Mungret St, Limerick
and many other family members, in different branches, lived
in the mid 19th century
on Mungret St,
O'Mara's bacon factory
in Mungret St in 1839.
He moved some time in 1856-1862 to Roches St.
Griffiths Valuation, 1850
Mungret St in
[Griffiths Valuation, 1850]
shows many family members on the same street.
See full size TIF
Plot numbers do not always correspond to postal house numbers.
And in any case, streets got re-numbered.
See Roches St renumbering
People and plots:
- Andrew O'Mara and James O'Mara are brothers.
- Honora Foley and Mary Foley are sisters.
- Catherine Ebrill is daughter of
John Ebrill and Bridget Gould.
- Bridget Gould is probably aunt of Mary Anne Gould.
- Later, in 1853, Mary Anne Gould
married the son of James Wilkinson and Jane Dickson.
- Later, in 1867, the grand-daughter of John Ebrill and Bridget Gould
married the son of James O'Mara and Honora Foley.
Fr. Paddy O'Mara
thinks the James O'Mara house was
28 Mungret St.
Is this evidence that the Griffith's numbering does
match the postal numbering?
Or is he just going from Griffith's?
Note he is confused about his grandmother's name.
See full size
Map of Mungret St, Limerick, in 1897, with street numbers.
Not exactly aligned with N.
Should rotate this R a bit.
The street numbers could be entirely different to the plot numbers in Griffith's Valuation.
From Insurance plan of Limerick, 1897, by Charles E. Goad,
Leonard Collection at UL
Modern street view looking NE up Mungret St.
The street is almost completely cleared.
The Milk Market
survives, and almost nothing else.
Click to rotate.
From Google street view.