Charles Lynott was a shopkeeper in Ballina , according to his marriage record dating to 1850,
Charles married Mary Shields in the Church of Ireland, at Kilmoremoy ( Ballina)
Both Charles and Mary are named on their son John's marriage record, which took
place in Dublin's Pro Cathedral in1885.
Charles Lynott 's marriage record, dating to 1850, records his father as John Lynott, whose
occupation was writing clerk.
So the rock legend's lineage can be traced back to Ballina in the 1850s'