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Irish Records Help - DONNELLY
« on: Saturday 06 November 21 10:46 GMT (UK) »
Good day to you all.  im begging for some help retrieving information for my tree.  My mothers uncle was born in Ireland and, im not sure on the history but, the children dont seem to know anything about him apart from the below.  i was hoping anyone could add to this info please?

James Norman Donnelly
Born in Ireland around 1920s +/- 5 years
Married Joyce Dorothy Stevens in Oct 1946 in Essex
His parents were Patrick and Annie
He was 1 of 14 children

This is all i have and id appreciate anything else you can find if anyone has access to irish records.

Thank you all in advance, it really is appreciated xxx

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Re: IRISH RECORDS HELP - DONNELLY
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 06 November 21 10:54 GMT (UK) »
Births less than 100 years old will not be available online. Does his death certificate give a date of birth?
"Ireland" is a large area- any idea of more exact location?
Was he the eldest child? were any others born in Ireland?
Any of the other children born in England? if so, should be possible to get mother's maiden name- https://www.freebmd.org.uk/search
Any idea when/where parents married?

There's a James N. Donnelly born 1932 with mother's maiden name Hayes-
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F1Q5-18C

May not be him but if birth was registered without middle name then will be more difficult to find.
Ruled out by information posted in reply #3
Away sorting out DNA matches... I may be gone for some time many years!

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Re: Irish Records Help - DONNELLY
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 06 November 21 15:08 GMT (UK) »
I havev found out that he died around 1991

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Re: Irish Records Help - DONNELLY
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 06 November 21 15:16 GMT (UK) »
Appears to have died Q/E Dec 1991 in Brentwood Reg Dist.

Date of birth shown as 24th Jan 1923.
Places of interest;
Lancashire, West Yorkshire, Southern Ireland, Scotland.


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Re: Irish Records Help - DONNELLY
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 06 November 21 17:56 GMT (UK) »
Hi

Do you know James Donnelly had any older brothers or sisters, who might have been born pre 1920, ie outside the 100 year cut off date?

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Re: Irish Records Help - DONNELLY
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 06 November 21 18:38 GMT (UK) »
I havev found out that he died around 1991

Probable date of birth now found (see reply #3) but you haven't answered questions I asked earlier (and which LH has also asked)-
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"Ireland" is a large area- any idea of more exact location?
Was he the eldest child? were any others born in Ireland?
Any of the other children born in England? if so, should be possible to get mother's maiden name- https://www.freebmd.org.uk/search
Any idea when/where parents married?
Away sorting out DNA matches... I may be gone for some time many years!

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Re: Irish Records Help - DONNELLY
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 06 November 21 20:01 GMT (UK) »
Was one of your mother’s parents, his sibling? Unless he was an uncle through marriage, I suppose.

There are some published trees but they do not have James parents - one does name them but there are no supporting records.
I am posting these records just in case something rings a bell.
Marriage Patrick Donnelly and Annie Saberry
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1914/09856/5579459.pdf

Annie shows full age’ but if you look for a birth record she was born 1897.

There are these births :
Jane in 1914
Patrick in 1916
Annie in 1919

https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/

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Re: Irish Records Help - DONNELLY
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 06 November 21 20:14 GMT (UK) »
That marriage was in Derry - AND there was another one a year later between a Patrick Donnelly and an Annie Cecilia McGurk --- also in Derry.

Parents of the 1914 couple were Michael Donnelly and Edward McGurk.
Parents of the 1913 couple -- Michael Donnelly and James Saberry. Possibility here with a father James for Annie.

We are grasping at straws at the moment though.
Places of interest;
Lancashire, West Yorkshire, Southern Ireland, Scotland.

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Re: Irish Records Help - DONNELLY
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 06 November 21 20:33 GMT (UK) »

There are these births :
Jane in 1914
Patrick in 1916
Annie in 1919

https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/

Also-
Mary Donnelly   31st May 1921       Female       Saberry        Londonderry
from https://geni.nidirect.gov.uk/


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