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Roscommon / Old Drum Cemetery, Co Roscommon
« on: Sunday 02 May 21 18:05 BST (UK)  »
I have been looking for burials of my Hogan family in the parish registers of St Peters Athlone but prior to 1840 at least there seems to be only two?
I know that they lived in the Drum area so would probably be buried at the old Drum cemetery.
Does anybody know if those burials would have been under a separate parish register to St Peters or if any other records still exist?

Roscommon / Hogan of Athlone
« on: Saturday 24 October 20 17:02 BST (UK)  »
I have children of a Patrick Hogan and Margaret Hynes of Ardkeenan in Athlone:
Daniel 1837
John 1839
James 1848
Michael 1850
I can find baptisms for Daniel and John at St Peters Athlone but not for James or Michael.
Daniel and Michael were both of Garrynagowna when they married, Daniel, James and Michael all had children in Garrynagowna.

Can anybody find a baptism for James or Michael Hogan, father Patrick?


Ireland / O'Connor Brickwall and Irish Genealogy
« on: Monday 24 August 20 20:55 BST (UK)  »
I have 3 sisters, Bridget b 2 Apr 1865, Margaret b 5 Mar 1866 and Annie b 10 Jun 1874. All dates are from the 1939 census.
They all say their father was Robert O'Connor when they married, Bridget in Ballinasloe Galway and Margaret and Annie in Athlone.
On the Irish 1911 census Bridget said she was born co Galway and Annie said Limerick city, I can't find Margaret.
I can't seem to find their births or a marriage of a Robert O'Connor, not helped by not really knowing which town or parish to search.
Is there any way to track these people down?


I have found a marriage on the Genuki site. It is from a transcription from the Wath upon Dearne marriages for 1750-1759.
For 17 March 1755 there is a marriage for a William Norman? to a Sarah Bagshaw.
Genuki do say that the transcriptions are prone to errors so I was thinking maybe Norman could be my Norburn (Norborn/Norbron).
Does anybody have access to the original film please to check it?

Thanks, Stuart

Limerick / O'Connor
« on: Sunday 14 February 16 21:34 GMT (UK)  »
My gt grandmother was Anne O'Connor, she married Patrick Hogan at St Patricks Athlone on 29th Jan 1897.
According to census information and her age at death she should have been born 12th June 1876 in Limerick to a father called Robert Connor.
The tricky part is that my mother tells me that Anne's mother died in childbirth ( not sure if that was her birth or not) and her father was a soldier who couldn't look after the children so put them into a convent to care for them.
My mum thinks that there were 5? children, a brother called Roddy (Roderick?) and sisters Maggie and Bridget and another unknown sister. They may all have come to England as Anne did.

More confusion as Anne was also known as Annie and could have actually been Joanne.

I can't seem to find any information on any of this family, does anybody know anything about them?.


I keep attempting to add sources to FTM but I find the whole process so difficult that I usually get fed up quite quickly and give up.
Firstly when typing in long titles I have to keep leaving the program to look at the title again to remind myself what the next line is, then when I get back to start typing again I get the annoying "are these two sources the same or are you changing the spelling" Grrr.

Secondly I don't see any means of entering a title which is longer than the length of the window. If I shorten the title of the book then it won't make sense to me or anybody else so what good will it be to try?

Has anybody got any solutions to these problems?


Yorkshire (West Riding) / Street Farm, Wentworth
« on: Tuesday 03 December 13 17:23 GMT (UK)  »
For an 1826 burial at Wentworth the abode is given as Street but I can't find it on either modern or old maps.
According to Genuki, Street Farm or Lodge was a farm house in the parish of Wath upon Dearne, 6 miles from Rotherham & Barnsley which sounds as if it would be around Hoyland.

Does anybody know where Street Farm was or is?


Yorkshire (West Riding) / Residence Given On Marriage Certificate
« on: Tuesday 20 August 13 18:47 BST (UK)  »
I have a couple from Ecclesfield who married at Sheffield Cathedral in 1854 where for both of them the residence at the time of marriage is given as division l, or so it appears to me. I've not seen this before, does anybody have any ideas what it means?

Limerick / Annie O'Connor
« on: Monday 01 July 13 17:34 BST (UK)  »

My gt grandmother was called Annie O'Connor and she was born 12th June 1875 ish in Limerick. I am unsure of the year because although my mother told me Annies birthday, the year of birth is from the 1901 and 1911 census, in 1901 she was 25 and in 1911 she was 33.
The only other information I have is that she had a brother called Roddy (Roderick?) and sisters called Maggie and Bridget.

I am drawing a blank on any of this family, does anybody have any ideas as to how I could get any further with them please.


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