John Hynes

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Memorial to those who died as a result of the Eureka Stockade located in the Eureka Stockade Memorial Gardens. Photography: Clare Gervasoni 2013.

Background

Hynes was from County Clare, Ireland[1], the son of John and Judith Hynes.[2] He arrived in Australia with 3 young children, Michael (11 years), Margaret (8 years), and Honora (4 years). His wife died during the voyage. Hynes' child was baptised at St Alipius on 19 August 1854. [3]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Hynes died of gunshot wound during the battle of the Eureka Stockade, and was buried at the Ballaarat Old Cemetery on 3 December 1854. ***His names has been incorrectly spelt “Haynes’ on the Eureka Monument.[4] Editor of The Times Samuel Irwin was the official death informant.

Diggers Memorial, Ballaarat Old Cemetery, Eureka Sunday 2013, Photography: Clare Gervasoni

See also

http://www.ballaratgenealogy.org.au/art/hynes.htm

Further Reading

Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.

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References

  1. Notes from J. Kenny
  2. https://www.geni.com/people/John-Hynes/6000000043501820174?from_flash=1&fsession_id=1467327368362&through=6000000043502478018, accessed 08 April 2017.
  3. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  4. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  5. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.

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