Ancestors in Templemore, Tipperary

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     ValerieAnn 
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    I have managed to research my family back to 1811 when they lived in Templemore, Tipperary.  The name is Davis and the family were Jones Henry Davis who married I believe a Frances Mary Bowks in the Carlow Diocese in 1810.  They had 4 children, all born in Tipperary, a son Jones Henry Jnr who married Mary Kidd from Carlow, a daughter Jane who died aged 8, a son George Armstrong who was a Surgeon and another son Samuel Wesley who was a Curate in the Parish of Athlone.  They are all buried in The Church of Ireland Parish Church in Templemore.  My problem is I cannot find where they originally came from.  There is no birth record for Jones Henry Davis Snr in Templemore and I cannot find out any more information about him.  I wonder if there is anybody out there who is also researching the family.  Any help to further my research would be appreicated.

    #9361
     Sneff 
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    Valerie, Do you have the following newspaper articles:

    Tipperary Free Press – Saturday 11 July 1835  IN THE Town of  Templemore, In the best street for  business, leading to the barracks, A Commodious, Dwelling House, Consisting of a Large Shop (with fixtures complete), Parlour, Drawing-room, Seven Bed-Rooms, and Kitchen, with Gateway, Yard, Garden &c. Application ( if by letter post-paid,) Mr. JONES DAVIS, Clogheen, or to Mr. W. EVANS,  Templemore, who will shew the Concerns.

    Waterford Mail – Tuesday 08 March 1859 -DEATHS – On 1 March at Templemore, Jones Davis Esq. in the 86th year of his age.

    The Evening Freeman. – Saturday 22 September 1860 DEATHS – Sepember 18 at Templemore county Tipperary, in her 84th year, Frances, relict of Jones Davis Esq.

    Geoff

     

     

     

    #9578
     ValerieAnn 
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    Geoff

    Hi,  Have just seen your reply to my query, many thanks for getting back to me.  However, I don’t have any of those papers, can you tell me where I can get my hands on copies.

    Sorry its been so long.  We have just moved into a new house and also taken some time out to have a holiday and just got back, hence the delay in finding your reply.

    Many thanks again for getting back to me.
    Valerie

    #9582
     Web Editor 
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    Have you looked at the vestry books on microfilm in the National Archives? They have 1791- 1809 according to the RCB parish list. It might show something else. Also, have you searched other parts of Tipperary and Carlow?

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