Limerick Chronicle 11 April 1849

Marriages – 

This Day at St. Michael’s Church by  the Rev. Telford McDonogh, Mr. William McIntosh, Quartermaster 47th, to Ellen, daughter of Mr. Laurence McDonogh, of Catherine Street.


  • On Saturday night last, at his house, in Henry Street, after a short illness, but in a very advanced age, Henry Bowles, Esq. a gentleman of highly respectable character and deportment, and deservedly held in great esteem by every class of his fellow-citizens.
  • Yesterday of, hoping cough, at Ballycannane, the residence of her uncle, James Gloster, Esq. Hester, aged 12 years, the third beloved daughter of James Shine, Esq. Ballymacreese, in this county.
  • On Friday last, at Castle Lodge, Caherconlish, Benjamin Cox, Esq. younger brother of the late Michael Cox, Esq. of Castletown, county Kilkenny.
  • This morning, Mr John Mossop, of Roches Street, Provision Merchant, father of the late Mr Thomas Mossop, who died last month.
  • At William Street, yesterday, Mary, widow of the late Mr. Thomas Sheehy, grocer. At the French Convent Seminary, Laurel Hill, hear this city, on Easter Sunday, after a protracted illness, Miss Floyd, one of the professed Sisterhood.
  • This morning, at Williamstown house, on the North Strand, the residence of Major-General Napier, after a few hours of illness, Eliza Gardner, a faithful domestic of the family for eleven years.
  • On Sunday last, Mr Robert Lougheed, (son of Rev. Mr. Lougheed, Wesleyan Preacher) and Mr. William Johnson, both of Messrs. Todds establishment, William Street.
  • At Mrs. Villiers’ Alms-house, Mrs. Lucinda Tyrrell, aged 87 years, a lady much respected for her many amiable qualities. She was a near relative of the late benevolent Mrs. Hannah Villiers, who founded the institution.
  • At Ennis, of cholera, yesterday, Thomas, son of John Tydd, Esq. Sub Sheriff of Clare. At Atlantic Hotell, Kilkee, Julia, the beloved wife of Mr. J Coffey, Civil Engineer.
  • At Rathkeale Mrs. O’Loghlen and Miss O’Loghlen. Catherine, eldest daughter of Mr. James Gloster, Leather cutter, High Street, after a few hours of illness in the prime of life.
  • At Carrigogunnel, Mr. Thomas Purcell, farmer, formally of this city. His life was insured for a large sum.
  • At Clonmacken, Bridget, daughter of Mr. John McNamara.
  • At Mungret Street, Mr. Andrew Quirke, Victualler. At Clounana, near Patrickswell, Ann, wife of Mr. James Dundon.
  • At Upper Glentworth Street, Mr. Timothy Dillon McNamara, Law Clerk. This Day, Johanna, daughter of Mr. Florence McCarthy, Roden Street.

( This report was during a cholera out break in Limerick, one of many between 1830-1855)