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Thomas Ebrill

Thomas Ebrill, his wife Nell Walsh, and dau Rosaleen.
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Thomas Ebrill,
Tom, born 20 Feb 1873, Limerick,
educ Crescent College, Limerick, 1880-89,
educ Clongowes,
registered his father's death 1892, living Courtbrack (the area including Summerville Cottage) [GROI],
his father left him his houses 3 and 4 Bellevue Terrace (see his brother John above),
registered his brother's death 1894, living Summerville Cottage [GROI],
listed in 1901 census as "university student", unmarried,
listed as "B.A. R.U.I." in census 1911,
he is listed in [Census, 1911] as single, living Mount Melleray (site of monastery and school), N of Cappoquin, Co.Waterford,
he is listed as "Professor of Mathematics", he is listed as head of his household, with 6 male lodgers, most of them young single academics,
he is listed as "Professor", living Cappoquin, at mar,

mar 22 July 1913, SS Peter and Paul's, Cork [GROI] to Nell Walsh [Ellen, born 1883, Co.Waterford, dau of John Walsh, merchant, of Cappoquin, Co.Waterford, "Walsh" in census, "Walshe" on mar cert],
see entry for her family in Barrack Street, Cappoquin, in [Census, 1901],
see entry for her family in Barrack Street, Cappoquin, in [Census, 1911],

Thomas was offered job as professor at UCD but she wouldn't go, wanted to stay near family,
he took job teaching at secondary school at Mount Melleray monastery,
listed as "Professor in Education", living Bank House, Cappoquin, Co.Waterford, at dau's birth 1920,
"T.E. Ebrill, B.A." listed as member of Cappoquin Race Committee (horse racing) in Munster Express, 30 Nov 1934,
Thomas died 17 Sept 1943, Cappoquin, age 70 yrs [GROI],
Nell died 1 Jan 1949, age 66 yrs [GROI], at Mountain Rd, Clonmel (although Clonmel is Co.Tipperary, Mountain Rd is across the county boundary in Co.Waterford, see map),
had issue:

  1. Rosaleen Ebrill,
    Rosaleen Elizabeth Mary Ebrill, "Rosamund",
    born 7 Oct 1920, Cappoquin, Co.Waterford [GROI],
    at mar she was living 8 Verona Esplanada, O'Connell Ave, Limerick,
    mar 11 Oct 1951, SS Peter and Paul's, Cork [GROI] to James Geary [Jimmy, Jim, James Thomas, from Limerick, son of John Geary, Company Director],
    he was building contractor,
    "Mrs. Geary (nee Ebrill) and Mr. Geary, Dublin and Limerick" are listed as attending opening of Doorus House 1961,
    had issue:

    1. Gwendoline Geary, had issue:
      1. Coral Rose Brown.
      2. William Jack Brown.
      3. George Alexander Brown.
      4. Henry Lloyd Bennett-Brown.

Thomas Ebrill, his wife Nell Walsh, and dau Rosaleen, c.1930s.
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