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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Ellen GALLAGHER / CONNELLY

Born C.1862 in Galway, Ireland [P291]
Married Patrick CONNELLY [P35]
Her husband departed from London, England on the steamship Fifeshire on 21 October 1890 bound for Fremantle, Western Australia [203]
Four years later she and their children departed from England on the steamship Port Victor on 19 July 1894 to join him in Australia [203]
She gave birth to their son Michael in Bunbury in 1895, and children William and Ruby in Gingin in 1898 and 1900 respectively [15]
Resided with her husband and children on Roe Street in Gingin in 1904, and in early 1908 they were living in Watheroo [19]
She may have resided in Carnamah for some of the year 1908, as by August 1908 her husband was a Railway Fettler in Carnamah [19]
Their son Daniel shifted from Western Australia to Queensland, where he died in 1910 [243]
Presumably resided in Coomberdale in 1911 and in Koojan 1913-1921, where her husband worked as a Fettler [6]
Gave her consent for her son Michael to enlist in the Australian Imperial Force just short of 21 years of age in 1916 [30: item 3277991]
She and her husband resided in Carnamah 1921-1923 [6] [19]
During their sojourn in Carnamah her husband worked as a Railway Line Repairer / Fettler [6] [19]
Their daughter Mrs Mary Ellen CLARK had resided in Carnamah since her marriage to "Teddy" Edgar J. CLARK in 1909 [P93]
In 1931 she and her husband were living in Gingin [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Scarborough [2]
Mother of Patrick, John, Daniel, Nora, Mary Ellen, Michael James, William Joseph and Ruby Mary [203] [P291]
Died 10 April 1934; buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Roman Catholic, LC, 382) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ellen Gallagher / Connelly' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ellen-gallagher [reference list]




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