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McNicholas family, Sligo & Liverpool

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Re: McNicholas family, Sligo & Liverpool

Posted: 26 Jul 2013 12:16AM GMT
Classification: Query
Cappagh for townlands is in many counties, there are 55 of them!!

In 1858 there were two McNicholas living in Sligo.

Patrick McNicholas, Parish Achonry, Townland Coolrawer
Poor Law Union Tobercurry, tenant of Edward John Nolan

7d house and 1/4 share of 44 acres 1 rood 35 perches

Patrick McNicholas, Parish of Kilshalvy, Townland Kilshalvy, PLU Boyle, tenant of Mrs. Hannah P. Weir

13a house, outbuilding and land 54 acres 1 rood 31 perches

The above is possibily the father of John born 1866 or grandfather, same for below:

John McGuiness, Parish of Easky, Townland Shannons Park West, Village of Easky,PLU Dromore West, tenant of Thomas Burke

1/30 House

James McGuiness, Parish of Easky, Townland curraghna Gap, Village of Easky, PLU Dromore West, tenant of Bridget Hale

#33 House

www.familysearch.org

Couldn't find any births for John McNicholas in Sligo
but

18 March 1866 #0504, Kiltamagh Mayo
1 April, 1866 #502 Kiltamagh, Mayo
16 July 1866 #0502 #0114 Balla, Mayo

I seem to remember a change of a civil district change of Sligo to Mayo, but not sure when that occurred.

John James registered birth April-June 1896, Tobercurry
Jane registered birth April-June 1896 Tobercurry
Peter Francis registered birth April-June 1896 Tobercurry

Elizabeth McGuiness birth registered 4 June 1870 Fa: Edward
and mo: Mary Mooney (Betsy short for Elizabeth)

Elizabeth McGuiness birth register 4 June 1870 Fa: James
McGuiness & mo. Catherine McKevitt (common to call Elizabeth Betsy)

Also

James McGuiness 04 April 1879 Cappagh, Sligo Fa: Thomas McGuiness Mo: Beesy Bruen McGuiness

Needs more lookin


There is one McNicholas listed in the Sligo telephone book in Strandhill, Co. Sligo addresses sufficient for mail delivery. 1 McGuiness in Mayo, 0 in Sligo.

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joanneirenecl... 1 Jul 2013 1:38AM GMT 
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