Daisy Fanning nee Dillon on the left, Ida Fanning nee Mackey and Nance Fanning nee Kelleher

William Patrick Fanning 1885-1935 Victoria Australia

William Patrick Fanning at Nan's Wedding
William Patrick Fanning 1915 at brother Frank’s wedding to Ida mackey

Aunty Daisy Fanning nee Dillon, Ida Fanning and Nance Fanning nee Kelleher

William Patrick Fanning was the oldest son of Edward Fanning and Bridget Fanning nee Collins. He was born 16 July 1885 at Bulla and died on 12 April 1935 in Fitzroy Melbourne. He was educated at Xavier College in Melbourne and matriculated in . He inherited “Sunnyside” and was a farmer.

Sunnyside Front of House June 2011
Sunnyside June 2011

He married Mary Josephine Dillon from Willow Bank Bulla.

Willow Bank
Willow Bank Bulla Victoria Dillon Home

This is what was written about William Patrick “Bill” FanningĀ  in “Victoria and Riverina 1931-32” :

Victoria and Riverina 1931-32 Article WPFanning cropped
William Patrick Fanning Biography 1931
William Fanning 1935 & Mary (Daisy) Fanning 1970 Bulla Cem.
William and Mary Fanning nee Dillon Bulla Cemetery Victoria
Mary Josephine Dillon Ancestor Report 2015
Mary Josephine Dillon Ancestor Report 2015

 

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