William John Byrne (1851 – 1928)

William was born on 17/08/1851 in Windsor. He was baptised on 09/09/1851 in St. Matthews. On the marriage record his mother’s name was spelled as Julia Cabel.

He married to Hannah Leedham in 1873 in Windsor. Hannah was born on 06/02/1853 and baptised on 20/03/1853 in Windsor. Hannah died in Balmain on 08/10/1910.

 William, Hannah and William Jr.

They had 2 children:

  • George Thomas Byrne (1874 – 1876)

  • William John Byrne (1875 – 1907)

In 1876 a warrant was issued for the arrest of William (see above).

In 1878 he eloped to Warwick Queensland with his first cousin Diana Blanch Ann Teale. They had 1 registered child together:

  • Violet Cable (17/03/1879 – 24/03/1879)

She died 1 week after her birth (QLD BDM 1879/5821).  Diana also died shortly after on 16 April 1879 (QLD BDM 1879/2429). She is registered in “Find a grave Index” as Dinah Cable.
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At this time he assumed the surname of his mother and was known as William John Cable (Kable).

In the years ahead William formed a relationship with Elizabeth Cooper who is believed to have resided in or around Warwick. Elizabeth was born on 09/05/1862 in Queensland.  They had a number of children:

  • Oswald Cable (1887 – 1940)

  • Edward John Cable (1889 – 1962)

  • James Henry Cable (1892 – 1965)

  • Thomas William Cable (1896 – 1966)

  • Roland Alfred Cable (1897 – 1899)

William died in the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum (Qld) on 05/09/1928 and was buried under his birth name of William John Byrne.

There is no birth registered for Thomas William, only a death record.

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George Thomas Byrne (1874 – 1876)

George was born in Windsor in 1874. He was registered as Byrnes.

George died in Windsor in 1876.

Hannah Byrne (nee Leedham)
mother of George and William

William John Byrne (1875 – 1948)

William was born in 1875 in Windsor.

He married to Ada Kilcoy in 1916 in Paddington. Ada was born in 1883.

They had 1 daughter:

  • Reece Irene Byrne (1920 – 2013)

William died in Tamworth on 29/11/1948.
Ada died on 14/02/1968 in Tamworth.​

Reece Irene Byrne (1920 – 2013)

Reece was born on 27/04/1920 in Barraba NSW.

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Reece Irene

She married to Leslie Ballard Walker in 1945 in Tamworth. Leslie was born on 19/02/1918 in Tamworth. He is buried in Tamworth (date of death is unknown).

Reece died on 07/06/2013 in Currumbin QLD.

James Henry Cable (1892 – 1965)

James was born in Queensland on 07/05/1892.

He married to Sarah Teresa Agnes Moxham in QLD on 22/12/1914. Sarah was born in QLD  on 18/12/1893.

They had 1 child.

James died in QLD in 1965.

Sarah died in Brisbane on 11/12/1978.

Roland Alfred Cable (1897 – 1899)

Roland was born on 24/06/1897 in Queensland. He died in QLD on 05/04/1899.