Byron Carmoody

M, #58, b. 17 March 1854, d. 28 July 1899
Mother*Mary Carmoody b. 12 Oct 1824, d. 17 Dec 1907
Byron Carmoody was also known as Byron Tarr. He was born illegitimate on 17 March 1854 at Shoreditch, London, Middlesex Co., England. He was baptized on Sunday, 1 March 1857 at St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, Middlesex Co., England, by Curate T. G. Mitchinson. This is an image of St. Leonard's Church. There is no father listed. His mother was living at 18 Napier Street, bonnet maker. Mary Carmoody and Byron Carmoody appeared in the household of Martha Hewitt on the census of 1861 at 14 Felton Street, Saint Leonards, Shoreditch, Tower Hamlets, London, Middlesex, England. He is listed as: Carmoody, Byron, boarder, unmarried, age 7, scholar, born Shoreditch. He was found on a passenger list with William Tarr on 11 May 1870 on board the AVON, departing from London, Middlesex Co., England. He is listed as: Tarr, Byron, single, male, age 16, English. Here are images of the passenger list. He appeared in the household of William Tarr on the census of April 1871 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as: Tarr, Byron, male, age 17, born England, Catholic, English origin. Byron and Matilda LaBallister, daughter of Jean George Larbalestier and Elizabeth Clarke, were married by Reverend James J. Rice on Sunday, 19 October 1873 at Lippincott Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was 20, born England, living in Toronto, bachelor, mariner, Protestant. She was 18, born Canada, living in Toronto, spinster, Protestant. Her surname was written as LeBanister. John George LaBallister and Susannah Harris witnessed the marriage. He witnessed the marriage of John George LaBallister and Maria Elizabeth Hattie, Monday, 3 August 1874. He witnessed the marriage of Susannah Larbalestier and Edward William Harris, Sunday, 22 August 1875. He resided in 1877 at 96 Borden Street, west side, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Also living on Borden at that time were: John Maddocks at #1, John Larbalestier at #78, James Brown at #62. He resided in 1878 at 96 Borden Street, west side, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He resided in 1879 at 96 Borden Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Carmody, Byron, Laborer. He resided in 1880 at 96 Borden Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Carmody, Byron, laborer. He appeared as head of the household on the census of April 1881 at St. Patrick's Ward, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as: Carmoody, Bryon, male, 28, born England, Church of England, English origin, labourer, married. Matilda Carmoody, William John Carmoody, Elizabeth Mary Carmoody, Henry Byron Carmoody, Lillian Carmoody and Ella Carmoody also appeared in the household. He resided in 1883 at 220 Brunswick Ave., west side, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He resided in 1884 at 220 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Teamster. He resided in 1885 at 220 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Carmody, labourer. He resided in 1886 at 28 Herrick, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Carmody, teamster. He resided in 1887 at 216 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Carmoody. He resided in 1888 at 216 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Carmody, labourer. He resided in 1889 at 216 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He resided in 1891 at 100 Sussex Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Carmody, labourer. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 11 May 1891 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as: Carmoodie, Byron, male, 38, married, head, born England, father born England, mother born England, Church of England, lather, employee, unemployed during week proceeding census, able to read and write. Matilda Carmoody, William John Carmoody, Elizabeth Mary Carmoody, Henry Byron Carmoody, Lillian Carmoody, Ella Carmoody, Matilda Carmoody, Maria Lousia Carmoody, Grace Amelia Carmoody and James Carmoody also appeared in the household. He resided in 1892 at 100 Sussex Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Carmody. He resided in 1893 at 100 Sussex Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Carmody. In 1894 he disappears from the Toronto City Directories, ending up in Victoria, B. C. It is unknown what the lure of British Columbia was - possibly the enticement of work, or perhaps he just up and left the family to start a new life. His half sister Mary and husband George Peacock were in Victoria in 1893, so perhaps they all went together. He resided in 1898 at Pembroke Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Carmody, occupation Lather. Byron died on Friday, 28 July 1899 at Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, at age 45 years, 4 months and 11 days of Chronic Kidney Disease, duration of 2 years. Dr. Edward Hasell was the attending physician. He was buried at Ross Bay Cemetery, Block K, Plot 7 W2, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, in a pauper's grave. There are two other people buried with him - a Mr. and Mrs. Field and there is no marker. His name is recorded on the Carmoody headstone in Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, although the year of death reads 1894.

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Matilda LaBallister b. 4 Jun 1855, d. 19 Oct 1931
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