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"The Cartons of Dublin City & County"
by Libby Carton,
MA project, NCAD.
Carton Brothers, Halston St (at corner of Cuckoo Lane), Dublin.
Drawing of 1971.
Thomas Carton, born 1845, Dublin,
family ran Carton Brothers
(founded 1775), poultry and egg business,
Halston St (at corner of Cuckoo Lane),
near Capel St, Dublin
(see 1887 to 1913 map
and modern map),
family was very prosperous,
mar 1884 to Sara Butterly [born 1859, Dublin, think NOT Sarah],
at 19 Charleville Terrace, Glasnevin, Dublin, in
at 19 Charleville Terrace, North Circular Road, Dublin, in
listed as "Fonso J. Carton" at his wife's parents' funerals,
born 4th Apr 1885, Dublin,
bapt apparently 4th Apr,
Arran Quay, Dublin,
address given as Cabra,
great friend of Frank Flanagan,
he is at home in 1911 census,
he and his father working in the family poultry and egg business,
mar pre-1920 to
[born 19th Sept 1897],
when O'Mara and Carton married, people described it as "bacon and eggs",
the Cartons were of course known as "the egg Cartons",
she contributed to
article on her father, 1970,
she died 13th July 1973,
age 75 yrs,
he died nursing home, Kilcroney, nr Bray,
2nd Jan 1981, age 95 yrs,
Ruth Carton, NOT Rose,
mar her 2nd cousin
It was previously thought that Fonso Carton was a 2nd cousin of Oliver St.John Gogarty.
says this has been disproved.
Their connection is to the
Gogarty family next door to Carton on Halston St, but apparently these are no relation to Oliver St.John Gogarty.