Facts and Events
||Julia Mary Farrell
||8 May 1877
||Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
||14 May 1877
||Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandSs. Michael & John
||31 Mar 1901
||Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland19 Stephen Street
||2 Apr 1911
||Rathgar, Rathfarnham, County Dublin, Ireland4 Abercorn Terrace
||Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Julia Farrell was born on 8th May 1877 in Dublin, daughter of a tailor named John Farrell and his wife Rosanna Reid. The couple had ten children, but Julia appears to have been one of only three to survive childhood. Her father John appears to have died some time before 1901, as the census that year finds Julia with her widowed mother and two siblings. Julia was working as a cashier. By 1911, Julia had moved to 4 Abercorn Terrace, Harold's Cross Road (later renumbered as 297 Harold's Cross Road). Here she was working as a 'Lady Clerk D.B.C.', although it is not clear what D.B.C. stood for. Living with her in the 1911 census was her mother's sister Maria, who must have returned from New York where she had been living since the 1880s.
Julia appears to have died in 1925. Certainly her brother William's obituary in 1926 refers to the fact that William's two sisters had both died recently, with the most likely death in 1925, albeit the age at death is eighteen years out.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Ss. Michael & John baptisms, in Irish Genealogy, Primary quality.
Name: Julia Mary Farrell
Born: 8 May 1877
Baptised: 14 May 1877, Ss. Michael & John, Dublin
Address: 19 Upper Stephen St
Father: John Farrell
Mother: Rosanna Reed
Sponsors: Michael Reed & Margaret Farrell
- ↑ Census Office. Ireland Census 1901. (National Archives of Ireland), County: City of Dublin / Parish: St Peter / Ward: Royal Exchange / Street: Stephens Street / Schedule: 19, 31 Mar 1901, Primary quality.
Form A (about the family):
Rosanna Farrell, head, Roman Catholic, Can Read & write, 40 [1860/1], female, Machinist Tailor, widow, born Dublin, speaks English
Julia Farrell, daughter, Roman Catholic, Can Read & write, 21 [1879/80], female, Cashier, not married, born Dublin, speaks English
Margaret Farrell, daughter, Roman Catholic, Can Read & write, 19 [1881/2], female, Shop Assistant, not married, born Dublin, speaks English
William Farrell, son, Roman Catholic, Can Read & write, 14 [1886/7], male, Scholar, not married, born Dublin, speaks Irish & English
Form B (about the house):
Shop & Tenement
Walls of stone, brick or concrete
Roof of slate, iron or tile
7 windows in front of house
3 families in house
Rosanna Farrell's household occupying 3 rooms (a John McKenna's family occupying 5 rooms and a Teresa Hall occupying one room)
- ↑ Census Office. Ireland Census 1911. (Dublin: National Archives of Ireland), County: Dublin / Urban District: Rathmines & Rathgar / Parish: Rathfarnham / District Electoral Division: Rathmines & Rathgar West / Street: Abercorn Terrace, Harold's Cross Road / Schedule 4, 2 Apr 1911, Primary quality.
Address: 4 Abercorn Terrace, Harold's Cross Road, Rathgar, Rathfarnham, County Dublin
Form A (about the people):
Julia May O'Farrell, Head, Catholic, Read & write, female, 34 [1876/7], Lady Clerk D.B.C., Single, born Dublin City, Speaks English
Marie Kelly, Aunt, Catholic, Read, female, 55 [1855/6], married 7 years, 5 children born, 5 still living, born Downpatrick, Speaks English
Robert Joseph May, Boarder, Catholic, Read & write, male, 20 [1890/1], Student of Medicine College Surgeon, single, born County Louth, speaks Irish & English
- ↑ Deaths index, in General Register Office of Ireland. Civil Registration, Primary quality.
d. Julia Mary FARRELL, December Quarter 1925, Dublin South Registration District, Vol. 2, page 302, aged 29 [1895/6] - but age is 18 years out.
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