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ringcroft Report 25 Apr 2008 18:20

I am searching for information about the WALSH / STARKEY families from DOWNPATRICK, County Down. My G-G-G Grandfather NICHOLAS WALSH (c.1830) was a butcher in the town. His son PATRICK WALSH (c.1850) also a butcher, married Margaret STARKEY in 1874.

Please can you help?


Patricia Report 29 Apr 2008 15:01

I was searching for my relations from Downpatrick and I sent an e-mail to :
They posted my letter in the newspaper and the family got in touch after 35 yrs. I will ask them if they have any info as they are still there. Also a chap called James from DP got in touch with a lot of information.
Good Luck. Trisha


Patricia Report 2 May 2008 21:00

Hi, further to my text 29.04.08.
I have found out there are Walsh and Starkey families still living in Downpatrick. If I get any more info I will let you know. regards trisha


Patricia Report 23 May 2008 22:32

Hi,I was wondering if you have used my information and contacterd the Down Recorder. I have also found out that ther are Walsh/Starkey families still living inDP. Would love to hear that you have had some success


Starkey Report 2 Sep 2021 08:23

Hello There
Hoping this gets to you. Ive seen your old post on Genes Reunited from 2008. Most of my family are from Down Patrick. I am a STARKEY. My GG Grandfather was from Down Patrick his name was John Starkey, his son Steven Starkey was born there as well. Steven immigrated to Australia. So I am the connection to the Australian & New Zealand connection of the Downpatrick Starkey's
Hope I get to hear from you,


ErikaH Report 2 Sep 2021 08:44

Another old thread, Starkey

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Patricia is no longer a member of GR, although the original poster seems still to have an account. However, she didn’t bother to acknowledge Patricia’s messages, so can’t have been very interested.