Dingle peninsula, Co Kerry, Ireland
Some cuttings about Hicksons in Co Kerry taken from local papers.
- Limerick Chronicle: Th. 14 Nov 1771
Married a few days ago at Rathkeale,
Crosbie Morgell of Tullilease, co Cork Esq to Miss Hickson, only dau of Robert
- Hibernian Chronicle, 6 January 1785
Died. A few days ago at his house at
Fermoyle, in the county of Kerry, in an advanced age, John Hickson, Esq; a gentleman
whose benevolence and hospitality render him universally regretted by all ranks of
people, but more particularly by his numerous acquaintance.
- Freeman's Journal, July 13, 1797
The Lord Chancellor has been pleased to
appoint George Hickson of Fermoyle Castle, in the county of Kerry, a justice of the
peace for said county.
- Limerick Gazette and General Advertiser, 8 September 1812
On Friday last in
Tralee, after a few days illness, in the 71st year of his age, Robert Hickson, Esq.
- Freeman's Jn, 5 April, 1815
(Death) In consequence of a wound he received
on the night of the 23 Dec in a battle which took place that night on the
Mississippi, previous to the sanguinary one of New Orleans, Lieut. William Hickson
of the 85th Light Infantry, son of Robert Hickson, Esq of Dingle, county Kerry.
- Dublin Directory 1808
Surveyor of Dingle, Robert Hickson
- Limerick Gazette, 1 February, 1820
At Kenmear, James Hickson of Lansdowne
Lodge, Esq. to Barbara, eldest daughter of the Rev. William Godfrey of Bushfield,
Bart. and grand-niece to Judge Day.
- Clare Journal and Ennis Advertiser, Monday, 3 March 1828
The Gazette of Saturday
night contains a notification from the Ulster King of Arms, that His Majesty has
been pleased to grant his Royal license under the sign manual, to John Hickson (a
minor) second son of John Hickson, Dingle, Co Kerry Esq. to assume the name and arms
of Mahony instead of those of Hickson, out of grateful and affectionate respect for
the memory of his maternal uncle Richard Mahony, late of Dunmore (sic, should read
Dromore, G.O' C.) in the county of Kerry Esq, deceased.
Kindly supplied by Gerald O'Carroll, author of
Mr Justice Robert Day
which is published by
Polymath Press of Courthouse Lane, Tralee, County Kerry,
December 2004, price 45 euros (postage extra), ISBN 0-9547902-0-0.
Mr Justice Robert Day (1746-1841):
the Diaries (1801-29),and the Addresses (Charges) to Grand Juries (1793-1810), hardback, 337 pages, with maps images and pedigrees.
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