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  1. Catherine Thornton & Family

    15th December 1842 Mary Thornton aged 29yo arrived in Tasmania from Galway on the Waverley as a convict for larceny (receiving stolen mutton). Looks like she was tried 18 March in Galway, is RC (so there may be a baptism record somewhere) and was a farm servant. I guess Mary was born abt. 1813...

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 15-08-2008 6:10 AM
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    09-02-2018, 5:55 AM Go to last post
  2. Thornton death and marriage in Galway

    I'm looking for a marriage of a Mr Thornton to a Mary abt. 1828 -1836 (Mary was born about 1813 and her husband died about 1836) plus his death about 1836 I'm not hopeful but to verify the marriage is the correct one, Mary ? had two brothers in the army in 1842.

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 14-01-2018 6:05 AM
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  3. Patrick Spelman

    Looking for the first marriage of Patrick Spelman. He was Baptised 18.2.1832 in Kiltolla, County Galway and died 19.5.1903 in Water Lane Galway. His second marriage on 9.1.1864 to Honor Molloy at St Nicholas Church, Galway. Patrick was noted as a widower and 30 years old. Father was James Spelman....

    Started by Spelman‎, 23-03-2017 1:50 AM
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  4. William Spelman

    Seeking birth of William Spelman. Son of James Spelman and Sarah. Possibly in the 1830's in Kiltolla, Parish of Castlegar, Galway. William married Ellen Mahon on 3 March 1867 in Parish of Castlegar. Any help would be great. Bernadette

    Started by Spelman‎, 22-03-2017 11:24 PM
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  5. James SPELMAN m Sarah RYDER

    Posting for a friend who has had trouble accessing the site from her iPad. Searching marriage of James SPELMAN and Sarah RYDER. Assumed in Galway as their first dau Bridget was bap 13 DEC 1829 Kiltolla, Parish Castlegar. Remembrance for James SPELMAN on 09 APR 1837 at Kiltolla. Thanking in...

    Started by KayeCrett‎, 13-03-2017 7:55 AM
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    13-03-2017, 10:29 PM Go to last post
  6. Help with 'Concah or Coneagh' - Galway

    Hi, in my madness have offered to help a friend out by searching for his ancestors in Ireland. The only info I have is the name of his grandfather i.e. Michael Concah (or could be spelt Coneagh - found in 1901 census Warrington, Cheshire). He was born abt 1877 in Glenamaddy, County Galway. ...

    Started by bethel3‎, 27-07-2009 6:21 PM
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  7. Daly

    Can anyone help please. I've hit a brick wall. I know my gggf moved to Birmingham in 1822. But on the first UK census, he is merely shown as born in Ireland, but where, around, 1790. When he came to Birmingham, he had a son James, age 7 years. No wife. The family name is Deeley, but originally...

    Started by trev2293‎, 29-09-2009 2:31 PM
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    12-05-2014, 8:17 PM Go to last post
  8. Cornamona, Co. Galway, Ire

    Looking for any and all records from Cornamona, Co. Galway, Ire related to: Walsh, Lydon, Coyne. Some from these families left Cornamona in 1880s and settled in Scranton PA (Minooka section). Thanks, Tom & Mary Ann (Walsh) Langan

    Started by tmlangan‎, 13-10-2013 8:17 PM
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    Thomas Burke and Biddy Haynes were possibly residents of Old Moor Parish, Co Galway. Their son, John Burke, was bc 1836 in Co Galway. John was sent to Canada when he was 11 yrs of age, arriving there on 29 Sept, 1847 on the ship Champion. I am trying to prove that John Burke was the son of...

    Started by bjh1225‎, 06-02-2013 5:10 PM
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  10. Caroline Louisa Carter' mother

    I am Caroline Louisa Holmes nee Carter's grandson. While I have been able to find out plenty about her father, my Great Grandfather, William Scott Carter and his wife, Amelia "commonly known as Emily" nee Browne, it does appear as though William Scott played around a bit, if one will forgive the...

    Started by InnesH‎, 12-10-2012 3:20 AM
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  11. John Kennedy Galway

    Trying to trace the birth record of John Kennedy born abt 1831 in Galway. Parents are John Kennedy and Alice/Allias. Can anyone help please? Thanks Norma

    Started by Norma‎, 13-09-2012 10:33 AM
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  12. CLEARY -TUOHY -MULVIHILL around Ballinakill in Co GALWAY

    I am fairly new to the B-G site, and am adding this to my interests. My great-grandfather James CLEARY married a Judith Julia TUOHY in Co GALWAY, around 1848 and then sailed to Australia on the 'Lismoyne' in 1849 and settled in NSW. When Judith TUOHY was baptised,in 1823, there was a Judith...

    Started by Myra‎, 07-08-2008 10:33 AM
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  13. Murphy census Annaghdown

    Hi there, Does anyone know how I can get to search for census records around about 1800 - 1830 for the Annaghdown, Galway area? I'm looking for Michael Murphy's parents or any relation. Michael was born 1821 in Annaghdown. I purchased Michael's wedding certificate but I cannot quite make out...

    Started by L Murphy‎, 16-07-2011 2:00 PM
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  14. Great Great Great Grandmother

    Hi, I have just discovered that my Great great great Grandmother's name was Fanny Shoebridge, she was married to Richard Clarke. They had a daughter Catherine Clarke who married Godfrey Taylor in 7 September 1841 in Portumna, Galway. I am assuming that Fanny and Richard came from Galway and with...

    Started by ladywell10‎, 28-05-2011 5:55 AM
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  15. Catherine Lynch and Timothy Ward

    I have found Baptismal records that Catherine (d 1877) and Timothy (d about 1874) had at least 5 children Timothy (1841), Dr. Michael Ward (1844), Timothy Ward (1845), Peter, Anne and maybe others, I'm looking for information regarding a Margaret Lynch, parents of Catherine parents of Timothy, and...

    Started by pyroward‎, 17-03-2011 6:11 PM
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    02-04-2011, 2:59 AM Go to last post
  16. patrick joseph keaveney

    hoping someone can help,has anyone got a patrick joseph keaveney in their family tree?he was born in glenamaddy in 1885,his fathers name was john and he came to england in 1901 and he missed both the irish and english census for that year thank you

    Started by 1952keavo‎, 04-02-2008 10:13 PM
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    09-03-2011, 8:21 PM Go to last post
  17. bridget kenny b 1835

    I would love to find records of this lady's origins. The information I have is taken from her marriage cert in Wolverhampton in 1855 where she states her age as 20yrs and her father as Philip Kenny deceased. Godparents of her children were Martin Kenny John Kenny and Sabina Kenny. I'm thinking that...

    Started by loobylou‎, 04-12-2010 5:21 PM
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  18. Looking for HALLs around Loughrea, Galway

    My HALL line stutters to a halt in Galway where my Paternal Ggrandfather, John HALL, was born in 1843. Although he gives his father's name as John HALL (farmer) Chelsea Pension Records, I cannot find him anywhere. Any ideas please? Regards Danny|banghead|

    Started by dannywh‎, 21-06-2009 12:25 AM
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  19. Help me find my grandfather

    Hello I have been trying to find out my grandfather's name for approx 12 years and have finally plucked up the courage to ask a member of my family! They have given me the info and I have looked on various sites to try and find him. He would probably still be alive now and would be in his...

    Started by samhuzz‎, 07-02-2010 7:26 PM
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    01-12-2010, 8:51 PM Go to last post
  20. Scullin Family

    Hi, Searching for information on the Scullin Family from County Galway. My wife's 2xgreat grandfather, John, born abt. 1840, emigrated to Australia around 1860 to the Ballarat goldfields (Victoria). One of his siblings James Henry, born 1876 went on to become Prime Minister of Australia in...

    Started by Tedrob‎, 04-01-2010 1:27 AM
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    04-01-2010, 11:39 PM Go to last post

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