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GEORGE DYER WAS BORN IN BALLINROBE IN 1777. HE ENLISTED IN BRITISH ARMY WAS IN ARMY TILL 1816. PENSIONED OFF IN BALLINROBE. MARRIED ELLEN. DYER HE DIED 1845. HAD ONE KNOWN SON, JOHN DYER FAMILY. LIVED ON NEW STREET. MY KEELYS LIVED ON GLEBE STREET. I HAVE THE 1901 CENSUS. JOHN KELLY WAS BORN 1871 SON OF JAMES KELLY AND MARY BERMINGHAM HE SERVED IN THE CONNAUGHT RANGERS IN BOER WAR AND WW1 DIED 1956. JOE (August 2007)
1901 Census: Glebe Street Ballinrobe, Mary Kelly age 60 widow, born Co. Galway, Michael, son, age 35 labourer, not married. (MLB).
The Goulden Family |
"Being from the Church of Ireland community, their numbers were quite small. The C of I church was closed although the graveyard contains the remains of my grandparents and my great grandmother (Mary Weekes)
Goulden is quite an unusual name in Ireland but I was surprised to uncover many of that name in Britain and America. Most of my family on the Goulden side originated in Tobercurry, Co Sligo. Looking at the 1911 census I counted at least 16 Gouldens in the Tobercurry area. Most of them were farmers. While these were Church of Ireland members there were a good many Gouldens in the Co Cork area who were Roman Catholic at that time.Henry Richard Goulden's son, James, wrote about the history of the RIC.
"The papers were given to Trinity with a proviso that they be held unpublished for 30 years in order to protect some of the contributors because retribution by the IRA was a real possibility. Of course, the 30 year stipulation has long since expired. It shows the fears and distrust that abounded back in the 1960's and has only recently abated since peace has finally settled in Northern Ireland.
|Image courtesy of Mark Douglas October 2009|
Henry Richard Goulden
Birth: Henry Goulden was born on 14 January, 1870 in Tobercurry, Co Sligo, the son of Richard Goulden and his wife Jane.
Death: 31st August, 1948.
Career: According to the Royal Irish Constabulary index Henry Richard Goulden, age 19 born Silgo joined the RIC in 1889.
Marriage: Alice Weekes daughter of ---- Weekes and Mary nee ----
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