoria, Victorian PO Directory (Wise) 1888

William, age 88 years died on 25 Jan 1911 at Lyndhurst, Cranbourne, Victoria. Australia.  Lived in the colony of Victoria for 67 years. 

Cause of Death: Senile Decay (3 weeks). 

Probate Value of Real estate 1469 pounds, 8 shillings and 22 pence. Personal Estate: 22 pounds. Public Records Office Victoria 119/541

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Jan 1823 (circa)
Date of Death 25th Jan 1911
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) John Minihan Mary O'Malley

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