Synonyms for lisdornan or Related words with lisdornan
Examples of "lisdornan"
A native of the Dardistown,
and the Bellewstown area, Meath County Council and The Bellewstown Heritage Group unveiled a Commemoration Plaque to James McCormack on the
/Dardistown boundary exactly 100 years to the day he was shot, newly named James McCormack Memorial Bridge.
James McCormack was born 24 November 1877. He grew up with his younger brothers Hugh, John and Michael and sister Margaret in a place known as 'The Spot’ in
near Julianstown, Stamullen and Bellewstown, in Co. Meath, Ireland.
In about 1746, he married Letitia Grove (b.c.1724), of Castle Shanahan, Co. Donegal. In 1771, after the death of his brother, Steuart Wilder, he inherited
, Co. Meath, that had previously belonged to their mother's uncle, General Sir William Steuart. Theaker continued to reside at Grovehall, Ramelton, gifted to him by his wife's kinsman, James Grove, High Sheriff of Donegal. Three of their children (Henry, Oliver and Nancy) died unmarried. They were survived by two sons:
James resided there until the close of 1900 when his family moved to a second home, also in
, and where he continued to live until around 1906 when he then moved to Baldoyle, Co. Dublin, to begin employment at the Metropolitan Baldoyle Race Company Limited. There, he worked as a Senior Groundskeeper in the construction and maintenance of 'the turf' and grounds, as well as a new five-furlong gallop which would become renowned as one of the best in north-west Europe. He had previously been employed in the same endeavours at The Bellewstown Racecourse, the oldest racecourse in Europe.
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