EASTER RISING, 1916
In the wake of the Easter Rising British authorities swept Ireland and arrested as many "disloyals" as they could find. On May 8, 1916 the Wickham house/tinsmith shop at 8 Merchants Quay was searched by British troops and RIC. As a result, Mark was arrested and sent to Richmond Barracks. Mark was removed from Richmond Barracks on 12 May and lodged in Wakefield Detention Barracks the following day. He was eventually interned at Frongoch Prison Camp in Wales.
BLACK & TAN WAR
June 20, 1921, Mark Wickham & family, being found disloyal,
were ordered to close the
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