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Hewson of Co.Kerry


Rev. Francis Hewson, Protestant, born 1738,
mar Margaret Sandes [descendant of Edward III],
had issue:

Rev. Robert Hewson, Protestant, born 1780,
Curate of Kilcolman (Milltown), Co.Kerry,
mar 19 Oct 1807 [Kilcolman CoI church, Co.Kerry] to Frances Bland,
he died 27 May 1840,
had issue:

  1. Robert Hewson, Protestant,
    bapt April 27, 1813 [Kilcolman CoI church, Co.Kerry], son of Rev. Robert,
    Church of Ireland cleric,
    listed in [Thom's, 1874] as curate at Carne parish, Co.Wexford (church at Churchtown, see old map, near Rosslare),
    described as "Clerk in Holy Orders", unmarried, at death,
    died 28 Dec 1881, Aghmacart, Co.Laois (near Co.Kilkenny border, see map), age 68 yrs, see entry in [GROI],
    [Anne-Marie Healy] said he died January 4, 1882, at Kilcolman, Co.Kerry,
    that is incorrect but maybe that is date of funeral.


[Burkes Irish, 1976] shows Rev. Robert Hewson had younger sons.
Robert's baptism 1813 shows he is son of Rev. Robert.

Account of Robert Hewson (son of Rev. Robert Hewson), cleric, died unmarried in 1881.
From p.133 of [Murphy and Chamberlain, 2011].


Rev. Robert Hewson's houses at Kilcolman

Rev. Robert Hewson was curate of Kilcolman (Milltown), Co.Kerry.
[Houses of Kerry] says he lived at Kilburn House as at 1812.
Later he would have lived at the The Rectory, Kilcolman (built 1820).

Kilburn House, W of Milltown, on 1887 to 1913 map.
Now a B+B. See street view.

Kilburn House.
From tripadvisor.

Kilcolman church and Glebe House (or "The Rectory") on 1887 to 1913 map.
See modern street view of entrance.

Glebe House, Kilcolman, for sale here.


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