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Offline nudge67

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Richard Edward CASSIDY
« on: Saturday 13 February 16 12:09 GMT (UK) »
Hi all,

It appears I may have Irish ancestry ;D

My 3xgreat grandfather John Lewis CASSIDY was born 11/7/1824 in Ramsbury, Wiltshire, and later emigrated to South Australia. I always thought Cassidy was an Irish surname, and thought it unusual for an Englishman. Turns out his father is one Richard Edward CASSIDY (on some trees just Edward CASSIDY) who was born about 1795 in Ireland. He had emigrated to England by 1819, and died 1827, so is not on any census.

Can any one help with any information on him? I am particularly interested in his birthdate and location.

NSW Convict: Peter WIFFIN (alias VIVIAN)
VDL Convict: Richard REES
SA Pioneers (<1847): Hornsby, Wallis, Willoughby, Floate, Mills, Chesson, Degenhardt.
SA Old Colonists (<1857): Messenger, McFeat, Tyler, Ladner, Edwards, Cassidy, Rhodes, Shaw, Waye, Sibly.
SA Colonists (<1901): Jones, Pike, Bowyer, Davey.

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Re: Richard Edward CASSIDY
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 13 February 16 14:23 GMT (UK) »
as poste on your other thread - he is Edward on his marriage

There are some trees with conflicting information -imo not too well sourced

Maybe some of the mix up is with a John Cassidy of similar age to your John who has father Richard who was b Ireland but lived in Scotland


Thornhill, Cresswell, Sisson, Harriman, Cripps, Eyre, Walter, Marson, Battison, Holmes, Bailey, Hardman, Fairhurst Noon-mainly in Derbys/Notts-but also Northampton, Oxford, Leics, Lancs-England
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