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The MAHADYS/MAHEDYS & QUIGLEYS of Van Diemens Land (Tasmania)

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The MAHADYS/MAHEDYS & QUIGLEYS of Van Diemens Land (Tasmania).

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As some of you may be aware,I had contacted the Tasmanian Archives Office seeking some further information from the Van Diemens Land Records,on the two Irish Convicts,James Mahady/Mahedy and husband of his sister Ann,Hugh Quigley,as both of them had been transported, in 1842,after being found guilty of the housebreaking of the home of Patrick Farrelly at Currygrane, Clonbroney, County Longford.

Some further details were found regarding James,as will be provided within this document,however,nothing further was ever provided for Hugh,probably because we had absolutely nothing recorded of him and it seemed as though he had just vanished off the face of the earth.

As has happened to me a number of times,since I have taken up this Mahady Research, something always seems to appear unexpectedly, and I find some other missing pieces of our Genealogical Jigsaw,on which I will now expand upon:-

Due to my Magna having just reached the time for its first 12 month warranty check up I had provided them with a list of those items which I considered as having need for touching up,or minor rectification at their expense,rather than mine at some later period.

Consequently,arrangements were made for them to have the vehicle for half a day but,they then advised me when it was dropped off at their Service Section,that it would need to be extended to the full day and so I decided to proceed by train to Brisbane,with extra time on my hands.

After spending a few hours doing the usual in the "Big City" I decided to visit the Brisbane National Library as it had been some time since I had called into the Family History Section and which,as usual,was at the wrong time as it was extremely busy and with all of the machines and computers being previously booked out.

Fortunately,whilst I was standing there,waiting to be attended to,one of the researchers went outside the library building to phone someone on her mobile,as they are not allowed to be used inside,and when she came back she advised us that she had to leave right away. I took her place.

Most of the Microforms and other items,such as rolls of film,were now in use and all they could find were some new Microfiche which had not been classified,nor placed into their filing system,but which they then offered to me in the hope that they may be of some assistance. They were the latest updated B,D & Ms for Hobart,Launceston and the other country areas for Tasmania,from 1838 to various periods between1856 & 1899.

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Here are the resultant findings of my search:-

The MAHADY/MAHEDYS of Van Diemens Land.

James Mahedy - Age 65 - Died at Westbury on 1st. March 1869
               Register No. 35 1869 536

NOTE:- James Mahady (Convict),whose wife was named Rose,was the brother
       of Ann (Mahady) Quigley and their mother was named Nancy (Ann).
       They had a brother Edward,who was also a witness at James's Trial.

Mary Mahady - Age 26 - Married William Pledge - Age 30 - Westbury,
              26th. April 1860 - Register No. 37 1860 637

William Pledge - Died 1864 - No other details known - Register No. 4394

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The following have been retained for future reference and research.

Mary Ann Mahorny - Born 6th.Jan.1851 - Launceston  - Father- (Unknown)
                   Register No. 33 1851 3012

Jane Mahorty - Age 52 - Died at Hobart on 9th.Sept.1848.Husband - William.
               Register No. 35 1848 2087

Ellen Mahaine - Age 33 - Married Joshua Colgrave - Age 21 - Launceston,
                7th. April 1881. Register No. 37 1881 362

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A decision then being made to seek any Tasmanian details on Hugh Quigley
resulted in the finding of 57 Quigley B,D & Ms being registered at a number
of locations,within the Van Diemens Records,of whom 24 could have some
direct relationship to Hugh & Ann (Mahady) Quigley,with most being located
in the Westbury area.

The first list will comprise of the above and a second list will be Quigleys,
from other various locations,who may very well be connected to Hugh Quigley.

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QUIGLEY list No.1 - Hugh & Ann (Mahady) QUIGLEY of Van Diemens Land.

William Quigley - Born 22nd. Aug. 1852 - Westbury -Register No. 33 1852 703
                  Parents Hugh* & Ann* (Mahady) Quigley. See *probables below.

Ann* (#Mahady?) - Age  60 - Died at Launceston on 21st. January 1875
Quigley           #Name and dates conform. Register No. 35 1875 2596

Hugh* Quigley - Age 70 - Died Launceston on 6th.June 1880 - No other details.
                See Mahady Web Site for Trial details.Register No.35 1880 38

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Peter Quigley  - Age 27 - Married Mary Ann Donovan  - Age 20 - at Westbury,
                 12th. Nov. 1863.  Register No. 37 1863 692
                 Probably the son of Hugh and born in Ireland about 1835/36

Ann Quigley - Born 16th.Dec. 1864 - Westbury - Register No. 33 1865 1638
              Parents - Peter & Mary Ann (Donovan) Quigley. See Thos.Reardon.

Hugh Quigley - Born 27th. Aug. 1868 - Westbury - Register No. 33 1868 1735
               Parents - Peter & Mary Ann (Donovan) Quigley.

Ellen Quigley - Born 5th. Aug. 1879 - Westbury - Register No. 33 1879 2648
                Parents - Peter & Mary Ann (Donovan) Quigley.

Elvie Quigley - Born 19th. June 1886 - Westbury - Register No. 33 1886 3447
                Parents - Peter & Mary Ann (Donovan) Quigley.

      NOTE:- See death of Annie Elizabeth Quigley further down list.

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John Quigley - Age 31 - Married Kate Ryan - Age 25 - at Westbury,
               11th. July 1871.  Register No. 37 1871 587.

NOTE:-Probable son of Hugh. See Irish B,D & Ms at the end of these lists.

Quigley (Female) - Probable Death at Birth in 1875.  Register No. 33 1875 1951
                   Name not recorded.  Parents - John & Kate (Ryan) Quigley.

Margaret * Quigley - Born 6th. Feb. 1881 - Westbury - Reg. No. 33 1881 2341
                     Parents - John & Kate (Ryan) Quigley.

Margaret Quigley - Age 0 - Died Westbury 10th. Feb.1881 - Reg. No.35 1881 698
                   Father - John Quigley. Name,location,date conform to
above *.

John Ernest - Born 28th Dec. 1881 - Beaconsfield - Reg. No.33 1882 596
Quigley       Parents - John & Kate (Ryan) Quigley. Note new location.

Vera Florence - Born 14th.Oct.1887 - Beaconsfield. Reg.No.33 1887 842
Quigley         Parents - John & Kate (Ryan) Quigley.See location below.

Kate Ada - Age18 - Died Beaconsfield 22nd.Aug.1894.Father - John Quigley
Quigley    Probable Parents - John & Kate (Ryan) Quigley. Not confirmed.
           Father & location consistent with above.Register No.35 1894 23

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The following is based on probabilities,but not proven..........

Patrick Quigley - Age 53 - Married Mary Fay  - Age 42 - at Westbury,
                  3rd. Jan. 1853.  Register No. 37 1853 1459

Mary  Quigley - Age 53 - Died Westbury 18th. Aug. 1863.  Reg.No.35 1863 583
               Probably wife of the above but no such specific details
recorded.

Patrick Quigley - Age 58 - Married Christina Green - Age 53 - at Westbury
                 19th. Dec. 1863. Register No.37 1863 695. 2nd. Marriage ???

Patrick Quigley - Age 75 - Died at Westbury on 5th. Nov. 1872. No other
details.
                 Probably same person as per the above. Register No.35 1872
582

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The following list of  recorded Death entries are all from the Westbury area
and in all probability would be related to Hugh Quigley,but unfortunately,do
not have the name of either parent on the microfiche. Such details would be
available using Register Number.

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Edward Quigley - Age 6 - Died at Westbury 24th. Aug.1889. Reg.No.35 1889 1378

Edward Quigley - Age 11 - Died at Westbury 14th.Oct.1889. Reg.No.35 1889 1383

NOTE:- These two,in my opinion,would require further investigation.
       Could be incorrect registration or just coincidence ???
       Retained due to location plus fact that Ann (Mahady) Quigley
       also had a brother Edward,as were other Quigleys in Ireland.

Hugh David - Age 1 - Died at Westbury 20th.March 1880. No Birth Record.
Quigley      Register No. 35 1880 846  Name and location compatible.

Johanna Gertrude - Age 14 - Died Westbury 20th.Feb.1881.No Birth Record.
Quigley            Register No. 35 1881 701

Michael Quigley - Age 0 - Died at Westbury 11th. April 1864.No Birth Record.
                  Could also be date of Birth.  Register No. 35 1864 563

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List No. 2 of the QUIGLEYS of Van Diemens Land.

------------------ Marriage,Births & Deaths......

John William - Age 49 - Married Lucy Newman - Age 31 - 2nd. Jan. 1883
Quigley        Launceston. No other marriage details. Reg.No.37 1883 847

John William - Age 65 - Died at Launceston 23rd. April 1899 - See above.
Quigley        Register No. 35 1899 117. No other death details found.

Edith Louisa - Born 23rd. Oct.1883 - Launceston - Reg. No.33 1883 3235
Quigley        Parents - John & *Louisa (Newman) Quigley. Note *spelling.

Edith Quigley - Age 7 - Died at Launceston 27th. April 1891 - Reg.No.35
1891 122
               Father - John William Quigley.Would be same child as listed
above

Marian Ruby - Born 13th.Aug.1885 - Launceston - Register No.33 1885 508
Quigley       Parents - John W. & *Lucy (Newman) Quigley. *Old spelling.

Francis William - Born 5th.August 1887 - Launceston - Reg.No.33 1887 514
Quigley           Parents - John & *Louisa (Newman) Quigley.Note *spelling

Tasma Florence - Born 17th.Nov.1889 - Launceston - Reg. No.33 1889 691
Quigley          Parents - John & *Lucy (Newman)Quigley.Note *old spelling

Elsie Camelia - Born 14th.May 1893 - Launceston - Reg. No. 33 1893 366
Quigley         Parents - John & *Lucy (Newman)Quigley. Note *old spelling

Elsie Quigley - Age*?*- Died Launceston 19th.May 1894 - Reg.No.35 1894 172
                Father - John W.Quigley. *?* Shown as being 17 but this age
                does not conform with registered date of death .

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Timothy# Quigley - Age 27 - Marr.Catherine (Kate) ##Spillane - Age 20
See NOTE below.   at Launceston on 1st. February 1888. Reg. No.37 1888 566

John Francis - Born 16th.Feb.1889 - Longford - Register No.33 1889 2026
Quigley        Parents - Timothy & *Catherine Quigley. Note *spelling.

Annie Elizabeth - Born 8th.June 1893 - Longford - Reg. No.33 1893 1355
Quigley           Parents - Timothy & *Catherine Quigley. Note *spelling

NOTE:- Both the # Quigleys & ## Spillanes above
       and below could be brothers and sisters.

Michael# Quigley - Age 28 - Married Maria Gabriel ##Spillane - Age 26 -
See NOTE above.   at Launceston on 11th. Nov. 1891. Reg. No. 37 1891 580

John Ambrose - Born 18th. March 1892 - Longford - Reg. No.  33 1892 1307
Quigley        Parents - Michael & Maria Gabriel Quigley.

Mary Theresa - Born 23rd. July 1893 - Evandale - Register No. 33 1893 724
Quigley        Parents - Michael & Maria * Quigley. * Gabriel not shown.

Michael Joseph - Born 17th. July 1895  - Longford - Reg. No. 33 1895 1369

Quigley          Parents - Michael & Maria * Quigley. * Gabriel not shown.

Cathleen Elizabeth - Born 28th. Aug. 1896 - Evandale - Reg. No. 33 1896 699
Quigley              Parents - Michael & Maria * Quigley.* Gabriel not shown

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Other QUIGLEY marriages in Van Diemens Land - in chronological sequence.

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Maria Quigley - Age 21 - Married William Lowell - Age 24 - Hobart - 25th.
Aug.1845
                No other information recorded.  Register No.37 1845 1632

Mary Quigley - Age 41 - Married Thoms Gamble - Age 46 - Launceston - 1st.
Aug.1849
               No other information recorded. Register No.35 1849 532

Annie Elizabeth - Age 22 - Married Thomas Reardon - Age 24 - 18th.Feb.1887
Quigley           Launceston. No other information. Register No.33 1887 511

      NOTE:- This could be (Ann - Born 1864),daughter
             of Peter & Mary Ann (Donovan) Quigley.

Annie Gertrude - Age 22 - Married John Elliott Scott Simpson - Age 33 -
Quigley          at Launceston on 23rd. June 1895. Reg. No.37 1895 432

Eliza Quigley - Age 28 - Married Thomas Fahey - Age 31 - Launceston -
24th.Feb.1897
                No further information recorded.  Reg. No. 37 1897 532

Ethel May - Age 18 - Married Richard George Smith - Age 22 - 22nd. Dec.1897
Quigley     Launceston. No other details recorded. Register No.37 1897 684

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The following is a final listing of the Births and Deaths of the QUIGLEYS of
Van Diemens Land but no specific attempt has been made to cross-reference any
of them with any of the others in this file,however,some of these could/should
be checked against the QUIGLEY details contained in the Irish B,D & Ms below.

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James Embley - Born 6th. April 1869 - Hobart - Register No. 33 1869 226
Quigley        Parents - James & Jane (O'Keefe) Quigley.

Ida Maria - Born 12th. Jan. 1898 - Launceston - Register No. 33 1898 79
Quigley     Parents - John & Ellen Elizabeth (Howard) Quigley.

Henry Wilson - Born 21st. Nov. 1868 - Hobart - Register No. 33 1868 10466
Quigley        Parents - James & Jane (Street) Quigley.See the death below.


Henry Wilson - Age 0 - Died at Hobart 1st.January 1869 - Parents as above.
Quigley        No other information provided.  Register No. 35 1869 7691

Emma Jane - Age 0 - Died at Hobart 15th. Sept.1867 - Reg. No. 35 1867 6943
Quigley     Father - John Quigley. No other information provided.

John Quigley - Age 61 - Died at Hobart 28th.Sept.1881 - Register No.35 1881
3374


John Quigley - Age 65 - Died at Hobart 29th.Nov.1883 - Register No.35 1884 1398

James Quigley - Age 69 Died at Hobart 24th.July 1884 - Register No.35 1884 1768

Mary Quigley - Age 27 - Died at Oatlands 22nd.March 1886 - Reg. No.35 1886 968

Mary Isabella - Age 22 - Died Launceston 3rd.Oct.1899 - Reg.No.35 1899 293
Quigley

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The QUIGLEYS from Ireland........
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The following is a complete listing of all available records of the
QUIGLEY Family,within the areas researched during 1990 & 1995,and
contained in my Irish B,D & M files.

The first entry is the only item found,during the above research
periods,which specifically refers to the connection between the
MAHADYS & QUIGLEYS,however,most of the others are located in the
same areas where the MAHADY Family had been living in the 1800s.

Consequently,all have been retained for future confirmation of
connection to my own Direct Mahady Family through Ann Mahady.

Hugh Quigley,the husband of Ann,was tried at the same time as
James Mahady and transported for 14 years to Van Diemens Land.

*************** The MAHADY/QUIGLEY Irish Connection.

GRAB 2 QUIGLEY, JOHN BIRTH 24 MAY 1840 CARTRONCAR
(ENT.GB131)  FATHER - QUIGLEY, HUGH  MOTHER - MAHADY, ANN
SPONSORS - MATTHEW QUIGLEY & CATHERINE QUIGLEY. SEE MRIN 158.

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The following Quigleys could also be related to the Mahadys through
Ann,the sister of James Mahady,Convict,who married Hugh Quigley.

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 Births at various locations in Counties Longford & Westmeath.

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BALB 2 QUIGLEY, MARY BIRTH MARCH 1807 MULLINGAR
(ENT.MB75) F - QUIGLEY, JOHN  M - LE STRANGE, BIDDY*
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 157. * BRIGID

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, LAURENCE BIRTH MAY 1809 MULLINGAR
(ENT.MB100) F - QUIGLEY, JOHN  M - LE STRANGE, BIDDY*
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 157. * BRIGID

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, JANE BIRTH DECEMBER 1811 MULLINGAR
(ENT.MB136) F - QUIGLEY, JOHN  M - LE STRANGE, BIDDY*
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 157. * BRIGID

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, BRIGID BIRTH MAY 1814 MULLINGAR
(ENT.MB155) F - QUIGLEY, JOHN  M - LE STRANGE, BIDDY*
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 157. * BRIGID

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, MARGARET BIRTH  MAY 1851 CLONBRONEY*,
BALLINALEE* (ENT.BB23) F - QUIGLEY, JOHN  M - SCANLAN, MARGARET.
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 155. MY GRANDFATHER BORN HERE

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, MARY ANN 209 BIRTH SEPTEMBER 1853 CLONBRONEY*,
BALLINALEE* (ENT.BB69) F - QUIGLEY, JOHN  M - SCANLAN, MARGARET.
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 155. * MY GRANDFATHER BORN HERE.

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, ELIZA BIRTH OCTOBER 1860 CLONBRONEY*,
BALLINALEE* (ENT.BB171) F - QUIGLEY, JOHN  M - SCANLAN, MARGARET.
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 155. * MY GRANDFATHER BORN HERE.

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, ROSE ANN BIRTH MARCH 1897 CLONBRONEY*,
BALLINALEE* (ENT.BB70) F - QUIGLEY, BERNARD  M - CORCORAN, C.
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 154. * MY GRANDFATHER BORN HERE.

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, EDWARD BIRTH FEBRUARY 1832 ARDAGH/MOYDOW
(ENT.AMB141) F - QUIGLEY, EDWARD  M - CAMPBELL, CATHERINE
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 156.

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, JOHN BIRTH JUNE 1835 ARDAGH/MOYDOW
(ENT.AMB162) F - QUIGLEY, EDWARD  M - CAMPBELL, CATHERINE
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN 156.

BALB 2 QUIGLEY, PATRICK BIRTH APRIL 1836 ARDAGH/MOYDOW
(ENT.AMB33) F - QUIGLEY, EDWARD  M - CAMPBELL, CATHERINE
SPONSORS NOT RECORDED. SEE MRIN156.

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Marriages at various locations in Counties Longford & Westmeath.

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AMM 1 QUIGLEY, EDWARD. CAMBELL, CATHERINE MARRIAGE NOVEMBER 1826
ARDAGH/MOYDOW (ENT.AMM267) SEE ENTRY 214. NO OTHER DETAILS.
SEE RIN 212/4. PROBABLE CONNECTION TO ANN (MAHADY) QUIGLEY

BALM 2 QUIGLEY, PETER. GANNON, ELIZA MARRIAGE 9 JULY 1865
BALLINALEE (ENT.BM37) F - QUIGLEY, PETER  F - CANNON*?, PETER?
COULD BE RELATED TO JAMES MAHADY (CONVICT). * GANNON?

BALM 2 QUIGLEY*, LIZZIE. DILLON**, THOMAS* MARRIAGE 17 SEPT.1885
* BALLINALEE,** E/TOWN (ENT.BM7) F - QUIGLEY,JOHN  F - DILLON,
CHARLES. WITNESSES - LIZZIE QUIGLEY & BERNARD HANRATTY. * (RUC)

BALM 2 QUIGLEY*, ELLEN. O'BRIEN**, JAMES # MARRIAGE 7 JAN.1887
* ALLINALEE,** FARNAGH (ENT.BM33) F - QUIGLEY,JOHN  F - O'BRIEN,
LAURENCE. WITNESSES - JOHN SCANLON & MARY ANNE SCANLON. # (RUC)

MULM 2 QUIGLEY, JOHN. L'ESTRANGE, BRIDGET MARRIAGE OCTOBER 1805
MULLINGAR (ENT.MUL273) NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED
PROBABLE CONNECTION TO ANN (MAHADY) QUIGLEY

AMM 1 QUIGLEY, EDWARD. CAMBELL, CATHERINE MARRIAGE NOVEMBER 1826
ARDAGH/MOYDOW (ENT.AMM267)  NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED.
SEE RIN 212 to 214. PROBABLE CONNECTION TO ANN (MAHADY) QUIGLEY

KILM 1 QUIGLEY, PATRICK. KILLINY, CATHERINE  MARRIAGE MAY 1858
KILLOE (ENT,KILL7) NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED.
COULD BE RELATED TO ANN (MAHADY) QUIGLEY

KILM 1 QUIGLEY, SARAH. FEALY, THOMAS. MARRIAGE JANUARY 1867
KILLOE (ENT,KILL14) NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED.
COULD BE RELATED TO ANN (MAHADY) QUIGLEY

KILM 1 QUIGLEY, ANNE. CLARKE, JOHN  MARRIAGE FEBRUARY 1897
KILLOE (ENT,KILL410) NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED.
COULD BE RELATED TO ANN (MAHADY) QUIGLEY

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Deaths at various locations in Counties Longford & Westmeath.

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BALD 1 QUIGLEY  MARGARET* DIED MARCH 1885 CLONBRONEY,
BALLINALEE (ENT.BD245) ?? NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED. B.???
COULD BE RELATED TO ANN* (MAHADY) QUIGLEY. SEE MRIN 155?.

KILD 1 QUIGLEY  ???  DIED NOVEMBER 1835 COYLE,SORAN
(ENT.KD382) ?? NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED. B. ???.
PROBABLE RELATIONSHIP TO ANN (MAHADY) QUIGLEY

KILD 1 QUIGLEY  MARY DIED JANUARY 1857 COYLE,SORAN
(ENT.KD68) ?? NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED. B.???.

KILD 1 QUIGLEY  DENIS  DIED JUNE 1858 COYLE,SORAN
(ENT.KD69) ?? NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED. B. ???.

KILD 1 QUIGLEY  DANIEL DIED JUNE 1858 COYLE,SORAN
(ENT.KD72) ?? NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED. B. ???.

KILD 1 QUIGLEY  BRIDGET DIED MARCH 1866 COYLE,SORAN
(ENT.KD73) ??  NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED. B. ???.

KILD 1 QUIGLEY   BRIDGET DIED AUGUST 1873 COYLE,SORAN
(ENT.KD506) ?? NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED. B. ???.

KILD 1 QUIGLEY, JAMES DIED APRIL 1876 COYLE,SORAN
(ENT.KD509) ?? NO OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED. B. ???.

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Collated and completed on 5th.October 1999  by Matt Mahady.






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