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Doonane, Co.Tipperary

  


Humphrys ancestral farm.
Doonane townland (341 acres), Killoscully par, NE of Newport, Co.Tipperary.
On slopes of Keeper Hill. Not far from Co.Limerick border. See map.

Humphrys are not yet listed at "Downane" in [Civil Survey, 1654].
A Census of Ireland, circa 1659, pub 1939 [NAI] shows 3 Irish persons living in Doonane.

Doonane was home of William Humphrys (born 1717 or 1720), as shown by his grave.
"William Humphreys" is the only person listed at Doonane in [Tithe Survey, 1827].






"Downane" in the united parishes of "Killoskully and Killcomonty" in [Civil Survey, 1654].
From p.177 of Tipperary, vol.2 (p.208 in online copy).



Entry for Doonane in [Tithe Survey, 1827].
"William Humphreys" holds 80 acres (60 acres of 2nd quality land and 20 acres of 3rd quality land).
From here.



Entries for Doonane on p.48 of [Griffiths Valuation, 1848].
From askaboutireland.ie.
Oddly, this shows four small houses. Whereas the map seems to show one big house.
It has plots of land without houses, or houses without land.
Only a single plot has both a house and land (plot 6, occupied by "Widow Humphreys").



Entries for Doonane on p.66 of [Griffiths Valuation, 1850].
From askaboutireland.ie.



Unfortunately, the map linked to [Griffiths Valuation] at askaboutireland.ie does not match the plot numbers in the text.
The map only shows a single plot in Doonane - plot 1.



The only house marked in Doonane townland in 1829 to 1842 map.
Not confirmed if this is the Humphrys house.



The same house. The only house marked in Doonane townland in 1887 to 1913 map.
Not confirmed if this is the Humphrys house.



Satellite view of the same site today.
Not confirmed if this is the Humphrys house.
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From Google Maps.
See street view.



The entrance to the ruin of the old Humphrys house at Doonane.
Photo by Paddy Humphreys 1990.
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Doonane. The ruin of the old house.
Photo by Paddy Humphreys 1990.
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The ruin at Doonane.
Photo by Paddy Humphreys 1990.
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Remains of cowhouse at Doonane.
Photo by Paddy Humphreys 1990.
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Doonane. The gable end of the old Humphrys house.
Photo by Paddy Humphreys 1990.
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Doonane. The perimeter wall.
Photo by Paddy Humphreys 1990.
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See close-up of corner of wall.






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