Miscellaneous Humphrys and Humphreys
- Sources yet to be consulted:
- Co.Limerick Presentments and Undischarged Queries at Spring Assizes, 1897.
Humphrys on p.179, p.260.
- Catherine Humphrys,
mar 12 Apr 1871
to John Bourke [of Murroe],
mar wit by Michael Hartigan and Anastasia Hartigan,
(todo) search for mar cert in [GROI].
- --- Humphrey,
mar Margaret --- and had issue:
- William Humphrey,
in 1885 he erected a stained glass window
in the Redemptorists church, Limerick
in memory of his mother,
the window is
of the Annunciation
and the Nativity.
- David Humphries (thus transcribed),
mar Anastatia Ryan and had issue:
- Michael Humphries,
bapt 24 Aug 1796 [Newport RC par records],
sp Honora Burne.
- Nicholas Humphress (thus transcribed),
mar Margaret Ryan and had issue:
- Jacob Humphress,
bapt 22 Aug 1803 [Newport RC par records],
sp Jacob Ryan and Elizabeth Huet.
Vicars' index of wills
All entries for Humphrys (and variants)
[Vicars' index of wills 1536-1810]
All of these wills were burnt in 1922.
(also called "Humphreystown"),
Boystown par, Co.Wicklow
(S side of Poulaphouca Reservoir
If (as one assumes) there once was a Humphrys (or variant spelling) family
at this place, they were gone long before 1750
and never returned.
Note in Vicars' index of wills above
there is a "Humfrey" family
in the 18th century
a bit to the S (see modern map
and old map).
Gilbert, not Humphrys, is found at Humphrystown
[Vicars' index of wills]
Gilbert is found at "Humphreystown"
was built c.1750.
Humphrystown House, Humphrystown,
1829 to 1842 map.
shows W. Cotton at "Humphreystown".
Leinster Express, March 13, 1858,
shows William Simmons holding auction of his effects at
since he is moving to England.
Humphrystown House was a youth hostel in 20th century.
See more pictures.
Humphrystown House is now
Church at HH,
a Christian community.
- Tullyhumphry, Currin par, Co.Monaghan.
- Tullyhumphrys, Kilkenny West par, Co.Westmeath.