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JAMES PATRICK WALSH (image above) was born 1842 in Templetoughy, Mayne, Tipperary, Ireland, Baptised: 14 Jan 1844, Roman Catholic, Currow, Kerry, Ireland and died 15 Sep 1916 aged 73Y RIP. Burial: 17 Sep 1916, Andersons Bay Cem.

1974 James Walsh with his sister Ann immigrated  to New Zealand on the "Caroline"under Captain Clyma.  It left March 25 from London and then called at Queenstown, Ireland to embark 301 passengers before sailing again on Apr 16. The ship called at St Vincent on May 7, and left again 24 hrs later. The Equator was crossed on May 15, the Snares sighted on July 9 and Port Chalmers was reached July 12, a 93 day voyage from Queenstown, and arrived at Otago 12 Jul 1874.

James became a Cab Proprieter and lived at  22 Council St, St Kilda, Dunedin . He mar: 08 Feb 1875 to MARY DOODY in St Josephs Cathedral, Dunedin, Otago, NZ, daughter of THOMAS DOODY and MARY SHEA.

Mary was bapt: 14 Jan 1844, Roman Catholic, Currow, Kerry, Ireland; immigrated to New Zealand on the ship "Dunfillan"  from Gravesend on 26 October 1873 and arrived Otago 15 January 1874. (Read Papers Past: ARRIVAL OF THE DUNFILLAN AT PORT CHALMERS. STAR (CHRISTCHURCH), 20 JANUARY 1874) )  She d: 07 Sep 1917 in Dunedin aged 79Y.



1876: A four wheeled cab will leave the corner of Manse St , for St Kilda, every hour daily, starting at 8 oclock.. James Walsh, Proprietor.

ODT: 1 Apr 1876: At 2 oclock on the Premises, South Princes street. W HITELAW and CO. are instructed by Mr  James Walsh to sell by auction, on the premises, South Princes street, on Monday, 3rd April, at 2 o'clock, 2 farm days (new) 2 tip do. do. 1 spring do., lor produce merchant 1 second-hand waggon 1 set waggonette wheels (new) 1 set waggon wheels (new) Terms at sale. THIS DAY, SATURDAY, Ist APRIL, At 12 o'clock.  James Walsh

Evening Star 7 mar 1878: Auction Notices. FRIDAY, Bth MARCH, At 1 o'clook. At Corner of Post Office Reserve, St. Kilda, FREEHOLD LAND, Dairy Cattle, Household Furniture, etc,  WRIGHT, STEPHENSON, & CO.  have received instructions from Mr James Walsh to sell by auction, on the premises, corner of Post Office reserve, St. Kilda, on Friday, 8th March, at 1 o'clock, Section 5, Block 25, St. Kilda, with two roomed cottage, four-stalled stable, and seven-stalled byre thereon. Also, 19 picked dairy cows, 12 well-bred calves, 2 light harness horses, 1 spring cart and harness, 100 fowls, Dairy utensils, Household furniture, etc, etc Also, the good-will of his milk run

Evening Star 10 May 1879 Tenders wanted for dition of two rooms to House. Apply James Walsh. Labor only.
Evening Star: 6 oct 1879: James Walsh v. William Harper' Claim £2 10s for cab hire on the day of the Roslyn Election. Judgement was given for Plaintif  for £1 and costs.

ODT 11 Sep 1880: James Walsh v. Mercer and McDonald. Claim £11 loss and damage sustained through neglegence on the part of a servant of the defendants while driving the cart. His Worship gave judgement for £ and costs

ODT: Magistrates Court 6 Jul 1882:: James Patrick Walsh v. David Proud foot. Claim £6 9s, damages sustained by plaintiff through alleged negligence on the part of defendant. being the owner of a tramway in this city, negligently, and contrary to his duty, allowed the metal rails to be above the surface of a public street (Princes street), and the wheel of plaintiff's cab came against such rails on March 20th, and made the cab unfit for use. The plaintiff had been obliged to expend the sum of £3 9s in getting it repaired, and was deprived of its use for three days. Mr Haggitt appeared for the defendant; but Mr MacDarmott, who had been retained by the plaintiff, was otherwise engaged, and after a short adjournment the plaintiff secured the services of Mr Callan, who applied for an adjournment in order to obtain full instructions, This was granted on the plaintiff's agreeing to pay £1.10s, expenses for witnesses

Evening Star 12 Jul 1882: Family Differences  James Walsh was charged with assaulting and beating Mary Walsh, his wife, at St. Kilda, on the 10th March. She also asked that he be bound over to keep the peace. Mr Callan said that complainant brought these proceedings very reluctantly. The assault was the last of a series committed by Walsh on his wife, but unfortunately she had confined the information to the one beating. Being in danger of her life Mrs Walsh asked that her husband be bound over to keep the peace. Complainant stated that her husband had repeatedly beat her for the last seven years and had threatened to kill her the first chance he got, On Monday, when he came home, he beat her, and she called him a murderer. She was in fear of him doing her some bodily harm. In cross - examination the witness admitted that the disagreement had been partly caused in consequence of her having her sisters in the house contrary to her husband's wishes.  William lies, a neighbor, stated that he had been frequently annoyed by rows in defendant's place, and by hearing complainant's screams. The Bench did not think the defendant had treated his wife in a becoming or creditable manner. He would be bound over to keep the peace for six months in his own recognisance of £2O, and two sureties of £lO each.  The Defendant said: I cannot find them.The Bench : "Well, if you can't,  you can go to gaol."

25 Jun 1886 RESIDENT MAGISTRATE'S COURT. Wednesday, June 23.  Claim £75, for damages sustained by plaintiffs 4-wheeled carriage through colliding with a hansom owned by defendant owing to the alleged negligent driving and mismanagement of one David Ross, defendant's servant. Mr D.M.Stuart tor plaintiff; Mr D. D. Macdonald for defendant.—the hearing of this adjourned case was concluded, witnesses being called for the defence to prove that the accident was caused by plaintiffs negligence. His Worship reserved his decision.

Oamaru Mail: At the Supreme Court Dunedin to-day, in the case for malicious prosecution, the jury gave a three - fourths verdict for £lO damages against J. P. Walsh, who had charged John Roy with stealing a saddle.

Evening Star 17 Mar 1886: NOTICE: I will not be accountable for Debts contrcted by my wife. James Walsh, Cargill St, St Kilda

July 18.jul 16 1887: ODT St Kilda County Cuncil: 12 Aug 1887; The tender of Mr J. P. Walsh was accepted for the right to graze stock on the council's reserve for five years, at £5 per annum, on the condition that he erected a fence round the reserve.

Evening Star 8 Sep 1887: TENDERS for Fencing Market Reserve, St Kilda. Apply James Walsh, carriage proprieter, Carriage stand, Colonial Bank P align=left>Evening Star 13 Jul 1889: For sale, 3 Ayrshire Cows, first and second calf. James Walsh, cabman, Cargiill Street, St Kilda

Evening Star 13 Jul 1889: For sale, 3 Ayrshire Cows, first and second calf. James Walsh, cabman, Cargiill Street, St Kilda

Evening Star: Land transfer Act notice: 9 Apr 1896: Government Notices. LAND TRANSFER ACT NOTICE. WHEREAS a declaration made by James Patrick Walsh, the registered proprietor of allotment numbered five (5), Block XXV., on the plan of the Township of St, Kilda, in the Provincial District of Otago, of the loss of the Certificate of Title to the said allotment, bearing date the 11th day of March. 1872, and entered in the register-book of the said district, voL 2, folio 833. Notice of intention to give a Provisional Certificate of Title to the said allotment to the said James Patrick Walsh . Dated this 13th day of March, 1871, at the Lands Registry Office at Dunedin. A. W. SMITH, District Land Registrar.

ODT: 12 Jun 1908: Father and Son.—Richard Patrick Walsh was charged with using provoking language to his father, James Patrick Walsh, at St. Kilda. Mr Hawkins, who appeared for complainant, said that accused was sometimes addicted to drink, and when in that condition caused no end of trouble to his father, who was afraid of him. he Majestrate thought it very painful having these family squabbles thrashed out in court. Accused pleaded "Guilty," and was bound over to keep the peace for six months, in his own surety of £10 and another surety of £10.

16 Sep 1912 An Undutiful Son.—Richard Walsh was | ordered to find sureties, himself in £l0 and another in a like amount, to keep the peace, the application being made by his father, James Patrick Walsh, for whom Mr Hanlon appeared.

Otago Witness: 26 Sep 1916: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. The family of the late J. P. Walsh desire to express their thanks for the many kind expressions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement, also his fellow-cabmen for their handsome wreath.

PROBATE Apr 1917: James Patrick Walsh £1671


Children of JAMES WALSH and MARY DOODY are:

i. CLARA BRIDGET WALSH, (b. 1 Sep 1875, Dunedin, Otago; d. 1953); mar. 1910 to JAMES FRANCIS PRENDERGAST (b. Abt. 1871, Tipperary, Ireland; Occ: Waterside Worker; d. 29 Dec 1932, 169b Moray Place, Dunedin 62y. Burial: 31 Dec 1932 living 179b Moray Place, Dunedin came from Seacliff)

ii. MARY ELIZABETH WALSH  (b: 4 Sep 1876 in Dunedin, Otago. A Widow she d: 25 Jan 1959 at Little Sisters of the Poor  aged 83Y. )She mar; JAMES DENNIS BYRNE 1903. He was b: 1861 in Bendigo, Victoria, Occ: 1893, Brickmaker at Sth Dunedin ;  residential address Cargills Rd; Residence: 13 Scott St, St Kilda, Dunedin and d: 11 Dec 1933 in 51 Glasgow St, Dunedin 72Y. Bur: 13 Dec 1933. Andersons Bay Cem Block 24 Plot 28 Dunedin

Children of MARY WALSH and JAMES BYRNE are:

 i. JAMES JOSEPH PAUL BYRNE ( b. 26 Jun 1905; d. 01 Feb 1982, Karitane Rest Home - retired Sales Rep.)

ii. PHILLIP DENNIS BYRNE (b. 1914; d. 1978. Burial: Andersons Bay Cem Dunedin).

iii. CATHERINE WALSH, (b. 1878, Dunedin, Otago; d. 1887, 9Y.)             

iv. JAMES PATRICK WASH ( b. 1879, Dunedin, Otago; d. 1880, 4 Mths).

 v. ANNIE (LIL) WALSH ( b. 29 Oct 1880, 28 Grange St, Dunedin; d. 25 Aug 1919, Dunedin, Otago ( Flu Epidemic) Bur:   25 Aug 1919, Southern Cemetery, Dunedin Block 14R . Plot 0011 She mar: COLWYN COWAN GUILDFORD Abt. 1913 in Dunedin, Otago, NZ, son of HENRY JOHN GUILDFORD and JANE COWAN b: 10 Apr 1888 in Brunswick, Invercargill; War World War I, 1914-1918)

vi. DORCAS MARY WALSH (b. 22 Feb 1882, 5th dau; d. 29 Sep 1935, Castle St, Dunedin 53Y)  mar. ALBERT LOUIS AYERS (b; 1886; d: 1943)

vii. BRIDGET MARY WALSH, b. 1882, Dunedin, Otago; m.1913 to ALBERT LOUIS AYRES,  b. 24 Jan 1882, NZ; Occ: Brewery employee; Residence: 1932, Next to Benfells shop, King Street; d. 13 May 1943, Dunedin.

viii. RICHARD PATRICK WALSH, (b. 22 Feb 1882, Dunedin, Otago; Occ: 1917, Military Call up - Occ.labourer living at 22 Council St St Kilda; d. Apr 1926, Wellington 35Y.) Probate: Intestate - Occ. Coach builder Papatoetoe, Auckland

ix. JOHANNA GRACE WALSH (b: 11 Apr 1885 in Dunedin, Otago, d: 03 Jul 1960 in Dunedin Hospital 74Y. Bur: 05 Jul 1960, Andersons Bay Cem Block 24 Plot 28 Dunedin). She mar; 07 Feb 1906 in St Patricks Church, Sth Dunedin (div 1914) to CHARLES TIMOTHY TRINDER (b: 1879 in Dunedin, Otago, Occ: Stableman; and d: 11 Jan 1957 in 22 Council St, St Kilda Dunedin. Burial: 12 Jan 1957, Northern Cemetery, Dunedin Block 191a Plot 63


 i. ALFRED JAMES TRINDER (b. 1908, 22 Council St; Dunedin; d. 20 Dec 1982, Waikari Hospital 75Y.)

ii. TERESA MARY TRINDER (b. 1910, Dunedin; d. 09 Sep 1919, Dunedin Hospital. Burial: Andersons Bay , Cemetery, Dunedin ,Block 24 Plot 38)

iii. PAUL TIMOTHY TRINDER (b. 28 Oct 1917, Dunedin; d. 29 Dec 1978, Waikari Hospital 61Y.)

iv. PATRICIA ELLEN FRANCES TRINDER (b. 1920, Dunedin; d. 30 Aug 1931, Dunedin Hospital 9Y.)

v. MARIE THERESE TRINDER (b. 10 Oct 1925, Dunedin; d. 04 Sep 1975, Dunedin Hospital 50Y.)

ix. JAMES WALSH, (b. 14 Feb 1887, Dunedin, Otago; d. 1889, Dunedin).

x. PAUL WALSH, (b. 23 Feb 1888, Dunedin, Otago; Military service: WW1;  Occ taxi driver livig 22 Cornall St, St Kilda; Occupation: 1952, Taxi proprieter d. 1952.)



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