Thomas Joyce1

M, #5562, b. 29 April 1864, d. 1956
FatherWilliam Joyce1
MotherEllen Connell1 b. 18 Sep 1831, d. 25 Dec 1888
Relationship2nd great-uncle of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited9 Jan 2015
Birth*29 April 1864 Rockley, NSW, Australia2 
Baptism19 July 1864 Sts Michael & Johns Cathedral, Bathurst, NSW, Australia;
When Baptised: July 19th 1864
When Born: April 29th 1864
Child's Chrisian Name: Thomas
Father's Name: William Joyce
Mother's Name: Ellen Connell
Adode: Rockley
Quality or Profession: Farmer
Sponsors: John Feeney & Margaret Cunningham
By whom the ceremony was performed: J P Horne2 
Death of Mother25 December 1888 Foster's Valley, NSW, Australia;
Name: Ellen Joyce
Date of Death: 25/12/1888
Place: Fosters Valley, District of West Macquarie NSW
Sex: Female
Age: 55
Place of Birth: Cork, Ireland
Time in Aust Colonies: 46 years in NSW

Father: (Given name unknown) O'Connell
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Unknown

Place of Marriage (1): Bathurst NSW
Age at Marriage (1): 17
Name of Spouse (1): John Cunningham
Children of Marriage (1): 1 girl dead
Place of Marriage (2): Bathurst NSW
Age at Marriage (2): 26
Name of Spouse (2): William Joyce
Children of Marriage (2): Mary 29, Michael 27, Thomas 25, Patrick 22, Honora 20, Ellen 17, William 15, Bridget 13 living, 1 female dead

Informant: Thomas Joyce, son, Fosters Valley

Cause of Death: Cardiac disease
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: W H Spencer
Date Last Seen: 4/12/1888

Date of Burial: 26/12/1888
Place of Burial: Rockley
Minister & Religion: Thomas J Walsh, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: George Mendham, acting
Witnesses: Patrick Joyce (his mark), William Johnson

Registered: 2/1/1889 Bathurst;Principal=Ellen Connell3 
Death*1956 Cowra, NSW, Australia4 


  1. [S651] NSW BDM Indexes.
  2. [S8] Bathurst Parish Records, Thomas Joyce baptism 1864.
  3. [S1294] NSW Death Registration Transcription.
  4. [S1473] NSW Death Indexes.