Ellen Daly

Death Date : Not Available


 

Reavouler
Drinagh
Cork
Ireland

 

Ellen Daly was a daughter of John Daly and Kate Burke of Reavouler, Drinagh.

Ellen was baptised in the Catholic Parish of Kilmacabea (Leap) on 10 November 1880.  She was born in Reavouler, Drinagh.  The Sponsors at her baptism were Tim Lynch and Mary Leary.  (copy of the section of the Register below and we can observe that the said Priest did not write any word more than was absolutely essential).   It was the normal practice to baptise a newborn within a day or two of their birth, indeed some, if born early on a day, were baptised that evening.
Ellen's birth is registered in the State records.  It was registered on 3 Jan 1881 by Mary Leary, Glaunaclohy.  Here Ellen's date of birth is shown as 20 Dec 1880.  I have seen several examples of this where the State record has the birth a number of days, weeks after the baptism.  Also noting that the event was in each case registered some weeks after the birth date on the State register.  I believe that the baptism date is far more reliable as being very close to the birth date.

 

 

 

Copy of entry in Baptismal Register

 
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