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 Martin Treacey

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Martin Treacey

Birth
Roscommon, County Roscommon, Ireland
Death
16 Jan 1896 (aged 78–79)
Wagga Wagga, Wagga Wagga City, New South Wales, Australia
Burial
Geelong, Greater Geelong City, Victoria, Australia
Plot
EAS-RC-HDST-02-807-021
Memorial ID
165254692 View Source

Martin Tracey born in Roscommon Ireland in 1817 and arrived in Melbourne in 1839. Four years later he went to Geelong where he engaged in business as a brewer and became possessed of considerable property locally. He was a J.P. and alderman of the town. He took an active part in public affairs especially in regard to educational matters, and was an ardent Protectionist and supporter of Sir Graham Berry until the Education Bill was passed. He was well known in Roman Catholic circles, assisting in the establishment of churches, convents and schools of that denomination. He went to Wagga in 1881 continuing his business as a brewer until his death in 1896. He was buried in Geelong. His son Richard Nicholas Dowling Tracey who was one of the first natives of Victoria as Assistant Government Statist in this Colony.
The Tatler
21 May 1898

Martin Tracey born in Roscommon Ireland in 1817 and arrived in Melbourne in 1839. Four years later he went to Geelong where he engaged in business as a brewer and became possessed of considerable property locally. He was a J.P. and alderman of the town. He took an active part in public affairs especially in regard to educational matters, and was an ardent Protectionist and supporter of Sir Graham Berry until the Education Bill was passed. He was well known in Roman Catholic circles, assisting in the establishment of churches, convents and schools of that denomination. He went to Wagga in 1881 continuing his business as a brewer until his death in 1896. He was buried in Geelong. His son Richard Nicholas Dowling Tracey who was one of the first natives of Victoria as Assistant Government Statist in this Colony.
The Tatler
21 May 1898


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  • Created by: Ron M
  • Added: 17 Jun 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 165254692
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/165254692/martin-treacey: accessed ), memorial page for Martin Treacey (1817–16 Jan 1896), Find a Grave Memorial ID 165254692, citing Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Geelong, Greater Geelong City, Victoria, Australia; Maintained by Ron M (contributor 48458376).