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Rathdrum Workhouse Records 1842-1914
« on: Monday 13 August 18 22:58 BST (UK) »
I was delighted to receive word that both Rathdrum Workhouse and Shillelagh Workhouse Records have been digitised,

https://www.wicklow.ie/Living/Services/Arts-Heritage-Archives/Archives/Collections/Digitised-Collections
McGuirk, Jordan of Wicklow
Carr of Liverpool
Connor of Blackrock

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Re: Rathdrum Workhouse Records 1842-1914
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 14 August 18 11:04 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the link Ourgang

I spotted a family in the Workhouse who entered 25 May 1901
just out of curiosity i decided to research them
They were
William Redmond previous residence Kingstown age 40
Wife Eliza age 40                 same
Son William age 11              same  Legitimate
       John age 6                   same   same
       Owen age 3                  same   same
William born 1891 Wexford Workhouse father William a dealer ,Dublin, mother Eliza Fox
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1891/02366/1883680.pdf
Owen born 1897 Gorey Infirmary Father William a Plumber mother same
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1897/02140/1812905.pdf
Marriage Oct 1901 at Catholic Chapel the Workhouse Loughlinstown
William Redmond to Elizabeth Fox inmates of Rathdown Workhouse
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1901/10328/5759978.pdf

so never know what you will turn up.