?1830-?; b. Mayo, dg. Patrick Knight, engineer and author of book on Mayo;
schoolteacher at Gainstown, nr. Mullingar; contrib. Nation during
1850s, from 6 Sept. 1851 [pseud. Thomasine]; trans. from French; sort
stories; emig. Australia and married Hope Connolly; Wild flowers by
the Wayside, intro. CG Duffy (Dublin 1883). still living in 1912.