Headstone Transcriptions

Dardanup Pioneer Cemetery

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BRENNAN , Edward John . (Died WW1 France - Villers-Bretonneux Memorial) . 29 Jul 1916 . Aged 27yrs
BRENNAN , James Vincent . (Died WW1 France - Daours Communal Cemetery Extension) . 11 Aug 1918 . Aged 25yrs
BRENNAN , John . "Erected by his sorrowing wife, sons and daughters. (Headstone also mentions sons Edward and James who died WW1)" . 10 Jan 1918 . Aged 73yrs
BRENNAN , Patience . 29 May 1863 . Aged 42yrs
BUSHER , Ellen Brigid . Beloved daughter of May and Thomas Busher. (with Mary and Thomas in Busher family plot) . 26 Jul 1971 . Aged 80yrs
BUSHER , Mary . Dearly beloved wife of Thomas Busher (with Thomas and Ellen in Busher family plot) . 20 Apr 1913 . Aged 59yrs
BUSHER , Thomas . (with Mary and Ellen in Busher family plot) . 24 Sep 1919
BUSHER , Christina . "daughter of above (with Mary and Thomas Arthur in Busher family plot)" . 22 Feb 1934 . Aged 15yrs
BUSHER , Ellen . "also his beloved wife (see also Busher memorial) (with James, Richard, James, Francis and Mary Ann)" . 27 Aug1897 . Aged 84yrs
BUSHER , Francis . also their children (with James, Ellen, James, Francis and Mary Ann) . 3 Jul 1925
BUSHER , James . " (see also Busher memorial) (with Ellen, Richard, James, Francis and Mary Ann )" . 26 Jan 1896 . Aged 87yrs
BUSHER , James . also their children (with James, Ellen, James, Francis and Mary Ann) . 8 Nov 1920
BUSHER , Mary . "In loving memory of my beloved wife (with Christina and Thomas Arthur in Busher family plot)" . 19 Aug 1925 . Aged 30yrs
BUSHER , Mary Ann . also their children (with James, Ellen, James, Francis and Mary Ann) . 8 Nov 1920
BUSHER , Richard . also their children (with James, Ellen, James, Francis and Mary Ann) . 28 Jan 1913
BUSHER , Thomas Arthur . "also her beloved husband (with Mary and Christina in Busher family plot)" . 17 Feb 1966 . Aged 78yrs
BUSHER TIME CAPSULE - This time capsule and tree commemorate the 150th anniversary of the arrival of James and Ellen Busher to Dardanup. They were placed here by their descendants on the 23rd Oct 2004. The capsule is to be opened on 24th Oct 2054. James and Ellen emigrated from County Wexford, Ireland at the time of the potato famine. They arrived on the ship Raleigh on May 31st 1852. A blacksmith and wheelwright, James skills were in great demand in the young colony. He and Ellen settled in Dardanup in 1853/4 and played an integral role in the development of the district. Their descendants numbered 433 at the time this capsule was placed.
BYRNE , Peter . Loved brother of Mary McDonald, Lily Horgan and Sister M. Laurence . 8 Jul 1955

CLEARY , Alice . "Dearly beloved wife of the above (with James and Mary Anne Cleary, and Alice Shaw in Cleary family plot)" . 4 Jul 1913 . Aged 79yrs
CLEARY , Alice . "loving mother of Mary (with James, Alice and Mary Anne Cleary in Cleary family plot)" . 14 Apr 1946 . Aged 76yrs
CLEARY , James . "The beloved husband of Alice of Dardanup. Native of Tipperary Ireland. (with Alice and Mary Anne Cleary, and Alice Shaw in Cleary family plot)" . 1 Dec 1902 . Aged 58yrs
CLEARY , Mary-Anne . "Dearly beloved daughter of the above (with James and Alice Cleary, and Alice Shaw in Cleary family plot)" . 15 Aug 1937 . Aged 75yrs
COONAN , Annie . (with Thomas and Teresa) . 26 Oct 1930 . Aged 74yrs
COONAN , Joseph . "Killed in action (Died WW1 Belgium - Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial)" . 4 Oct 1917 . Aged 34yrs
COONAN , Michael . "Erecting by his loving wife and family (headstone also mentions sons William and Joseph who died WW1)" . 29 May 1895 . Aged 54yrs
COONAN , Teresa . also their daughter (with Annie and Thomas) . 26 Jan 1907 . Aged 17yrs
COONAN , Thomas . (with Annie and Teresa) . 21 Jan 1931 . Aged 79yrs
COONAN , William Michael . "Killed in action (Died WW1 Turkey - Lone Pine Memorial)" . 29 Aug 1915 . Aged 28yrs
CRAIGIE , Felicien Phillip . (with parents-in-law William and Mary-Jane O'Neill) . 13 Dec 1946 . Aged 72yrs

DILLON , Arthur . (with Laura) . 4 Mar 1914 . Aged 44yrs
DILLON , Laura Mary . and his beloved wife (with Arthur) . 13 Aug 1957 . Aged 81yrs
DOOLAN , Bessie . niece (with Mary, Kerian, William and Edward Doolan) .
DOOLAN , Edward . nephew (with Mary, Kerian, William and Bessie Doolan) . . Aged
DOOLAN , Kerian . "also her beloved husband (with Mary, William, Edward and Bessie Doolan)" . 1886 . Aged 80yrs
DOOLAN , Mary . " (with Kerian, William, Edward and Bessie Doolan)" . 1878 . Aged 65yrs
DOOLAN , William . also their son (with Mary, Kerian, Edward and Bessie Doolan) .

FEE , Kenneth Norman . loving son of Robert and Olive R.I.P . 10 Feb 1923 - 27 Jan 1960
FEE , Robert Edward . loving husband of Olive . 31 Jul 1872 - 6 Jul 1944
FLYNN , Harry . (with Mary) . 13 Jul 1915
FLYNN , Mary . also his wife (with Harry) . 25 Apr 1884 . Aged 54yrs
FOSTER , Eileen Mary . Beloved wife of J. C. Foster . 30 Jun 1922 . Aged 23yrs

GARVEY , Alice . "and their daughters (with Patrick, Mary, Joseph, William, Mary, Delores Mary in Garvey family plot)" . 20 Oct 1966 . Aged 82yrs
GARVEY , Delores Mary . "and their daughters (with Patrick, Mary, Joseph, William, Mary and Alice in Garvey family plot)" . 27 Aug 1954 . Aged 74yrs
GARVEY , Gerard Stephen . . 1 Nov 1940 . Aged 18yrs
GARVEY , Joseph . "and their infant children (no birth or death registered) (with Patrick, Mary, William, Mary, Delores Mary and Alice in Garvey family plot)" . Jul 1877 . Aged
GARVEY , Mary . "Beloved wife of the above R.I.P (with William in Garvey family plot) " . 3 Nov 1872 . Aged 60yrs
GARVEY , Mary . (with brother Timothy in Garvey family plot) . 27 Jul 1924 . Aged 74yrs
GARVEY , Mary . "and their infant children(with Patrick, Mary, Joseph, William, Delores Mary and Alice in Garvey family plot)" . 3 Feb 1879 . Aged 6mths
GARVEY , "Mary (formerly Hennessy)" . "and his wife (with Patrick, Joseph, William, Mary, Delores Mary and Alice in Garvey family plot)" . 11 Nov 1909 . Aged 64yrs
GARVEY , Patrick . "Born Hollyford Co Tipperary. Arrived on the ship ""Clara"" 3 September 1853 (with Mary, Joseph, William, Mary, Delores Mary and Alice in Garvey family plot)" . 23 Nov 1919 . Aged 85yrs
GARVEY , Timothy . (with sister Mary in Garvey family plot) . 24 Feb 1916 . Aged 72yrs
GARVEY , William . (with Mary in Garvey family plot) . 12 Aug 1856 . Aged 47yrs
GARVEY , William . "and their infant children with Patrick, Mary, Joseph, Mary, Delores Mary and Alice in Garvey family plot)" . Jul 1877 . Aged 1d
GARVEY , William . Beloved husband of Mary Catherine R.I.P. . 28 Sep 1950 . Aged 69yrs
GIUMELLI , Domenica . Beloved wife of Domenico . 19 Jul 1917 . Aged 30yrs
GIUMELLI , Domenico . Loved father of Jim and Betty and dear pop of Margaret, Peter, James, John and Elizabeth . 5 Oct 1965 . Aged 88yrs

HARRIS , Catherine Mary . In loving memory of our dear mother. (with grandson Barry Strachan) . 8 Sep 1969 . Aged 87yrs
HARRIS , John . (with grandaughter Patricia Murphy) . 26 Dec 1940 . Aged 75yrs
HARRIS , Bridget . (with Thomas ,May and George in Harris family plot) . 15 Apr 1915 . Aged 70yrs
HARRIS , George . (with Thomas, May and Bridget in Harris family plot) . 2 Nov 1899 . Aged 27yrs
HARRIS , Mary Ann . "also our dear mother. Beloved wife of the above (double grave with Thomas William)" . 31 Mar 1932 . Aged 75yrs
HARRIS , May . "Beloved daughter of Thomas and Bridget Harris. (with Thomas, Bridget and George in Harris family plot)" . 12 Feb 1896 . Aged 19yrs
HARRIS , Thomas . (with May, Bridget and George in Harris family plot) . 24 Dec 1901 . Aged 65yrs
HARRIS , Thomas William . "In loving memory of our dear husband and father (double grave with Mary Ann)" . 10 Sep 1927 . Aged 64yrs

LITTLE , Thomas . "(Unmarked Grave - Memorial Rock) To commemorate the nmarked grave of Thomas Little. Benefactor and Founder of The Catholic Parish of Dardanup " . 1800 - 1877

MAGUIRE , James . "Loving son of Kate and Mick Maguire (with niece Valerie Strachan)" . 27 Jan 1947 . Aged 42yrs
MAGUIRE , Michael . In loving memory of our dear husband and father . 6 Dec 1911 . Aged 39yrs
MAGUIRE , Ann . Plaque Died Dardanup (in Maguire family plot) . 13 Jul 1880 . Aged 85yrs
MAGUIRE , Catherine . "Plaque Died Dardanup. Wife of John Maguire (in Maguire family plot)" . 12 Sep 1875 . Aged 53yrs
MAGUIRE , Elizabeth Carbury . Wife of James Maguire (in Maguire family plot) . 24 Nov 1886 . Aged 56yrs
MAGUIRE , James . "Plaque (in Maguire family plot) Died Bunbury (Buried Old Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bunbury)" . 28 Jan 1854 . Aged 65yrs
MAGUIRE , James . Plaque (in Maguire family plot) . 13 Jan 1915 . Aged 81yrs
MAGUIRE , John . "Plaque (in Maguire family plot) Died Geraldton. (Buried St Francis Xavier Cemetery, Geraldton) " . 20 Oct 1891 . Aged 70yrs
MAGUIRE , Thomas Carbury . (in Maguire family plot) . 17 Mar 1897 . Aged 39yrs
McSWEENY , Francis Gerald . .Accidently killed at Boyanup . 31 Aug 1904 . Aged 15yrs
MORELLINI , Carmel Margaret . Beloved daughter of Nat and Mary Morellini. . 27 Apr 1950 . Aged 2yrs
MURPHY , Patricia . Also his grandaughter (with grandfather John Harris) . 5 Oct 1946 . Aged 9mths

O'NEILL , Mary-Jane . " (with William and son-in-law Felicien Craigie)" . 20 Sep 1946 . Aged 87yrs
O'NEILL , William . " (with Mary-Jane and son-in-law Felicien Craigie)" . 27 Jan 1931 . Aged 76yrs

PANIZZA , Bernard . (double grave with Elizabeth) . 24 Mar 1891 - 20 Jul 1947
PANIZZA , Elizabeth . "wife of the above 1918 - 1947. Also wife of C. Garbelini 910 - 1916 (double grave with Bernard)" . 28 Nov 1956 . Aged 65yrs
PEDROLINI , Agostino . also her beloved husband (with Teresa and Katie) . 16 Sep 1945 . Aged 77yrs
PEDROLINI , Katie . also their beloved daughter (with parents Agostino and Teresa) . 1914 . Aged
PEDROLINI , Teresa . (with Agostino and Katie) . 22 Apr 1914 . Aged 35yrs
PROUT , Catherine . "also his dearly beloved wife (with William and Ernest in Prout family plot)" . 20 Nov 1952 . Aged 78yrs
PROUT , Ernest James . (with parents William and Catherine in Prout family plot)" . 6 Oct 1915 . Aged 5yrs 6mths
PROUT , William Henry . "Dearly beloved husband of Catherine Prout (with Catherine and Ernest in Prout family plot)" . 8 Apr 1916 . Aged 52yrs

RADLEY , M (Margaret) . Dearly beloved wife of G. (George) Radley. Died at Dardanup . 10 Apr 1911 . Aged 48yrs
RODGERS , Elizabeth Margaret . The beloved wife of Daniel Rodgers. . 6 Aug 1901 . Aged 31yrs

SLATTERY , Barney . also brothers (with brothers Daniel and Pat) .
SLATTERY , Daniel . (with brothers Pat and Barney) . 1865 - 1955
SLATTERY , Edward . (with Rose, Patrick and James in Slattery family plot) . 22 Jul 1885 . Aged 15yrs
SLATTERY , James . "Dearly beloved son of Patrick and Rose Slattery (with Rose, Edward and Patrick in Slattery family plot)" . 1 May 1924 . Aged 58yrs
SLATTERY , Pat . also brothers (with brothers Daniel and Barney) . . Aged
SLATTERY , Patrick . "Dearly beloved husband of the above Rose Slattery R.I.P (with Rose, Edward and James in Slattery family plot)" . 20 Aug 1915 . Aged 85yrs
SLATTERY , Rose . " (with Edward, Patrick and James in Slattery family plot)" . 14 Jun 1905 . Aged 68yrs
SMITH , Philip . "In loving memory of our dear father (headstone also mentions son Philip who died WW1)" . 9 Mar 1931 . Aged 82yrs
SMITH , Philip . "also our brother. Killed in action. (Died WW1 Belgium - Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial)" . 17 Sep 1917 . Aged 32yrs
STRACHAN , Barry . "Also her fond grandson .. .. Loving son of David and Carmel Strachan (with grandmother Catherine Harris)" . 7 Nov 1958 . Aged 7yrs
STRACHAN , Valerie . Also his fond niece (with uncle James Maguire) . 8 Oct 1956 . Aged 9yrs

VALLI , Bert . Beloved husband of the above (with Maria) . 14 May 1925 . Aged 65yrs
VALLI , Maria . Dearly loved wife of Bert Valli (with Bert) . 22 Apr 1918 . Aged 49yrs

YOONBUSCH , Jane . Plaque Loved mother of Annie, Mary and Dora . 10 Jan 1957 . Aged 70yrs
YOONBUSCH , Louis . . 23 Apr 1929 . Aged 50yrs

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