Peter Griffin

Birth Name Griffin, Peter 1a 2a 3 4 5 6 7a 8a 8b 9a
Gender male
Age at Death about 58 years, 4 months, 3 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth about 1826 Mayo, Ireland Brother James was born in Mayo, Ireland to Michael Griffin and Catherine Dudly (sic) per his MC with Sarah Jane O'Connor. Assuming same for Peter.
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Residence 1850 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland First appears in Glasgow Post Office Directory.
 
Residence 1851 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland "Slater Employing 3 Men, 1 apprentice" 4 East Rose Street
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Occupation 1853 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Griffin, Peter, slater, 499 Gallowgate, and 4 East Rose st., ho., 9a Abercromby st.
 
Departure 1854-01-22 Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland "City of Sydney" http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4805696
 
Arrival 1854-04-10 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia "City of Sydney". A slater named Peter Griffin starts advertising in the Melbourne Argus in April 1854. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4804170 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4805696
 
Occupation 1855-04-09 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Slater, 11 Little Collins Street
 
Residence 1856 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Occupation: slater. Bourke St.
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Residence 1857 Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Slater at the new Catholic Church http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88001563
 
Occupation 1861 Emerald Hill, Victoria, Australia Contractor per William Griffin's 1890 marriage certificate. Broke arm. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article154847670
 
Departure 1862-01-28 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia "Eureka" for Port Chalmers, New Zealand http://prov.vic.gov.au/ http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5709204
 
Arrival 1862-02-12 Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand Otago Daily Times , Issue 77, 13 February 1862, Page 2
 
Residence 1862-06-26 Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand  
 
Occupation 1864-04-26 Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Slater. Otago Daily Times , Issue 735, 26 April 1864, Page 2
 
Residence 1868 Hokitika, Westland, West Coast, New Zealand Preponderance of evidence that Peter Griffin was living on the West Coast between 1865 and 1868, including a fairly bizarre letter to the editor in the West Coast Times in 1868. Would still be on Dunedin voter rolls because he owned property in Dunedin.
 
Residence 1873 Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Stuart Street. In all Dunedin Electoral Rolls at this address since 1864. No other Peter Griffin's in town. Gone from Dunedin after this?
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Occupation 1881 South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Painter and Slater
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Residence 1881-01-11 Yarra Bend, Victoria, Australia Admitted to Asylum by brother James. Released to care of son 2 May 1881. 3 weeks of "religious monomania" prior to admission. Age 55. Address 57 Raglan St, South Melbourne.
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Residence 1882 Prahran, Victoria, Australia 25 Cato Street
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Medical Information 1883-12-11 Yarra Bend, Victoria, Australia Admitted by son, William.
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Death 1884-05-04 Yarra Bend, Victoria, Australia Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum per DC. "Disease of the brain and heart." Wife Sarah was called and visited him this day.
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Burial 1884-05-07 St Kilda, Victoria, Australia St Kilda Cemetery. Roman Catholic, Compartment C, Grave 421 Waits Here The Morning Of The First Resurrection Be Ye Also Ready. The Dust Of Peter Griffin Who Slept In Jesus 4th May 1884 Aged 59 Years
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Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Michael Griffin
Mother Catherine Dudley
    Brother     James Griffin
         Peter Griffin

Families

    Family of Peter Griffin and Sarah Crosson
Married Wife Sarah Crosson
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1865-12-18 Hokitika, Westland, West Coast, New Zealand  
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    Family of Peter Griffin and Jane Deverty
Married Wife Jane Deverty
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1844-01-08 Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland St Mary's. Witnesses were James Griffin and Catherine Deverty. Rev John Kerr.
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  Children
  1. James Griffin
  2. John Griffin
  3. William Griffin

Pedigree

  1. Michael Griffin
    1. Catherine Dudley
      1. James Griffin
      2. Peter Griffin
        1. Sarah Crosson
        2. Jane Deverty
          1. James Griffin
          2. John Griffin
          3. William Griffin

Ancestors

Source References

  1. Ancestry.com: 1851 Scotland Census
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1851scotland&h=2032611&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1826 Birth place: Ireland Residence date: 1851 Residence place: Glasgow St John, Lanarkshire, Scotland

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1851scotland&h=2032611&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1826 Birth place: Ireland Residence date: 1851 Residence place: Glasgow St John, Lanarkshire, Scotland

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1851scotland&h=2032611&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1826 Birth place: Ireland Residence date: 1851 Residence place: Glasgow St John, Lanarkshire, Scotland

  2. Ancestry.com: New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981
      • Page: 1870-1871
      • Page: 1870-1871
  3. Ancestry.com: Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1954
  4. Ancestry.com: Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910
  5. Ancestry.com: Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
  6. Ancestry.com: Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997
  7. Ancestry.com: Victoria, Australia, Death Index, 1836-1988
      • Page: The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Victoria, Australia, Death Records
      • Page: The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Victoria, Australia, Death Records
  8. Ancestry.com: Victoria, Australia, Asylum Records, 1853-1940
      • Page: Asylum Records from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Series Number: VA 2839; Volume Title: Case Books of Male Patients, 1872-1912 Vol 4; Doc Number: VPRS 7399; Reference Number: 07399-P0001-000004
      • Page: Asylum Records from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Series Number: VA 2839; Volume Title: Case Books of Male Patients, 1872-1912 Vol 6; Doc Number: VPRS 7399; Reference Number: 07399-P0001-000006
      • Page: Asylum Records from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Series Number: VA 2839; Volume Title: Case Books of Male Patients, 1872-1912 Vol 4; Doc Number: VPRS 7399; Reference Number: 07399-P0001-000004
      • Page: Asylum Records from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Series Number: VA 2839; Volume Title: Case Books of Male Patients, 1872-1912 Vol 6; Doc Number: VPRS 7399; Reference Number: 07399-P0001-000006
      • Page: Asylum Records from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Series Number: VA 2839; Volume Title: Case Books of Male Patients, 1872-1912 Vol 4; Doc Number: VPRS 7399; Reference Number: 07399-P0001-000004
      • Page: Asylum Records from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Series Number: VA 2839; Volume Title: Case Books of Male Patients, 1872-1912 Vol 4; Doc Number: VPRS 7399; Reference Number: 07399-P0001-000004
      • Page: Asylum Records from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV); Series Number: VA 2839; Volume Title: Case Books of Male Patients, 1872-1912 Vol 6; Doc Number: VPRS 7399; Reference Number: 07399-P0001-000006
  9. Ancestry.com: Victoria, Australia, Rate Books, 1855-1963
      • Page: Public Record Office Victoria; North Melbourne, Australia; Series Title: 2344/P Microfilm Copy Of Rate Books, City of Prahran [1856-1901]
      • Page: Public Record Office Victoria; North Melbourne, Australia; Series Title: 2344/P Microfilm Copy Of Rate Books, City of Prahran [1856-1901]
  10. Ancestry.com: New Zealand, Marriage Index, 1840-1934