John Finn Kirby, 18581942 (aged 83 years)

Name
John Finn /Kirby/
Given names
John Finn
Surname
Kirby
Birth October 7, 1858 34 36

Birth of a sisterEllen Finn Kirby
1861 (aged 2 years)

Birth of a sisterEllen Finn Kirby
1861 (aged 2 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Kirby
April 4, 1863 (aged 4 years)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Kirby
April 6, 1863 (aged 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Kirby
April 6, 1863 (aged 4 years)
Birth of a sisterAnsell Wilmer Kirby
November 15, 1864 (aged 6 years)
Marriage of a siblingEdmund Wilmer KirbyFrances Louisa Mary TurnerView this family
April 26, 1879 (aged 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Galvin
October 12, 1884 (aged 26 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherMary Galvin
October 14, 1884 (aged 26 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherMary Galvin
October 14, 1884 (aged 26 years)

Birth of a daughterMinnie Wilmer Kirby
December 5, 1886 (aged 28 years)
Birth of a daughterMinnie Wilmer Kirby
December 5, 1886 (aged 28 years)

Death of a fatherEdmund Kirby
October 11, 1888 (aged 30 years)
Death of a fatherEdmund Kirby
October 11, 1888 (aged 30 years)
Birth of a sonEdmund Oswald Kirby
September 27, 1889 (aged 30 years)

Birth of a daughterLila Dorothea Kirby
September 14, 1891 (aged 32 years)

Birth of a daughterAnsell Wilmer Kirby
July 15, 1894 (aged 35 years)
Death of a daughterAnsell Wilmer Kirby
July 15, 1894 (aged 35 years)
British Queen
Victoria
from June 20, 1837 to January 22, 1901 (aged 42 years)

British King
Edward VII
from January 22, 1901 to May 6, 1910 (aged 51 years)

Horse race November 7, 1911 (aged 53 years)
Note: The Parisian wins 1911 Melbourne Cup
Death of a motherMary Finn
August 13, 1913 (aged 54 years)
Death of a motherMary Finn
August 15, 1913 (aged 54 years)
Burial of a daughterLila Dorothea Kirby
April 1914 (aged 55 years)
Death of a daughterLila Dorothea Kirby
April 4, 1914 (aged 55 years)
Death of a brotherEdmund Wilmer Kirby
December 11, 1914 (aged 56 years)

Burial of a brotherEdmund Wilmer Kirby
December 12, 1914 (aged 56 years)
Burial of a wifeElizabeth Crowe
June 1921 (aged 62 years)
Death of a wifeElizabeth Crowe
June 13, 1921 (aged 62 years)

Burial of a sisterAnsell Wilmer Kirby
February 10, 1924 (aged 65 years)
Death of a sisterAnsell Wilmer Kirby
October 1, 1924 (aged 65 years)
British King
George V
from May 6, 1910 to January 20, 1936 (aged 77 years)

British King
Edward VII
from January 20, 1936 to December 11, 1936 (aged 78 years)

Burial of a sisterAnnie Wilmer Kirby
September 1938 (aged 79 years)
Death of a sisterAnnie Wilmer Kirby
September 10, 1938 (aged 79 years)
British King
George VI
from December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952 (aged 93 years)

Achievements and accomplishments

Note: Owner of The Parisian; the 1911 Winner of the Melbourne Cup. Was als
Birth of a sonJohn (Jack) Kingsley Kirby

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Death April 7, 1942 (aged 83 years)
Burial April 1942 (aged 83 years)
Family with parents
father
18241888
Birth: 1824 23 28Blakesley, Northamptonshire, England
Death: October 11, 1888Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
mother
18221913
Birth: 1822 30 26Kerry, Ireland
Death: August 15, 191310 Stevenson, Kew, Victoria, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: January 8, 1852The Glenelg Inn, Casterton, Victoria, Australia
12 months
elder brother
18531914
Birth: January 15, 1853 29 31Glenelg, Victoria, Australia
Death: December 11, 1914
21 months
elder sister
18541948
Birth: October 3, 1854 30 32Victoria, Australia
Death: April 21, 1948
3 years
elder sister
18571938
Birth: April 18, 1857 33 35Casterton District, Victoria, Australia
Death: September 10, 1938Private Hospital, Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia
18 months
himself
Parisian - Melbourne Cup. Postcard of the finish
18581942
Birth: October 7, 1858 34 36
Death: April 7, 1942Portland, Victoria, Australia
3 years
younger sister
18611946
Birth:
Death: October 1, 1946
4 years
younger sister
18641924
Birth: November 15, 1864 40 42Penola, South Australia, Australia
Death: October 1, 1924Perth General Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
Family with Elizabeth Crowe
himself
Parisian - Melbourne Cup. Postcard of the finish
18581942
Birth: October 7, 1858 34 36
Death: April 7, 1942Portland, Victoria, Australia
wife
daughter
1886
Birth: December 5, 1886 28 26Coleraine, Victoria, Australia
Death:
3 years
son
18891960
Birth: September 27, 1889 30 29
Death: 1960
2 years
daughter
18911914
Birth: September 14, 1891 32 31
Death: April 4, 1914Mortlake, Victoria, Australia
3 years
daughter
18941894
Birth: July 15, 1894 35 34Mingbool, South Australia, Australia
Death: July 15, 1894Mingbool, South Australia, Australia
son
daughter
Private
Horse race

The Parisian wins 1911 Melbourne Cup

Achievements and accomplishments

Owner of The Parisian; the 1911 Winner of the Melbourne Cup. Was als

Note

2 FAMC F89 BIOGRAPHY: One of the first pupils to attend the BlessedMary MacKillop's Stable School and the WoodsMackillop Schoolhouse in Penola between 1866 and 1871. <br> Was owner of 'The Parisian', winner of the 1911 Melbourne Cup. <br> Winner in 1911 - The Parisian. <br> The Parisian is one of the few winners of the Australian Cup - Melbourne Cup double. In 1911 the Melbourne Cup, The Parisian won by two-lengths, beating previous Melbourne Cup winner Comedy King and Walter Hickenbotham's Trafalgar. The Parisian with jockey R. Cameron won in 3:27:75, trained by C. Wheeler and owned by J. F. Kirby went home with a prize win totalling 8,742 gold sovereigns. <br> 1911 Hunt at Mount Koroite. On the invitation of Mr. J. F. Kirby, a splendid run with the hounds of the Casterton and District Hunt Club was enjoyed at Mount Koroite, Coleraine, on Wednesday afternoon. Sixteen huntsmen took the paddock, among whom were Mr. E. O. Kirby (Master of the Mount Gambier Hunt Club) on Napier, and Mr. R. J. Collins on Willaura. Miss C. Anderson, mounted on a roan, a fine jumper, also took her place in the field. There were two falls, Mr. H. V. MacEwen and Mr. C. G. Gardiner coming to grief. At the first check a fox that Mr. Kirby had brought from Mingbool was let loose, but before he had gone any distance was killed. Mr. and Mrs. Kirby entertained the followers and a large number of visitors at afternoon tea. <br> Source : "The Border Watch" (Mount Gambier, SA) Saturday, 15th July 1911 <br>

Parisian. Melbourne Cup winner 1911.

The Parisian is one of the few winners of the Australian Cup - Melbourne Cup double. In 1911 the Melbourne Cup, The Parisian won by two-lengths, beating previous Melbourne Cup winner Comedy King and Walter Hickenbotham's Trafalgar. The Parisian with jockey R. Cameron won in 3:27:75, trained by C. Wheeler and owned by J. F. Kirby went home with a prize win totalling 8,742 gold sovereigns.