Jasper Pyne O’Callaghan – Spanish Grandee

Updated: 8 May 2018 - update the dates! I should start by saying that 'Spanish Grandee' is a description of what Jasper looked like from GR MacDonald - "tall, lean and dark - had the look of a Spanish grandee" - not an indication of his personality or nationality!  And here he is! This photo …

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Upping Sticks: The O’Callaghan siblings

Updated: 25 March 2013 I've already noted in a previous post the number of Arthur Pyne's grandchildren who immigrated to New Zealand.  This post is about my specific branch of his grandchildren - the O'Callaghan's.  See the Arthur Pyne grandchildren post for any photos I currently have. The Pyne's and O'Callaghan's are not your normal …

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GG-Grandparents – Paternal Side

Updated: 30 March 2016 My father's side is where the majority of the scandals are.  I suspect this is not because they were any more scandalous, but because they were more affluent and things got written down! General note: children with a '+' are known to have descendents, those with a '-' are known not …

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NZ Descendants of Arthur Pyne of Ballyvolane

Arthur Pyne (c. 1747 - 1839) was the owner of the lovely house at Ballyvolane, outside Cork in Ireland.  In 1794, he married Mary Masters of Castle Masters (aka Carrignacurra) near Inchigeela, Cork, Ireland.  They had eleven children (that I'm aware of!) and at least 32 grandchildren.  What is most interesting to me, is the …

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