This was the first gathering (that we know about) of descendant families of William O'Neill & Johanna Flaherty. It took place at the Dungog Showground, organised largely by Pat O'Neill from Cessnock with much help from Marie Daley, now in Canowindra, and Jann O'Neill from Wauchope.

Note - if you have other photos you can contribute to mark this event, please

  • scan and send them to me at Mick O'Neill (mick@oneillfamily.id.au), or
  • email me to arrange to have them picked up, or
  • post them (to be returned) to 21 Days Crescent Blackheath NSW 2785.

Also please let me know if there are any corrections to make to any names; some folk are unnamed at this stage.

Fr Gahan, Jann and Pat Pat & John O'Neill with unknown couple John O'Neill & Ted Gillin
1. Rev Fr John Gahan (a relative through Elizabeth Lulham's family), Jann O'Neill & Pat O'Neill. 2. Pat & John O'Neill with unknown couple 3. John O'Neill & Ted Gillin, Estelle O'Neill's husband
Kathleen (Devenney) Richardson aged 88yrs 11mths and possibly her daughter Mary McQuade (née O'Neill), Mary O'Neill & Colleen O'Neill Patricia O'Neill & Dalma O'Neill
4. Kath Richardson (née O'Neill) with (possibly) her daughter Mary Devenny. Kath was almost 89 in 1994 and passed away a couple months short of her 100th birthday 5. Mary McQuade (née O'Neill), Mary O'Neill (to be confirmed) & Colleen O'Neill 6. Patricia O'Neill & Dalma O'Neill
Peter O'Neill, Frances Jackson (née O'Neill), Verna O'Neill & Catharine McQuade Terry O'Neill (back) Barry, John, Patricia & Dalma O'Neill (centre) Pam O'Neill, Mary McQuade, Peter & Verna O'Neill unknown family members
7. Peter O'Neill, Frances Jackson (née O'Neill), Verna O'Neill & Catharine McQuade 8. Terry O'Neill (back) Barry, John, Patricia & Dalma O'Neill (centre) Pam O'Neill, Mary McQuade, Peter & Verna O'Neill 9. unknown family members
Joan Murray Verna & Peter O'Neill, Peter Rafferty Peter Rafferty
10. L-R: ?, Lindsay Lebreux, Mary Murray, Joan Murray (née Rafferty) 11.Verna & Peter O'Neill with Peter Rafferty, Joan Murray's nephew 12. Catharine & Mary McQuade with Peter Rafferty
Joan Murray Cath McQuade Pat & Barry O'Neill
13. L-R: Lindsay Lebreux, Louise Lebreux (née Barnett), Mary Murray and Joan Murray 14. Claire Pryke (6th generation descendant) with Catharine McQuade 15. Pat O'Neill with her brother-in-law Barry O'Neill
John Rafferty stand photo stand phot
16. Kath Richardson, John Rafferty (Joan Murray's brother) 17. Top: ?, Terry O'Neill, Catherine McQuade, John O'Neill, Ted Gillan 18. same photo, with Mary McQuade's sister Monica Barnett (née O'Neill) standing
Joan Murray, Patricia Whittle John & Joan Rafferty John Rafferty, Mary Murray
19. Joan Murray with Tricia Whittle née O'Neill) 20. John Rafferty with Joan Murray in background 21. John Rafferty with Mary Murray
Tricia Whittle's brother Russell O'Neill unknown
22. Tricia Whittle's brother Anthony O'Neill 23. John O'Neill's father Russell O'Neill (known as Bob) 24. unknown
Mary McQuade Catharine McQuade Terry O'Neill
25. Mary McQuade 26. Catharine McQuade 27. Mary McQuade's brother Terry O'Neill
Group photo around Joan Murray Mary Murray Monica Barnett
28. Joan Murray, Terry O'Neill and others 26. Mary Murray 27. Mary McQuade's sister Monica Barnett
Grandstand at Dungog showground Apex food stall at Dungog Showground Royal Hotel, Dungog
28. Grandstand at Dungog showground 29. Apex food stall at Dungog Showground 30. Royal Hotel, Dungog where several visitors stayed

 

Feneley family group Feneley family

 

Portrait size photos

Gary Johnson Pamela O'Neil Lock O'Keefe  
1. Gary Johnson 2. Pamela O'Neill 3. Lock O'Keefe, Jon O'Neill's cousin