Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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John Hurly

John Hurly,
of Bridge House, Tralee (at Bridge Lane),
and of Glenduff House (or Glenduffe House), NE of Tralee,
mar 1814 to Anna Hill,
he died 1854,
had issue:

  1. Robert Conway Hurly,
    born 1815,
    of Bridge House, Tralee, and of Glenduff, Co.Kerry.
    He mar 1stly, 1845, to Dorcas Blennerhassett.
    She died 1854.
    He mar 2ndly, 1860, to Annie Cumins [or Cummins].
    He died 1870.
    He had issue by 2nd wife:

    1. Maurice Randal Hurly, born 1864.
      He mar 1stly, 1896, to Honoria Fitzmaurice.
      He had issue by 1st wife:

      1. Maurice Fitzmaurice Hurly,
        born 1898,
        of Glendalough, Caragh Lake, Co.Kerry.
        He mar 1926 to Florence Morton and had issue.
        He inherited the Ms of "Black Jack's Book". Had it as at 1957.
        A note on pp.65-66 of The Irish Genealogist vol.3 no.2 (July 1957) says he is "now the owner of the original manuscript of Captain John Blennerhassett which he has inherited".
        (todo) See The Genealogists' Magazine vol.12, No.11, Sept 1957.
        Maurice and Florence had issue:

        1. Maurice George Dermot Hurly,
          born 1926.
          He was educ TCD.
          He mar 1956 to Honor Sherbrooke.
          Emigrated to New Zealand.
          He donated the Ms of "Black Jack's Book" to TCD in 1977.
          He presented Hurly papers to TCD in 1979.
          He died 1985. See grave.

  2. John Hurly,
    of Fenit House, on the coast W of Tralee, Co.Kerry.
    He mar 1853 to Elizabeth Augusta Grant.
    In 1857 he bought an estate around Lyreacrompane, Co.Kerry (between Tralee and Listowel, see map). He did not live there himself. His agent did.
    There is a stone at Fenit House with inscription "J.H. 1860".
    He inherited "Black Jack's Book" and made a cover for it, dated 1862.
    [Hickson, 1872] says he owns "Black Jack's Book".
    He died 1878.
    John and Elizabeth Augusta had issue:

    1. John Hurly,
      John Charles Dennis Hurly, born 1864,
      of Fenit House.
      His father died 1878.
      He inherited "Black Jack's Book".
      [Hickson, 3 Mar 1897] says "Black Jack's Book" is at Fenit House.
      He is listed at Fenit House in 1901 census. His separated married sister Augusta is with him.
      John in a letter of 1908 says he has "Black Jack's Book". Living Fenit House.
      He died unmarried, 1929.

    2. Augusta Hurly,
      mar 1894 to Harnett Fuller [born 1866] and had issue.
      She inherited Fenit House.

Glenduff on 1829 to 1842 map.
See modern map and street view.


Burke's Landed Gentry of Ireland, 1958

Extracts from HURLY in [Burkes Irish, 1958].




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