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Bloomfield, Harriet

  • Person
  • c.1780-1868

Harriet Douglas, daughter of John Douglas of Suffolk, married Benjamin Bloomfield in 1797 and moved to Ireland with him shortly after. She died in 1868

Garvey, Toler Roberts, Sr

  • Person
  • 1834-1914

Toler Roberts Garvey was born at Thornvale, Moneygall, County Offaly, son of George Garvey, land agent and his wife, Jane. He took over his father's land agency business on his death in 1879. He managed many estates, the largest of which was the Rosse estate at Birr. Due to the size of this estate he maintained another residence on the Rosse estate called Tullynisk, and this became the headquarters of his land agency which extended across Offaly and into Tipperary. Garvey was a magistrate and served on the North Tipperary and King's County Grand Juries from 1871. In 1881 he became High Sherriff of the county and was foreman at the spring assizes. He served on most of the King's County boards, such as the Poor Law Commissioners, Parsonstown Town Commission, and the Lunatic Asylum.

He married Amelia, daughter of Samuel Cox of Henley Grove, Gloucestershire and had six children. His eldest son, George, qualified as an electrical engineer and worked in England. His second eldest son, also called Toler Roberts Garvey, worked with him in the land agency and took it over on his death at the age of 80 on 30 November 1914. He is buried in Borrisnafarney church near Moneygall, County Offaly.

Berry, Elizabeth

  • Person
  • d.1848

Elizabeth 'Bess' Berry was the fourth child and second daughter of Edward and Margaret Crow of Tullamore. In 1812, she married Robert Fleetwood Berry who died in 1822. She died in 1848 and was buried at Eglish.

Smith, Hester

  • Person
  • 1762 - 1832

Hester was born in 1762, the eldest surviving child of Thomas and Frances Berry of Eglish. In 1787 she married William Smith, a lawyer a member of the Irish Parliament. She was fifteen years older than Robert Fleetwood Berry, her brother. She had two daughters and two sons, lived in Hume Street, of St. Stephens Green in Dublin and died in 1832.

Bury, Marjorie Howard-

  • Person
  • 1885-1907

Marjorie Howard-Bury was the only daughter of Lady Emily Howard-Bury and her husband Capt. Kenneth Howard-Bury. She died at 22 years of age and there is a memorial to her at St Catherine's Church, Tullamore.

Hutton, Col., Edmund Bacon

  • Person
  • d.1904

Col. Edmund Bacon Hutton was the youngest son of William Hutton of Gate Burton, Lincolnshire. He served in the Royal Dragoons and was ADC to Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (Lord Spencer). He married Lady Katherine Arabella Beaujolois Bury in 1875.

Bury, Lady Harriet Hugh Adelaide,

  • Person
  • 1854-1861

Lady Harriet Hugh Adelaide Bury was the second daughter of Charles William George, 3rd earl of Charleville and his wife Arabella. She was orphaned in 1859 at the age of 5 years when her father died, her mother having died in 1857. Harriet and her four siblings were made wards of chancery and placed in the guardianship of their uncle, Alfred Bury. In 1861 at the age of 7 years, Lady Harriet suffered a fatal accident at Charleville Castle when she fell from the banisters of the staircase.

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