Person:Richard Farrell (2)

Richard Farrell
Facts and Events
Name Richard Farrell
Gender Male
Christening[1] 20 Apr 1846 Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland
Marriage 6 May 1872 Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandSt Kevin's Roman Catholic Church, Harrington Street
to Margaret Reid
Census[2] 2 Apr 1911 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland2 Vances Buildings
Death[3] 12 Mar 1919 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland95 Capel Street

Richard Farrell was baptised on 20th April 1846 at Nenagh in County Tipperary, the son of Michael Farrell and Catherine (or Kate) Mackey. The family later moved to Dublin - Richard's marriage record from 1872 says that his parents were living at 1 Astons Quay in Dublin at the time of his marriage. Richard was married on 6th May 1872, aged about 25, to a Margaret Reid, who was 27. Richard had a brother called John, who would go on to marry Margaret's sister Rosanna three years later.

Richard and Margaret had ten children together between 1873 and 1887. Margaret appears to have died in 1894, aged 49. Richard survived her by 25 years. He appears in the 1911 census living at 2 Vances Buildings in Dublin, working as a tailor. His youngest daughter and her family lived in the same house. Richard died in 1919, aged 72.

  1. Nenagh, Tipperary, Ireland. Catholic Parish Registers.

    1846 / April / 20 / Richard S[on] Michael Farrell & Kate Mackey Sp[onsors] James Carry & Anne Fahey

  2. Census Office. Ireland Census 1911. (Dublin: National Archives of Ireland), 1911 / Dublin / Merchant's Quay / Vance's Buildings, 2 Apr 1911.

    Address: 2 Vances Buildings, Dublin City
    1 room occupied
    Richard Farrell, head, R[oman] Catholic, Read & Write, male, 60 [1850/1], Tailor journeyman, widower, b. County Tipperary

    Richard's daughter Rosanna, her husband Michael Timmins and their baby daughter were in a separate household also at 2 Vances Buildings.

  3. Deaths register, in General Register Office of Ireland. Civil Registration.

    1919 DEATHS Registered in the District of N. City 2 in the Union of Dublin in the County of Dublin
    No. 227
    Date and Place of Death: 1919 March Twelfth 95 Capel St.
    Name and Surname: Richard Farrell
    Sex: M
    Age last Birthday: 67 y[ea]rs
    Rank, Profession, or Occupation: Tailor
    Certified Cause of Death and Duration of Illness: Chronic Bronchitis 4 m[on]ths Cert[ified]
    Signature, Qualification and Residence of Informant: Rosanna Timmins, Daughter, Present at Death, 95 Capel St.
    When Registered: March Thirteenth 1919
    Signature of Registrar: E.P. Eustace, Registrar