Mary Bourke

#279, (13 June 1851-1 February 1895)
FatherPatrick Bourke (c 1811-2 Aug 1863)
MotherMary Ann Cannon (1821-6 Sep 1885)
ChartsBourke family - descendants
Descendents of Patrick Bourke
Last Edited12 Apr 2022
WikiTree ID:https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Bourke-1681.
Headstone for Mary Anne Bourke (nee Cannon), Mary Fitzgerald (nee Bourke) and Patrick Bourke
     (For a brief history and context on the Bourke family see this page)

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Mary was born on Friday, 13 June 1851 at Melbourne.1,2 She was the daughter of Patrick Bourke and Mary Ann Cannon. Mary Bourke was baptised at St. Francis' on Monday, 23 June 1851 at Melbourne.3 She presumably lived with her parents at Jeffcott House in Jeffcott Street, Melbourne, in August 1863. This was a wooden house, "with double verandah, and contains seven good rooms and kitchen". It was probably used as a boarding house.4,5,6,7

Her father died 3 August 1863 at the approximate age of 63 years. Mary was aged 12 when this happened.

She married Thomas Fitzgerald, in 1873 at Orange, New South Wales.. Altogether they were to have four children.8

She may have attended the wedding of her brother in the marriage of Michael Bourke and Susannah Alletta Nicholson in a Wesleyan Methodist ceremony at her father's house on Saturday, 26 December 1874 at Parkes, New South Wales. Michael and Susannah went on to have five children over the next 10 years.9 On 4 June 1885 Thomas Fitzgerald and Patrick Bourke donated monies to the Dr. Torreggiani Memorial Fund.10

Thomas ws publican of the Deepwater Hotel, in Deepwater, New South Wales.11

In September 1885, Thomas Fitzgerald had his hotel (and one of his guests) robbed of some 'prints, sugar, boots &c.' by a William and Isabella Hawkins and Peter Smith. Hawkins and Smith were arrested near the Queensland border.12,13,14

Mary died on 1 February 1895 at Deepwater, New South Wales, at age 43.15,16 She was buried at Emmaville cemetery, in Emmaville, New South Wales.16,17

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
Family
1851BirthMelbourne1,2
1851BaptismSt. Francis', in Melbourne3
1873Married Name8
1873MarriageOrange, New South Wales8
1885Note memo only CR CRthe Deepwater Hotel, in Deepwater, New South Wales11
1885Note memo only CR CR12,13,14
1895DeathDeepwater, New South Wales15,16
BurialEmmaville cemetery, in Emmaville, New South Wales16,17

Citations

  1. [S8] Victoria, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1856 No.474.
  2. [S258] Parish Registers for Melbourne, 1851 No. 5693 (This record is 2 or 3 years earlier than her sister margaret's birth certificate would indicate.).
  3. [S258] Parish Registers for Melbourne, 1851 No. 5693.
  4. [S265] Victoria, Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1863 No.7020.
  5. [S336] The Argus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1856 'Advertising', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 10 November, p. 2. , viewed 12 May 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7139772 (for description of Jeffcott House).
  6. [S1031] The Herald, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1863 'Family Notices', The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954), 3 August, p. 1. , viewed 12 May 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article244294972 (lmentioned Jeffcott House).
  7. [S336] The Argus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1859 'Advertising', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 26 August, p. 1. , viewed 13 May 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5686938 (Jeffcott House used as a boarding house).
  8. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1873 No.3492.
  9. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1874 No. 2353.
  10. [S674] The Freeman's Journal, Sydney New South Wales, Australia, 1885 'Advertising.', Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932), 20 June, p. 19, viewed 28 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115467118
  11. [S593] The Australian Town and Country Journal (New South Wales), Parkes, New South Wales, Australia, 1885 'Family Notices.', Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW : 1870 - 1907), 12 September, p. 42, viewed 28 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article70983786
  12. [S683] The Clarence River Examiner and New England Advertiser, Grafton, New South Wales, Australia, 1885 'GENERAL NEWS.', Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser (Grafton, NSW : 1859 - 1889), 26 September, p. 8, viewed 28 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article62149581
  13. [S617] State Records Authority of NSW, New South Wales Government Gazette, 1901-2001, Sydney 7 Oct 1885 p.800 (for items).
  14. [S1331] E-mails from Zoe Cochrane to Tim Hill, 2022- 'Re: Private Message on WikiTree' - 12 Apr 2022, 17:19.
  15. [S641] The Evening News, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1895 'Family Notices', Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931), 7 February, p. 4. , viewed 12 Apr 2022, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article108064613
  16. [S477] Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007 Ancestry.com, http://austcemindex.com/inscription.php?id=8040290
  17. [S466] Find a Grave (http://www.findagrave.com) Memorial# 85112338.
  18. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1874 No.10502.
  19. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1876 No.11354.
  20. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1878 No.12489.
  21. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1881 No.15506.