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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)


The River Barrow

County Carlow


Curran, Richard, Boatman Case 29029
At great personal risk, rescued a boy from drowning in the Barrow at Tinnehinch, Co. Carlow, 14th August, 1897.
 
Source: ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDAL CITATIONS TAKEN FROM THE ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1897
Compiled by Bill Fevyer http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~tamarnet/bronz97s.htm

BIGLEY, John. Boatman

My Great-Grandfather John Bigley was listed as living in Henry Street, Graiguecullen in 1870 when his daughter was born and his occupation was as a boatman. I hadn't realised that the houses in Henry street were bought for the boatmen to live in.

Regards Esther Butcher butchers@utvinternet.com



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