If your ancestors were born in Kerry, where were they born? And I don’t mean, what location? I mean do you know exactly where they were born? At home, a hospital, a private nursing home or …? Well the answer is that it depends on when they were born. What era? From the earliest […]
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Kerry: The Unquiet G...
Continuing- another chapter from The Unquiet Grave (Edited by Michael Connolly). A Tale of Two Tombs: The Rise of the Catholic Middle Class is by Helen O’Carroll, Curator, Kerry County Museum and it considers how two graves reflect a family’s change in status in the 1800s. It has a wealth of information about one […]
Life in Kerry in the...
It is important to give descendants of Kerry ancestors a picture of what life was like when your grandparents or great/great grandparents emigrated, from the county in the nineteenth century: Travel: For most of the nineteenth century, travel in County Kerry was walking or by horse or donkey & car. A person walking will average […]