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Help needed on swifts and niel in Ireland please

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Gins Report 18 Feb 2013 11:49

I was wondering if this is Ellen, maybe she seperated from Bart*

Residents of a house 6 in Tinnock Upper (Ballynestragh, Wexford)

Neill Ellen 61 Female Head of Family Roman Catholic Co Wexford - Cannot read - Widow -
Neill Thomas 38 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Wexford Agricultural Labourer Read and write - Not Married -
Neill Patrick 32 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Wexford Agricultural Labourer Read only - Not Married -
Neill Mary 22 Female Daughter Roman Catholic


Alemap Report 18 Feb 2013 11:53

Parents: Bartholomew Swift and Ellen Neill
Anty 04 Jul 1864 (Probably short for Anastasia)
John 21 Oct 1866
Ellen 04 Mar 1869
Mary Anne 22 Jan 1871
Bartholomew 04 Jun 1874
Catherine 16 Aug 1876
Patrick 30 Aug 1879

Most of them seem to have had a brush with the law. Information available on familysearch web site. To view originals you need to go to a FamilySearch centre.


Gins Report 18 Feb 2013 11:53

Do you know when Ellen died?


Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958
Name: Ellen Swift
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1887
Death Age: 45
Registration district: Wexford
Death Country: Ireland
Volume: 4
Page: 664
FHL Film Number: 101594


Alemap Report 18 Feb 2013 12:14

name Bartholomew Swift
registration district Enniscorthy
event type DEATHS
registration quarter and year Jul - Sep 1940
estimated birth year 1874
age (at death) 66
mother's maiden name
volume number 4
page number 292
digital folder number 4202048