Richard O'Reilly 1830

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Richard O'Reilly was born in Dublin about 1830, the son of Catherine (nee Higgins) and Laurence O'Reilly, a distiller. 

His address before leaving Ireland was 34 Thomas Street, Dublin.  Griffith's Valuations of Ireland lists Peter and Michael O'Reilly at Thomas St, St Catherine's, Dublin
1850 Oxley Dublin City Directory lists Peter O'Reilly, 35 Thomas St (victualler)

Richard migrated to Australia between 1850-1852,  He may have travelled via the USA and sailed from San Francisco.  His occupation was given as miner or labourer. 

He married Maria McGuiness in Castlemaine, Victoria in 1854, and they had 12 children - Edward (1855-1856), Catherine Elizabeth (1857-1937), Anna Maria (b.1858), Mary Ellen (b. 1860), Richard Thomas (1862-1940), Lawrence Edward (1865-1931), Edward (1866-1866), Eliza Siscelia (1869-1890), William (1870-1920), Agnes (1872-1941), Sarah / Sally (1872-1964) and Alice Frances (1875-1971). 

Richard died on 29 September 1891 in Castlemaine, Victoria, and is buried in the Castlemaine Cemetery. 

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1830  
Date of Death 29th Sep 1891  
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Laurence O'Reilly  
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Catherine Higgins  
Townland born Dublin  
Place & Date of Baptism Dublin  
Number of Siblings Six  
Names of Siblings Laurence, William, Elizabeth, Matilda, Daniel, Michael  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Maria McGuiness  
Place & Date of Marriage 28 November 1854, Roman Catholic Parsonage, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia.  
Number of Children Twelve  
First Child Edward  
Names of Children Edward (1855-1856), Catherine Elizabeth (1857), Anna Maria (b.1858), Mary Ellen (b. 1860), Richard Thomas (1862), Lawrence Edward (1865), Edward (1866), Eliza Siscelia (1869), William (1870), Agnes (1872, Sarah / Sally (1872), Alice Frances  
Occupation Miner, labourer  
Place of Death Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia  
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