"William Kiley "
SPRING CREEK, NSW
William Kiley was born in Ireland arround 1806. The shipping list says William was the son of Seamus? (agriculturalist) and Catherine Kiley.
He married Margaret Russell, a widow, in 1837.
They migrated to Australia in 1839, arriving on the ship the "Navarino".
The shipping list says William was catholic who could read and was of very good health. His age on embarkation was thirty.
William's elder brother Patrick was a convict and was transported to Australia for 7 years, arriving on the 'Minerva' in 1819.
William and Margaret came to Coolac, NSW where Patrick, having completed his term, and his wife Julia were living.
1.1939 William (2nd) was born at Coolac. NSW William (2nd) Kiley, "Red Hill" Index
2.31 Dec 1841 Birth of son Patrick Kiley Patrick (2nd) Kiley, "Red Hill" Index Tumut, NSW
3.14 Apr 1844 Johanna Kiley Riley Spring Creek.
4. Catherine born in 1845,
5.Edward born in 1847, Spring Creek.
6. Matthew born in 1848,
7. Maurice born in 1851
7. James born in 1853.
William Kiley was a direct ancestor of mine who came to Australia from County Cork in Ireland.
His son Patrick was the owner of Red Hill (Kiley's run), a station near Tumut, NSW.
Red Hill station was made famous in Banjo Patersons poem 'On Kiley's run'.
Here you will find biographical information on William and Patrick who lived on Red Hill station.
Red Hill Station more famously known as Kiley's Run
Red Hill Station at Adjungbilly, 32 km from Gundagai was first settled in 1848 by William Kiley.
The property was later purchased from Patrick Kiley by Fred Campbell of Yarralumla and Field of Lanyon, and in 1986 among much controversy was sold to the Forestry Commission to be planted with radiata pine.
RE will of PATRICK WILLIAM KILEY, late of Wallendbeen, in the State of New South Wales, farmer and grazier, deceased.— Probate granted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales on 25th June, 1965.—Pursuant to the Wills, Probate and Administration Act, 1898, as amended, Testator's Family Maintenance and Guardianshio of Infants Act, 1916, as amended and Trustee Act, 1925, as amended,
John Alphpnsus Kiley and Aubrey Christopher Heffernan, the executors of the will of the said Patrick William Kiley, de ceased, who died on 22nd May, 1965, hereby give notice that creditors and others having any claim against or to the estate of the said deceased are required to send particulars of their claims to the said executors at the undermentioned address on of before 17th September, 1965, at the expiration of which time the said executors will distribute the assets of the said deceased to the persons entitled, having regard only to the claims of which they then have notice.—Dated 1st July, 1965.
C. A. VAUGHAN & HAINS, Proctors for the Executors, 248 Parker Street, Cootamundra. 2434—£1 12s. 6d. - (Ref- Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) View title info Fri 9 Jul 1965 [Issue No.90] Page 2220).
"Now in ruins, the home built from locally quarried basalt, boasted beautiful views, often admired from the veranda by Paterson." — Woods, Kim. Dogs on farm essential. In: Weekly times now. December 30, 2009
William Kiley was born in Ireland around 1806. He married Margaret Russell, a widow, in 1837 and they migrated to Australia in 1839, arriving on the ship the "Navarino".
The shipping list says William was the son of Seamus? (agriculturalist) and Catherine Kiley. William was catholic who could read and was of very good health. His age on embarkation was thirty but 'does not know when'.
William's elder brother Patrick was a convict and was transported to Australia for 7 years, arriving on the 'Minerva' in 1819. William and Margaret came to Coolac, NSW where Patrick, having completed his term, and his wife Julia were living.
William 1st and Margaret's first son,
William 2nd was born at Coolac and also the second son Patrick 2nd. Patrick 2nd was born in 1841.By the time the 3rd child, Johanna was born on 13 April 1843, William and Margaret were living at Billy Creek (Adjungbilly). This is probably the Spring Creek Run, which may have been incorporated into Red Hill Run also known as Kiley's Run.
William and Margaret had 5 more children.
Catherine born in 1845,
Edward born in 1847,
Matthew born in 1848,
Maurice born in 1851 and
James born in 1853.
William died on the 1st February 1882 at Spring Creek, Brungle, he was 76 years old.
The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate, Previous issue Saturday 30 November 1907, p2
There passed away quietly at his son's residence, Upper Brungle, on Tuesday morning, Mr. Wm. Kiley, an old resident of that locality. Senile decay was the cause of death.
His only son was Mr. W. Kiley.
Brothers of deceased are Messrs P. Kiley (Red Hill),
Maurice Kiley (Spring Creek, Brungle), and
E. Kiley (Yass);
sisters, Mrs. Richardson (Sydney), and
H. French (Brungle).
The funeral took place at Tumut on Wednesday, the remains being interred in tho R.C. cemetery.
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