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Hugh SHORT

Hugh SHORT

Male 1816 - 1878  (62 years)

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  • Name Hugh SHORT 
    Born 1816  Clogher, County Tyrone, NORTHERN IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1841  Eskragh, Cormore, County Tyrone, NORTHERN IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship to head of household: Applicant 
    Died 5 Dec 1878  Yarra Street, Geelong, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    SHORT, Hugh
    SHORT, Hugh
    Death record
    Will of Hugh SHORT
    Will of Hugh SHORT
    Part of this document confirms the existence of his brother John SHORT in County Tyrone, IRELAND.
    Buried 7 Dec 1878  Melbourne Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52  Short Family Tree - Frank A Short
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2017 

    Father James SHORT,   b. 1796 
    Mother Isabella MCCROSSEN,   b. 1799, Eckford, Roxburghshire, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874, Strabane, IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1821 
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah ROURKE,   b. 1822, County Tyrone, NORTHERN IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1849, South Yarra, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1839  Arboe, County Tyrone, NORTHERN IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Andrew SHORT
    +2. Catherine SHORT,   b. 1 May 1843, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1900, Brighton, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +3. Isabella SHORT,   b. 9 Oct 1844, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1873, Bourke Street, West Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    +4. Hannah SHORT,   b. 1849, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1898, Oatlands, Tasmania, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Isabella AGNEW,   b. 1829, County Tyrone, NORTHERN IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1869, Bourke Street, West Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 13 Aug 1850  Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Independant Church
    Children 
    +1. Thomas SHORT,   b. 16 May 1851, Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1881, Footscray, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     2. James William SHORT,   b. 5 Dec 1852, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1876, Yan Yean, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    +3. John Charles SHORT,   b. 1855, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1918, Dunedin, Otago, NEW ZEALAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. David SHORT,   b. 1857, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Henry Andrew SHORT,   b. 1858, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Hugh Ernest SHORT,   b. 1863, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1918, Dunedin, Otago, NEW ZEALAND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Emma ALLAN,   b. 1844, Hobart, Tasmania, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1871  Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Amy SHORT,   b. 20 Aug 1872, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963, Heidelberg, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Margaret SHORT,   b. 4 Dec 1874, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1816 - Clogher, County Tyrone, NORTHERN IRELAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Apr 1839 - Arboe, County Tyrone, NORTHERN IRELAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Relationship to head of household: Applicant - 1841 - Eskragh, Cormore, County Tyrone, NORTHERN IRELAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Aug 1850 - Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Sep 1871 - Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Dec 1878 - Yarra Street, Geelong, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Dec 1878 - Melbourne Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Australian Club Hotel, founded by Hugh SHORT.
    Australian Club Hotel, founded by Hugh SHORT.
    photo taken in a 1920 Police Gazette.
    Harold Paynting Collection, State Library of Victoria.

    Signature
    Hugh SHORT
    Hugh SHORT
    Signature captured from last will and testament Sept 1878

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] BDM - Victoria, AUSTRALIA.
      Vic a.61 #11410

    2. [S1] BDM - Victoria, AUSTRALIA.
      Vic #3923

    3. [S6] Victorian Pioneers Index - Marriages - 1837-1888 (Reliability: 3), 1871.
      Surname: SHORT
      Given Name(s): Hugh
      Sex: Male
      Place of Birth: Tyrone
      Spouse Surname: PHAIR
      Spouse Given Name(s): Emma
      Year: 1871
      Reg Number: 2588