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Bohergar, Boher, Co.Limerick

Bohergar, Boher, Abington par, Co.Limerick.
NE of Caherconlish. See map.

Simon Humphrys of Murroe is in possession of "Bohergare" in [Deed, 1797].
But later Humphrys seem to be gone from there.

[Griffiths Valuation, maybe 1850] shows James T. Wilkinson at Bohergar.
Bohergar was purchased by James Humphrys in 1856 for £900, from George Wilkinson.

His son John Humphrys (bapt 1843, married 1876) inherited Bohergar, farmed there.
John Humphrys built a new house at Bohergar around 1890.
His son Dan Humphrys (born 1885) recalled them building the house at Bohergar when he was a child.
In the 1901 census the Humphrys house has 10 rooms, 5 windows in front of house, 11 out-buildings. It is slightly the larger of the two largest houses in Bohergar.
In the 1911 census the Humphrys house has 7 rooms, 4 windows in front of house, 7 out-buildings. It is one of the joint two largest houses in Bohergar.
John Humphrys died 1931.

Dan Humphrys inherited Bohergar.
The old house was in poor condition. He built a new house at Bohergar in 1931.
The old house at Bohergar was partially demolished in the late 1960s.
Dan died 1977.
Bohergar has been sold out of the family.





Boher and Bohergar on 1829 to 1842 map.



Close-up of Bohergar House (not sure if this is Humphrys house).



Close-up of Bohergar House (not sure if this is Humphrys house) on 1887 to 1913 map.
See modern satellite view and street view of Bohergar House.



"Boher Lodge, Bohergar, Boher".
For sale here as at 2013.
This is not the Humphrys house. It is a new house built on land sold from the farm.



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