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My g.g.grandad Patrick Grady b around 1830 his son John Grady, b 1851 m Catherine White b 1856, her parents Peter White b 1821 m Mary Donovan b 1821, children Maria, Thomas, Sarah, John, Ann, James all emigrated to England. I need to find where they were all born and any further ancestry.
red mail Timothy Macarthy
Trying to find anything on my great, great grandfather TIMOTHY MACARTHY. All I know is that he was born 1822 in Limerick. By 1850 he was in Banbury, England and married to Harriet Claridge. Any info much appreciated.
red mail looking for Clara faimly
My grandmother "Olivia Maud O'Madden Lee Brown" abt 1919 New York, Bronx, United States Death 7 / June / 2008 in St Augustine, Florida, USA ) ( Olivia mother Clara O'Madden Birth abt 1892 in limerick, Ireland She lived in new York Intel her death on 28/Aug/1948 in New York, USA Father of Olivia Frederick William Browne Birth abt 1890 in Missouri , Death 15 / Feb / 1941 in Bronx, New York, USA. Household Members: Clara Madden Brown 47, her " Brother William Madden 48 abt 1892 Birthplace Ireland 1940 new York census" Clara son Frederick Brown Birthplace New York. I think this could have been one of Clara sister Olivia Rose Madden Lewnes Death Date nov 1957 Miami Dade Florida, I also have a letter that said she had 7 sister and two brother
red mail Gubbins/Barry
Mary GUBBINS: Born approx. 1849 married Thomas BARRY 1847. Children Catherine (1872),Johanna (1873), Patrick James John (1875), Mary Margaret (1878) all born in Limerick and Thomas born New Zealand. Immigrated to Greymouth, Westcoast, NZ about 1880. Any information appreciated. I believe Mary's father was James. I believe there is a tie with Kiltfrush, Knocklong County.
red mail Malowney, Catherine
I am seeking information about my GGG grandmother Catherine Malowney. She immigrated to New South Wales from Limerick in 1841 (a bounty immigrant on the ship Livingstone). I believe she had a brother Michael and her occupation on the shipping records is listed as kitchen maid. Catherine's parents had died when she came out to Australia. Their names may have beem Catherine and Michael. Catherine married Irishman, Manus McDonnell from Co Mayo and they had 8 children. She died in 1860 in Maitland, NSW.
red mail BUTLER
Can anybody help with information about a Mary Ann Butler who was born in Limerick in about 1827? Who were her parents and did she have sibblings? I believe she was tried for stealing sheep in 1850 and was transported to Tasmania in 1852.
red mail HARTNETT
Looking for information on my mothers family. dont have much detail but grandfathers name is William Hartnett born in limerick october 1930. mother and father are denis/dennis hartnett and ellen. he is one of 14 siblings. has family in winchester also. he moved to Kettering, northamptonshire at the age of 15 where he married patricia harmer and had 7 children. any info would be great
JOHN GUBBINS was born in LIMERICK about 1834, Father was JOSEPH JUBBINS (known as a Gentleman) He was living in England by 51, 61, and 71..............married MARY McGRATH. Children as follows JOSEPH 1858, ELLEN 1860, ELIZABETH 1862, MARY 1864, CATHERINE 1867, and LANCELOT 1870, born mostly in Bermondsey. What i would like to know is anything on JOSEPH GUBBINS JOSEPH had three children as far as i can make out. BLACKNEY 1824, ELLEN 1831 and JOHN 1834 all born in LIMERICK. Does anyone know of JOSEPH GUBBINS and his WIFE ....i heard they might have been land owners. Thankyou in advance KATE
red mail Patrick McMahon.abt1834@Mary Crimmins1836.
Looking for links to McMahons,Crimmins.&Casey.. Patrick d1871.8 yrs in colony.((Married in Limerick)Mary d1910. Mother of Mary- Margaret Casey&father John Crimmins died in Victoria,Australia also ..Children Catherine1954, Mary1856, Patrick1858, James1861, Maurice1863 Geelong, Terence1866, Margaret1869 & John1871(all lived in Vic) Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Healy Healey Gorman
Desperately looking for any details of family: Patrick Healy/Healey & Ellen Gorman who lived in Limerick around 1835 where their son Patrick was born, also son James and daughters Johanna & Bridget. Details sourced from Australian Birth Certificates, place noted as Limerick. Also possibley cousin Michael Healy(unconfirmed). These children known to have migrated to Australia in 1850s or thereafter. Possible connection to Morrissy family. Patrick marrying an Eliza Morrissy in Aust & a Michael marrying Mary Morrissy. Any information greatly appreciated.
red mail Honora Madden
Looking for information about Honora Madden born Limerick about 1813. Her father was Richard Madden. Honora married Daniel Murphy in Fleet Street, London in 1846 and died in 1892 in Stratford, East London.
red mail Patrick Ryan
I am looking for relatives of Patrick Ryan. Born in 1853 his fathers name was Matthew Ryan who's occupation was a railway platelayer. Patrick moved to St Helens, Lancashire and married Mary Cahill in 1882. He died in tragic circumstances on Nov 5th 1896. My unconfirmed research indicates that he may have come from Caherconlish, Limerick. Possible siblings are: John 1857, Thomas 1859, Ellen 1862, Micheal 1864 & Matthew 1867. His mother may have been Catherine Quinlan. Patrick is my great grandfather. Many Thanks
red mail 5 Roden Street Limerick
Does anyone know who lived here in 1904? This street is missing from the 1901 census.
red mail william tatton - limerick
looking for family relating to william tatton who left limerick for australia ... married annie o'kelly from tipperary. one of their children was violet (born in australia) - she was my grandad's mother (he was born in 1913). i don't have any further information about them at all. apparently there were also 2 tatton brothers who were both policemen in ireland before coming to australia. any help/info about any of them would be greatly appreciated.
red mail McMAHON-Michael & Patrick
My McMmahon family came to Aust from Ireland mid-late 1850's.Michael was the son of Patrick McMAHON & Helen COLLINS.Michael married Catherine GRIFFIN in Ireland ,only known issue being Patrick b abt 1836.As only Michael & Patrick came to Aust I'm assuming Catherine may have died before they left.Any info on this family would be extremely helpful.I have a suspician that Helen COLLINS may have been related to Ann COLLINS who also married a Michael McMAHON.
red mail Bridget Bourke
Bridget Helena Bourke listed her birthplace as Coolready, Co Limerick c 1837. Bridget was the daughter of Matthew Bourke and Mary Ryan, farmers. Bridget married Patrick O'Hare in Melbourne in 1856. Would like to find contacts for Bourke or O'Hare/Hare.
red mail Kendrick family
I'm looking for information on a James Kendrick, born 1836 in Limerick. He left Limerick for USA around 1850. One Griffith's valuation of 1850 shows an Edward Kendrick renting a house in Limerick city. Wondering if this is a connection? Thx
red mail orphanage/smith
Does anyone have details of orphanages in Limerick in the 1880's or 1890's where my great grandmother may have grown up. She is in Egypt by 1898,I don't know how or why,can anyone help her name was dina marion smith b 1879
red mail PIERCY & TAVERNER Families
Looking for any connections with the above families, particularly the Piercys who became Mayor/Sheriffs of the City of Limerick on more than one occasion.
red mail Elizabeth Fennessy
I am looking for information regarding my great-great grandmother, Elizabeth, who was born in Limerick in October of 1843. She married Michael Fennessey, born in Clonmel and they had one son, Michael, born in India in 1869. Her husband was stationed there as part of the British Army. My husband and I will be in Limerick soon and are trying to find Elizabeth's maiden name for baptismal records. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Helen
red mail Flavin Family
I am looking for relatives of Elizabeth Flavin (married Tim Ducksbury) and lived in Ballyhahill 1940-46. She was born in Kilteery Loughill, and her parents were Denis and Margaret Flavin.
red mail Mahony/Fitzgerald
I am searching for information on my ancestors. John Mahony married Johanna Fitzgerald on 15 Mar 1858 in Co.Limerick. They had a son Maurice who married Mary Noonan. They migrated to Koroit, in Australia, and had six children. One was my great grandfather Jeremiah who was born in Koroit and married Annie Gavin there. Any information would be greatly appreciated
red mail Michael Franklin and Mary Reardon
I'm looking for information on Michael Patrick Ryan and Mary Reardon, who were married at St. Michael's Church, between 1842 and 1844. They had several daughters and a son, Michael Franklin Ryan, born Feb. 14, 1845 (my great-great grandfather). The family immigrated to America (Virginia?) in 1848. Anything you can tell me is much-appreciated! Sharon
red mail maria hardy
looking for details of my great, great grandmother Maria Hardy who married William Spencer, a soldier in Limerick in 1852. William and Maria emigrated to South Australia on the Sir John Lawrence in 1863. Maria was born in Ireland in 1851 and died in South Australia in 1901
DWYER Limerick
looking for info on the Dwyer family. Mother Bridget,don't know who the husband was as she was widowed by 1849. Children were Mary b c1819, john who was in the 4th Regiment, Daniel, Michael, James who was in the 88th Regiment, Ellen Margaret. Thanks
red mail Mary McNamara (known as Lu or Louise)
I am looking for the family of my Grandmother Mary McNamara (known as Lu or Louise) She was born on November 28th 1891 in Limerick workhouse. Her Mothers name was Mary A McNamara. Her fathers name may have been Thomas. She may have had a sister Betty. By 1915 Mary (Louise)had travelled to Burnley in Yorkshire where she worked in the Burnley munitions factory and then in 1917 married John Clifford Wightman in Leeds. In 1921 they lived at Stainer St Manchester where my father John Peter Wightman was born. Throughout the rest of the 1920's and 1930's they lived in Dewsbury West Yorks. Firstly at Park Parade and then in Savile Town. If anyone has any further information about the family in particular Louise Wightman (nee McNamara) I would be very interested to hear from them.
red mail Sheehan Family
I am looking for my Grandfathers family. My grandfather was born in Cardiff in 1919 Stanley Victor Sheehan his father was called Heleness John Sheehan who was born in Fife in 1890 and married to Ellen Minnie Sharp in 1915. He was a customs & excise officer and was killed in 1922 when my grandfather was 3 years old. Ellen remarried after his death. Heleness's father was call Patrick born in 1862 in Ireland (I believe Limerick area)and he was also in a Customs and Excise Officer. He was married to Isabella also born in Ireland. I am looking for any information on the family history and any living relatives.
Catherine/Kate Meehan may have married in Limerick or County Limerick prior to 1854
Trying to trace information of James Gilligan & Mary Brodie from Limerick whose daughter Rebecca came to Australia & married Thomas King of Devon. Rebecca's daughter Ann married Robert Hewitson who was my grandfather.
red mail John Flynn born around 1815
I am trying to find out more, particularly DOB for JOHN FLYNN. I know he left limerick, Ireland to marry a Lucy Attwood from Basingstoke, Hants 9/9/1840. Lucy was 17. ( They had a son John Jacob FLYNN b. 23/7/1841 and he died 29/11/1842. ) What was his occupation. Anyone out there know about him. I seem to have drawn a blank in records. Love to hear !!!!
red mail Lane William
My Great garndfather Born Limerick 1855 left Limmerick about 1873 for England, Would like to trace Irish roots
red mail Brophy/Broggy William
William was born in approx 1805 and was tried in Limerick, aged 24 years, on the 13th March 1828 for stealing a pig. Records show that he was a seaman and farm servant. He was sent to Cork and then transported to New South Wales on the Governor Ready on the 21st of September 1828. The ships indents show the surname as Broggy though later records show the surname Brophy.
red mail barry
looking for info on thomas barry born about 1836 fathers name michael
red mail David Barry, boxer
Born in 1873, Limerick, Ireland, professional boxer in England. Married my great grandma. Died 1934. Looking for any info.
red mail Hickie / Sullivan
Connections to Daniel Hickie B1804 M Mary Sullivan B1805 Parents of James P Hickie B1840 M Cath M Hurst B1841, Parents of Bernard Hickie B1873 ? All Qr's answered.
red mail Colbert
Looking for information on John Colbert & family - some connection to IRA, imprisioned & executed.
red mail RYAN
Searching for information about Catherine Ryan born c1813 in Limerick Ireland to parents William Ryan and Harriet. Catherine married Patrick Quinlan 3 March 1829.
red mail Fletcher / Riel or Real or Rael
Looking for ancestry of John Fletcher b abt sep 5, 1819 m. to Lucie Riel the Irish b abt 1822 somewhere in Quebec, Canada and m. somewhere in Quebec, Canada abt 1840. Looking for any leads as to who their parents were and where they came from.
red mail Gough, William. Limerick
Looking for info on Gough Family. William b Limerick 1861-1863 not positive. He married Mary Murphy in Nth Sydney, Australia in 1892. Parents.. John Gough,Bridget Breen John was a farmer We would appreciate any help..Thank you..
red mail moroney/healy
looking for any information on our family.... Christopher moroney married Katherine Healy, they lived at 6 Henry place in 1938 when their son James was born (17 august). Thats all we know.
red mail Hannan Croy Hartnett Limerick
Seeking information on James Hannan born Abt. 1800-1810 in Limerick, Ireland. James married Mary Croy in Limerick. Daughter Margaret Jane Hannan was born in 1829 in Limerick. James, Mary and Margaret Jane immigrated to the US in 1853. and settled in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Margaret Jane Hannan married James Hartnett in 1856 possibly in Indiana or Ohio. They had a son James F. Hartnett. James and Margaret died in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Margaret Jane Hartnett also died there in 1905. Any information would be appreciated. Thank You.
red mail Twohy - Anothy and Margaret - Annie Lucinda
Looking for anyone that can bring their family to Anthony and Margaret b.1815. I belleive the family moved to Devon around 1840. I am a decendant and am trying to figure out who John Twohy's (son of Anothony) first marraige was to. I beleive they had at least one child named Annie Lucinda b.1881 d.1894 who is buried in Norfolk, VA.
Willing to share/exchange with descendants of Francis HANRAHAN b1800 Limerick, d 1849 Sydney NSW AUST. Contact Ray in Brisbane.
red mail McNamara, Thomas Francis
Hello, I am trying to locate info on my great-grandfather, Thomas Francis McNamara, born 1857 in Limerick, Ireland. He came to America in 1881. Settled in Detroit, Michigan. He had blonde hair. Was married to Mamie Knops, but am not sure if they were married in Ireland or America. Did not have children until 1893, so I assume they met here in the U.S. 2nd wife's name was Marie Jubenville. Thanks!
red mail Courtney/Mulvihill
Looking for info on Catherine/Kate Courtney who came to Australia 1880's Father John Courtney Mother Margaret Mulvihill.
red mail Bradshaw of Limerick Ireland
Trying to trace the background of Bartholomew Bradshaw born Limerick 1836 died Hull 1906. He was the son of John Bradshaw and his wife nee Miss Loney.
Carroll, Duncan
Looking for details on the family of Mary Carroll b. circa 1808 in Limerick, Ireland. She died 6 Oct 1883 in Leith, Edinburgh. She was married to James Aitcheson Pollock and her parents were Patrick Carroll and Hannah Duncan. Many thanks.
red mail McCoy
Am looking for an Ann McCoy or, maybe, Bridget Ann McCoy. She was born somewhere in Limerick around 1829 (plus,Minus) and her father was John. She was in England in 1845 where she married a William Harold or Harrold from Londonderry.
red mail Connell-Sullivan.
Johanna Connell married Cornelius Sullivan in Limerick, son Cornelius born 1871 Limerick Ireland. Futher siblings born Australia. Any information on Johanna and Cornelius would be appreciated.
red mail Hickie / Hickey
John Hickey was born at St Mary's Limerick in 1791. He enlisted with the 71st Regt of Foot and was discharged at Berwick in July 1832 after service in the Peninsular War and Waterloo. He was a cabinet maker by trade. I would appreciate any information as to his family or other connections.
red mail Hanrahan, (O'Hanrahan)
My GF Michael Joseph Hanrahan or O'Hanrahan lived with his parents and siblings who were pig farmers in Limerick before the 1st WW. He followed his two brothers into the army and fell out with his parents when he joined up under age. To the best of my knowledge he never spoke to any of his siblings and parents again, they apparently emmigrated to USA during or after 1st WW ended. He moved to Birmingham, England around 1928 where he married Kathleen Mary Courtney from Dublin. They had 8 children (Michael,Marie,John {my father},Noal,Irene, Peter,Pauline and Robert) he never mentioned to any of his children the names of any of his family from Limerick or a family address. I would be very grateful for any information or help from anyone with knowledge about my ancestors in Limerick??
red mail Doody Templeglantine
Helen Doody, a saintly woman who would tour the villages of Limerick praying at the Holy Wells, she was born in Tournafulla and is buried in Templeglantine.
red mail Addison , Smyth
I am looking for information on Cpt Nicholas Addison, a freeman of Limerick. He m Rebekkah Smyth St Munchins Limerick 1750. They had 3 sons John b 1754 Richard b c 1760 and Henry b 1763 daughter Sarah b 1765. His parents were Richard Addison b 1692.I have possible birthplace as Cumberland - Whitehaven. Cpt Nicholas had property in Limerick and Preston and d 1775 Bunkers Hill USA.
red mail Bridget Fennel
Am looking for Bridget Fennel,of Rathkeale also Eliza Braddish who had 6 children and Thomas Fennel around 1889
red mail GIBBONS
any records for Gibbons in Limerick, specifically JOHANNA born abt 1853 moved to England in 1870's married in Bristol in 1874
Brown / Pierce
Henry Brown b. C1754, Danes Fort, Limerick m. Sarah Pierce b. C1752, Liskmagry, Limerick. They had issue, John, Meliora, Henry, Edward, William, Sarah, Anna m. James Griffin in 1812, Francis, Pierce and Catherine. Any descendants from any of the above, I would love to hear from you.
Griffin / Brown/ Pierce
James Griffin m. Anna Brown in 1812 in Limerick. They had issue, Sarah Pierce in 1813. James died in 1814. Anna remarried Dr. Patrick Cussen and they emmigrated to Australia in 1837. Anyone with info on the Griffins, I would love to hear from you.
red mail Sherwood/Steep/Cole
Samuel Sherwood married Catherine(Steep) possibly 1825,they had several children and came to Canada about 1849.Steep is a Palatine name.Their daughter Eliza married George Morley in Milton Ontario Canada in 1858.Ancestors?
red mail Burk/Burke Francis
Francis was one of 21 sons(children?). Life was hard for the catholics in Ireland. In the winter of 1739-40, one fifth of the population of Ireland died through starvation. Emigrated to the United States and arrived in New Jersey circa 1739. He married a New jersey girl of German extraction, the daughter of a physician. Later they settled in Pennsylvania at the limits of indian territory. South of lake Ontario (Western NY state) was Iroquois territory with Mohawks to the east up to the lake Champlain, then to the west, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas and finally Senecas just east of the Niagara river.
Mary Bridget Mulverhill (etc) married Edward Firmager in London 1865. Father Edward. Any assistance would be appreciated. She was possibly born in 1843
red mail Purtell > New York > Michigan
John PURTELL/PURTILL/PURTILE b cir 1811 Co Limerick. Wife MaryAnn MADIGAN. Several children all born Duncaha, Kilcolman parish. Came to US abt 1850 -- Binghamton, NY for abt 4 years, then on to Emmett, St. Clair Co, Michigan abt 1854. Most of family was in Bay City, MI by 1875. Daughter, Hanora, probably rtnd to Ireland and married Patrick Cahill of Shanagolden. Had 18 children. Hanora rtnd to Troy, NY with the youngest of her children on the "Queenstown" in Sept of 1897.
I am looking for any information on Jane Flavin who was born in Co. Clare around 1879 and George Godden who were married at the church of St. Michael, Limerick on the 2nd October 1901
red mail Looking for history of my mothers family Quinlivan
My mothers family are still a large family in Limerick,I am looking for details before my grandfather Patrick Quinlivan who served in the Royal Field Artillery in the 1st World War
Can anyone help with details of the marriage of Samuel Westicott and Ellen Walsh, 27th May, 1830 at St Munchin, Limerick, Ireland. Was Ellen born in Limerick?
red mail Mary Brown(e) born Limerick c 1849
I am searching for my great grandmother Mary Brown who married Corporal William Woodruff of the 2nd Bat 3rd Buffs. They probably married in Ireland c 1868/70. Eventually they lived in England - Kent and Yorkshire. Information on the above would be welcomed.
red mail Gibbons
My ancestor was Martin Gibbons (B cir 1831 Limerick) (M cir 1859 Dublin) his Spouse Mary Ryan and only son John Edward (who was also born in Limerick) emigrated to Australia around 1860 any information appreciated. I think Martin's parents were Stephen and Martha.

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