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The Kellys of Cronk e Chuil ( or Cronk e Chule or Cronk Y Chooyl) and Glen Drink

Date(s): 1979

Scope & Content: Annotated typescript (copy) setting out research and the recollections of "Aunt Edie". A note states that their grandfather was Joseph Kelly, baptised at Ballasalla in June 1854 and who was a mine worker at Laxey. The author may be Francis Henry Kelly as he states his father was Robert Stephen Kelly (born 24th June 1882 to parents Joseph and Elizabeth nee Cannell) and siblings were Robert Benjamin and Joyce Isabel.

Also mentioned are aunts and uncles listed as being born as follows: John Joseph (18.12.1876), Elizabeth Jane (02.05.1878), Anne Amelia (24.06.1881), Mary Clara (24.12.1884), Laura Isabella (20.12.1886-08.04.1895), William James (20.04.1889), Benjamin Alva (20.02.1892-02.09.1918), Margaret Flossie (01.09.1894) and Eliza Edith ( Aunt Edie reported that her Mother was buried in 1908 and her father in 1923 at Lonan. She also reported that she had never known John Joseph who left home and lost contact with the family- possibly to South Africa.

Joseph (1854-1923) is alleged to have lost the use of an arm and Aunt Edie reports- 'a man was sent with him down the hillside. The injury was so gory that his helper passed out and he arrived at theb bottom carrying this man over his good shoulder'

Also see MS 8695 for a further annotated copy and extra notes.

Language: English

Extent: 4 items in 1 file

Physical description: Xerox copy

Item name: genealogical chart

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: FONDS

ID number: MS 08067

Retrieval number: MD 20

Record class: Private

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