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Jo Fitz-Henry
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The GDPR is coming...
This is a very dry and dull post, but necessary because of the change in data protection legislation coming in next month. From 25th May 2018 , any business, organisation or group holding personal information about living people in the UK or European Union,...
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The Butchering Art - Lindsey Fitzharris' new book out tomorrow
There are several of the Fitzhenry and Fitzharris clan who I will freely admit are more literarily (is that a word?!) prolific than me. One of these is the medical historian Lindsey Fitzharris , profiled on this blog previously for her You Tube series "Unde...
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The Fitzhenry Schoolmasters of Coolroe, Co. Wicklow: Part 2
The first post in this series featured Thomas Fitzhenry and his son Enoch, both teachers at the Coolroe , Tinahely  school in Co. Wicklow. I found an earlier version of the reference book  which I had used for this previous post   Report of the Society for ...
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THe Fitzhenry schoolmasters of Coolroe, Co. Wicklow Part 1
This will be the first of a series of posts about Thomas Fitzhenry and his two sons, all schoolmasters. I was idly googling various Fitzhenry themes, which led me to this digitised volume on Google books: Report of the Society for Promoting Education of the...
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Nancy FitzHenry died Newfoundland 1807 - and her two memorials in Ireland
I was very pleased to receive this message from John Cullen of Newfoundland. It relates to a group of three Fitzhenry gravestones in St Mullins graveyard in County Carlow which I wrote about in 2010, and the memorial on one of them for a Nancy Fitzhenry who...
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Online launch: Irish birth, marriage & death registers: 8th September
Oh my!  This is going to be epic. My thanks to Clare Santry of the Irish Genealogy News blog for bringing us this news (and to Debbie Cruwys Kennett of the Guild of One Name Studies for passing the news on on the Guild facebook page) Clare writes: "Next Thu...
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Charles Fitzhenry of the 9th Battalion AIF - a search for living decendants
I was very touched to receive this essay as a comment to our post about Charles Fitzhenry of the 9th Battalion AIF and the graffiti he left in the caves in Naours. It was written by Lucie Greff , aged 13, who wrote it as part of her school project, and I th...
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Ballycanew, County Wexford: A potential hometown for Enoch Fitzhenry?
The title is just a teaser for many of you Fitzhenrys who can trace your line down from Enoch. But there may well be some mileage in this supposition. Excitingly, this is where DNA testing and good old fashioned paper research come up trumps together. To re...
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