14th May 1907 – born in Bective, County Meath, Ireland. First daughter of James Mangan and Mary Brady/Ennis.

1911 Census – Age 3.  Resident in Kilcooly, County Meath. Recorded with her parents, half brother Joseph and siblings Edmund and Johanna Frances.

27th October 1927 – departed London headed for Sydney, Australia on board the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co’s shipBallarat’, captained by Captain John W Parker.

Molly and Frances Mangan - 1927
Molly and Frances Mangan – 1927

August 1930 – There is a lengthy article in the The Catholic Press, Sydney dated 4th September 1930 about the Profession Ceremony, Sister M Norbert was professed at The Range Convent in Queensland.

1930 – Residence is Fitzroy, Capricornia, Queensland, Australia.

1936 – Residence is Barcaldine, Kennedy, Queensland, Australia.

14th April 1944 – Age 38, died in Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. Cause of death is given as TB, which she had suffered from for 5 years.  The death was registered by Sister Mary de Salle Costello (no relation), Sister of Mercy, Convent of Mercy, The Range, Rockhampton and Sister M Jarlath Lardner (sp?), Matron of the hospital.

15th April 1944 – buried in North Rockhampton Cemetery, Norman Gardens, Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia.  Plot: Sec 5 Row 9 Grave No 1906.

 

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