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Hugh Wiley

Hugh Wiley

Male 1870 - 1943  (73 years)

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  • Name Hugh Wiley 
    Born 1870  Ballylinney, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Spelt "Wiley"
    Gender Male 
    Residence Bef 13 Jun 1890  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1891  50 High St, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service 1900  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  62 Mountcollyer Rd, Belfast, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Migration/Travel Bef 1913  Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration 1913  Cooktown, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military Service 27 Jan 1917  Europe Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Registration 1930  Malanda, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Registration 1936  Wrights Creek, Edmonton, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 28 Aug 1943  Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Spelt "Wiley"
    Buried 30 Aug 1943  Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lutwyche cemetery P7 S84 Allot 36
    Notes 
    • First known about in Cooktown, Queensland, in 1913. Subsequently employed either as a ships engineer or went to New Guinea as a train driver at a gold mine shortly before Sam Roy and family arrived in Cairns (1923).

      Served 16mths S Africa during Boer War with SA Light Horse (Trooper, service no 2156)
      5 Yrs Royal Naval Reserve Ireland
      27 Jan 1917 enlisted Australian Army
      Service no 1326 - embarkd "Shropshire" Melbourne
      11 May 1917 returned to Australia on the "Kyber"
      21 May 1919 4th Sect Rail Coy 4th Broad Guage rail coy
      20 Jun 1919 Discharged (Corporal)

      Hugh's name is spelt Wylie on his marriage registration. I asked Marion McNeill (Wiley descendant) and she wrote that "Uncle Billy as a young man, went to work in England; the clerk at the Labour Exchange said he was spelling his name wrong and since then Billy has spelt his name as Wylie." [5]
    • A Hugh Wiley is enrolled on the Commonwealth Electoral Roll for 1943 with address Eventide Home, Charters Towers.
    Person ID I1312  Roy~Royes | Russell, Wiley
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2016 

    Father Hugh Wiley
              b. Bef 16 Aug 1836, Templepatrick, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Mar 1908, Ballyrobert, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Maria Whiter
              b. 1848, Bethnal Green, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1921, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1863  Belfast, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F1404  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Russell
              b. 4 Nov 1870, Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 29 Jan 1920, Cooktown, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1890  Ballycarry, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Presbyterian church
    Marriage registration for Mary Russell to Hugh Wiley
    Marriage registration for Mary Russell to Hugh Wiley
    Note spelling "Wylie"
    Notes 
    • Rev John Lyle Donaghy
      Witnesses James A.W. Mulligan and Lizzie Reid
      Groom lived in Glasgow
      Bride lived at Bank Rd, Larne
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Wiley
              b. 1892
    +2. Jane Wiley
              b. 1894
    +3. Joseph Barron Black Wylie
              b. 1894, Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1984, Jordanstown, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +4. Hugh Wiley
              b. 1896, Belfast, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Harriet Russell Wiley
              b. 16 Dec 1897, 62 Mountcollyer Rd, Belfast, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Apr 1987, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +6. Thomas James Wiley
              b. 1900, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1990  (Age 90 years)
    +7. Samuel Russell Wiley, AM
              b. 30 May 1915, Rossville, Cooktown, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 Nov 2012, Balgal Beach, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Photos
    Mary (Russell) (1870-1920) and Hugh Wiley (1870-1943) home, with Harriet (1897-1987) and Thomas (1900-1990)
    Mary (Russell) (1870-1920) and Hugh Wiley (1870-1943) home, with Harriet (1897-1987) and Thomas (1900-1990)
    presumably Rossville near Cooktown, Queensland
    Mary (Russell) Wiley (1870-1920) with son Sam (1915-)
    Mary (Russell) Wiley (1870-1920) with son Sam (1915-)
    Overviews
    PEDIGREE - HOGAN-Russell-Magee
    PEDIGREE - HOGAN-Russell-Magee
    Pedigree chart showing the Hogan and Russell relationships
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2014 02:30:18 
    Family ID F75  Family Group  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1870 - Ballylinney, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - as per wedding certificate - Bef 13 Jun 1890 - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jun 1890 - Ballycarry, Antrim, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Locomotive engine cleaner - 1891 - 50 High St, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Boer War: Served 16mths S Africa during Boer War with SA Light Horse (Trooper, service no 2156) [Surname spelt Wylie] - 1900 - South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - age 29; engine driver - 31 Mar 1901 - 62 Mountcollyer Rd, Belfast, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMigration/Travel - Bef 1913 - Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - address given as S.S. John Douglas - fireman - 1913 - Cooktown, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - WW1: Regt No. 1326. [Surname spelt Wiley] Religion Presbyterian. Occupation Engine driver. Address Brisbane QLD. Next of Kin - wife - Mary at Cairns PO, Cairns QLD. Rank on enlistment Corporal. Unit: Railway Section. Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917. Returned to Australia 31 Mar 1919. Discharged 20 Jun 1919 - 27 Jan 1917 - Europe Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Railway Quarters - labourer - not confirmed as this Hugh Wiley - 1930 - Malanda, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - labourer - not confirmed as this Hugh Wiley - 1936 - Wrights Creek, Edmonton, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Aug 1943 - Brisbane, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Aug 1943 - Brisbane, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hugh Wiley (1870-1943)
    Hugh Wiley (1870-1943)
    Hugh Wiley (1870-1943)
    Hugh Wiley (1870-1943)

  • Sources 
    1. [S373] Census Ireland 1901.

    2. [S12] Australian Electoral Rolls 1901-1980, Ancestry.com.

    3. [S303] The AIF Project, The AIF Project, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, [email protected], Canberra, 11 Nov 2010.

    4. [S264] Australia Death Index 1787-1985, (Ancestry.com).

    5. [S147] National Archives Australia.

    6. [S437] Ireland, Select Marriages, 1619-1898.