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More on Cooks Lane, Dublin
I’ve previously discussed Cooks Lane in Dublin, former home of my father’s father’s people. It is now under the Guinness Brewery.
A recent post from UCD is about maps built based on the Thom’s Street Directory, the telephone book of the day, caught my eye, so I looked for Cooks Lane on the most recent map available: 1898.… Read the rest
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Cooke’s Lane, Dublin
My father’s father’s family lived in the area around Watling Street, Dublin, Ireland in the late 19th Century.
One of the longest running addresses that they had was on the now extinct Cooke’s Lane.
I have run across mentions of this laneway on maps from the 18th Century, and every time I find a new-to-me old map of Dublin, I look for Cooke’s Lane.… Read the rest
Walking the path of my ancestors
I am recently back from a trip to Dublin, in which I took part in the Centenary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising. I will cover that in a different post. For this post, I am more concerned with sharing my experience in tracing my Hanno/an ancestors.… Read the rest
The Dead and The Restless, Part 2
I can’t believe I never got back to this! Sorry about that.
So, when we left off, we were in a cemetery in Dublin. The Find-A-Grave volunteer that answered my call for photos proved to be one of the best. He made several trips to the cemetery and sent a load of pictures.… Read the rest
The Dead and The Restless
This is a follow-on to the post about all of the new Flynn info. It is hard for me to come to terms with the fact that while all of that was going and all of the following was getting started, that I was studying for and taking final exams!… Read the rest
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