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Humphrys of Doonane, Co.Tipperary

Humphrys (or Humphreys) of Glenstal, Co.Limerick.

See notes on the spelling of the name.

The Humphrys are of Welsh ancestry (reflected in the spelling).
They perhaps came over to Ireland in the Norman invasion.
Or at least, if they came over in the Plantations or with Cromwell, then they lost their land (and reverted to the old religion) very quickly, for they are found as a tenant-class Catholic family on the Co.Tipperary / Co.Limerick border since at least 1665.

Our line starts with:

Of the family that stayed on the old farm in Doonane, Co.Tipperary:

This might be the same as:

Humphries [thus spelt] of Ballyvarra, Co.Limerick, were meant to be of the family of Doonane:

A family tree exists offline as:

Humphrys of Doonane, Co.Tipperary
and Glenstal, Co.Limerick
4th edition, Apr 1991

Miscellaneous Humphrys and Humphreys

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