List of freeholders in the townland of Clarkill, parish of Forkill, Co. Armagh, in 1827 From PRONI's About freeholders' records: Freeholders were men who either owned their land outright or who held it in a lease for the duration of their life, or the lives of other people named in the lease. All of the … Continue reading Freeholders at Clarkill, Forkill, Armagh, 1827
List of landholders in the townland of Ballykeel, parish of Forkhill, County Armagh, ca. 1828 [1820-1840]. Transcribed from PRONI Reference FIN/5/A/143, Tithe applotment for the parish of Forkhill, County Armagh.
List of landholders in the townland of Clarkill, parish of Forkill, County Armagh, ca. 1828 [1820-1840]. Transcribed from PRONI Reference FIN/5/A/143, Tithe applotment for the parish of Forkhill, County Armagh. Note: "Macan" = "McCann" "M'Kinly" = "McKinley"
Where did Michael James McGlade Reside? Sometimes you can't find a person, no matter how carefully and thoroughly you look. And sometimes you find the same person at more than one address (and in more than one census return) at roughly the same time. Such is the case with Michael James McGlade, son of John … Continue reading “Now comes Thos. L. Ryan…”
I'm currently researching the Ireland-to-Canada emigration of my McGlade ancestors. Did your ancestors emigrate from Forkill/Forkhill (or the neighbouring parishes of Creggan, Killevy, Loughgilly, or Newtown Hamilton), County Armagh to the counties of Lanark or Leeds, Ontario? If so, I'd love to hear from you. Please contact me at mcmoran @ gmail dot com.
Because Canada really is the second home of the Scots, every Canadian province has its own official tartan, of course. When I was not yet two years old, my father went to Halifax (Canada), and brought me home a kilt in the Nova Scotia plaid, with matching socks: I still have that Teddy bear, by … Continue reading The second home of the Scots
James Michael McGlade was born at Perth (Lanark Co., Ontario) on 17 September 1905, the son of Patrick McGlade and Elizabeth Cahill. When he enlisted with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry on 20 July 1940, he gave his occupation as "Diamond Driller." My mother was too young to remember this, but a couple of her … Continue reading James Michael McGlade: Inventory of Personal Effects
I've written about tuberculosis before. See, for example, Tuberculosis in Ontario; and also see a list of those who Died of Tuberculosis in the Ottawa Valley Irish database. Here's a family that was hit hard by the scourge of tuberculosis in a five-year period from 1915 to 1920: the family of Hugh Walsh and Mary … Continue reading Cause of Death: Pulmonary tuberculosis