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Offline Patricia Byrne

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Rocks family
« on: Thursday 04 June 15 20:42 BST (UK) »
Hi, Trying to find info about my grandfather, John Rocks born in Cladymore Armagh 1887 died falling off his cart in 1949,  I think owned quarry's at some stage and a farm on a place called The Rock Armagh, married a Mary Carr, the farmhouse I've been told is still standing unoccupied, can anybody please help with any of this, Thanks

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Re: Rocks family
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 04 June 15 20:58 BST (UK) »
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)

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Offline Patricia Byrne

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Re: Rocks family
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 04 June 15 21:48 BST (UK) »
Thanks for reply will try that,

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Re: Rocks family
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 04 June 15 23:13 BST (UK) »
It seems to be a fairly common surname in the area. Quite a few Wills here (put in Rocks as surname then select Armagh for the Registry and have a look at those from Cladymore & Cladybeg.
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Re: Rocks family
« Reply #4 on: Friday 05 June 15 07:04 BST (UK) »
Hi,
    On 2 Jul 1885 Patrick Rocks married Catherine Rocks in Keady Roman Catholic Church, Armagh.

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Re: Rocks family
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 09 June 15 23:59 BST (UK) »
I have a lot of information on the Rock/s family Co. Armagh. My wifes great-grandfather was Patrick Rock, son of Simon Rock and I think they came from Tynan or Derrynoose area. I'd like to get in touch

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Re: Rocks family
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 21 June 15 19:15 BST (UK) »
Hi I have a name Ballyhordian from 1949, in clady armagh, cant find as an area would it be a farm name an how can I find the address, is that possible, regards

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Re: Rocks family
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 21 June 15 19:25 BST (UK) »
Hi Tony I think I sent you a message regards getting intouch dont know if done right, if not got it in well yes you can

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Re: Rocks family
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 21 June 15 19:35 BST (UK) »
Hi Tony I think I sent you a message regards getting intouch dont know if done right, if not got it in well yes you can

Patricia,

Yes, I got your message yesterday and replied by email this morning.
Anyway, my wifes great-grandfather was Patrick Rock b. 1845. There were ten births in the family to Simon Rock and Anne Burke. Although there was a John, this is a generation before your John and I wouldn't rule anything out until we establish some facts.

Our Patrick moved to Omagh and was employed on the railway as a night signal man. When he retired from the railway he had a boarding house at 78, Market Street Omagh.  He had a son Patrick and daughter Mary Jane. Mary jane is my wifes grandmother and Patrick was a well respected Consultant Surgeon in Derry. He died at 45yrs old. He also was a professor of Science and Maths briefly at Sligo Technical School.

I'd like to establish links between these Rocks and if you wish to email me if would make it easier to pass on family data.

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