Category Archives: Rest of World

Assisted Emigration Castlecomer Estate, Kilkenny 1847-1853

During The Famine many Irish people had their passage paid by landlords to travel to America, Canada and further afield. Lists of these emigrants can be very useful as they often give a townland of origin. Many Buggy’s can trace … Continue reading

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Buggy Name Histroy and DNA Genealogy

This post marks the first anniversary of the Buggy Name History blog. Little did I think that when I started out with a few articles that I would be finding the Buggy name in countless record sets. With Buggy being … Continue reading

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Plantation Slaves 19th Century

Despite the relative scarcity of the Buggy name I have increasingly found it in many parts of the world. Along with the US state of Georgia, one of the more surprising places is in the names of slaves in Jamaica … Continue reading

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