The Lyons-Ryan Family of 'Ellendale', Marong, Victoria

Photo Gallery: Lyons-Meagher

This Gallery contains photos of the family of William Patrick Lyons and Johanna Josephine Meagher.

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William Patrick Lyons: Aged about 10 -12? William Patrick Lyons: c. 1890s Wedding: William Patrick Lyons and Johanna Josephine Meagher, 24 April 1901 Wedding: William Patrick Lyons and Johanna Josephine Meagher, 24 April 1901

Top Row (left to right):

  • William Patrick Lyons: Aged about 10 -12? - Studio photograph by N White, Mitchell St., Sandhurst (early 1870s)
  • William Patrick Lyons: c. 1890s
  • Lyons - Meagher Wedding: Patrick Lyons third from the left seated, then Ellen Lyons, William Lyons and Johanna Meagher. Presumably Bridget Meagher (Johanna's mother) is seated next to Johanna; 24 April 1901, St Killian's Church, Bendigo, Victoria.
    Photo - "The Bendigonian", 30 April 1901, courtesy Shirley Spencer, great-granddaughter of Patrick and Ellen Lyons.
  • Lyons - Meagher Wedding: Detail from larger photograph - From left, seated; Patrick Lyons, Ellen Lyons, William Lyons and Johanna Meagher. Presumably Bridget Meagher (Johanna's mother) is seated next to Johanna; Front, Marguerita Roberts, Dorothy Armstrong, Eileen Meagher; 24 April 1901, St Killian's Church, Bendigo, Victoria.
    Photo - "The Bendigonian", 30 April 1901, courtesy Shirley Spencer, great-granddaughter of Patrick and Ellen Lyons.



Wedding: William Patrick Lyons and Johanna Josephine Meagher, 24 April 1901 Lyons' Children: Rita, Francis, Clarice, Kath and Florence Lyons; July 1910 Francis Patrick Lyons, William and Johanna Lyons' eldest son; c1918? Johanna Lyons (nee Meagher), probably about 1920

Second Row (left to right):

  • Lyons - Meagher Wedding, 24 April 1901, St Killian's Church, Bendigo, Victoria: From left:
    • Rear - William Lyons, Johanna Meagher, Mary Kate Meagher, Thomas Lyons.
    • Front - Marguerita Roberts, Dorothy Armstrong, Eileen Meagher.
    Photo - "The Bendigonian", 30 April 1901.
  • Lyons' Children: Rita, Francis, Clarice, Kath and Florence Lyons, children of William and Johanna Lyons. Photo taken July 1910 at 31 Durham Street, Stanmore.
  • Francis Patrick Lyons, William and Johanna Lyons' eldest son; c1918?, aged 14-15?.
  • Johanna Lyons (nee Meagher), probably about 1920.



Johanna Lyons (nee Meagher), probably about 1920 Johanna Lyons (nee Meagher), probably about 1930 Johanna, William and Ellen Lyons: possibly about 1930 Johanna Josephine Hart (Nee Lyons), Florence Lyons, Kevin Hart, Father Frank Lyons and his parents Johanna and William Lyons - probably about 1930

Third Row (left to right):

  • Johanna Lyons (nee Meagher), probably about 1920.
  • Johanna Lyons (nee Meagher), probably about 1930.
  • Johanna, William and Ellen Lyons: possibly about 1930 and possibly at the Sacred Heart Monastery, Kensington (where Francis Lyons was studying for the priesthood).
  • Lyons - Hart: Johanna Josephine Hart (Nee Lyons), Florence Lyons, Kevin Hart, Father Frank Lyons and his parents Johanna and William Lyons - probably about 1930 shortly after or at Frank's ordination. Johanna Hart was William's sister.



Lyons Family, Florence, Clarice, Frank, Kath, Doris - c 1930 Florence Lyons, Kevin Hart, Clarice Lyons and unknown - about 1930 William and Johanna Lyons, about 1930 Lyons family at Strathfield about 1930. Rear: Florence, Doris, Monica, Clarice, Kath. Front: William (Bill), Johanna, William, Rita

Fourth Row (left to right):

  • Lyons Family, Florence, Clarice, Frank, Kath, Doris - c 1930, probably at 33 The Avenue, Strathfield.
  • Lyons - Hart: Florence Lyons, Kevin Hart, Clarice Lyons and unknown - about 1930, probably at Strathfield.
  • William and Johanna Lyons, about 1930.
  • Lyons family at Strathfield (probably 33 The Avenue) about 1930:
    • Rear - Florence, Doris, Monica, Clarice, Kathleen.
    • Front: William Kevin (Bill), Johanna, William Patrick, Marguerita.



33 The Avenue, Strathfield, NSW: William and Johanna Lyons' home, with (from left), daughters Florence, Kath and Doris. c.1930? Father Francis (Frank) Lyons on board the SS Morinda, 28 January 1931, bound for Papua Florence Walters, daughter of William and Johanna Lyons, holds the silver plated tray presented to Ellen Lyons on leaving Marong, 4 April 1912 Brian Walters (grandson of William and Johanna Lyons), Nance Hart, Kevin Hart (son of James and Johanna Hart), Anita Fountain (daughter of James and Johanna Hart) - 4 October 1994

Fifth Row (left to right):

  • 33 The Avenue, Strathfield, NSW: William and Johanna Lyons' home, with (from left), daughters Florence, Kath and Doris. c.1930?.
  • Father Francis (Frank) Lyons on board the SS Morinda, 28 January 1931, bound for Papua. Persons in the foreground are (from left) Mary Kathleen Prowse and Leonie Josephine Prowse (Francis' cousins) with (probably) Johanna and William Lyons, Francis' parents.
  • Florence Walters, daughter of William and Johanna Lyons, holds the silver plated tray presented to Ellen Lyons on leaving Marong, 4 April 1912. Photographed in June 1992, Lawson, NSW
  • Hart-Walters: From Left, Brian Walters (grandson of William and Johanna Lyons), Nance Hart, Kevin Hart (son of James and Johanna Hart), Anita Fountain (daughter of James and Johanna Hart) - 4 October 1994. Photo: Margaret Walters

Launch of 'Ellendale and Beyond'; Marsfield, NSW, 1997      

Sixth Row (left to right):

  • Launch of 'Ellendale and Beyond' with Florence Walters (daughter of William and Johanna Lyons - holding tray), her husband John Walters and grandchildren of William and Johanna; Marsfield, NSW 1997. Photo: Margaret Walters


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