Honorah Shea1

F, #140, b. 1 May 1845, d. 14 March 1891
FatherThomas Shea1 b. 1803, d. 1 Oct 1854
MotherBridget Costello1 b. 1816, d. 24 Feb 1891
Relationship3rd great-aunt of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited23 Aug 2009
Birth*1 May 1845 Lake George, NSW1 
Baptism10 July 1845 Goulburn, NSW;daughter of Thomas Shea & Bridget Costello, Lake George, Labourer
Minister Michael Brennan Roman Catholic1 
Death of Father1 October 1854 Norfolk, NSW;Principal=Thomas Shea2 
Married Name1883 Cahill3 
Marriage*1883 Murrumburrah, NSW;Groom=John J Cahill3 
Death of Mother24 February 1891 Murrumburrah, NSW;
Name: Bridget Shea
Date of Death: 24 Feb 1891
Place: Murrumburrah NSW
Occupation: Housekeeper
Sex: Female
Age: 80
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Ireland
Father: William Costello
Occupation: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Place of Marriage: Bathurst
Age at Marriage: 31
Name of Spouse: Thomas Shea
Children of Marriage: 2 males living, 1 female deceased
Informant: John Shea, son, Murrumburrah
Cause of Death: Senile Decay
Length of Illness: 9 months
Medical Attendant: Dr Smith
Date last seen: 12 Jan 1891
Date of Burial: 25 Feb 1891
Place of Burial: Murrumburrah
Minister & Religion: Rev Rd Butler, Church of Rome
Undertaker: G W Usher
Witnesses: G J Shallick, J Egan
Registered: 25 Mar 1891 - Murrumburrah;Principal=Bridget Costello4 
Death*14 March 1891 Murrumburrah, NSW;age 455,6 
Headstone* Murrumburrah Cemetery, Murrumburrah, NSW;
In Loving Memory of
Bridget Shea
died 24th Febry 1891
aged 80 years
Not lost but gone before

Honorah Cahill
Daughter of the above
died 14th March 1891
aged 45 years

William George Shea
Grandson of the aforesaid
Bridget Shea
died 8th July 1891
aged 7 months

This Stone was Erected by her beloved son
John Shea;Principal=Bridget Shea, Witness=John Shea7 


John J Cahill


  1. [S58] Microfilm Roman Catholic Baptism Registers, "V18452335 62/1845 Honorah Shea."
  2. [S357] Petition of Bridget Shea ,"20 November 1854."
  3. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 7398/1883 John J Cahill & Hannah Shea.
  4. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 9767/1891 Bridget Shea.
  5. [S11] NSW Death Index, 9768/1891 Honorah Cahill.
  6. [S69] The Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc, Monumental Inscriptions and Burials Harden Shire.
  7. [S151] Monumental inscription Harden-Murrumburra Cemetery (Cemetery Road Murrumburrah).