Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

My ancestors - Kickham - Contents

  The house where he died, Dun Laoghaire

The house where he was waked, Thurles

His grave, Mullinahone

Kickham memorial, Mullinahone

Statue, Tipperary town

"Kickham's tree" near Mullinahone



Memorials to Charles Joseph Kickham, the Fenian

Memorials to Charles Joseph Kickham, the Fenian (bapt 1828, died 1882).

The house where Kickham died, Dun Laoghaire

2 Montpelier Place, Dun Laoghaire (close to Blackrock), Co.Dublin.

The house where Kickham died.
Photo 2013. See full size.
See street view.

The plaque on the house.
Photo 2013. See full size.
There also used to be a sign calling it "Kickham House".

The house where Kickham was waked, Thurles

"Kickham House" (Skehans Bar), Liberty Square, Thurles, Co.Tipperary.

The house where Kickham was waked.
Photo 2019. See full size.
See wider shot.
See street view.

Plaque on the house.
Photo 2011. From here.
See 2019 photo. See wider shot.

Kickham's grave, Mullinahone

Catholic church yard, Mullinahone.
Location: Directly behind church at back.
See entry on

Kickham's grave.
Photo 2008. See larger and full size.
See other shot.

Side view of the grave.
Photo 2008. See full size.

Kickham memorial, Mullinahone

Opposite the Catholic church in Mullinahone.
Unveiled 1982.

The Kickham Memorial, Mullinahone.
Photo 2013. See full size.
See other angle and head on and wider shot.
See also 2009 screenshot from street view.

Statue, Tipperary town

Kickham Place in Tipperary town is named after the Fenian.
It has an impressive statue of Kickham, opposite the AIB Bank.
Unveiled in 1898 by old Fenian John O'Leary.

Statue of Kickham, Tipperary town. After 1898.
From The Lawrence Photograph Collection.
See other shot.

Statue of Kickham, Tipperary town.
Image courtesy of Cork Multitext Project, UCC (formerly here). Used with permission.
Originally from [Comerford, 1979].

Statue of Kickham, Tipperary town.
From modern street view.

"Kickham's tree", near Mullinahone

"Kickham's tree" was a tree a few miles SW of Mullinahone, at Gurteen (see map).
Kickham used to walk to it from Mullinahone, and sit there and think.
A bench was erected there in his memory in 1951.
Unfortunately, the tree decayed and later had to be cut down.

"Kickham's tree", at Gurteen.
From street view.


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