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Parents of Bridget Mary Josephine Higham nee Sexton born Ennystmon in 1787
« on: Thursday 23 November 17 01:33 GMT (UK) »
Please could anyone help me find my grandmotherís birth and marriage certificates, she was born in Ennystmon in 1787, her name was Bridget Mary Josephine Sexton, she married my grandfather James William Higham of the Royal Yorkshire Regiment on 24/11/1897 according to his paybook.   He was based at the Curragh Army Camp at the time of their marriage.

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Re: Parents of Bridget Mary Josephine Higham nee Sexton born Ennystmon in 1787
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 23 November 17 02:03 GMT (UK) »
This maybe a long shot in the 1841/51 census for Clondagad, Clare there is a Bridget Sexton with 5 siblings and father John Sexton and possible mother Anne Sexton.

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Re: Parents of Bridget Mary Josephine Higham nee Sexton born Ennystmon in 1787
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 23 November 17 02:12 GMT (UK) »
If her birth was 1787 she could'nt have married in 1897.

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Re: Parents of Bridget Mary Josephine Higham nee Sexton born Ennystmon in 1787
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 23 November 17 02:43 GMT (UK) »
Found their marriage.

24th. November 1897. Roman Catholic Chapel, Curragh Camp.
Bridget Sexton. spinster, full age, servant.  father John Sexton.
James William Higham . batchelor, full age, soldier. father Emanuel Higham.

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Re: Parents of Bridget Mary Josephine Higham nee Sexton born Ennystmon in 1787
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 23 November 17 02:44 GMT (UK) »
1877 maybe ???? That would make her 20.

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Re: Parents of Bridget Mary Josephine Higham nee Sexton born Ennystmon in 1787
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 23 November 17 02:54 GMT (UK) »
This could be her....

Bridget Sexton. baptised 09 Jun 1870, Cragaknock, Co. Clare. father John Sexton, (farmer),  mother Anne Marinan.

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Re: Parents of Bridget Mary Josephine Higham nee Sexton born Ennystmon in 1787
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 23 November 17 03:09 GMT (UK) »
Certificates are available to down load at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/

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Re: Parents of Bridget Mary Josephine Higham nee Sexton born Ennystmon in 1787
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 23 November 17 05:39 GMT (UK) »
Marriage of John Sexton, b1844 and Anne Marinan, b 1849.
                 29 Apr 1868, Ennistymon, Clare.
                 John's father Daniel Sexton.
                 Anne' father Thomas Marinan

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Re: Parents of Bridget Mary Josephine Higham nee Sexton born Ennystmon in 1787
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 23 November 17 05:58 GMT (UK) »
James William Higham. baptised 02 Apr 1872, Nether Heyford, Northampton.  father Emanuel.  mother Mary.

Emanuel Higham  married  Mary Reeve. 26 Jan 1865  Heyford, Northamptonshire.