John Alfred Simpson

M, b. 1902

Mary Jane Simpson

F, b. 1856, d. 5 November 1941
  • Mary Jane Simpson was born in 1856. She was the daughter of John Spence and Mary Sherwood.
  • Mary Jane Simpson married John George Spence circa 1878.
  • Mary Jane Simpson and John George Spence immigrated to Queensland on 27 August 1878. John George 21, and Mary Jane 21 travelled on the Rodell Bay.
  • On 9 December 1924,her husband, John George Spence died in Queensland.
  • Mary Jane Simpson died on 5 November 1941 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 6 November 1941 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Mary Jane Simpson and John George Spence

Richard Simpson

M, b. circa 1840, d. 1917

Robert Simpson

M, b. 1860, d. 6 August 1938

Children of Robert Simpson and Emma Helena/Eleanor Blinco

Robert Simpson

M, b. 1873, d. 14 March 1955

Robert Simpson

M, b. 1836, d. 13 January 1913
  • Robert Simpson was born in 1836 in County Derry, Northern Ireland.
  • He was the son of Henry Simpson and Martha Morrison.
  • Robert Simpson married Eliza Jane Tait circa 1865.
  • Robert Simpson died on 13 January 1913 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 15 January 1913 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PRES1-1R2-0005.

Children of Robert Simpson and Eliza Jane Tait

Robert Simpson

M, b. 1879, d. 1965
  • Robert Simpson was born in 1879 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James (Derry) Simpson and Jane Dunn Unknown.
  • At the age of 23 years, Robert Simpson married Sarah Mary Heywood in 1902 in Queensland.
  • Robert Simpson and Sarah Mary Heywood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Highfields Road. Robert was a labourer.
  • Robert Simpson died in 1965 in Queensland.

Thomas Lodman Simpson

M, b. 1905

William Nagina Singh

M, b. circa 1900, d. 1965

Catherine Singleton

F, b. 1850
  • Catherine Singleton was born in 1850.
  • At the age of 17 years, Catherine Singleton married William Howard in 1867 in Tasmania.

Child of Catherine Singleton and William Howard

Mary Ann Singleton

F, b. 1855, d. 1888
  • Mary Ann Singleton was born in 1855 in Tasmania.
  • At the age of 21 years, Mary Ann Singleton married Frederick Howard in 1876 in Tasmania.
  • Mary Ann Singleton died in 1888 in Tasmania.

Children of Mary Ann Singleton and Frederick Howard

Olive May Singleton

F, b. 1899, d. 1978
  • Olive May Singleton was born in 1899 in Queensland. She was the daughter of Joseph Singleton and Elizabeth Faith Yates.
  • At the age of 30 years, Olive May Singleton married William John Barkman White, son of William White and Annie Brown, in 1929 in Queensland.
  • Olive May Singleton and William John Barkman White appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Anduramba. William was a farmer. Olive gave her address as Pinelands.
  • Olive May Singleton died in 1978 in Queensland.

Norah Mary Skehan

F, b. circa 1880
  • Norah Mary Skehan was born circa 1880.
  • Norah Mary Skehan married James Cleary in 1901 in Queensland.
  • Norah Mary Skehan and James Cleary appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Goombungee. James was a ganger.

Children of Norah Mary Skehan and James Cleary

Arthur George Skellern

M, b. 1889, d. 22 January 1958
  • Arthur George Skellern was born in 1889.
  • At the age of 27 years, Arthur George Skellern married Eva Bridgeman, daughter of Thomas Henry Bridgeman and Charlotte Ann Stockman, in 1916 in New Zealand.
  • Arthur George Skellern died on 22 January 1958 in New Zealand. He lived in 29 Brown Street, Inglewood.
  • He was buried on 24 January 1958 in Inglewood Cemetery.

Bernard Skelly

M, b. 7 May 1897, d. 1979
  • Bernard Skelly was born on 7 May 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox.
  • Bernard Skelly commenced school at Pinelands State School on 31 January 1906. He was 8 years and six months old. Her father was a storekeeper at Crow's Nest.
  • On 17 September 1911 The Brisbane Courier reported "Amongst the successful examinees for appointment as telegraph messengers is Master Bernard Skelly (son of Mr and Mrs B Skelly of Crow s Nest), who
    secured 408 marks."
  • He enlisted in the AIF on 22 November 1917 in Toowoomba. He was a telegraphist and gave his father as his next of kin. He served as a sapper in the Signals Company in France.
  • He and Lionel Xavier Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Charleville. Bernard was a telegraphist, and Lionel an assistant in the Areadia Cafe.
  • On 23 April 1925
    The Brisbane Courier advised that - "Mr. B. Skelly, jnr., Charleville, is at present on a visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. Skelly, Crow's Nest."
  • At the age of 31 years, 3 months and 27 days, Bernard Skelly married Ellen (Nell) Rutledge on 3 September 1928 in Queensland.
  • On 20 December 1943,his wife, Ellen (Nell) Rutledge died in Queensland.
  • Bernard Skelly died in 1979 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Nudgee Cemetery.

Bernard Michael Skelly

M, b. 16 April 1860, d. 8 July 1945
  • Bernard Michael Skelly was born on 16 April 1860 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • At the age of 34 years, 4 months and 12 days, Bernard Michael Skelly married Elizabeth Lily Fox, daughter of Joseph Matthew Fox and Mary Rose Gallagher, on 28 August 1894 in Queensland.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly enrolled his son Francis (Frank) Skelly in school at Crow's Nest State School in 1901.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll with Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara in 1903 in Crow's Nest. Patrick was listed as a farmer and Mary carried out home duties. Their son Bernard, a farmer and his wife Elizabeth also lived at Crow's Nest as did Patrick Jospeh, a labourer.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly enrolled his son Francis (Frank) Skelly in Pinelands State School on 23 January 1906 He was 10 years old. His brothers Bernard and Joseph were enrolled later in the year. His father was a storekeeper at Crow's Nest.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly was granted the probate of the estate of Patrick Skelly on 14 April 1913; It was published in the Brisbane Courier - "Skelly, Patrick, late of Brisbane, but formerly of Crow's Nest, selector ; died November 2 1912 ; realty £1500, personally £388. Probate granted to J.Nolan, of Crow's Nest grazier, and Bernard Skelly, of the same place, storekeeper. W. J. Garde (by Ure and Nicholson), solicitor.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly was listed as the next of kin of Bernard Skelly when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 22 November 1917 in Toowoomba. He was a telegraphist and gave his father as his next of kin. He served as a sapper in the Signals Company in France.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. Bernard was shown as a storekeeper and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their sons, a shop assistand and a grocer also lived in Crow's Nest.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly received a visit from his son Bernard jnr.
    The Brisbane Courier advised that - "Mr. B. Skelly, jnr., Charleville, is at present on a visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. Skelly, Crow's Nest"
    with Bernard Skelly on 23 April 1925.
  • Sometime before 1927 Bernard and Elizabeth moved to the Pittsworth district as the Brisbane Courier advised they were living there when their eldest son Frank was married on 6 June 1927 - this may be an error.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly's son Francis (Frank) Skelly married Gladys Noleen (Noleen) Feeny on 6 June 1927 in Queensland. The Brisbane Courier reported - "SKELLY-FEENEY.
    A wedding of interest to a large circle of friends was celebrated at the Roman Catholic Church, on June 6, when Mr. Frank Skelly (son of Mr. and Mrs. Skelly, of Pittsworth) was married to Miss Noeleen Feeney (youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs. Patrick Feeney, of Roma). The church had been decorated by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart Sodality, Children of Mary, and the choir, of which the bride had been a member all her life. Pink and white roses adorned the altar rails, an arch being suspended over the guest pews, which were marked with pink and silver ribbons. The bridegroom's brother (Rev. Father Skelly), assisted by Rev. Father Troy, performed the ceremony, and nuptial mass was celebrated after the ceremony. The bride, who was given away by her father, was gowned in white manette over crepe de Chine, heavily beaded, and outlined with seed pearls. The silver lace train was lined with pink crepe de Chine, ornamented with orange blossom, and her veil of silver tulle and lace was arranged in cap fashion. She carried an ivory-bound prayer book, the gift of Sister Bertel, of Red Hill, Brisbane. The bridesmaids, Misses Gladys Griffin and Eileen Sparks were frocked alike in pink mariette over crepe de Chine, made with yokes of silver lace, and pouched effect at hips. The skirts were French pleated, and ei-yathed belt of mariette finished with a diamante buckle at the waist completed tlie toilettes. Little Bernard and Esme Tait acted as page boy and train bearer, respectively. The former wore a blue satin suit, and the latter was frocked in blue crepe de Chine, and wore a tulle Dutch cap. She also wore an armlet, the gift of the bridegroom. Messrs. Skelly (Charleville) and J. Kennaiake attended the bridesgroom. The bridegroom's gift to the bride was a fur coat, and to the bridesmaids begave a diamond and onyx ring and a gold wristlet watch. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Feeney held a reception at the Hibernian Hall, where they entertained about 150 guests. Mrs. Feeney wore a brown silk marocain frock relieved with gold, and a fawn felt hat to match. Mrs. Skelly (mother of the bridegroom) wore a frock of bois de rose tricotine, relieved with a waistcoat of cream and bois de rose, and a hat to match. She also wore stone marten furs. Mrs. Tait (sister of the bride) wore a black velveteen coat and skirt, and a vest of Oriental satin, with a hat of mauve panne velvet . On leaving for the honeymoon, which will be spent in the South and Tasmania, Mrs. Skelly wore a French pleated frock of mastic mariette, a vagabond felt hat, and a fur coat. Mr. and Mrs. Skelly will make their future home in Bowen.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1934 living at Nolan Street, Crow's Nest. Bernard was still a shop keeper and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their son also worked in the shop.
  • On 4 August 1938 The Courier Mail reported:-" CROWS NEST.Walter Henry Blank, charged in the Crow's Nest Police Court., before Messrs. L. F. Diplock and B. Skelly. J.P., with having had Instruments of gaming— a horse-racing doubles card— In his possession on July 30, was fined £5.
  • He was listed as the next of kin of Norman Vincent Skelly when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 3 February 1942 in Rockhampton. He gave his next of kin as Bernard Skelly, and was living at Archer Street, Rockhampton and working as a clerk for the Department of Labour at the time he enlisted. He was discharged on 29 June 1944 with the rank of Private in the 13th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Nolan Street, Crow's Nest.
  • Bernard Michael Skelly died on 8 July 1945 in Queensland at age 85.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox

Sister Catherine Mary (Kate) Skelly

F, b. 21 May 1868, d. 12 March 1931
  • Sister Catherine Mary (Kate) Skelly was born on 21 May 1868 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • Sister Catherine Mary (Kate) Skelly commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1877. The Skelly children had previously attended the Highfields School.
  • Sister Catherine Mary (Kate) Skelly was also known as Sister Mary Anastasia.
  • Sister Catherine Mary (Kate) Skelly died on 12 March 1931 in Brisbane at age 62.
  • She was buried on 13 March 1931 in Nudgee Cemetery. SIS-MER-25-04.

Cecilia Bridget Skelly

F, b. 20 April 1879, d. 1924
  • Cecilia Bridget Skelly was born on 20 April 1879 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • On 13 April 1897 The Brisbane Courier Reported that conditional approval had been given to Cecilai and Patrick jnr for the selection of agricultural land. They both selected 160 acres at Crow's Nest.
  • At the age of 26 years and 12 days, Cecilia Bridget Skelly married Thomas McLoughlin on 2 May 1905 in Queensland.
  • Cecilia Bridget Skelly died in 1924 in Queensland.

Children of Cecilia Bridget Skelly and Thomas McLoughlin

Denis Clarence Skelly

M, b. 11 June 1904, d. 5 January 1966
  • Denis Clarence Skelly was born on 11 June 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox.
  • Denis Clarence Skelly commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1909. His brothers Joseph and Lionel were also enrolled that year.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. Denis was a store keeper, most likely in his father's grocery shop.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with Bernard Michael Skelly between 1930 and 1934 in Nolan Street, Crow's Nest. Bernard was still a shop keeper and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their son also worked in the shop.
  • At the age of 26 years, 7 months and 3 days, Denis Clarence Skelly married Florence Mary Littleton, daughter of Alfred Trevethan Littleton and Jane Gleeson, on 14 January 1931 in Queensland. They had two children.
  • Denis Clarence Skelly and Florence Mary Littleton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Nolan Street, Crow's Nest. Denis was a store keeper, most likely in his father's shop and Florence carried out home duties.
  • Denis Clarence Skelly enlisted in the Royal Australian Airforce on 24 August 1942 in Brisbane. He gave his next of kin as his wife Florence, both living at Crow's Nest. He was discharged on 17 Jan 1946 with the rank of Corporal in the 7 Stores Depot, Toowoomba.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1963 living at Nolan Street, Crow's Nest. Denis was a shop assistant.
  • Denis Clarence Skelly died on 5 January 1966 in Crow's Nest at age 61.
  • He was buried on 7 January 1966 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Sister Ellen Mary Skelly

F, b. 18 November 1874, d. 15 July 1949
  • Sister Ellen Mary Skelly was born on 18 November 1874 in Gowrie Junction, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • Sister Ellen Mary Skelly was also known as Sister Mary Margaret.
  • Sister Ellen Mary Skelly died on 15 July 1949 in Queensland at age 74.
  • She was buried on 16 September 1949 in Nudgee Cemetery. SIS-MER-22-11.

Erin Mary Irene Skelly

F, b. 1913, d. 24 January 1922

Francis (Frank) Skelly

M, b. 23 September 1895, d. 16 June 1989
  • Francis (Frank) Skelly was born on 23 September 1895 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox.
  • Francis (Frank) Skelly commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1901.
  • He commenced school at Pinelands State School on 23 January 1906. He was 10 years old. His brothers Bernard and Joseph were enrolled later in the year. His father was a storekeeper at Crow's Nest.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1922 living at Norman Hotel, Roma. He was a relieving railway officer.
  • At the age of 31 years, 8 months and 14 days, Francis (Frank) Skelly married Gladys Noleen (Noleen) Feeny on 6 June 1927 in Queensland. The Brisbane Courier reported - "SKELLY-FEENEY.
    A wedding of interest to a large circle of friends was celebrated at the Roman Catholic Church, on June 6, when Mr. Frank Skelly (son of Mr. and Mrs. Skelly, of Pittsworth) was married to Miss Noeleen Feeney (youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs. Patrick Feeney, of Roma). The church had been decorated by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart Sodality, Children of Mary, and the choir, of which the bride had been a member all her life. Pink and white roses adorned the altar rails, an arch being suspended over the guest pews, which were marked with pink and silver ribbons. The bridegroom's brother (Rev. Father Skelly), assisted by Rev. Father Troy, performed the ceremony, and nuptial mass was celebrated after the ceremony. The bride, who was given away by her father, was gowned in white manette over crepe de Chine, heavily beaded, and outlined with seed pearls. The silver lace train was lined with pink crepe de Chine, ornamented with orange blossom, and her veil of silver tulle and lace was arranged in cap fashion. She carried an ivory-bound prayer book, the gift of Sister Bertel, of Red Hill, Brisbane. The bridesmaids, Misses Gladys Griffin and Eileen Sparks were frocked alike in pink mariette over crepe de Chine, made with yokes of silver lace, and pouched effect at hips. The skirts were French pleated, and ei-yathed belt of mariette finished with a diamante buckle at the waist completed tlie toilettes. Little Bernard and Esme Tait acted as page boy and train bearer, respectively. The former wore a blue satin suit, and the latter was frocked in blue crepe de Chine, and wore a tulle Dutch cap. She also wore an armlet, the gift of the bridegroom. Messrs. Skelly (Charleville) and J. Kennaiake attended the bridesgroom. The bridegroom's gift to the bride was a fur coat, and to the bridesmaids begave a diamond and onyx ring and a gold wristlet watch. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Feeney held a reception at the Hibernian Hall, where they entertained about 150 guests. Mrs. Feeney wore a brown silk marocain frock relieved with gold, and a fawn felt hat to match. Mrs. Skelly (mother of the bridegroom) wore a frock of bois de rose tricotine, relieved with a waistcoat of cream and bois de rose, and a hat to match. She also wore stone marten furs. Mrs. Tait (sister of the bride) wore a black velveteen coat and skirt, and a vest of Oriental satin, with a hat of mauve panne velvet . On leaving for the honeymoon, which will be spent in the South and Tasmania, Mrs. Skelly wore a French pleated frock of mastic mariette, a vagabond felt hat, and a fur coat. Mr. and Mrs. Skelly will make their future home in Bowen.
  • Francis (Frank) Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1931 and 1937 living at Canberra Street, Bowen. He was a railway official.
  • He and Gladys Noleen (Noleen) Feeny appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at 21 Taylor Street, Toowoomba. Frank was a railway employee.
  • Francis (Frank) Skelly and Gladys Noleen (Noleen) Feeny appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1980 living at 10 Rosewood Street, Toowoomba. Frank was a railway employee.
  • In 1985,his wife, Gladys Noleen (Noleen) Feeny died in Queensland.
  • Francis (Frank) Skelly died on 16 June 1989 in Toowoomba at age 93.

Honoria (Nora) Skelly

F, b. 14 March 1881, d. 21 June 1949
  • Honoria (Nora) Skelly was born on 14 March 1881 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • At the age of 20 years, 11 months and 11 days, Honoria (Nora) Skelly married Claud Cronk, son of Claud Cronk and Elizabeth Sarah Cummings, on 25 February 1902 in Queensland.
  • Honoria (Nora) Skelly and Claud Cronk appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. Claud was a teamster. His father Claud farmed at Crow's Nest.
  • Honoria (Nora) Skelly died on 21 June 1949 in Queensland at age 68.
  • She was buried on 22 June 1949 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Honoria (Nora) Skelly and Claud Cronk

Hugh Skelly

M, b. 27 September 1919, d. July 1996
  • Hugh Skelly was born on 27 September 1919 in Toogoolawah.
  • He was the son of Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly and Emily (Emma) Hunt.
  • Hugh Skelly enlisted in the Australian Army on 12 September 1942 in Townsville. He gave his next of kin as his father Patrick who lived at Virginia. He gave his occupation as a farmer. He was discharged on 27 Nov 1945 with the rank of Private in the 154 General Transport Co.
  • Hugh Skelly died in July 1996 at age 76.
  • He was buried on 25 July 1996 in Nudgee Cemetery. LA-1740.

Hugh Jospeh Skelly

M, b. 27 February 1864, d. 2 January 1886
  • Hugh Jospeh Skelly was born on 27 February 1864 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • Hugh Jospeh Skelly commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1877. The Skelly children had previously attended the Highfields School.
  • Hugh Jospeh Skelly died on 2 January 1886 in Queensland at age 21.
  • He was buried on 3 January 1886 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Jane Mary Skelly

F, b. 3 June 1862, d. 25 August 1945
  • Jane Mary Skelly was born on 3 June 1862 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • At the age of 20 years, 10 months and 23 days, Jane Mary Skelly married Michael Moran, son of George Moran and Elizabeth Brien, on 26 April 1883 in Queensland.
  • On 12 August 1892,her husband, Michael Moran died in Queensland at age 33.
  • On 29 August 1892 Jane added the names of her children Thomas 6 and Elizabeth 5 to the list of children likely to attend the proposed new Moss View (Bum Bum Creek) School that was to be established on land donated by Frank Gillies at Emu Creek. She was living on Portion 28 at Emu Creek about mile from the site at the time. The children had not been attending school. A note in the margin next to the Moran chidren's name read - Mr Moran died about a week before my visit. His widow will continue to live here.
  • At the age of 39 years and 28 days, Jane Mary Skelly married Daniel McCaul, son of Patrick McCaul and Ann Mulholland, on 1 July 1901 in Queensland.
  • Jane Mary Skelly and Daniel McCaul appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Djuan. Jane carried out domestic duties and Daniel was a farmer.
  • Jane Mary Skelly and Daniel McCaul appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Mountain Camp. Daniel was a farmer.
  • On 6 January 1917,her husband, Daniel McCaul died in Queensland at age 38.
  • Jane Mary Skelly and Cecily Ann McCaul appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Mountain Camp North.
  • Jane Mary Skelly and Daniel Bernard McCaul appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Mountain Camp North. Daniel was a farmer. He most likely lived with his mother Jane.
  • Jane Mary Skelly died on 25 August 1945 in Emu Creek, Queensland, at age 83.
  • She was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.

Children of Jane Mary Skelly and Michael Moran

Children of Jane Mary Skelly and Daniel McCaul

Johanna Josephine Skelly

F, b. 7 November 1872, d. 5 June 1951
  • Johanna Josephine Skelly was born on 7 November 1872 in Gowrie Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • Johanna Josephine Skelly commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1877. The Skelly children had previously attended the Highfields School.
  • At the age of 23 years, Johanna Josephine Skelly married Denis Michael Fox, son of Joseph Matthew Fox and Mary Rose Gallagher, in 1896 in Queensland.
  • In November 1939,her husband, Denis Michael Fox died in Queensland.
  • Johanna Josephine Skelly died on 5 June 1951 in Queensland at age 78.
  • She was buried on 8 July 1951 in Dutton Park Cemetery.

Reverend Dean Joseph Patrick Skelly

M, b. 10 March 1899, d. 10 March 1970
  • Reverend Dean Joseph Patrick Skelly was born on 10 March 1899 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox.
  • Reverend Dean Joseph Patrick Skelly commenced school at Pinelands State School on 29 June 1906. He was 7 years and 3 months old. His father was a storekeeper at Crow's Nest.
  • He commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1909. His brothers Lionel and Denis were also enrolled that year.
  • In 1925 Joseph was ordained into the priesthood.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1937 living at St George. He was a clergyman.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Helidon. He was a clergyman.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1958 living at St James Presbetry, Toowoomba. He was a priest.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1958 and 1968 living at Presbytery, High Street, Stanthorpe. He was a priest.
  • Reverend Dean Joseph Patrick Skelly died on 10 March 1970 in Queensland at age 71.
  • He was buried on 12 March 1970 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. His headstone reads
    Rev. Dean Joseph Patrick Skelly
    Parish Priest of Stanthorpe
    Died 10 March 1970
    Aged 71 years
    Eternal Rest
    Grant unto Him O' Lord
    Erected by his Brothers
    and Stanthorpe Parishioners.

Lionel Xavier Skelly

M, b. 5 July 1902, d. 30 May 1988
  • Lionel Xavier Skelly was born on 5 July 1902 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox.
  • Lionel Xavier Skelly commenced school at Pinelands State School on 20 October 1908. He was 5 years 6 months old. His father was a shop keeper in Crow's Nest. He left the school in 1909.
  • He commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1909. His brothers Joseph and Denis were also enrolled that year.
  • He and Bernard Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Charleville. Bernard was a telegraphist, and Lionel an assistant in the Areadia Cafe.
  • Lionel Xavier Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. He was a shop assistant, most likely in his father's shop.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1931 living at Edmonton. He was a police constable.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Police Barracks, Normanton. He was a police constable.
  • At the age of 33 years, Lionel Xavier Skelly married Thelma Frances Mary Schneekloth in 1936 in Queensland.
  • Lionel Xavier Skelly and Thelma Frances Mary Schneekloth appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Innisfail. He was a police constable.
  • Lionel Xavier Skelly and Thelma Frances Mary Schneekloth appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Mt Mulligan. He was a police constable.
  • Lionel Xavier Skelly and Thelma Frances Mary Schneekloth appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1980 living at Kelvin Grove. He was a storkeeper.
  • Lionel Xavier Skelly died on 30 May 1988 at age 85.
  • He was buried in Pinaroo Cemetery.

Margaret Skelly

F, b. 20 December 1884, d. 31 December 1966
  • Margaret Skelly was born on 20 December 1884 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • Margaret Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Rockvale, Crow's Nest. She was a shop assistant.
  • At the age of 25 years, 6 months and 9 days, Margaret Skelly married Denis John Moran on 29 June 1910 in Queensland.
  • Margaret Skelly and Denis John Moran appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1912 living at Pinelands. Denis was a teamster.
  • On 6 October 1959,her husband, Denis John Moran died in Queensland.
  • Margaret Skelly died on 31 December 1966 in Queensland at age 82.
  • She was buried on 3 January 1967 in North Rockhampton Cemetery.

Children of Margaret Skelly and Denis John Moran