Anthony McDonnell 1775

Anthony McDonnell 1775

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Date of Birth 1775 (circa)  
Date of Death 1st Jun 1812  
Townland born Headford, County Galway, Ireland  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Mary Ann Kirkham  
Place & Date of Marriage 14 May 1799 • St. Clement, Norwich, Norfolk, England FMP: Anthony McDonnell of the hamlet of Pockthorpe in the parish of St. James in Norwich Serjeant in the 14th Light Dragoons single man and Mary Anne Kirkham of this parish Spinster  
Number of Children 5  
First Child Joseph Farragh McDonnell  
Names of Children Joseph Farragh McDonnell, Mary Anne McDonnell, Henry McDonnell, Anthony McDonnell, Martha McDonnell  
Occupation Sergjeant later Quartermaster 14th Light Dragoons (British Army)  
Place of Death Radipole Barracks, Weymouth, Dorset, England  
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  • Additional information - Anthony is buried in Boreham churchyard in the same grave as his brother and sister in law. The headstone, now so weatherworn it is almost smooth, is to be found a few stepsfrom the door to the church.

    Monumental Inscriptions by Rev. JH Bloom circa 1890

    St Andrew, Boreham, Essex, England

    Essex Record  T/P 72/1. Boreham Church yard: [adjacent entries] 1. Joseph Kirkham d. June 20 1822 aged 46 [sic - should be 40]. 2. Elizabeth his wife d. March 18th 1844 aged 60. Anthony McDonnell, Quarter Master L'. Dragoons ob. June 1812 aged 36.

    The entry in the parish burial register shows him to have died from a paralytic stroke.





    Sunday 21st October 2018, 06:58PM

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