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 This page is for the gravestones of those who are of Irish descent...
their parents, grandparents, born in Ireland..
so as their Irish connections will not be forgotten.

Unlike other pages, they will not be sorted by their resting place, simply by name, alphabetically, though details will be added as they are known. You can search via the search bar at the bottom of each page or scroll through as you please.


BRADLEY Mary Louisa
Died 30 Aug 1933
Parents William and Anna Quinn, Dublin, Ireland
See TROVE Catholic Freeman's Journal 21Sept 1933

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COOKE Digby Arthur
Died 20th Jan 1910 aged 33 years
Son of Rev. Digby Samuel Cooke
Ebenezer Cemetery, NSW
See Biographies second page

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Died 18th November, 1939
Aged 69 years

Field of Mars Cemetery, Ryde, Sydney, NSW

Biographies and Obituaries here

* Father, Jeremiah CRAWLY, born Skibbereen, Co Cork
Biography here

Died 17 February 1913
Aged 41

Others on monument are Catherine, wife of William WAINMAN, Alexander William Lex CORMACK, 
Vera Mary PFEIFFER, wife of Frederick PFEIFFER, 
Frederick PFEIFFER

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FREEHILL Francis Bede
Born 22 Nov 1854 Sydney, NSW
Died 12th Mar 1908 aged 53 years
Daily Telegraph 13 Mar 1908, SMH  8 Apr 1908, SMH 16 Mar 1908

© Noelene Harris

Lieutenant -Colonel Francis Bede Freehill

See also https://en.wikipedia.org.wiki/Francis_Freehill


GOOPY  Frank (William Francis Callanan)
Born Brisbane, Qld 10 Sep 1903
Died 22nd April 1955 Age 51
Buried Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld

Mother Mary Christina (CALLANAN) GOOPY

Born Queens Co, now Laois, Ireland
10 Dec 1881, Died 28 Sep 1973
Buried Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld


GOOPY Patrick McCauley

Born  9 Jan 1869 Brisbane, Qld
Died 23 Aug 1955 Brisbane, Qld
Buried Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld  24 Aug 1955

Mother Catherine (McCAULEY) GOOPY

Born 1836 Co Sligo, Ireland
Died Nov 1915 Brisbane, Qld
Buried Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld



MAYNE Lillian Constance 
Daughter of
Sir Frederick Darley, KT. C.J. and Lucy, his wife
Died 21st April 1889 aged 22 years and one month
Buried Waverley Cemetery, Sydney, NSW

©Noelene Harris

©Noelene Harris

Evening News, Sydney 2 Apr 1889


Born 1811
Died June 1885
in his 74th year
Buried Barrenjoey Lighthouse 
First lighthouse keeper 

Verse on gravestone..

All ye that come my grave to see
Prepare in time to follow me
Repent at once without delay
For I in haste was called away.

Both parents were Irish convicts.

Father, Patrick MULHALL
B. 1781 Ireland
Mother, Rachel (Griffiths) MULHALL

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O'HARA Laurence Joseph
Born abt. 1889 
Died 14th June 1919
Born in Taradale, New Zealand, of Irish born parents, father ..labourer John O'Hara and Annie Dolan. The family moved to Sydney when Lawrence was seven, and he was educated at Marist Bros. College in Paddington. He worked as a clerk with the Immigration and Tourist Bureau from 1908 to 1916 and for the District Courts from 1916 to 1919. 
He was also a member of the Clerk's Union, the Australian Labor Party (serving on the central executive from 1917 to 1919) and a Paddington alderman (1917-1919). In 1919 he was elected to the New South Wales legislative Assembly in a by election for the seat of Paddington, but he died twenty two days later as a result of the influenza pandemic.
©Timothy Ciscel

SMH 17 Jun 1916 Courtesy Noelene Harris


SHAW Pringle
Born Jan 2 1825
New Brunswick, Canada
Died 1915
Buried  St. George's Anglican Cemetery, 
Tilbury, North Essex County Ontario.
SHAW Samuel Born c 1789 Killyleagh, Co Down
SHAW Isabella ( nee McMorran) born c1797

©Mary Burton per Lyn Nunn


Born 18 Jul 1885 Burnett Heads
Died Mar 1941 Cordalba, Qld
SWANTON Ellen Elizabeth
Born 21 Dec 1889 Eidsvold
Died 15 Jul 1965 Childers
Father was Irish.. see clipping Schoolbook 1894 Cordalba 1994

© Tracie Nanna Regan



  1. Ok I have 3 headstones in NZ Coromandel Peninsular of residents from Limerick, Cork, Waterford. How do I load these images please.

  2. Hi, you can contribute by sending all photos and details to me at crissouli at gmail dot com, as in this page..https://irishgraves.blogspot.com/p/you-can-contribute.html
    Thank you for your offer and comment.


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