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Wednesday's Wedding: Thomas Hennessy Corcoran and Mary Clare Dargan

Thomas Hennessy Corcoran married Mary Clare Dargan in 1941 at St. Patrick's Church, Binalong.  My connection to this couple is through Mary, she is my second cousin four times removed.



Source: Social News and Gossip. (1941, September 4). The Catholic Press (NSW : 1895 - 1942), p. 14. Retrieved October 16, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article106361701

Transcript:

Binalong Wedding.

Wide city and country interest centred around the marriage, in St. Patrick's Church, Binalong, of Miss Mary Clare Dargan, only child of the late Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Dargan, of Binalong, and Mr. Tom Corcoran, of Corcoran's Plains, Boorowa, on Wednesday, 27th ult.  Very Rev. Father W.F. Cahill, P.P., officiated and celebrated the Nuptial Mass.  Gowned in hyacinth-blue angora, with fox trimming and a blue halo hat, the bride was escorted to the altar by Mr. E.P. Browne.  She was unattended, and the groom, who is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Corcoran, was assisted by Mr. Ned Davies.  Afterwards about 60 guests were entertained at the bride's home, "The Elms," Binalong, her cousin, Mrs. R.J. Roche, assisted by her husband, receiving at the reception.




Source: On the Social Record. (1941, September 6). The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982), p. 31. Retrieved October 16, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article47487055


Transcript:

Binalong wedding ...

RURAL setting for wedding of Mary Dargan, of The Elms, Binalong, and Tom Corcoran, Corcoran's Plains, Boorowa ...St. Patrick's Church, Binalong.
Bobbie Roche only Sydney visitor among 60 guests...Others include Mr. and Mrs. R. Corcoran, Mr. and Mrs. R, Julian, Bogalong, Bookham, Mr. and Mrs. George Walker, Bloomfield, Yass, Mr. and Mrs. John Julian, Mr. and Mrs. Paddy Garry, Glengarry, Binalong, Mrs. Kevin Fagan, Bogalong.
Bride and groom will make their home at The Elms, property of bride.




Source: WEDDINGS. (1941, September 18). The Farmer and Settler (NSW : 1906 - 1957), p. 16. Retrieved October 16, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article117187733


Transcript:

MARY CLARE, only child of the late Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Dargan, The Elms, Binalong, to Tom, second son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Corcoran, Corcoran Plains, Burrowa, at Binalong.

NSW BDM Marriage Index

15926/1941 CORCOPAN THOMAS HENNESSY DARGAN MARY CLARE BOOROWA
15926/1941 CORCORAN THOMAS HENNESSY DARGAN MARY CLARE BOOROWA

NSW BDM Birth Indexes

2006/1897 CORCORAN THOMAS H JAMES HANNA BOOROWA
33749/1906 DARGAN MARY C A LAWRENCE J ROSA COOTAMUNDRA

NSW BDM Death Indexes

12531/1959 CORCORAN THOMAS BENNESSY JAMES JOSEPH HANNAH JOSEPHINE BOOROWA
15638/1967 CORCORAN MARY CLARE LAURENCE JOSEPH ROSA MURRUMBURRAH

Source:  NSW BDM Indexes.  NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Retrieved from http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/

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