Miscellaneous Notes

Contributed by Rachel Smith on 12-17-01


SURNAMES: Crawford, Goslin, O'Flaherty, Williams, Irvine, Potter, Newland, Piele, Burke, Leake Read, Foster

[Dr. Forbes Crawford, 1788-1854. Son of Samuel Crawford, brother of Rev. George Crawford, Rector at Newton-forbes, County Longford. BA 1810, MA 1832, Trinity College, Dublin MD Edinburgh University 1812. Thesis, De Scarlatina. For more than 40 years Surgeon to the Longford Militia. Died at Kingstown May 27, 1854.]

Last will and testament, Dated April 26,1852, Codicil May 12,1854

Will of Forbes Crawford, 5 Mount Haigh,Kingstown, Co. Dublin. Mentioning: His sister: Mary Crawford, wife of Arthur Goslin Her daughter Maria O'Flaherty (wife of Richard) His sister: Selina Williams, her son Edward Williams His niece: Margaret Irvine, her husband Pechell Irvine His brother Verschoyle Crawford His niece Maria Potter His niece Alice Crawford, widow of late Judge George Crawford His friend: John Foster Newland, Surgeon and brother Robert Newland, Cambden St., Dublin City His friend Henry Piele No.3 Prince Edward Ter., Co. Dublin His friend: William Burke No.44 York St., Dublin city His nephew: Thomas Reginald Crawford His servant: Hannah Mitchell

Witnesses: Alfred Leake, William Read, HH Foster

Contributed by Rachel Smith on 6-24-01
While their parents were in India the children of Major George West and wife Frances
both members of County Leitrim Wests of Drumdarkin]lived with her sister and brother-in-law, 
Rev. George Crawford (rector of Clongish) and wife Mary West. After she was widowed Frances 
lived in Clongish. This proximity resulted in marriages into County Longford families. 
Thomas Connolly(son of Richard of Ballinamore, Leitrim married Mary West September 20, 1838. 
Richard Connolly married Elizabeth West March 26th 1845 
Thomas Gosselin married Alicia West May 1st, 1832 
Samuel Crawford married Anna Maria West May 3 1832 

Contributed by Frank Byrne on 12-22-00

Extracts from the Ballymore Parish Records, Ballymahon Union:


7 September 1826
Margaret, d/o Patt KILBRIDE & Catherine RICKARD
Sponsors Owen MURDAGH & Biddy LYONS

21 January 1833
Patt, s/o Brian KEANAN & Margaret KILBRIDE
Sponsors Patt KIKMADE & Anne ?[ENNIS]

8 January 1834
Mary, d/o BRYAN KEENAN & Margaret KILBRIDE
Sponsors Thomas FURY & Biddy KILBRIDE

18 December 1835
Anne, d/o James KIERNON & Margaret KILBRIDE
Sponsors Anne KIERNON & John KILBRIDE

12 May 1838
Bridget, d/o Patt KILBRIDE & Catherine RICKARD
Sponsor Anne COONEY

16 Nov 1839
Margaret, d/o John KILBRIDE & Bridget RUTLEGE
Sponsor Thomas & Mary RUTLEDGE

4 March 1841
Cathrine, d/o Patt KILBRIDE & Cathrine RICKARD
Sponsors James COONEY & Anne CONLON

3 July 1841
Thomas, s/o Bernard KENAN & Margaret KILBRIDE
Sponsors John RICKARD & Rebecca CUNNINGHAM

18 June 1842
Cat'ne, d/o Pat'k KILBRIDE & Cat'ne RICKARD
Sponsor Margaret KILAMEAD

Excerpts from the Cashel Parish Records:
Thadeus KEOGH, and, Brigid CONNIFFE, 26 February 1838 - Loughil
Witnesses were Thomas SHEA and Anna KELLY

William, of Thadeus KEOGH, and Brigid CONNIFF, 12 May 1839 - Loughil
Sponsors were Patrick ?[O'HARAST] & Mary CONNIFF

Margaret, of Thadeus KEOGH, and Brigid CONNIFF, 29 August 1841 - Loughil
Sponsors were John SMYTH & Catharine KELLY

Brigid, of Thadeus KEOGH, and Brigid CONNIFF, 4 April 1844 - Loughil
Sponsors were John MULVIHILL & Mary DURHAM

Mary, of Thadeus KEOGH, and Brigid CONNIFF, 18 December 1846 - Loughil
Sponsors were Michael BRENAN & Brigid CONNIFF

Catharine, of Thadeus KEOGH, and Brigid CONNIFF, 1849 - Laughil
Sponsors were Michael DEVINE & Catharine BRENAN

Aughnacliffe, Colmcille Parish

Eugene BEIRNE and Catherine BEGLIN, 14 Feb 1858
Witnesses are James McNAMEE and Maria KIERNAN

Anne BEIRNE, 23 Apr 1859 - Molly
of Eugene BEIRNE and Catherine BEGLIN
Sponsors are James BEGLIN & Anne McNAMEE

Eliza BEIRNE, 22 Nov 1860 - Molly
of Eugene BEIRNE and Catherine BEGLIN
Sponsors are Patrick McNAMEE & Maria CONOLY

Eugene BEIRNE, 1 Sep 1862 - Molly
of Eugene BEIRNE and Catherine BEGLIN
Sponsors are James McNAMEE & Margaret REILLY

Patt BEIRNE, 11 Oct 1865 - Molly
of Eugene BEIRNE and Catherine BEGLIN
Sponsors are Michael CONNELY & Catherine FINLAY

Catherine BEIRNE, 24 Nov 1870 - Molly
of Eugene BEIRNE and Catherine BEGLIN
Sponsors are Matthew RYDER & Catherine KELLY

Registrations in the District of Ballinalee, and, Registrar's District of

No. 111
Margaret BYRNE, born 27 October 1867 in Molly
father is Owen BYRNE, of Molly
mother is Catherine BYRNE, formerly BEGLAN
Informant was Owen BYRNE, father

No. 78
Richard BYRNE, born 1 September 1875 in Molly
father is Owen BYRNE, of Molly
mother is Catherine BYRNE, formerly BEGLAN
Informant was Annie BYRNE, present at birth

Contributed by Nancy Jordan Hunt on 7-27-00

District Ballymahon. D254 No 97
Richard Walsh
Born June 24, 1864
Parents: Thomas Walsh and Mary Walsh Patridge 
Thomas Walsh shown as  a  Labourer
Witness was Mary Walsh (below that it says Toome)

Contributed by Pat Connor Coogan on 6-12-2000

Andrew McGrath, September 28, 1822, Parish of Shrule, Sponsors Patrick Kelly
and Margaret Geraghty.
Michael McGrath, October 18, 1824, Parish of Shrule, Sponsors Patrick
McGrath and Ann Mulleady.
Elizabeth McGrath, June 19, 1832, Parish of Newtowncashel, Sponsors Patrick
Murtagh and Aleagala Cane.
Mary McGrath, March 1, 1835, Parish of Newtowncashel, Sponsors Peter Gannon
and Nora Murtha.

Contributed by Joan Duignan Burke

Diocese of Ardagh/Clonmacnois,Ballmahon Parish: Baptism-Jan  14,1903 Killoe-child-James Igoe, Father-John, Mother-Elizabeth Duignan, Sponsors-John Duignan and Mary Caherly.

Feb 5,1903  Baptism-Keenan-Sponsors:Patrick Duignan, Ellen Griffin    Apr 9 Baptism-Michael Corrigan-Sponsor:John Duignan.

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