Selected Families and Individuals


Richard Francis Huggard HUDSON [Parents] was born on 23 Nov 1886 in Dingle, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 21 Mar 1887 in Dingle, Co. Kerry. He died on 20 Feb 1954 in Leebrook, Tralee, Co. Kerry. He was buried in Ballyseedy Churchyard, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Richard married Helen Margaret Noel (Margaret) DAWSON on 27 Mar 1926 in Holy Trinity Church, Brompton, London.

Richard was solicitor to Tralee Urban Council for nearly 30 years and a partner in the practice of Hudson & Brown in Tralee. For many years the practice operated in Denny St., Tralee. The firm is still in existence (as of 2014), with an office in Princes St. but there are no longer any members of the Hudson family involved.

According to a family source Richard had a "sandy complexion" and, as a result of an accident, walked with a limp.

Helen Margaret Noel (Margaret) DAWSON [Parents] was born in Feb 1905 in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire. She was christened on 11 Feb 1905 in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire. She died on 16 Oct 1951 in Castlegregory, Co. Kerry. Helen married Richard Francis Huggard HUDSON on 27 Mar 1926 in Holy Trinity Church, Brompton, London.

Helen, who was known as Margaret, was the only child of Albert and Helen Dawson who, at the time of their daughter's engagement in 1925, were living at 20 Montpelier, Hyde Park, Leeds.

After they married, Margaret and Richard lived at Barrow House, Ardfert, Co. Kerry, which Richard had purchased the year before their marriage. In the 1940s they moved to Leebrook, a nine-acre property outside Tralee.

They had the following children.

  F i Elizabeth (Liza) Noel HUDSON was born on 1 Mar 1931. She died in Oct 1994.

Albert DAWSON was born about 1864 in Guiseley, Yorkshire. He died before 16 Oct 1951. Albert married Helen 'UNKNOWN' about 1893.

Albert was a bank manager.

Helen 'UNKNOWN' was born about 1871 in Halifax, Yorkshire. Helen married Albert DAWSON about 1893.

They had the following children.

  F i Helen Margaret Noel (Margaret) DAWSON was born in Feb 1905. She died on 16 Oct 1951.

William Oliver HUDSON [Parents] was born on 16 Sep 1901 in Dingle, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 3 Nov 1901 in Dingle, Co. Kerry. He died on 6 Apr 1977 in possibly Killaloe, Co. Clare. He was buried in Oakview Cemetery, Tralee, Co. Kerry. William married Antonina (Nina) MATCHETTE on 5 Mar 1935 in St. Mary's Parish Church, Donnybrook, Dublin.

William worked for the Munster and Leinster Bank and was manager of the bank's branches in a number of towns, including Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow; Nenagh, Co. Tipperary; and Lismore, Co. Waterford (interestingly, at another time William's brother Edward was also manager of the Lismore branch). In the 1960s William and his wife, Nina, were living at Baymount in The Spa, Tralee, Co. Kerry. They also lived in Limerick and in Quilty, Co. Clare, and by the mid-1970s they had moved to Finnlough, Ballyvalley, Killaloe, Co. Clare.

Antonina (Nina) MATCHETTE [Parents] was born in 1903 in Omagh, Co. Tyrone. She died on 30 Mar 1982 in Killiney, Co. Dublin. Antonina married William Oliver HUDSON on 5 Mar 1935 in St. Mary's Parish Church, Donnybrook, Dublin.

Nina was the eldest daughter of the Rev. William Matchette, who at the time of Nina's marriage was serving the parish of Rathvilly, Co. Carlow. Nina had a sister named Vanda who was married to Canon George Bodle and lived in Rathdowney, Co. Laois.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.
  F iii Living.

William Thomas MATCHETTE [Parents] was born in 1878 in Co. Armagh. He died on 24 Jul 1950 in Mountrath, Co. Laois. He was buried in Rathvilly Churchyard, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow. William married Gertrude Evelyn ALLEN in 1902 in Omagh, Co. Tyrone.

William was from Derrycaw, Co. Armagh. He worked as a teacher and lived in counties Tyrone, Mayo, Limerick and Kildare. He eventually became a rector (Church of Ireland) and served in Rathvilly, Co. Carlow.

Gertrude Evelyn ALLEN was born in 1884 in Co. Armagh. She died on 27 Dec 1962. She was buried in Rathvilly Churchyard, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow. Gertrude married William Thomas MATCHETTE in 1902 in Omagh, Co. Tyrone.

They had the following children.

  F i Antonina (Nina) MATCHETTE was born in 1903. She died on 30 Mar 1982.

Denis MCMAHON [Parents] was born about 1882 in Co. Clare. He died. Denis married Josephine (Johanna) HANRAHAN on 18 Jul 1918 in Newtownsandes, Co. Kerry.

Denis was a policeman.

Josephine (Johanna) HANRAHAN [Parents] was born on 7 Oct 1888 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 9 Oct 1888 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died. Josephine married Denis MCMAHON on 18 Jul 1918 in Newtownsandes, Co. Kerry.

Johanna's baptismal sponsors were Michael Buckley and Catherine Hanrahan.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  F v Living.
  F vi Living.
  F vii Josephine (Ina) MCMAHON was born in 1930. She died on 29 Aug 2009.
  viii Living.

William HANRAHAN [Parents] was born on 20 Apr 1900 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 21 Apr 1900 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 6 Sep 1977 in Killarney, Co. Kerry. He was buried in Tarbert, Co. Kerry. William married Ann (Annie) B. WALSH.

William's baptismal sponsors were Denis Hanrahan and Ellen Buckley.

William was a policeman, serving in west Cork for 26 years. He also worked for a number of years in Tralee, Co. Kerry, retiring to Carhoonakilla, Tarbert, Co. Kerry where he was known locally as 'The Major' (his father had also been called 'The Major').

William died at the St. Columnanus Home in Killarney.

Ann (Annie) B. WALSH was born in Asdee, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry. She died in mid-1960s. Ann married William HANRAHAN.

Annie was a nurse and worked in Tralee, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii John Leo (Leo) HANRAHAN was born in 1938. He died on 25 Dec 2008.
  M iii Living.

Edmond O'CONNOR [Parents] was born in 1882 in Glenalappa, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 24 Nov 1963. He was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Edmond married Margaret WINDLE.

Edmond farmed in Glenalappa East, Moyvane.

Margaret WINDLE [Parents] was born in 1873. She died on 10 Jun 1954. She was buried in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Margaret married Edmond O'CONNOR.

They had the following children.

  F i Bridget O'CONNOR was born about 1913. She died on 11 Dec 2001.

Living.

Living [Parents].


Living [Parents].

Living.


Thomas SHEEHAN died before 30 Mar 1901 in probably Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Thomas married Ellen COLLINS?.

Ellen COLLINS? was born about 1837. She died in between 30 Mar 1901 and 2 Apr 1911 in probably Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Ellen married Thomas SHEEHAN.

Tom's mother's first name was Ellen but we are not entirely certain that her last name was Collins.

They had the following children.

  M i Thomas (Tom) SHEEHAN was born about 1868. He died after 26 Nov 1915.

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