Saturday, 14 March 2015

Families featured in this blog (M-Y)

Madden

Originated from Mayo, Ireland and settled in Newtown, Birmingham. Connected to the Jeenes, Clayton and Edwards family.

Malynn

Origins in the Moate area of County Westmeath and Offaly. Related to the Stone of Lurgan through marriage. 

McDonnell

Dublin family connected to Whelan family of Bolton Street by marriage. John McDonnell was a poor law guardian in late 1800s and chair of League of the Blind. 

McHale

Connected to the Payne family of Aston.

McKiernan 

Irish family with origins in Dublin and Cork. Settled in Birmingham in the late 19th century. A McKiernan family moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Another branch of the family lived in Yardley / Acocks Green.

Melodie

Dublin family connected to Whelan family by marriage.

Mellon

Originated in Monaseed, Wexford, connected to the Dwyer family.

Millington

Originated in the Salopian villages north of Wellington and came to Birmingham in the early 1800s. Strong links to the Lee Bank and Ladywood areas of Birmingham.

Molloy

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Mongey

A Dublin family connected to McKiernan of Birmingham and Ohio via marriage in 19th century.

Moulsdale

Originated from Liverpool and married the Cornish family of Plymouth before settling in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. A branch lived in Ladywood, Birmingham in the early to late 20th century. 

Mullery

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Murphy

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed. A branch of the Murphy family went to Ontario, Canada in the late 1800s.

Nash

Family lived in Lozells area of Birmingham in late 1800s and early 20th century. Married Butcher and Wearing.

O'Coy

Originated in Oxfordshire in 1800s. Married into Millington family of Birmingham. Connections to the railway industry.

O'Hagan

Origins in Newry, County Down in early 1800s. Lived in Bromsgrove and Birmingham from mid to late 1800s. Travelling background. Married Millington family.

Parry

Family of Edgbaston, Birmingham. Married Millington of Lee Bank mid 1900s.

Payne

Originated from Stoke near Coventry. A branch moved to Aston and married the Finn family. Well known for their commercial coach company run from Ashted in Birmingham.

Phillips

A family of Jewish origin from London who settled in Birmingham in the early 20th century. Connections with Pentonville, West Ham, Holborn, Hackney and Lambeth. 

Price

Originated from Monmouthshire, Wales in the early 19th century and became stone masons in Hasbury, Worcestershire. A branch of the family went to New Brunswick, Canada in the late 1900s.

Quigley

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Randall

Originated from Charlbury, Oxfordshire. Connected to the Curley family of Birmingham.

Ratchford

Connected to the Finn family of Birmingham by marriage. A Ratchford family moved to Cleveland, Ohio in the early 1900s. 

Rattigan

An Irish family connected to the Flynns of Newtown, Birmingham in the 19th century.

Reeves

Connected to the Finns of Newtown, Birmingham in the early 20th century. Ran a second hand book shop in Ladywood.

Robey

Long established family of Melbourne and Castle Donnington areas of south Derbyshire. Roots go back to 13th century.

Robinson

Origins in Bearwood and Smethwick in 1800s. Lived in Ladywood in 1900s. Married Lee and Townley family of Vesper Bell pub, Ladywood.

Robinson

Connected to the Finn family of Birmingham by marriage. A Robinson family moved to Cleveland, Ohio in the early 1900s. 

Sheridan

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Smyllie or Smellie

Origins at Coatbridge near Glasgow. Catholic Scottish family who may have originated from Ulster or Donegal, Ireland. Related to Millington of Birmingham through marriage. 

Stone

Originated at Lurgan near Moate in County Westmeath. The Stone family farmed land at Lurgan for many generations. Married the Dwyer family of Wexford who came to Birmingham in the 1950s. 

Taylor

Connected to the Finns of Newtown, Birmingham in the early 20th century.

Taylor

Connected to Millingtons of Lee Bank, Birmingham in late 1800s.

Tighe

A Wexford family connected to the Mellon family of Monaseed.

Thurles

Irish origins, connected to the Finn family of Newtown.

Tolley

Origins in Darlaston, West Midlands related through marriage to Smith, Copestake and Robey of Melbourne, Derbyshire.

Tongue

Connected to the Payne family of Aston.

Townley

Originated at Treadworth, Gloucestershire in early 1800s. Moved to Birmingham in mid 1800s and married Lee family of Ladywood.

Turner

Originated in Wellington area of Shropshire in late 1700s, connected to Millington family of Wellington.

Vickers

Living in Birmingham in late 1800s. Married into Millington family of Lee Bank.

Warburton

Family living at Lurgan near Moate, Ireland in early 19th century. Related to Stone family through marriage.

Warmington

Origins in Bidford, Warwickshire. Marriage connection to Bourne.

Wayne

A family living in Aston in the late 1800s. Connected to the Phillips and Clayton family.

Whelan / Phelan

Dublin family of Bolton Street in late 1800s-mid 1900s. Origins in Piltown/ Fiddown, Kilkenny.

Wiseman

Origins in Liverpool. Married Millington family in Birmingham in late 1800s.

Woodward

A Cork family with connections to the Glavin and Cushion family.

Worral / Warrad

A family living in Birmingham in the late 1800s with connections to the Flynn and Finn families.

Worthington

Originated in Tettenhall near Wolverhampton. Married the Clayton family of Willenhall and later Birmingham. 

Younge

Dublin family connected to Whelan family of Bolton Street by marriage.

Yourell

Family of Dublin early 1900s. Married Campbell family and came to Birmingham mid 1900s.


To be updated soon - more names to be added


  

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