Thomas Vincent Brennan (06 October 1889 – 07 September 1920)

Thomas Vincent (Tom) Brennan was born in Kilkenny City, County Kilkenny, Ireland on 6 October 1889. (NAA Item 6512081) His mother Mary (née Byrne) Brennan was a newsagent, stationer and a boarding housekeeper in High St, opposite St James Street. John Brennan, Tom’s father, was a butcher. 1901 Census Ireland shows Mary (38), as widowed [...]

Patrick (Joseph) Devine (17 March 1886 – 03 November 1917)

Patrick Devine was born into a large Roman Catholic family on 17 March 1886 in Skeaghvasteen, Kilkenny, Ireland. According to the Census of Ireland 1901, he lived with his parents, Patrick (55) and Elizabeth, or Eliza, (50), his grandmother Mary, who was 82 at the time, seven siblings (out of nine) and a young niece, Eliza [...]