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Episode 3 Rediscovering Limerick – The Pery Family

Episode 3 Rediscovering Limerick – The Pery Family

rediscovering limerickThis series of videos Rediscovering Limerick details aspects of Limerick’s History is written and presented by Sharon Slater of Limerick’s Life and filmed and edited by Sean Wrenn of I Love Limerick in an attempt to inform, educate and amuse. Rediscovering Limerick takes you onto the streets to walk into the steps of our past.

In this episode we deal with the Pery Family

In the early 17th century Edmond Pery of Exeter met and married the only daughter of Stephen Sexton, who was the owner of the South Prior area of Limerick. This would leave Edmond in line for inheriting this extensive tract of land. When Edmond died this land passed to his son Edward and then his grandson Stackpoole. In this video we pay close attention to three of Stackpoole Pery’s  children:  Edmond Sexton, William Cecil, and Lucy, each of whom left an imprint on Limerick that can still be seen today.

You can see the next episode in this series here.

About The Author

Sharon Slater

Sharon Slater is the owner and operator of the Limerick’s Life website. She has been researching and collecting information regarding Limerick history and genealogies since her early teens. She obtained a Masters degree in Local History at the University of Limerick.

About Limerick’s Life

This website is a personal project of Sharon Slater, born from a passion for Limerick and it's history. She maintains, updates and contributes to it independently and voluntarily. If you'd like to donate to keep Limerick's history online, please know that all donations will go directly into the costs of hosting the website and the time and travel to research and write the articles found on the site.


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