Here is an excerpt from the Parish Register of St Mary’s Church, Williamstown.  He would have been my grandfather’s first cousin.  Won’t go into the numbering of cousins and the removes… it is distant for me….

Patrick Spink

On this tenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and ninety nine, I the undersigned priest have baptized Patrick born the twenty second day of August of the lawful marriage of Patrick Spink and Rachel Cashion spouses.  Archy R and Mrs Archy R Macdonald.  John Twomey.

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