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Thomas Kickham

Clonagoose and Mullinahone on 1829 to 1842 map.

Thomas Kickham,
Tom, born 1800,
his father died 1815,
he inherited the farm at Clonagoose, E side of Mullinahone (see old map and modern map),
mar pre-1827 to Mary Mahony,
"Thomas Kickham" is listed in [Tithe Survey, 1834] as holding 53 acres at Clonagoose,
he inspired the character "Maurice Kearney" in Knocknagow (1873) (and Maurice Kearney's wife is based on Mary),
"Thomas Kickham" of Clonagoose, Mullinahone, is listed as owning 92 acres in [Owners of Land, 1876],
he died 23 Mar 1876, Clonagoose, age 76 [GROI], listed as "farmer",
"Mrs. P. Kickham" of Mullinahone reported his death,
Mary fl 1876,
had issue:

  1. John Kickham, died in childhood.
  2. James Kickham, died in childhood.

  3. Mary Anne Kickham,
    Mary, bapt 1827 [Mullinahone RC par records], (todo) see full entry,
    died in Clonagoose.

  4. Anne Kickham,
    bapt 1828 [Mullinahone RC par records], (todo) see full entry,
    died in childhood.

  5. Ellen Kickham,
    died in Mullinahone.

  6. Rody Kickham,
    must be Roger, bapt 1835 [Mullinahone RC par records], (todo) see full entry,
    organised welcome on return to Mullinahone of Irish Papal Brigade Nov 1860,
    arrested Mar 1864 as he left a public house in Mullinahone with copies of the IRB oath in his pocket,
    had "a few inconclusive court appearances" [Comerford, 1979],
    died Brooklyn, NY.

  7. Charles Kickham,
    bapt 1838 [Mullinahone RC par records], (todo) see full entry.

  8. Anne Kickham, born 1843,
    second Anne, of Clonagoose,
    Anna on grave,
    mar Joseph Kenrick [of Knockelly, NOT Kendrick],
    she died 1887, age 44 yrs, at birth of child,
    listed on grave of the Fenian, Mullinahone,
    had issue:

    1. Josephine Kenrick, born 1887 [mother age 44],
      "Baby", Johanna on grave,
      children's births list her as "Johanna" or "Josie",
      mar Patrick Bradshaw [Patrick F., born 1891],
      he was farmer, of Parkmore, Mullinoly, S of Mullinahone (see old map),
      later of Brenormore (or Breanormore), Ninemilehouse, some distance S of Mullinahone (see map),
      she died 1964, age 77 yrs,
      listed on grave of the Fenian, Mullinahone,
      he died 25 Sept 1978, age 87 yrs [grave, Kilvemnon],
      he must be Pat Bradshaw, pensioner, of Newtown Butler Rd, Clones, Co.Monaghan, who died 25 Sept 1978, County Hospital, Monaghan town, age 86 yrs [GROI],
      had issue:

      1. William Bradshaw,
        William Kickham Bradshaw, born 23 Apr 1913, Parkmore [GROI].

      2. Harold Bradshaw,
        born Joseph Harold Bradshaw, 11 May 1914, Parkmore [GROI].

      3. Nancy Bradshaw,
        born Anna Mary Bradshaw, 25 Sept 1915, Parkmore [GROI],
        mar --- McKay,
        died 10 Nov 1987, age 72 yrs [grave, Kilvemnon].

      4. Frank Bradshaw.

        might be same as:
        Frank Bradshaw, born 1913,
        mar Ellen O'Driscoll [born 1922],
        she died 15 Nov 1989, age 67 yrs [grave, St.Michael's RC graveyard, Killaghy, W of Mullinahone, Co.Tipperary, see map],
        he died 11 Jan 1999, age 86 yrs [grave, Killaghy],
        had issue:

        1. Patrick Bradshaw, of Ballydonnell, born 1958,
          died 6 Mar 1988, age 30 yrs [grave, Killaghy].

      5. Marie Bradshaw.

Thomas Kickham property on Callan St, Mullinahone

This Thomas Kickham may be identical with:
Thomas Kickham, who held plots 33 and 34, Callan St, Mullinahone in 1846-50, and is listed as occupying plot 33 in 1850.
Thomas Kickham of Mullinahone, who wit [Deed, 1855].

George Cashel lived at plot 34, Callan St in 1856-58.

Plot 33 is the demolished house beside the church.
Plot 34 survives further up the road.
Screenshot from Google street view.

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