Denis Quinlan

Eire, County Tipperary, Borrisokane
Eire, County Galway, Portumna
FatherMichael Quinlan (1833-34 – 21/09/1887) 
MotherMargaret Heenan (10/06/1838 – 16/05/1904) 
Partner Mary Agnes Hogan (14/01/1889 – 31/01/1958)

Married 02/07/1930 Eire, County Galway, Portumna


Portumna parish records - witnesses: Michael Quinlan of Lorrha and Maria Savage of Portumna;
Registered July-September 1930 (Denis Quinlan) (Mary Hogan)
File no. 101576, volume 4, page 159, digital folder 4199368, image no. 00372/00382


Michael Joseph Quinlan (19/03/1931 – 1931)

Patrick Niall Quinlan (07/05/1932 – 23/03/1993)


Death registered April-June 1955, age at death: 78 years.

Date of birth may be baptism.

A single, literate farm labourer living with his maternal uncle in 1901 and with his older brother William in 1911.

1901 census: house 2 in Cornamult (Terryglass, Tipperary)

SurnameForenameAgeSexRelation to headReligionEducationOccupationMarriageWhere born
HeenanJames50MaleHead of FamilyR CRead & WriteFarmerMarriedCo. Tipperary
HeenanMaggie47FemaleWifeRoman CatholicRead & Write---MarriedCo. Tipperary
HeenanMaggie14FemaleDaughterR CatholicRead & WriteScholarNot MarriedCo. Tipperary
QuinlanDenis22MaleNephewR CatholicRead & WriteLabourerNot MarriedCo. Tipperary

1911 census: house 14 in Lehinch (Lorrha West, Tipperary)

SurnameForenameAgeSexRelation to headReligionEducationOccupationMarriageWhere born
QuinlanWilliam43MaleHead of FamilyRoman CatholicRead & WriteFarmerMarriedTipperary
QuinlanSarah36FemaleWifeRoman CatholicRead & Write---MarriedTipperary
QuinlanDenis33MaleBrotherRoman CatholicRead & WriteFarm LabourerSingleTipperary
QuinlanMichael J2MaleSonRoman CatholicCannotScholarSingleTipperary
QuinlanBridget8 monthsFemaleDaughterRoman CatholicCannot ReadScholarSingle---

Place of residence given as Lorrha when he married in Portumna; lived in Dominic Street, Portumna when he died.

Mr Williams, a neighbour whom we met in October 2015, remembers him working in the big store at Portumna Bridge where the flour and Guiness brought down from Dublin by canal and river were unloaded.

Sources (click here for generic source information)

Family knowledge;
Portumna parish records - marriage;
Gravestone - address and date of death;
Film no. 257855, volume no. 4, page 209, digital folder 4202552, image no. 00302 - death aged 78. - birth and parents; - 1901 census: Cornamult, Terryglass, Tipperary; - 1911 census: Lehinch, Lorrha West.

This record was last updated on 01/11/2015 at 22:17