The Illustrated London News Jan 14 1871
The will of William Henry Burke Esq, of Thistle grove, South Kensington, was proved in London on the 3rd ult under £18,000 personalty by Miss Harriett Matilda Burke, his daughter, George William Wood, and Basil William O’Bryen, the joint acting executors.
To Mr Wood, he leaves £100, and to Mr O Bryen, £50. The will is dated May 6 1870, and a codicil June 16 following ,and the testator died July 17 last, at Queenstown, Cork in Ireland. He bequeaths to his son William Henry Burke, his six Spanish Bonds nominal value stated at £3060, and his Italian Coupons £3010, these bequests are beyond any other provision made for him. The testator confirms the provision and settlement for his two daughters, and daughter in law, the wife of his son William H Burke. He leaves to his daughter Harriett, the sum of £500, which she is to give to such charitable objects as she might think proper, and appoints her residuary legatee of both his real and personal estate.
The Tablet Page 18, 5th February 1876
THE PRO-CATHEDRAL—A pleasing addition has lately been made to the Pro-Cathedral of Clifton. The side chapel, dedicated to St. Joseph, has been entirely renewed and decorated, and a marble altar erected, the reredos of which was executed in Belgium. The whole has a very pleasing effect. It is the gift of Basil O’Bryen, Esq, as a memorial of his late wife Harriet Matilda O’Bryen, who died August 23, 1873, and whose remains are buried in the cemetery at Fulham.
23rd August 1924 MRS. A.M. O’BRYEN.
On Friday, the Feast of the Assumption, the death took place at Convent Lodge, Harrow, of Mrs. Agnes Mary O’Bryen, at the age of seventy-three. The deceased lady was the daughter of the late Dr. Kenny, of Richmond. The funeral took place at Hampton Hill on Tuesday last. After Requiem Mass, celebrated by the Rev. John O’Brien (of Twickenham), his lordship Bishop Butt performed the burial service, attended by Canon Burton, D.D., Canon Myers (President of St. Edmund’s College), the Revv. Harold Burton, John Cuddon, T. Bishop, and H. Darbey. Among those present were Miss Gladys O’Bryen (daughter), Lady O’Bryen, Miss Cecily O’Bryen, Mr. and Mrs. R. O’Bryen, Mrs. Fitzgerald, and Miss Throckmorton (relatives), and many friends. His Eminence Cardinal Bourne sent a kind message of sympathy. —R.I.P.