Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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Fenit House, Co.Kerry

Fenit House, Fenit, on the coast W of Tralee, Co.Kerry.
Pronounced "Feenit".

Fenit House was built before 1840.
It became the home of John Hurly.
There is a stone at Fenit House with inscription "J.H. 1860".
He died 1878.
Inherited eventually by his daughter Augusta Hurly.
Augusta died 1946.
Home of her widowed daughter-in-law Mary Bayley.
Mary left about 1980. Or possibly early 1970s.
She died 1990.
Fenit House survives, but was sold out of the family.

Fenit House on 1887 to 1913 map.
See modern street view of NE entrance.

[Hickson, 3 Mar 1897] says that the original Ms of "Black Jack's Book" was then in Fenit House.
It is now in TCD.

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