Historical information

This is a photo of the Quinlivan family from Ballarat, Mary Ann Quinlivan nee Sheahan (born Cghills Creek and died 1932) was the daughter of Patrick Sheahan and Ellen Maher. She married Thomas Quinlivan in 1896 and they had the following children, Eileen (Eily) Teresa, 1898, John Francis, 1904 - 1906, Mary (Mae) Kathleen 1907 and Agnes Josephine 1909. Thomas and Mary ann ran the Royal Exchange Hotel on the corner of Peel and Mair streets in Ballarat, Victoria. Thomas died at an early age leaving Mary Ann to run the hotel on her own.


Tell about some of the people who lived and ran the Royal Exchange Hotel in Ballarat and who the Quinlivan family were.

Physical description

An oval shaped sepia photo made from photo paper

Inscriptions & markings

Quinlivan family. Joe's cousins. Aunty Maryabbe, Eily, May & Agnes. Hotel in Ballarat.