James DOYLE, b. ~1817, Dublin, Ireland son of Patrick DOYLE and Catherine WHITE was married in 1849, Dublin, Ireland to Alice LANDY, b. ~1824 Dublin, Ireland, dau of ____ and ____.

This is the DOYLE family shown on the Carapook School map of 1875 as having 8 school age children and living due south of Carapook on the Wannon River. A note on the map says that "have never attended - they keep a governess".

James DOYLE (22y), Alice DOYLE (19y) and James DOYLE (2y) emigrated and arrived at Portland Bay, S-W Victoria on the "Dominion" in October 1852. The next child Catherine's birth was registered in Portland in 1852. The birth of Catherine and the family's arrival are mentioned in the 1934 obituary of Catherine BURKE (nee DOYLE) as follows...

Obituary. The death occurred at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. James O'Brien, at Merino on Sunday last, of Mrs. Catherine Burke, widow of the late Mr. Patrick Burke. Deceased was the daughter of the late James and Alice Doyle, and was born aboard ship in Portland Bay just prior to her parents landing after arriving in Australian waters. After residing at Portland for a very short time, her parents travelled per bullock waggon to Nangeela station, Casterton, where her father was employed. He afterwards selected land near Merino, and on the Wannon River. Deceased attended the Merino school when the building was an old bark hut situated at the back of where Mr. H. Kohn now resides. The only surviving district pupils who attended the school at this time are Mr. T. D. Clarke and Mr. James Boyd, who both still reside in the Merino district. When deceased grew up she was married to Mr. Patrick Burke, whom she survived by about 40 years.
"Portland Guardian" (Vic.) Monday, 7th May 1934.

In 1875 James DOYLE paid 176 in rates on property at Carapook.

James DOYLE owned the "Bridge Inn" at Casterton in the 1880s.

James DOYLE died at his daughter's residence, Sandford-road, Casterton in Jume 1898, aged 81 years and was buried in the Casterton New Cemetery. His widow Alicia died at Sandford in March 1909 and was also buried in the Casterton New Cemetery.

James DOYLE & Alice LANDY appear to have had the following family:

  1. James John DOYLE b. ~1848, Co Dublin, Ireland, d. 1928, Hamilton, S-W Vic., m. Sarah BARBER 1851-1909 and they had a large family near the Wannon River between Carapook & Sandford, S-W Victoria and both are buried in the Sandford Cemetery. James John DOYLE and Sarah BARBER had the following family....
    1. James John DOYLE b. 1874, d. 1876, Sandford, S-W Vic.
    2. Alice (Ellis) DOYLE b. 1875, Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1939, Geelong, Vic., m. Thomas Theodore EDWARDS 1878-1956 (lived Geelong, Vic.)
    3. Mary DOYLE b. 1876, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. 1949, Casterton, S-W Vic (1 daughter Mary DOYLE, b. 1900).
    4. Peter DOYLE b. 1878, Sandford, S-W Vic, .......................?
    5. James DOYLE b. 1880, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. 1917, Queensland, Aus.
    6. Francis DOYLE b. 1882, d. 1883 Sandford, S-W Vic.
    7. Sarah Agnes DOYLE b. 1883, Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1973, Melbourne, Vic., m. Henry SCARBOROUGH 1874-1958.
    8. Francis John DOYLE b. 1885, Sandford, S-W Vic., m. _______ (served in WW1, 5th Battalion, AIF), ...........?
    9. John Francis DOYLE b. 1885, Sandford, Vic., .....................?
    10. Nicholas Martin DOYLE b. 1887, Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1940, Nhill, West Vic., m. Lora Ethel JACOB 1880-1961.
    11. Anne Veronica DOYLE b. 1889, Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1964, Coleraine, S-W Vic., m. Timothy Augustine MAHONEY 1872-1934.
    12. Kathleeen (Catherine) Margaret DOYLE b. 1891, Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1976, Melbourne, Vic., m. John Hammond Bell FARRAR 1894-1946.
    13. Michael James DOYLE b. 1892, Sandford, S-W Vic., (served in WW1, 7th Battalion, AIF), d. 1918, Melbourne, Vic.
    14. Rosina Dorothea "Rose" DOYLE b. 1895, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. 1950, Melbourne, Vic., m. Colin Ernest DAVIS ~1897-1982.
    15. Norah Agnes DOYLE b. ~1896, ..........., d. 1970, Melbourne, Vic., m. David BOYD ..........

  2. Catherine Alice DOYLE b. Oct 1852, at sea "Dominion" Portland Bay, Vic, d. 1934, Merino, Vic., m. Patrick BOURKE ~1837-1895, and had the following family:
    1. Thomas DOYLE \ BOURKE b. 1867, Merino, Vic
    2. Alice Mary BOURKE b. 1873, Merino, Vic, m. James Dugald O'BRIEN
    3. James Patrick BOURKE b. 1874, d. 1875, Merino, Vic

  3. John DOYLE b. 1854, Casterton, Vic, m. Alice Gertrude MULCAHY and they had the following known family:
    1. Mary Alice DOYLE b. 1878, Muntham, Vic
    2. Ann Eliza DOYLE b. 1879, Sandford, Vic
    3. Mary Johanna DOYLE b. 1881, Sandford, Vic
    4. Johanne Margaret DOYLE b. c1882, Sandford, Vic
    5. Catherine Helen DOYLE b. 1883, Sandford, Vic m. ___ MILTON
    6. Agnes Hanora Mary DOYLE b. 1885, Sandford, Vic, m. ___ FOOT
    7. John James DOYLE b. 1888, Sandford, Vic, m. ___ (WW1 service with 29th Battalion)
    8. Josephine Frances DOYLE b. c1891, Sandford, Vic
    9. Constance Mary DOYLE b. c1906, ___, m. ___ CAULFIELD

  4. Eliza DOYLE b. 1856, Casterton, Vic, d. 1932, Casterton, Vic., m. 1878 (at Carapook) to Daniel CASEY c.1849-1927, b. Co Tyrone, Ireland, d. Casterton, S-W Vic.
    Daniel CASEY & Eliza DOYLE had the following known family...
    1. Annie CASEY b. 1879, Casterton, Vic., d. 1954, Casterton, S-W Vic.
    2. Elizabeth Bridget CASEY b. 1880, Casterton, Vic., d. 1964, Camperdown, Vic., m. Thomas RODDA 1869-1949
    3. Daniel CASEY b. 1882, d. 1885, Sandford, S-W Vic.
    4. Mary Josephine CASEY b. 1883, Casterton, Vic, d. 1956, Ballarat, Vic., m. Henry George WESTON 1875-1957
    5. Bernard James "Barney" CASEY b. 1885, Casterton, Vic., d. 1914, Melbourne, Vic., m. Mary Jane GUNNING 1892-1933, b. Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. Coleraine, S-W Vic.
    6. James Francis CASEY [M.M.] b. 1886, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1941, Casterton, S-W Vic., m. 1919 to Alice Philomena MORRIS 1888-1966. James served in WW1, awarded M.M. for bravery, commissioned as Lt.
    7. Thomas John "Tom" CASEY b. 1888, Casterton, S-W Vic., d. 1965, melbourne, Vic. Tom served in WW1 with the 37th Battalion, AIF.
    8. Daniel Joseph CASEY b. 1890, Casterton, S-W Vic., d. 1973, Casterton, S-W Vic., m. Deborah Gertrude McSHEEHY 1898-1973, b. Sandford, S-W Vic., d. Casterton, S-W Vic.
    9. Alice Veronica CASEY b. 1892, Casterton, Vic., d. 1980, melbourne, Vic., m. John Robert SULLIVAN 1884-1968
    10. Frances Sheila CASEY b. 1894, d. 1897, Casterton, Vic.
    11. Francis Patrick CASEY b. 1897, Casterton, S-W Vic., d. 1917, Dunrobin, near Casterton, S-W Vic
    12. Patrick CASEY b. 1897, d. 1897, Casterton, Vic
    13. Michael CASEY b. 1900, d. 1900, Casterton, Vic

  5. Mary DOYLE b. 1857, d. 1861, Casterton, Vic.

  6. Peter DOYLE b. 1859, d. 1860, Casterton, Vic.

  7. Mary Margaret DOYLE b. 1861, Merino, Vic, m. William James McDONNELL

  8. Peter Patrick DOYLE b. 1863, Merino, Vic, m1. Ann Nora COLEMAN, m2. Mary Theresa RYAN and had 6 children with his first wife and 2 children with his second wife:
    1. Catherine Agnes DOYLE b. 1886, Sandford, Vic, d. 1956, m. Denis Patrick RYAN 1879-1934
    2. Alice Mary DOYLE b. 1887, Muntham, Vic, d. 1970, m. Edward John FLYNN ~1873-1940
    3. Maud Bridget DOYLE b. 1889, Sandford, Vic, d. 1967, m. John Patrick DINEEN ~1897-1975
    4. John Andrew "Jack" DOYLE b. 1893, Sandford, Vic, m. Mary Ellen HEENAN (WW1 service with 5th Machine Gun Battalion, AIF)
    5. Agnes Honora DOYLE b. 1897, Casterton, Vic, d. 1969, m. Edward BURTON ~1887-1964
    6. Honora Frances DOYLE b. 1900, Merino, d. 1900, Casterton, Vic
    7. Mary Veronica "Verna" DOYLE b. 1908, Casterton, Vic., m. Maurice Michael "Mossie" HEENAN 1896-1976
    8. Leo Patrick DOYLE b. 1910, Casterton, Vic, d. 1976, m. Mary Elizabeth RICHARDS 1906-2000

  9. Francis James DOYLE b. 1865, Merino, Vic, d. 1933 West Wyalong, NSW. Appears to have married Jane PRICE in 1897 at Corowa, NSW and had the following family...
    1. Thomas James DOYLE b. 1896, Corowa, NSW
    2. Frances M DOYLE b. 1898, Urana, NSW
    3. Mildred A DOYLE b. 1900, Corowa, NSW
    4. Herbert Leslie DOYLE b. 1902, Urana, NSW
    5. Ethel May DOYLE b. 1904, Corowa, NSW, m. Alfred Tennyson BURGESS
    6. George Joseph DOYLE b. 1906, Casterton, Vic, m. Jessie Mary Jane GRADY
    7. James Francis DOYLE b. 1908, Casterton, Vic
    8. Eileen Annie DOYLE b. 1911, Sandford, Vic
    9. John Patrick DOYLE b. 1913, Casterton, Vic

  10. Margaret Theresa DOYLE b. 1867, Merino, Vic, m. James Nicholas DIX and had a large family in the Sandford and Hamilton areas.

  11. Patrick Peter DOYLE b. 1869, Casterton, Vic, m. Margaret HEENAN and they had the following family:
    1. Anthony James DOYLE b. 1897, Casterton, Vic, d. 1974, Ballarat, Vic, m. Annie Winifred MORRISON 1904-1987. (Anthony DOYLE seved ib France in WW1 with the 7th Battalion, AIF, was wounded twice and invalided home in 1918. Wando Vale War Memorial)
    2. Maurice Patrick DOYLE b. 1899, Casterton, Vic
    3. Thomas John DOYLE b. 1901, Casterton, Vic, m. Grace TOMKINS
    4. Cecil James DOYLE b. 1903, Casterton, Vic
    5. Ambrose Anthony DOYLE b. 1904, Casterton, Vic

  12. Annie Mary Gertrude DOYLE b. 1870, Sandford, Vic, m. Robert James OSWALD and they had family at Sandford.

  13. Michael DOYLE b. 1872, Glen___, Vic, m. Ellen McEVOY and they had the following family:
    1. Ernest Michael DOYLE b. 1895, Casterton, Vic
    2. Mary Ethel DOYLE b. 1897, Casterton, Vic
    3. James Clarence DOYLE b. 1899, Casterton, Vic
    4. Raymond Francis DOYLE b. 1901, Casterton, Vic
    5. Reginald Pierre DOYLE b. 1906, Casterton, Vic
    6. John Alphonsus DOYLE b. 1908, d. 1909, Casterton, Vic