|The Naughtons of Shrule Parish|
| Irish Introduction
The Brynes of Moharra
|The Naughtons of Shrule Parish|
Penelope Naughton married Michael Byrne, date unknown (before 1831). The lived in Mohorra in Shrule parish. Their daughter Penelope (Nappy) Byrne (born 1835) married Mathias Langan in 1865. Nappy and Mathias' daughter, Maggie (1875) married Joseph Walsh in New York City in 1895.
There were Naughton in Shrule Parish in Mohorra, Mhologan, and Risduff
| Naughton in Moharra|
Mary Naughton was a sponsor for
There were two Nappy Naughtons in Mohorra in the mid 1800s:
Nappy Naughton was a sponsor of Thomas, a son of Michael Byrne and Nappy Naughton, in 1840. This Nappy Naughton was the wife of Peter Mulrooney. Peter Mulrooney was the other sponsor of Thomas Bryne.
James Naughton and Bridget Cahill
Birth: No later than 1819, probably earlier
Marriage: Bridget Cahill, unknown
Death of Bridget Cahill Naughton: Unknown
Death of James Naughton: Unknown
James Naughton and Honor Loftus
Birth: Circa 1830/31. Most likely the son of James Naughton and Bridget Cahill
Marriage: Honor Loftus, unknown
There are the folliwng records for #13 Moharra where James was listed in 1863
1901 Census at #5:
James Naughton, head age 70, farmer, born Mayo
1911 Census at # 2:
James Naughton, head, age 81
Birth: Before 1818, most likely earlier.
Marriage: Patrick Naughton to Bridget Varrily, witensses: Davy Duane and Mary Varrily, Mohorra, October 8, 1838
No record of children born in Mohorra or in the parish of Shrule
No record for Patrick Naughton as a sponsor
No record of Patrick in the Griffith
Naughton in Mhologan
Mhologan is located about a mile east of Mohorra.
Before 1819 most likely earlier
Marriage: Unknown. Before 1839
Marriage: To Antony Donhoe, unknown
Certificate to Michael Naughton, March (?), 1845. Note: This was a certificate which was usually used to marry outside the parish. It assured that the groom was unencumbered.
Marriage: Mary Moony parish unknown, most likely in 1845, see certificate.
Naughtons in Risduff
I cannot find Risduff on a current map of the area. It was not listed in the Griffith.
John Naughton and Bridget Conner
Birth: Before 1812 most likely earlier
Marriage: Bridget Conner, unknown
Michael Naughton and Winny Moran
Birth: Before 1818 most likely earlier
Marriage: Winny Moran
Death of Winn Moran Naughton: ??????
Michael Naughton and Winny Boyle
Marriage: Michael Naughton to Winny Boyle, can't read witnesses may be Malarky Berne and Mary Flaherty, May 5, 1856, Risduff
Michael Naughton and Mary Flahery
Marriage: Mary Flaherty
James Naughton and Mary Blake
Marriage: Jas Naughton to Mary Blake, Jno and Bab (?) Blake, May 31, 1845
Marriage: Biddy Curran
Churched Mary Garvey alias Naughton, August 18, 1839, Risduff
Certificate to Michael Naughton, Risduff, February 21 (?), 1846
Peter Naughton was a sponsor of James of Stephen Connor and Bridget Moghan, other sponsor Ellen Mohan, September 21, 1838, Risduff
Bridget of Jas Naughton and Ellen Lypsky, Pat and Bridget (can't read), January 16, 1841
| Naughton in Ballinrobe|
Birth: James Naughton Born 1832 Ballinrobe County Mayo
Marriage: Bridget Naughton (nee Read) she was born 1831 Carracastle died 28 Aug 1885 Hanley Staffordshire.
Above information from David Shaw the great grand son of Mary Naughton and James Shaw, October 2006
Other Records: Ancestry.com has nothing for them in Leichester. Did not find them in other censuses.
1891 Census: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, 141 Wood Street, Edward Ruane, heaad, age 34, coal miner (collier), born Co Mayo Ireland, Ellen wife age 30, born Witwich, Leicestershire, Edward son age 9, Hanley, Staffordshire, James son age 8, Mary daughter age 4, ditto, Mary daughter age 4, Whitwich Leicheshire, Margaret daughter age 3, Ibstock, Leichershire Bridget daughter age 1, Hanley, Staffordshire James Naughton, father, widower, age 52, coal miner (collier), Co. Mayo Ireland, Mary Naughton sister, age -2, -a-ter cupaponger (?), Ibsstock, Leichershire.
|The name Naughton|
Naughton, Naghten, Nocton, and Norton are derived from Neachtain, a personal name.
Edward MacLysaght in The Surnames of Ireland, sixth Edition, says
"Naughton O Neachtain. (Neachtain, a well-known personal name, may derive from the word meaning bright or pure) There are two septs of this name in the west. There are several variants including Nocton, Knochton, and Natton and the English name Norton is also used.
The Name Penelope
Penelope is listed as the Anglicized version of the Irish Finola, Finnguala, Fionnghuala, Fionnuala, pronounced (f'un-ual-a), meaning "fair shouldered". Donnchadh O'Corrain in Irish Names says that the name was "extremely popular in Ireland in the later middle ages especially among the O Connors of Connacht, the O Briens, the Mac Dermotts and other families". He says that Finnguala has not been popular since the 1700s, but that the form Nuala is still popular.
Both Penelope Nuaghton byrne and her daughter Penelope Byrne Langan were called Nappy.
For more information on other families in Mohorra see Mohorra Families
To see photos of the Byrne cottage in Mohorra, Shrule Parish, click on the cottage. |
To see photos of the Byrne Tombstone in Shrule Parish, click on the tombstone. |
|For information on Penelope Naughton and her husband Michael Byrne go to Byrne|
|For information on Penelope Bryne's husband, Mathias Langan, go to Mathias Langan|
|For information on Mochara, go to Mochara|
|To see photos of Mochara, go to Photos of Mochara|
| The population of Mochara remained static for many years.
For a survey of the population of the village, go to
A Survey Of
The Village of Mochara
|Penelope Bryne Langan died in New York City. For information on the Langans in New York City, go to Langans in New York City|
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