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From: Michael Cheeseman <>
Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2000 20:25:39 +1100 (EST)
Welcome any info about Tibradden and Pioneer owner
John Sidney Davis. His photo is in Greenough Museum.
John is known to have employed at least 100 convicts
in the 1860's and 1870's.
Well Margaret O'Malley who married William Cant.
Cant's cousins of the O'Malley's according to
Harold O'Malley 1904-1999.
"William Cant b 1821/1831 (England) d 16.11.1921
(Geraldton). William arrived per "Sophia" as a free
migrant 27.7.1850.A Illiterate Roman Catholic he
Married Margaret (Mary) O'Maley. She arrived on one of
the Bride Ships in 1862, she died 1896 (Geraldton).
William Cant was a Labourer, Stockman "Glengarry"
Champion Bay.A Chainer to Surveyer Austin in 1852,
he accompanied Austin on his exploration to the
Murchison in 1854.
In 1865 William Cant nominated his brother-in-law
John O'Malley b 1845 and Thomas O'Malley b 1847
Stokefield, Co Limerick, Ireland. They arrived on
the "Robert Morrison" in 1866. William employed
3 Ticket of Leave convicts on occassions 1866-1869.
Listed as a vegetable grower in Geraldton in 1865.
William Henry Cant b 1864
James Albert Cant
John Charles Cant
Thomas Henry Cant b 1873
Teresa Elizabeth Cant
Mary Ann Cant
Arthur Edward Cant b 1878
Matilda Francis Cant
Welcome any further info for the Cant line.
--- Hamster <> wrote: >
> > Michael,
> > The Blayney family was at Tibbradden.
> > Have a few contacts from that family as Hannah
> Bone married into this
> > family.
> > Would you like there names and addresses?
> > Also Michael would love anything you have on
> Margaret O'Malley's family.
> > I conatcted Mark O'Malley but he wasn't
> > Liane
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