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William John Delaney

Born:Jan 9 1817 In:
Died:Dec 14 1881 (at age 64)In:
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Sarah Delaney (born Bradley)
His wife
William Henry Delaney
His son
Charles Nicholas Delaney
His son
Mary Jane Burchett (born Delaney)
His daughter
Ellen Delaney (born Gilligan)
His wife
Elizabeth Delaney
His daughter
Ann Delaney
His daughter
Martha Delaney
His daughter
James Edward Delaney
His son
John Thomas Delaney
His son
Frances Emily Delaney
His daughter
Francis Alfred Delaney
His son
Agnes Emily Delaney
His daughter
Emma Ellen Delaney
His daughter
Ellen Edith Delaney
His daughter
Mary Ann Delaney (born Grant)
His wife
Joseph Delaney
His son
Ellen Delaney
His daughter
Robert Delaney
His son
Mary Ann Delaney
His daughter
Mary Ann Delaney
His daughter
Agnes Delaney
His daughter
Charles Henry Delaney
His son
Martha Delaney
His daughter
Jessie E Delaney
His daughter
David Daniel Delaney
His son
Arthur S Delaney
His son
Alice Delaney
His daughter
Daniel Delaney
His son
Ada Delaney
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Margaret Delaney
His daughter
Mary A Delaney
His daughter
George Grant William Thomas Delaney
His son
Albert Andrew Grant Delaney
His son
Thomas Patrick Delaney
His son
Alfred Ernest Delaney
His son
George Thomas John Delaney
His son
Mary Delaney
His daughter
Sydney Herbert Delaney
His son
Cecilia Gertrude Cecelia Delaney
His daughter
James Thomas Delaney
His son
Nicholas Dyer Delaney
His father
Elizabeth Ann (Betsy) Delaney (born Bayley)
His mother
Mary Ann Anne Delaney
His sister
W J (John) Delaney
His brother
Thomas Delaney
His brother
James Delaney
His brother
William Delaney
His brother
Nicholas Delaney
His brother
Charles Delaney
His brother
Jane (Margaret J) Delaney
His sister
Mathew Delaney
His brother
Edward Delaney
His brother
Martha Delaney
His sister
Matthew DELANEY
His brother
Clara Delaney
His sister
Clare Delaney
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Biography

1841 Census return

Surname Delaney First Names William Return 0

Residence District Township Melbourne, County Bourke, District Port Phillip Item ID [X949] Page No 143 Reel No 2222

William Delaney was born 9th January 1817 in Sydney NSW, fifth child of Nicholas Delaney and Ehzabeth Bayley.

The family moved to the Penrith area about 1820. William married Sarah Bradley in 1840 at Penrith NSW (the Granddaughter of First Fleeters Anthony Rope and Elizabeth Pulley). They had 2 children, Charles in 1841 and Mary 1843, both born at Penrith.

William and his family moved to the Tarana district about the early 1850's and settled at the locality known as Delaneys Falls on the Fish River about 4 miles from Tarana, NSW. William bought 30 acres at County Westmorland on the Rsh River for 75 pounds ($150) in September 1854 and in April 1856 he bought another acres with his brother John on the Fish River for 41 pounds ($82) as tenants in common.

William was a blacksmith and in addition to tilling a farm, which he pioneered, was the smithy for the early settlers William lied 1881 at Crown Ridge and Sarah his wife died 1901 at Tarana, NSW. He is buried in the Slippery Creek, Hazelgrove Cemetery.

1841 Census return

Surname Delaney First Names William Return 0

Residence District Township Melbourne, County Bourke, District Port Phillip Item ID [X949] Page No 143 Reel No 2222

William Delaney was born 9th January 1817 in Sydney NSW, fifth child of Nicholas Delaney and Ehzabeth Bayley.

The family moved to the Penrith area about 1820. William married Sarah Bradley in 1840 at Penrith NSW (the Granddaughter of First Fleeters Anthony Rope and Elizabeth Pulley). They had 2 children, Charles in 1841 and Mary 1843, both born at Penrith.

William and his family moved to the Tarana district about the early 1850's and settled at the locality known as Delaneys Falls on the Fish River about 4 miles from Tarana, NSW. William bought 30 acres at County Westmorland on the Rsh River for 75 pounds ($150) in September 1854 and in April 1856 he bought another acres with his brother John on the Fish River for 41 pounds ($82) as tenants in common.

William was a blacksmith and in addition to tilling a farm, which he pioneered, was the smithy for the early settlers William lied 1881 at Crown Ridge and Sarah his wife died 1901 at Tarana, NSW. He is buried in the Slippery Creek, Hazelgrove Cemetery.
Photograph copied from page 35 of Delaney Decades, Edited by Edna Delaney.
Occupation:- Blacksmith
From " Delaney Decades" "John may have had one other child Henry Delaney who was born in1833of unknown parentage. Henry who married Harriet Frost, was raised by John and was present at his funeral".

By 1833 was responsible for a farm at Emu Plains.

John moved his family to Dubbo after 1863. Between 1850 and 1960 he purcharsed land on the Cox's River, in Moyne and in Little Hartley, either alone or in partnership with his brothers, William, Charles and Thomas.
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