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Offline leagen

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Potato Famine- completed
« on: Saturday 23 October 04 09:10 BST (UK) »
Exactly what years did the potatoe famine occure?  My Jenkins left Ire. during the famine and if I had the years it would help me get a time-frame of when they left.
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Re: Potato Famine
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 23 October 04 09:13 BST (UK) »
The famine was basically about 1845 to 1849 or so. This site will be of interest to you:
http://www.people.virginia.edu/~eas5e/Irish/Famine.html

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Southern or Southan [Hereford , Monmouthshire & Glos], Jenkins, Meredith and Morgan [Monmouthshire and Glos.], Murrill, Damary, Damry, Ray, Lawrence [all Middx. & London], Nethway from Kenn or Yatton. Also Riley and Lyons in South Africa and Riley from St. Helena.
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Re: Potato Famine
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 18 November 04 11:03 GMT (UK) »
Exactly what years did the potatoe famine occure?  My Jenkins left Ire. during the famine and if I had the years it would help me get a time-frame of when they left.

If you scroll to the bottom of my site I have some information on the potatoe famine and some Irish links:

http://www.colbertonenamestudy.com/