Edward Welsh, 1810

Name
Edward Welsh
Given names
Edward
Surname
Welsh
Birth about 1810 13
Immigration 1816 (aged 6 years)

Note: Edward arrived in Australia with his mother (Bridget), who was transported as a convict on the ship 'Canada' in 1816. His mother Bridget was pregnant with his sister Bridget, who was born after the ship berthed in Australia.
Marriage of parentsJames L A WelshBridget MurrayView this family
before 1817 (aged 7 years)

Birth of a sisterBridget Welsh
1817 (aged 7 years)
Marriage of a parentFelix O'HareBridget MurrayView this family
June 29, 1818 (aged 8 years)
Address: St. John's Church
Text:

The New South Wales BDM marriage record shows no other detail apart from their names and that of the church.

Text:

Bridget Murray age 28, per Canada, in the factory Felix Hare age 30, Servant to Mr Caddy, per Fanny Event Date: 2 Mar 1818

Citation details:

No 605

Text:

Felix Hare, prisoner age 30, per Fanny of the parish of Parramatta and Bridget Murrey, prisoner age 28 per Canada of ditto were married in this church by banns this 29th day of June 1818 by me Samuel Marsden Both Felix and Bridget made their X marks in the register in the presence of Henry Armstrong who made his X mark and Mary Walsh who signed the register

Residence January 1, 1819 (aged 9 years)
Text:

Name: Bridget Murray Event Date: 1 Jan 1819 Event Description: Edward Welsh admitted to the Male Orphan School Comments: Of Parramatta Page: 1-2

Birth of a half-brotherJohn O'Hare
1819 (aged 9 years)

Birth of a half-brotherThomas O'Hare
1821 (aged 11 years)

Census 1822 (aged 12 years)

Note: The 1822 muster records Edward aged 10, born in the colony as living at the Orphan School, Sydney.
Birth of a half-brotherFelix O'Hare
1823 (aged 13 years)
Christening of a half-brotherFelix O'Hare
1823 (aged 13 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam PurnellBridget MurrayView this family
June 1823 (aged 13 years)

Text:

Bridget and William co-habited and did not marry. Bridget was already married to Felix O'Hare. Bridget's husband Felix was serving time in gaol between June to 15 August 1823 and this is likely to be the period for the commencement of co-habitation between William and Bridget.

Birth of a half-sisterMary Purnell
1825 (aged 15 years)
Text:

Name: Mary Purnell Birth Date: 1825 Birth Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1825 Registration Place: Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia Father: William Purnell Mother: Pritchett Welsh Volume Number: V18257117 IB

Residence August 22, 1826 (aged 16 years)

Note: Edward was discharged from the Orphan School on 22 Aug 1826 and went to 'Jones and Walker', probably for employment. Richard Jones and William Walker went into partnership as merchants in 1825 in Sydney. Edward's age on discharge was given as 9.
Birth of a half-sisterSarah Purnell
October 18, 1826 (aged 16 years)
Address: Marson's Farm
Text:

Name: Sarah Purnell Birth Date: 1826 Birth Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1826 Registration Place: Cobbitty, Narellan, New South Wales, Australia Father: William Purnell Mother: Bridget Welsh Volume Number: V1826464 II

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Name: Sarah Purnell Gender: Female Baptism Age: 0 Birth Date: 18 Oct 1826 Baptism Date: 15 Apr 1827 Baptism Place: Narellan, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date: 1826 Residence Place: New South Wales, Australia Father: William Purnell Mother: Bridget Welsh FHL Film Number: 993950

Christening of a half-sisterSarah Purnell
April 15, 1827 (aged 17 years)
Source: unknown
Text:

The baptism record shows that William was a labourer living on Marson's Farm, District of Cooke. Mother shown as Bridget Welsh. The delay between birth and baptism was probably because William was in goal.

Text:

Name: Sarah Purnell Gender: Female Baptism Age: 0 Birth Date: 18 Oct 1826 Baptism Date: 15 Apr 1827 Baptism Place: Narellan, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date: 1826 Residence Place: New South Wales, Australia Father: William Purnell Mother: Bridget Welsh FHL Film Number: 993950

Birth of a half-brotherStephen Purnell
about 1829 (aged 19 years)
Death of a motherBridget Murray
January 2, 1852 (aged 42 years)
Text:

This is possibly our Bridget's death date, but under column for Ship Name it had Native (i.e. born in the Colony).

Text:

Name: Bridget Hare Death Date: 1852 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1852 Registration Place: Mulgoa, Penrith, New South Wales Volume Number: V18521236 118

Death of a half-brotherJohn O'Hare
after 1876 (aged 66 years)

Note: The death certificate of John's father, Felix, dated 4 Jun 1976 states that John was alive at that time.
Death of a half-brotherThomas O'Hare
after 1876 (aged 66 years)

Note: The death certificate of John's father, Felix, dated 4 Jun 1976 states that Thomas was alive at that time.
Death of a half-sisterMary Purnell
January 12, 1878 (aged 68 years)
Cause: Cancer of stomach
Citation details:

Evening News Mon 14 Jan 1878 p. 2

Text:

BOYD-January 12, at the residence of her son-in-law (Mr. John N. Wallace), 5 Albert Terrace Bellevue-street, Albion Estate. Mary, the beloved wife of Mr. James E.Boyd, Lane Cove, aged 52 years.

Burial of a half-sisterMary Purnell
January 14, 1878 (aged 68 years)
Source: unknown
Text:

Mary was not a Catholic at the time of her marriage but after her death in 1878 at the age of 53, she was buried in the Roman Catholic section of Petersham Cemetery and her remains were re-interred in the ''Lewisham Section" of Rookwood Cemetery when the extensions were made to Lewisham Hospital.

Text:

Mary Elizabeth Boyd BIRTH unknown DEATH 12 Jan 1878 BURIAL Rookwood Catholic Cemeteries and Crematoria Rookwood, Cumberland Council, New South Wales, Australia PLOT M2 sect 13 LEW Plot 444 MEMORIAL ID 148968603

Citation details:

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Mon 14 Jan 1878 Page 8

Text:

FUNERALS. THE FRIENDS of Mr. JAMES E. BOYD, of Lane Cove, are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his late beloved WIFE, Mary; to move from the resi- dence of her Son-in-Law, Mr. John Wallace, No. 5, Albert- terrace, Bellevue-street, off Albion-street, THIS (Monday) AFTERNOON, at half-past 2 o'clock, for Catholic Cemetery, Petersham. J. and G. SHYING and CO., 719, George-street.

THE FRIENDS of Messrs. JAMES and THOMAS WILLIAM BOYD are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their late beloved MOTHER, Mary; to move from their Brother-in-law's residence, 5, Albert- terrace, off Albion-street, THIS (Monday) AFTERNOON, at half-past 2 o'clock, for Petersham. J. and G. SHYING and CO., 120, Oxford-street.

THE FRIENDS of Mr. JOHN WALLACE are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his late beloved MOTHER-IN-LAW, the late Mrs. Mary Boyd ; to move from his residence, 5, Albert-terrace, Bellevue- street, off Albion-street, THIS (Monday) AFTERNOON, at half-past 2 o'clock, for Petersham Cemetery.

THE FRIENDS of Mr. MATTHEW QUINLAN are requested to attend the Funeral of his MOTHER-IN- LAW, Mrs. Mary Boyd ; to move from No. 5, Albert- terrace, Bellevue-street, Albion Estate, THIS AFTER- NOON, at 2.30, for Petersham Cemetery.

Death of a sisterBridget Welsh
March 23, 1889 (aged 79 years)
Cause: Breast Cancer
Death of a half-sisterSarah Purnell
December 31, 1902 (aged 92 years)
Citation details:

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Tue 6 Jan 1903 Page 1

Text:

DIXON.— At her late residence, Goulburn, Sarah, beloved wife of G. F. Dixon.

Burial of a half-sisterSarah Purnell
January 2, 1903 (aged 93 years)
Text:

Sarah Dixon BIRTH unknown DEATH 31 Dec 1902 BURIAL Goulburn Old Cemetery Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree Council, New South Wales, Australia Show Map MEMORIAL ID 152791727

Death of a half-brotherFelix O'Hare
October 25, 1907 (aged 97 years) Age: 84
Cause: Arterio Sclerosis, thrombosis, gangrene of leg and arm, ailing 6 months, acutely ill 10 days
Note: Felix's death certificate records that he was a farmer aged 84.
Burial of a half-brotherFelix O'Hare
October 26, 1907 (aged 97 years)
Address: Roman Catholic Section
Death of a half-brotherStephen Purnell
June 16, 1912 (aged 102 years)
Text:

Death Date: 1912 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1912 Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales Registration Number: 7353

Citation details:

Cumberland Argus Sat 22 Jun 1912 p. 8

Text:

Death. - On Sunday news spread through the district that Mr. Stephen Purnell had passed away at the advanced age of 88 years. The burial took place on Tuesday, and was very largely attended, and as the cortege wended its way to St Jude's Church the bell tolled out the number of years the deceased has attained. The Rev. J. Roberts held a very impressive service at the church, after which the mortal remains were followed to the C.E. cemetery where a great many had assembled to pay respect to the oldest pioneer of the district. Mr. Purnell was married to Miss Rosetta Moulds, daughter of the late Simon Moulds, sen., of Dural, at All Saints Church, Parramatta in the year 1853. The deceased leaves a widow and seven children of five daughters and two sons, 44 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Many beautiful wreaths were placed on the grave. The funeral arrangements were ably carried out by Mr. Metcalfe, Parramatta.

Citation details:

Castle Hill with Doorals Composite 28 February 1841 - 18 February 1951

Text:

Stephen Durnell [sic] of Galston died 16 Jun 1912 and buried 17 Jun 1912 age 83

Burial of a half-brotherStephen Purnell
June 17, 1912 (aged 102 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Morning Herald Tue 18 Jun 1912 p. 7

Text:

The friends of the late Stephen Purnell are kindly invited to attend his funeral; to move from his late residence, Galston, this Tuesday at 2 o'clock for Church of England Cemetery, Dural

Text:

Stephen Purnell BIRTH 1829 DEATH 16 Jun 1912 (aged 82–83) BURIAL St Judes Cemetery Dural, The Hills Shire, New South Wales, Australia Show Map PLOT Section 1, Row 3, Site 8-10. The grave is located between the headstones for Henry & Emma Black and Samuel & Phyllis Moore. MEMORIAL ID 180076064

Citation details:

Castle Hill with Doorals Composite 28 February 1841 - 18 February 1951

Text:

Stephen Durnell [sic] of Galston died 16 Jun 1912 and buried 17 Jun 1912 age 83

Death

Family with parents
father
mother
17971852
Birth: about 1797Dublin, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Death: January 2, 1852Emu Plains, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: before 1817
-6 years
himself
1810
Birth: about 1810 13Ireland?
Death:
8 years
younger sister
Welsh, Bridget (abt 1817-1889)
18171889
Birth: 1817 20Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 23, 1889Camperdown, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with Felix O'Hare
step-father
17941876
Birth: about 1794Armagh, Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: June 4, 1876Camden, South Coast and Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
mother
17971852
Birth: about 1797Dublin, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Death: January 2, 1852Emu Plains, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: June 29, 1818Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
18 months
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
18211876
Birth: 1821 27 24
Death: after 1876
3 years
half-brother
18231907
Birth: 1823 29 26Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 25, 1907The Oaks, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with William Purnell
step-father
Purnell, William ( 1795-1871)
17951871
Birth: January 26, 1795 30 32Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Death: December 6, 1871Lane Cove, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
mother
17971852
Birth: about 1797Dublin, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Death: January 2, 1852Emu Plains, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: June 1823
3 years
half-sister
18251878
Birth: 1825 29 28Campbelltown, South Coast and Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 12, 1878Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
22 months
half-sister
18261902
Birth: October 18, 1826 31 29Cobbitty, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 31, 1902Goulburn, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
half-brother
Purnell, Stephen (1829-1912)
18291912
Birth: about 1829 33 32New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 16, 1912Galston, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
ResidenceAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1825 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.
Text:

Name: Bridget Murray Event Date: 1 Jan 1819 Event Description: Edward Welsh admitted to the Male Orphan School Comments: Of Parramatta Page: 1-2

Immigration

Edward arrived in Australia with his mother (Bridget), who was transported as a convict on the ship 'Canada' in 1816. His mother Bridget was pregnant with his sister Bridget, who was born after the ship berthed in Australia.

Census

The 1822 muster records Edward aged 10, born in the colony as living at the Orphan School, Sydney.

Residence

Edward was discharged from the Orphan School on 22 Aug 1826 and went to 'Jones and Walker', probably for employment. Richard Jones and William Walker went into partnership as merchants in 1825 in Sydney. Edward's age on discharge was given as 9.