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Takin’ a break

The hunt for Buggy’s all over the world will be postponed for a while but feel free to peruse the previous two and a half years of blog posts.

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Bureau of Military History 1913-1921 II

Please see the first post on this subject for context and an explanation of the Bureau of Military History. Valentine Jackson was a member of the IRB in the years before the 1916 Rising.[1] He outlines how he had vague … Continue reading

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Bureau of Military History 1913-1921 I

On 7 August 2012 the Defense Forces Ireland and the National Archives of Ireland released digitized witness statements from over one thousand people who participated in the revolutionary period from 1913-1921. They were recorded by the Bureau of Military History … Continue reading

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Australian Newspaper Articles II

Sydney – 1935                                                                                                                                Buggy – The relatives and friends of Constable Noel Thomas Buggy and Daphne of 56 Liverpool St, Rose Bay, are informed that the funeral of his late beloved wife and her dear mother Mrs. Galdys Muriel Buggy … Continue reading

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British Newspaper Articles

Derby – 1882                                                                                                                                   The St. John Ambulance Association in Burton-on Trent awarded certificates to between 60 and 70 people who completed their first aid course. A James Buggy was one of those to receive a certificate.[1] Liverpool – 1878                                                                                                                               Inspector … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles IX

Manhattan, NYC – 1899                                                                                                          Surrogate’s Court – Chambers – Before Varnum, S. – Will for probate: Mary Buggy at 10am.[1] Manhattan, NYC – 1890                                                                                                               The article outlines the names of banks that went into liquidation between 1871-1879 and the names … Continue reading

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Canadian Newspaper Articles

Montreal – 1943                                                                                                                              Mary Angela (Molly) Buggy, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Buggy, married Leo James Cogan on 5 June 1943. Patrick Buggy is from Kilkenny, Ireland. The marriage took place in the Lady Chapel of St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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Rev. Richard Buggy c.1802-1864

The Rev Richard Buggy died on 7 November 1864[1] and at the time was the parish priest of Clonaslee  Catholic parish, Laois. According to his death certificate, he was about 62 years old when he died giving an approx year … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles VIII

Brooklyn, NY – 1939                                                                                                                         In a newspaper obituary for Michael J. Fogarty of 719 57th St who died 20 June, a Patrick Buggy is listed as a brother-in-law. No details are given about Patrick’s wife, Michael’s sister. Michael’s wife was … Continue reading

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Insolvencies in Kilkenny 1830

In a list of insolvencies presented as Summer Assizes 1830 there is one entry which reads: Michael Buggy, Walkin St, Kilkenny £0 1s. 0d.[1] [1] Author Unknown. 1830. The Presentments of the Grand Jury of the City of KIlkenny at … Continue reading

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