Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

Maurice Harnett (1834–1891)

Mr. Maurice Harnett, of Rosebrook, in the Cooma district, died after a brief illness last Saturday night, aged 58 years. He was interred in a private cemetery at Rosebrook on Monday. The Very Rev. Dean Slattery officiated. There was a large attendance of people from Sydney and other places. During a long residence in the Cooma district Mr. Harnett made a large circle of friends. He was born at Rose, county Limerick, Ireland, and arrived in this colony with his parents in 1833. His father settled at Rosebrook in 1840. The deceased was a nephew of the late Dr. Harnett, formerly colonial surgeon at Sydney, and brother of the present Sergeant-at-arms of the Legislative Assembly.

Original publication

Additional Resources

Citation details

'Harnett, Maurice (1834–1891)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/harnett-maurice-29394/text36408, accessed 20 May 2024.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2024

Life Summary [details]

Birth

1834
Limerick, Ireland

Death

3 January, 1891 (aged ~ 57)
Cooma, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

kidney disease

Cultural Heritage

Includes subject's nationality; their parents' nationality; the countries in which they spent a significant part of their childhood, and their self-identity.

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Passenger Ship
Education
Occupation
Properties