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Tom Heeney Gisborne, NZ 'boxer in the 1920's', Seeking family connections

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Re: Tom Heeney Gisborne, NZ 'boxer in the 1920's', Seeking family connections

Posted: 22 Jan 2013 2:30AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Heeney
Hi Dave, Wow, I have no knowledge about the family leaving Ireland. I located them in Derry as one brother Francis (who came to NZ) was nominated by his sister Catherine and the address on the nomination form was "Castle Dawson, County Derry, Ireland". I have then been able to find a baptism for another in their local church at Newbridge.
Do you have a birth date for Philip Sarsfield Heeney? Do you know of any other siblings for Philip?
None of the 9 Heeney siblings who came to NZ seem to have had more than one Christian name that I have been able to find a mention of.
Do you know of a Bernard Heeney as he was also nominated to come to NZ but I cannot find any trace of him arriving out here.If you contact me off list we may be able to have a more detailed conversation. I could setup for a Skype session if interested if we can get the times sorted between NZ and England or the US - I am not sure where you are located but I am really keen to keep exploring this connection.
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ChristineDekk... 25 Jun 2010 11:24PM GMT 
letitiapiper1 26 Jun 2010 10:00PM GMT 
ChristineDekk... 26 Jun 2010 10:09PM GMT 
neilr94 3 Jul 2010 6:41AM GMT 
mallen1300 16 Oct 2010 1:11PM GMT 
daveheeney1 11 Jan 2013 1:51PM GMT 
ChristineDekk... 13 Jan 2013 4:01AM GMT 
daveheeney1 20 Jan 2013 9:21PM GMT 
ChristineDekk... 22 Jan 2013 9:30AM GMT 
bengalboys98 30 Jun 2013 10:11AM GMT 
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