John Patrick LENNON

John Patrick LENNON

Male 1870 - 1937  (66 years)

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  • Name John Patrick LENNON 
    Born 28 Apr 1870  Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 12 Jun 1870  Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Colac
    Gender Male 
    Physical Description 1893  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    5' 8'', 11 stone, black hair, hazel eyes 
    • He had a sallow complexion, black hair, hazel eyes, medium nose, medium mouth, medium chin, black eyebrows, oval visage, medium forehead. He was blind in his right eye.
    Prison Between 1893 and 1897  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Convictions:
      Unlawful assault, 4 ? or 1 month C, 10 March 1892, Tungamah, Vic
      Rape with mitigating circumstances, 4 years hard labour, 23 May 1893, Benalla Supreme Court, Vic
      Larceny, 1 month hard labour, 28 Dec 1896, Dookie Petty Sessions, Vic
      [Robbery, 5 years PS, 5 April 1899, Wagga GD, NSW]
      Larceny, 1 month, 2 Mar 1906, Cobram Petty Sessions, Vic

      Imprisonment:
      Beechworth Gaol: received 26 May 1893. 14 July 1893, shouting in cell, 1 day solitary confinement.
      Pentridge: received 29 June 1893. 17 Jun 1895, disorderly conduct, 2 days solitary.
      May 1896 - warrant discharge 26 prox.
      26 Jun 1896 to freedom by remission.

      Melbourne Gaol: received 2 Jan 1897.
      Pentridge: received 7 Jan 1897.
      Sep 1897 - warrant discharge 27th prox.
      27 Nov 1897 to freedom by remission.

      [Bathurst Gaol: discharged 27.?.1903]
    Change of name Abt 1898 
    • He began using the name Thomas McGrath
    Prison Between 1899 and 1903  Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • By this time he was using the name Thomas McGrath. His prison records are under this name with the note "also known as Patrick Lennon".
      Conviction:
      Robbery, 5 years PS, 5 April 1899, Wagga GD, NSW
      Imprisonment:
      Bathurst Gaol: discharged 27.?.1903
    FamilySearch ID 9HF1-4LV 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=9HF1-4LV 
    Died 12 Feb 1937  Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Cause: (a) Anaemia 2 days (b) Urinary Sepsis 7 days (c) Prostatic Hypertrophy ? years 
    • Died at Wagga Wagga District Hospital and the death registered in the name of "Thomas McGrath, also known as John Patrick Lennon".
    Buried 13 Feb 1937  Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Wagga Wagga Cemetery
      There is no cemetery record of the burial in either the name John Patrick Lennon or Thomas McGrath. This advice from Wagga Wagga Council staff in telephone call to Jennifer Crockett on 23 June 2005. They advised he may well be buried there in an unmarked, unrecorded grave.
    Person ID I441  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father Patrick Alexander LENNON,   b. 1820, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1902, Elliminyt, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Ellen TOBIN,   b. Abt 1829, County Waterford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1905, Elliminyt, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1850  Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1870 - Colac, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 12 Jun 1870 - Colac, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - 5' 8'', 11 stone, black hair, hazel eyes - 1893 - Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPrison - Between 1893 and 1897 - Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPrison - Between 1899 and 1903 - Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: (a) Anaemia 2 days (b) Urinary Sepsis 7 days (c) Prostatic Hypertrophy ? years - 12 Feb 1937 - Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Feb 1937 - Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    LENNON, John Patrick
    LENNON, John Patrick
    Aged approx 26 years, April 1896, prisoner No 26044.
    Source: PROV, VPRS 515/P0, unit 47, 26044 State of Victoria, Reproduced with the permission of the Keeper of Public Records, Public Record Office Victoria, Australia
    LENNON, John Patrick
    LENNON, John Patrick
    Aged approx 23 years, November 1893, prisoner No 26044.
    Source: PROV, VPRS 515/P0, unit 47, 26044 State of Victoria, Reproduced with the permission of the Keeper of Public Records, Public Record Office Victoria, Australia
    LENNON, John Patrick
    LENNON, John Patrick
    Aged approx 26 years, April 1896, prisoner No 26044.
    Source: PROV, VPRS 515/P0, unit 47, 26044 State of Victoria, Reproduced with the permission of the Keeper of Public Records, Public Record Office Victoria, Australia
    LENNON, John Patrick
    LENNON, John Patrick
    Aged approx 36 years, March 1906, prisoner No 26044.
    Source: PROV, VPRS 515/P0, unit 47, 26044 State of Victoria, Reproduced with the permission of the Keeper of Public Records, Public Record Office Victoria, Australia

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1998), 1870/14755.

    2. [S149] Victoria: St Mary's RC Church, Colac, Baptisms, page 23.

    3. [S86] Central Register of Male Prisoners (Victorian Public Records Office), Prisoner 26044 (PROV, VPRS 515/P0, unit 47, 26044).

    4. [S150] NSW: Gaol Photograph Description Books, SRNSW: NRS 1998, [3/13074], Reel 5090, page 55.

    5. [S4] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au), 1937/002669 Death Certificate.

    6. [S30] NSW Between the wars 1919-1945 Deaths & Marriages, (Published by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in association with the Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages NSW), 1937/2669.

    7. [S4] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au), Death Certificate.