Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


Things to do - Cashel

Things to do - Cashel


  1. Mary Cashell death 1867 - probably not her, but who knows

  2. Riordan

  3. Kickham

  4. Lyons


  1. [CSORP]
    • 1838, 2552/1, Constables claims, William Armstrong
    • 1839, no.171, Co.Tipperary, 22 Jan 1839, Rev. J. Armstrong, pig stolen.

  2. Lost CSORP.
    • 1840, I 5094, 24 Apr 1840, Inspector General Constabulary. Reward to Margaret Kickham.
    • This is LOST. Not in box.
    • This could be Margaret Armstrong.

  3. Wills
    1. Will of Ellen Kickham, granted 1889
    2. search for Kickham wills

  4. Can we find any report on the link between George Cashel and Charles Joseph Kickham, the Fenian?
    • The Fenian was involved in Young Irelanders' rising in Co.Tipperary, July 1848.
    • Outrage reports, for the 1848 rising, [NAI]. Any mention of Kickham and Cashel?
    • For a Mullinahone locality report, [Comerford, 1979, p.226] mentions Dublin Castle communications, July-Aug 1848, S.P.O., Outrage papers, Hue and Cry, 2 Sept 1848.



  1. Armstrong pedigrees and Mss.

  2. Kickham, Armstrong, Lecoq

  3. Newspaper search for William Henry Cashel arrest 1891.

Newspapers - George Cashel drunk incident

  1. George Cashel drunk incident - 1829 - Clashmore Petty Sessions
    • Waterford newspapers. Short period: 17 Aug 1829 to 2 Sept 1829.
    • Clashmore is close to Co.Cork border. Could also try Cork newspapers.

  2. DONE search. No mention of Clashmore Petty Sessions at all.
    1. No Waterford titles at
    2. Waterford Mail.
      BL has this period. Online at britishnewspaperarchive for 1829. Browse here.
      Note that Clashmore petty sessions of Mon 19 Oct 1829 is reported on Sat 24 Oct 1829
      DONE - Searched 19 Aug 1829 to 12 Sept 1829.
    3. Waterford Chronicle.
      NLI and BL have this period. Online at britishnewspaperarchive for 1829. Browse here.
      DONE - Searched 22 Aug 1829 to 12 Sept 1829.
    4. Waterford Mirror.
      NLI (microfilm) and BL have this period.
      DONE - Searched 17 Aug 1829 to 12 Sept 1829.

  3. (todo) Get exact date of 1829 Clashmore Petty Sessions.
    Find an Irish Law Calendar 1829


  1. RIC sources

  2. George Cashel
  3. William Armstrong

  4. [NA.UK]

  5. RIC List - search complete list
    • search for events - rewards etc.
    • any way of tracking his exact station before 1846?

  6. George Cashel's wife Mary Kickham was 1st cousin of the Fenian Charles Joseph Kickham. This may be why George was transferred out of Co.Tipperary in 1858. Could RIC notes on his Kickham wife's connections survive? In London?

  7. [NAI]
    • Mullinahone Civic Guard Station, OPW/5HC/4/266, Sketch plan showing 'Mr Stephen O'Connor's house, 27 July 1923
    • Bagenalstown RIC Barrack (OPW/5HC/4/46). Plan showing proposed sanitary accommodation, 29 April 1921.

Petty sessions

  1. Search newspapers for George Cashel Petty Sessions appearances.

  2. Mullinahone Petty Sessions Order Book, 1857-59.
    Mentioned in [Larkin, 2002, p.105].
    George Cashel was transferred to Co.Wexford 1st Mar 1858.


  1. [IRRS]
  2. GSWR
  3. William and Blen

  4. Records of the Irish Transport Genealogical Museum, Joseph Lecky, Irish Railway Record Society, 1985. [NLI] Ir 385 L 8



  1. Go through known ones again. Images now online.

Have searched:

"From" Looking for ("To") Dates

Other Dublin

  1. NMI, Collins Barracks, has:
    • Alice Cashel uniform

Identify George Cashel grave

  1. George Cashel, 1882, Killeshin
    • Apparently no church burial register exists.
    • "Gravestone Inscriptions ..", 1997, Laois County Library, Portlaoise.
    • 1984 survey.

Where other Cashels buried?

  1. Limerick - known Sheahan grave
  2. Mary Kickham death

  3. William Henry Cashel, Croom, 1891

  4. Mullinahone area
    1. Nothing found in these transcripts of Lismalin graveyard. See street view.
    2. DONE - Have searched:
    3. There is a new cemetery to the N of Mullinahone. See street view and map. It does not yet exist on 1887 to 1913 map.

  5. Ferns area
    1. Ferns graveyard
      • Ferns inscriptions in Memorials of the Dead, Brian J. Cantwell, Co.Wexford, vol V, 185-186, [NAI] RR, [NLI] Ir 9295 c 2. No CASHEL found.
      • Ferns inscriptions meant to be in [JMD] vol.5-7, [NLI] IR 9295 I 1, but Ferns not found there

  6. Leighlinbridge area
    1. Agha graveyard
    2. Newtown graveyard
    3. Wells graveyard
      • Wells inscriptions meant to be in Co.Carlow Tombstone Inscriptions vol.4, by Muintir na Tire, [NLI] IR 9295 c 3, but vol.4 not found in [NLI]
  7. Bagenalstown area
    1. Dunleckny graveyard
      • (todo) see "Dunleckny headstone inscriptions", Andrew Morris, [NLI] GO, also [LDS] film 6342811
    2. Curraghacruit graveyard



  1. Mullinahone

  2. Clonmel

  3. Cashel municipal archives
    • Kickham or Kirkham, Town Clerk of Cashel in 1672.

  4. Fethard


  1. Papers of the Fenian. Any mention of the head of police in Mullinahone who was married to his cousin?
  2. Where are James Cusack papers?

  3. Any Alice Cashel papers?

  4. John Blennerhassett Riordan (died 1955) was an Urban District Councillor at Tralee, heartland of Blennerhassett. Did anyone ever ask about the "Blennerhassett" in his name?


  1. [GRO.UK]


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