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moyhan cottages

Postby Holla » Wed Oct 27, 2010 7:02 pm

my father lived in moyhan cottages monkstown in the 1920s we were told these were at the back of
the thursty eye pub near butlers yard he was born just up the road in lanesville names of people who lived there were
gough,whelan,brown,walsh anyone know anything of this place
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Re: moyhan cottages

Postby grammer » Wed Oct 27, 2010 11:51 pm

Hi holla try logging in to the 1911 census
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/search/
you might get a bit of info there
best of luck
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Re: moyhan cottages

Postby Enviro500 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:05 am

Holla,

Hookey Butler, and his lorries, the shortest job I ever had...I think the movie "The Hell Drivers", Stanley Baker, Sean Connery, Patrick McGoohan starred...was inspired by his deadly trucks..I ran screaming from the place back to Archers in Dublin...My cousins. the Latchfords lived in Lanesville untill early 1960s.
Other friends there the O'Gradys emigrated to Oz, Tommy Smith, Walter Pierce.etc

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Re: moyhan cottages

Postby Holla » Sat Oct 30, 2010 3:10 pm

HI Enviro500

just wondering who was the landlord of moyhan cottages was it the corpo?
my fathers aunts the curleys lived in lanesville,i knew a few guys worked for butlers
their stay was short !
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Re: moyhan cottages

Postby Enviro500 » Sun Oct 31, 2010 12:39 am

Holla ,

Cannot answer that one, landlord..perhaps Farmboy can help. a local lad and great local historian......
Yes Hookey's lorries were, "hookey"
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