Denis Kelly was born c1859. He married Bridget McNiff (1860-1917) on 5 October 1885 in St Leonards, NSW and they had 2 daughters Catherine (1886) and Ann (1899). Denis Kelly died on 5 August 1929 at a private hospital, Darlinghurst, aged 70 years and he was buried with his wife in the Catholic Section of Botany Cemetery. He left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at £2376. Denis Kelly lived at Rosebery Avenue, Waterloo (1923).
Occupation & interests
The residence of Mr Denis Kelly, clerk and cashier of the Waterloo Council, was broken into by thieves in August 1922, and four keys were stolen. It was found the next day that the keys had been used to enter the strongroom of the Council Chambers and steal £23 in cash and 12/- in postage stamps.
Denis Kelly was a Freemason and a member of Lodge No 44.
Local government service
Denis Kelly was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1923.
‘Municipal Nominations’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 27 November 1922 p. 10, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/16048807
‘Thieves at Waterloo’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 2 August 1922 p.13, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/16016783