Humphrys genealogy

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Wedding of Tom Plunkett and Peg Donovan, 1942.
From Cormac Stone.

John Plunkett,
mar Margaret Norris,
had issue:

Thomas Plunkett,
Tom, born 1914 in Balgree, Carnaross, Kells, Co.Meath (see map),
boarding student in St.Finian's College, Mullingar, Co.Westmeath,
studied Pharmacy in Dublin,
came to work in Dan Donovan's Pharmacy, Rathkeale,
Peg worked in her brother Dan's pharmacy in Rathkeale, met Tom, they married,
he mar April 1942 to Peg Donovan [Margaret, born Aug 1919],

Peg and Tom opened in 1942 or 1943 a branch of her brother Dan's pharmacy in Ballingarry, Co.Limerick,
they moved to Croom, Co.Limerick in 1948 or 1949,
Tom opened Plunkett's Pharmacy, 40 and 41 Main St, Croom (and lived there),
he was pharmacist to Croom Hospital,
Peg died July 1959, Rathkeale, age 39 yrs, of breast cancer,
buried in Mount St. Lawrence cemetery, Limerick,
he died April 1962, Main Street, Croom, age 48 yrs, bur Mount St. Lawrence,
children orphaned,
had issue:

  1. Margaret Plunkett, mar Fintan Stone and had issue:
    1. Diarmuid Stone.
    2. Sinead Stone.
    3. Cormac Stone.
    4. Eimear Stone.

  2. Oliver Plunkett.
  3. Mary Plunkett, mar John McMorrow and had issue:
    1. Mary McMorrow.
    2. John McMorrow.
  4. Breda Plunkett, mar Gerard Kinnane and had issue:
    1. Tony Kinnane.
    2. Oliver Kinnane.
    3. Marie Kinnane.

  5. Kaye Plunkett, mar John Walsh and had issue:
    1. Paul Walsh.
    2. David Walsh.
    3. Kaye Walsh.
    4. Shauna Walsh.
    5. Mark Walsh.

  6. Helen Plunkett.
  7. James Plunkett.

Wedding photo of Tom Plunkett and Peg Donovan, Grouse Lodge, 1942.
In the background are the parish priest and Mary Leo and John Murray Donovan.
From Cormac Stone.

Back: Tom Plunkett, Josie (wife of Mick Donovan), Mick Donovan.
Centre: Three sisters of Tom Plunkett, nuns.
Front: Ann Donovan, Mary Leo, Margaret Plunkett.
Photo c.1951. From Cormac Stone.


Plunkett's Pharmacy, Croom, Co.Limerick

Plunkett's Pharmacy, 40 and 41 Main St, Croom, Co.Limerick.
Photo 1990s. From Cormac Stone.

Plunkett's Pharmacy, Main St, Croom, Co.Limerick.
2009 screenshot. From street view.


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