Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.
He mar 24 Feb 1889 to Mary Richardson
[dau of Michael Richardson, farmer].
She was born 1855 (by age on grave) or 1865 (by death cert) or 1867 (by burial record).
She was born at the Cross of Lough (Ardvarna), parish of Ahane, Co.Limerick.
She was living Broad St, Limerick, at mar.
See mar cert from here. They mar at St.John's Cathedral, Limerick. Mar wit by William Humphreys and Mary Connell.
He was a founder member of the Bakery Union, Limerick.
They also had a pub, 5 Broad St, Limerick (NOT 8 Broad St), where they lived. They both ran the pub.
"P. Humphries, publican" is listed at 5 Broad St, Limerick, in [Ashe's Directory, 1891-92, p.33].
Living 5 Broad St at dau's birth 1894. He is "publican".
Living Broad St at son's birth 1896. He is "publican".
He sold the pub on Broad St, and bought a pub at 5 Lord Edward St, Limerick (or just Edward St).
"Patrick Humphreys" is listed at 5 Lord Edward St in [Guy's Directory, 1912, p.73].
In 1914 he bought a house at 13 Edward St, where he and son John started a bakery.
Before 1928 his brother John
retired from the pub at 62 Clare St.
Patrick's name went on the pub.
But it was his daughter Lena
and her husband who ran it and inherited it.
"Patrick Humphreys" is listed at 62 New Clare St, Limerick, in [Limerick Directory, 1928, p.87]. "P. Humphreys", Clare St, is listed among pubs in [Limerick Directory, 1928, p.25].
Listed as "shopkeeper" at dau Lena's mar 1928. She is living Clare St.
In later years they are listed living with daughter Lena at 83 Clare St, Limerick. This must be the same place, the pub at 62 Clare St. There must have been a renumbering of the street in 1928-1936.
At death he is "retired shop keeper".
Patrick died 8 Feb 1936, 83 Clare St, Limerick.
See death cert
He was buried 11 Feb 1936 at Mount St. Lawrence cemetery, Limerick. See burial entry from here.
Mary is listed at death as "widow of master baker".
She died 25 Jan 1947, at 83 Clare St, Limerick. See death cert from here.
She was buried 27 Jan 1947 at Mount St. Lawrence cemetery, Limerick. See burial entry from here.
The pubs at 5 Broad St and 5 Lord Edward St are both now gone.
Patrick and Mary had issue:
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