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James Hand & Elizabeth Murry of  Newtown (west of garristown) lived at #2b a house and 2-acre garden just west of Newtown House. In 1853, James was a herd for Mrs Catherine Reynolds who held 300 acres there [GV].

James & Elizabeth Hand attended Garristown RC chapel. Children:

  • Anne (nee Hand) Reily or Kilmoone

  • Helena Hand

  • Elizabeth (Nee Hand) Moore 

  • William Hand of Newtown



  • 24 May 1868 Margaret Hand of Newtown m. Pat Brennan of Borranstown  WIT William Hand & Anne Hand.

  • 5 Feb 1880 Anne Hand of Newtown (dau of James & Eliza) m. James Reily of Kilmoone WIT Andrew Moore & Helena Hand.

  • 2 May 1881 Elizabeth Hand (herd, age 25) married Andrew Moore (age 33) of Garristown. WIT William Hand & Catherine Brunkhard.

  • 1 May 1881 William Hand married Catherine Brunkhard of Garristown WIT Andrew Moore & Elizabeth Hand.


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Date of Birth 1830 (circa)  

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