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.
  • Hugh 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.
  • Hugh Jospeh Skelly died on 2 January 1886 in Queensland at age 21.
  • Hugh 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.
  • Jane 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.
  • 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.
  • Johanna 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 commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1909.
  • 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.
  • Joseph 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 commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1909.
  • 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.
  • Lionel 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.
  • Margaret was buried on 3 January 1967 in North Rockhampton Cemetery.

Children of Margaret Skelly and Denis John Moran

Mary Skelly

F, b. 1909

Mary Rose Skelly

F, b. 18 November 1871, d. May 1910
  • Mary Rose Skelly was born on 18 November 1871 in Gowrie Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • Mary Rose Skelly commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1877.
  • At the age of 19 years, 10 months and 12 days, Mary Rose Skelly married John Francis Gannon on 30 September 1891 in Queensland.
  • Mary Rose Skelly died in May 1910 in Queensland at age 38.
  • Mary was buried on 11 May 1910 in Toogoolawah Cemetery.

Michael Skelly

M, b. 28 August 1866, d. 27 December 1866
  • Michael Skelly was born on 28 August 1866 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara.
  • Michael Skelly died on 27 December 1866 in Queensland.

Norman Vincent Skelly

M, b. 24 February 1906, d. 1976
  • Norman Vincent Skelly was born on 24 February 1906 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox.
  • Norman Vincent Skelly commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1911.
  • He 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.
  • Norman Vincent Skelly married Marion Ita Shannon circa 1946.
  • Norman Vincent Skelly died in 1976 in Queensland.
  • Norman was buried in Nudgee Cemetery. OL-0884.

Patrick Skelly

M, b. 1836, d. 2 November 1912
  • Patrick Skelly was also known as Patrick Scally.
  • He was born in 1836 in Kilbeggan, County Westmeath, Ireland. He was the son of Patrick Scally and Jane McDermott.
  • He immigrated to Moreton Bay on 27 July 1855. Patrick (surname shown as SCULLY), aged 25, travelled on the Sabrina. He was Roman Catholic, from Westmeath and unable to read or write.
  • At the age of 23 years, Patrick Skelly married Mary O'Mara on 16 June 1859 in Queensland.
  • On 14 July 1860 Patrick's name was amongst those who had signed a petition for the formation of the municipality of Toowoomba.
  • Patrick was amongst the first to select land in the Crow's Nest area. He paid an rental of £24 for 320 acres. He purchased the land in 1884. His property was situated north of Crow's Nest on Old Woman's Hut Creek on the eastern side of the juntion of Anduramba Road and Pierce Creek Road. The property was named Rock Vale.
  • Patrick Skelly enrolled his son Hugh Jospeh Skelly and his siblings Catherine, Mary and Johanna in school at Crow's Nest State School in 1877. The Skelly children had previously attended the Highfields School.
  • Patrick Skelly witnessed the burial of Hugh Jospeh Skelly on 3 January 1886 in Cabarlah Cemetery.
  • On 2 November 1891 Patrick was elected as President of the Crow's Nest State School Committee, following the resignation of W. H. Richardson.
  • Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at 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.
  • On 30 July 1904,his wife, Mary O'Mara died in "Rock Vale", Crow's Nest.
  • In June 1906 Patrick gave a pound donation to the Sisters of Mercy.
  • On 5 November 1911 Patrick was elected a member of Crow's Nest's first Chamber of Commerce - the event was reported in the Brisbane Courier - CROW'S NEST DISTRICT.
    CROW'S NEST, November 5.
    At a meeting of business men held at the Empire Hall on Friday night it was decided to form a chamber of commerce at Crow's Nest. The following officers were elected ;— Patron, Mr. W. Thorn, M L A ; president, Mr. R J. M'Collin; vice-presidents, Messrs, C Davis and J A. M'Kee , committee , Messrs. Darnet, Jeffries, Jardine, Skelly, and Carille ; treasurer, Mr. A D
    Henry.[:CR:]
  • Patrick Skelly died on 2 November 1912 in Park Road, Queensland.
  • Patrick was buried on 5 November 1912 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • Probate for his estate was granted 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.

Children of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara

Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly

M, b. 2 February 1877, d. 22 October 1948
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly was born on 2 February 1877 in Queensland.
  • He was the son 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.
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh 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.
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly and Emily (Emma) Hunt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Northorton, Crow's Nest. Patrick was a labourer.
  • At the age of 31 years, 4 months and 29 days, Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly married Emily (Emma) Hunt, daughter of William Hunt and Sarah Carter, on 1 July 1908 in Queensland.
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly and Emily (Emma) Hunt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Googa Googa. Patrick was a teamster.
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly and Emily (Emma) Hunt appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1915 and 1922 living at Blackbutt. Patrick was a teamster.
  • On 23 March 1923 The Brisbane Courier reported :- MR. J. Power, prosecuting officer for the federal Taxation Department, proceeded against, J. Tierney, labourer, Innisfail, and Patrick J. Skelly, Dairyman, Blackbutt, before Mr. F. C. M. Burne, P.M., in the Summons Court yesterday, on charges of having failed to furnish income tax returns to the Deputy Federal Commissioner of Taxation. Defendants were each fined £2, with 3/6 costs.
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly and Emily (Emma) Hunt appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1929 living at Telemon Road, Beaudesert. Patrick was a labourer.
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly and Emily (Emma) Hunt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Sandy Creek, Kilcoy. Patrick was a farmer.
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly was listed as the next of kin of Hugh Skelly when she 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.
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly and Emily (Emma) Hunt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Virginia. Patrick was a labourer.
  • Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly died on 22 October 1948 in Queensland at age 71.
  • Patrick was buried on 25 October 1948 in Lutwyche Cemetery.
  • On 25 October 1948 His funeral notice appeared in The Courier Mail
    "CANNON & CRIPPS, LTD., Funeral Directors. SKELLY, Patrick J.— The Relatives and Friends of Mrs. E. Skelly and Family are invited to attend the funeral of her beloved Husband and their Father, Patrick Joseph Skelly of Byron Road, Virginia, to leave The crypt of the Holy Name Cathedral, Gipps Street. Valley, This (Monday) Forenoon, at 10 o'clock for Lutwyche Cemetery. Mass at 7 a.m. M. SMITH. L2031."

Children of Patrick Joseph Hugh Skelly and Emily (Emma) Hunt

Virgil Leonard Skelly

M, b. 1912, d. 3 January 1978
  • Virgil Leonard Skelly was born in 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox.
  • Virgil Leonard Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Charles Street, Roma. He was a carpenter.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1945 and 1949 living at Adavale. He was a post master.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Banyo. He was a post master.
  • Virgil Leonard Skelly died on 3 January 1978 in Queensland.
  • Virgil was buried on 6 January 1978 in Pinaroo Cemetery.

William James Skelly

M, b. 24 September 1900, d. 22 August 1970
  • William James Skelly was born on 24 September 1900 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox.
  • William James Skelly commenced school at Pinelands State School on 25 September 1907.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. He was a grocer, most likely working in his father's shop.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1928 and 1936 living at Coongoola. He was a postmaster.
  • At the age of 39 years, 8 months and 20 days, William James Skelly married Shiela Alma Gawthorn on 13 June 1940 in Queensland.
  • William James Skelly and Shiela Alma Gawthorn appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Coongoola. William was a postmaster.
  • William James Skelly and Shiela Alma Gawthorn appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at 1 Glasgow Street, Toowoomba. William was a traveller.
  • William James Skelly and Shiela Alma Gawthorn appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at 219 James Street, Toowoomba. William was a commission agent and Alma a saloon proprietress.
  • William James Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at 8 Groom Street, Toowoomba. William was a commission agent.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at 20 Twenty one Avenue, Brighton.
  • He and Shiela Alma Gawthorn appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1968 living at 9 Loftus Street, Brighton.
  • William James Skelly died on 22 August 1970 in Queensland at age 69.
  • William was buried in Pinaroo Cemetery.

Agnes Vera Skewes

F, b. circa 1900, d. 1979

Cyril Frederick M(asters) Skidmore

M, b. 1902, d. 1939

Child of Cyril Frederick M(asters) Skidmore and Rena Maude French

Frederick William Skidmore

M, b. circa 1885
  • Frederick William Skidmore was born circa 1885.
  • Frederick William Skidmore married Alice Louisa Masters in 1901 in New South Wales.

Child of Frederick William Skidmore and Alice Louisa Masters

Laurel D Skidmore

F, b. 1937, d. 1980

Martha Ivy Skilton

F, b. 1875, d. 1948

Children of Martha Ivy Skilton and Charles Frederick Lammas

Andrew R L Skinner

M, b. circa 1875

Charles Albert Skinner

M, b. circa 1893, d. 1893

Charles Henry Skinner

M, b. circa 1860, d. 1935
  • Charles Henry Skinner was born circa 1860. He was the son of Henry Skinner and Elizabeth Hardy.
  • Charles Henry Skinner married Elizabeth Maud Gilmour in 1886 in Queensland.
  • Charles Henry Skinner died in 1935 in Queensland.

Children of Charles Henry Skinner and Elizabeth Maud Gilmour

Frederick Skinner

M, b. circa 1875

Children of Frederick Skinner and Maud Elizabeth Caroline Goldsmith

Horace James Skinner

M, b. 23 October 1908, d. 7 May 1982

Child of Horace James Skinner and Johanna Agnes Kruger

John James Skinner

M, b. 13 September 1917, d. 1960

John Patrick Skinner

M, b. circa 1940, d. circa 2000

Lena Margaret Skinner

F, b. circa 1885, d. 1969
  • Lena Margaret Skinner was born circa 1885. She was the daughter of Henry George Skinner and Jane Eliza Gillespie.
  • Lena Margaret Skinner married Chalres William Munro, son of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams, in 1911 in Queensland.
  • Lena Margaret Skinner died in 1969 in Queensland.

Leslie Skinner

M, b. 1892, d. 14 June 1957

Sidney Skinner

M, b. 1906, d. 22 May 1989