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1885 Marriage - Witnesses


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1885 MARRIAGES solemnized in the District of South Yarra in the Colony of Victoria
No. 49
McKean St, North Fitzroy 17th November 1885
Charles Henry Downes - Bachelor - Dublin, Ireland - Accountant - 24 - Michael St., North Fitzroy - Michael St., North Fitzroy - John Patrick Downes & Mary Jane Downes (Maiden Name Boles) - House Decorator
Elizabeth Angel - Spinster - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - - - 24 - McKean St., North Fitzroy - McKean St., North Fitzroy - Stephen Angel & Elizabeth Ann Angel (Maiden Name Lewton) - Gentleman
I, Edward Wason Nye, being Wesleyan Minister, do certify that I have, this day, at McKean St., North Fitzroy ... Dated this seventeenth day of November 1885 Signed: Edward Wason Nye
Marriage by License was solemnized between us according to the rites of the Wesleyan Methodist Church - Parties signed Witnesses: Phillip William Smith, A ? C Garritty ?, John P Downes



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Thanks gibbo.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Mon 17 Apr 1905 Page 1
GARRITTY. β€”On the 16th April, at his residence,
"Edgecombe," Alfred-crescent, North Fitzroy,
William Garritty (Clerk of Works), beloved husband
of Susanna Garritty, and father of William
Croker Garritty, of the Central E.T.O., Melbourne,
aged 75 years. A resident of Victoria for
58 years. No flowers, by request.
City Directories

Name: William C Garritty
Residence Year: 1931
Street Address: 50 Kneen-St, Fitzroy N., N.7
Residence Place: Victoria, Australia

I think that is a transcription error. Keen St is in Glen Iris a long way E of North Fitzroy.

Ok, according to the clear image it is Keen.
The Downes family are one step off my main line 3 generations back by Mary Ann sister of Elizabeth Angel.