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  • ID: I1299
  • Name: Daniel LORIGAN**
  • Given Name: Daniel
  • Surname: LORIGAN**
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1797 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
  • Christening: 1797 Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
  • Death: 28 DEC 1852 in One Tree Hill,Auckland,New Zealand
  • Burial: 31 DEC 1852 Auckland,New Zealand
  • Note:
    Daniel Lorigan and his wife Jane Walsh sailed from Plymouth on the Westminster, on 4 December 1842 with their family of nine children, arriving in New Zealand in April 1843.

    The family, Daniel his wife Jane, six sons and three daughters arrived at Auckland on the sailing ship Westminster on April 1st 1843

    The Westminster was the 3rd Immigrant ship to NZ

    Lorigan Daniel 45
    Jane 44
    Patrick 25
    John 23
    Lawrence 21
    Catherine 19
    William 17
    Bartholomew 15
    Mary 13
    Margaret 11
    Daniel 9
    LORIGAN family:
    Daniel and Jane (Walsh) LORRIGAN and their family of nine children aged between 25 and 9 years of age were from Ballyslough County Limerick in Ireland. When they settled in Auckland this family of eleven lived in a raupo 'house' with an earthen floor, crude furniture, beds of dry fern, and an open fire for cooking. The water came from a gully nearby, and town was over a mile away on a clay track through thick scrub. The Auckland newspaper 'Southern Cross' of 22 April 1843 reported that the Government of the day was callous in that it had left more than 200 passengers for four days after their arrival in cold comfortless houses after a voyage of "four or five months" and with "not a shilling of money". The Lorrigan family took an active part in the activities of the young town of Auckland. Patrick became a tavern keeper, and was granted a licence for the Crown and Anchor Inn in Queen Street West, John Lorrigan contributed his labour to help build the Auckland Temperance Hall in September 1843, and the men of this family were among the helpers who rolled stones from the quarry at Mount Eden down to the site where St Patrick's Cathedral was being built in 1846-1848. Daniel was an Auckland Timber Merchant in Queen Street in the 1850's. William and Laurence later owned their own farms. Mary and John married other passengers from the 'Westminster' - Mary m Hans Christopher, and John m Ann Lundon. Daniel Lorrigan senior later farmed at Paupaterie near One Tree Hill, and his death was reported in "The New Zealander" of 1 January 1853 as follows: "Died: In consequence of a fall from his horse on Tuesday 27th inst, in the 62nd year of his age, Mr Daniel Lorrigan of Auckland, and late of Ballyslough of County Limerick". His wife Jane died on 14 June 1864, and her death was reported in "The Daily Southern Cross" 15 June 1864 as ..."relict of the late D Lorigan of Auckland". If you are interested in this family please contact Moira Draper.

    Item of interest: Henry White, a passenger on the "Westminster" later built some of Auckland's more prestigious buildings, and the windmill which stood as a real landmark at the corner of Symonds Street and Karangahape Road for many years. Thanks to Moira Draper for this item.

    According to the late 1950's tombstone transcriptions Daniel Lorigan died 27 December 1852 aged 56 years.
  • Change Date: 9 JUL 2008 at 23:29:29

    Father: Patrick LORIGAN** b: 1770 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1770 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland

    Marriage 1 Jane WALSH** b: 1798 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1798 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    • Married: 1815 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    1. Has Children Patrick LORIGAN b: 1815 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1815 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    2. Has Children John LORIGAN b: 1818 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1818 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    3. Has Children Catherine LORIGAN** b: 1820 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1820 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    4. Has Children Laurence LORIGAN b: 1821 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1821 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    5. Has No Children William LORIGAN b: 1825 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1825 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    6. Has Children Bartholomew LORIGAN b: 1827 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1827 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    7. Has Children Margaret LORIGAN b: 1828 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1828 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    8. Has No Children Mary Anne LORIGAN b: 1829 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1829 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
    9. Has No Children Daniel LORIGAN b: 1832 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland c: 1832 in Ballyslough,Limerick,Ireland
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