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A little bit of Irish : my mother's people in Australia / William Skyvington.
Call No: A6/WAL/23
Author: Skyvington, William. ;
Publisher: Choranche, France : Gamone Press, 2014.
Subject: Walker family ; Hickey family ; O'Keefe family ; Dixon family ; Kennedy family ; Cranston family ; "The Nib" Waverley Library Award for Literature Nominations (2014) ; Australia - family history ; Australia ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: 264 p. : illustrations, maps, ports., facsims., geneal. tables, photos. ; 24 cm.
Public Note: Donated by Lorraine Brothers
Summary: Chapters include:
1: Overview
This chapter presents the principal surnames encountered in the monograph: Walker, O'Keefe, Kennedy, Cranston, etc.
2: Charles Walker and the Hickey family
Charles WALKER [1807-1860] came to NSW as crew aboard a ship, and married Ann HICKEY [1822-1898], daughter of a Tipperary convict.

3: Braidwood gold and bushrangers

4: Mary Kearney, Michael O'Keefe and Catherine Dixon
Michael O'KEEFE [1831-1910] and Catherine DIXON [1833-1885] were Roman Catholic natives of Co. Clare who emigrated to NSW with their childrem. Michael's mother, Mary KEARNEY, joined them, along with brothers of Michael.

5: Isaac Kennedy and Mary Cranston
Isaac KENNEDY [1844-1934] and Mary CRANSTON [1858-1926] were Protestantt natives of Fermanagh and Cavan.

6: Charles Walker and Mary Kennedy.
Charles WALKER [1882-1937] and Mary KENNEDY [1888-1966]

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