Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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Tobias English

Tobias English,
born 1860 or 1861.
His father died 1884.
He registered mother's death 1890. Living Main St, Tipperary.
At mar 1904 he is listed as grocer, living Tipperary.
He mar 1904 to Emily Humphrys [bapt 7 July 1880].
They were cousins through Humphrys. They needed special dispensation to marry.
He was a butcher in Tipperary town with his brother Jim.
They lived Tipperary town. Children born 1909-1914 at St.Michael's St, Tipperary town.
He is listed as "grocer", "merchant", "shopkeeper" at children's births.
They are listed in 1911 census in Nelson Street, Tipperary town. He is listed as grocer and publican. They have 1 servant living with them.
He is listed as already retired at son's birth 1914.
He died St.Michael's St, Tipperary town, 10 Dec 1932 [GROI].
His brother got the business. Emily got nothing. She went back to Boher.
She died July 1961 [grave, Abington], age 80-81 yrs.
They had issue:

  1. Mabel English, of Tipperary,
    Margaret Mary English, born 8 April 1909, St.Michael's St, Tipperary [GROI].
    She was a nun. Her health failed. She left it.
    She didn't marry.
    She died at the Little Sisters, Waterford, 23 July 1982, age 73 yrs [gravestone].
    See death notice in Irish Independent, July 24, 1982.
    Funeral Sun 25 July, Cappawhite, Co.Tipperary (where her brother was P.P.). She was bur Cappawhite.

  2. Canon Tim English,
    Very Rev. Canon Timothy English,
    "Timmy", born 21 Dec 1910, St.Michael's St, Tipperary [GROI].
    He was educ Maynooth.
    Ordained at Thurles, Co.Tipperary, 19 Apr 1936.
    He carried out the double wedding of his 1st cousins Kitty and Mabel Corbett 1942. Listed as C.C. (Curate).
    Listed as priest at Tipperary town in [Thom's, 1945].
    P.P. Cappawhite, Co.Tipperary, 1963.
    Retired late 1980s. He was then Assistant P.P., Cappawhite.
    He died in St.John's Hospital, Limerick, 20 June 1999, age 88 yrs.
    See death notice in Irish Independent, Tuesday, June 22, 1999.
    Funeral Wed 23 June, bur Cappawhite.

  3. Rev. Theo English,
    Tobias Francis, born 9 Feb 1914, St.Michael's St, Tipperary [GROI].
    He was educ Maynooth.
    "Tobias English" is listed as priest at Tipperary town in [Thom's, 1945].
    He died c.1952, age c.38 yrs.

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