Place of migration:
Stayed in Ireland

Edmund Doherty Esq of Mount Bruis was originally from Inishowen, Co. Donegal. This family moved south in the late 17th century and settled in Co. Tipperary

Edmond Doherty Esq. was a magistrate for Clonmel. In June 1778 he committed to jail Michael Loughnane, a noted cow-stealer, for stealing a black cow from Morgan Doorty (Doherty) and another from James Ryan.

In February 1803 he (and Edmond English Max) acted as executors to the will of David Walsh Esq.

He died in 1809 and his lands at Mount Bruis went to chancery court in 1829, with Mrs Catherine Doherty, his widow, as plaintiff. Mrs Doherty was recorded as residing at Mount Bruis in 1837. 

Their daughter, Mary Doherty married Ralph Cole Bowen of Bowen's Court, Co. Cork. Sons: Edmond Cole Bowen of Limerick, attorney; Henry Cole Bowen, Charles Cole Bowen, Jane Cole Bowen, Mary Cole Bowen of Baggot Street (who married in 1828 the Venerable Archdeacon Pryce Peacock of Limerick), and Elizabeth Cole Bowen.


Additional Information
Date of Death 2nd Aug 1809  
Associated Building (s) Mount Bruis  

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