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Family of John Charles SHORTLAND and Ellen BARRETT

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Family of John Charles SHORTLAND and Ellen BARRETT, 1930?

Husband: John Charles SHORTLAND (1884-1932)
Wife: Ellen BARRETT (1884-1964)
Children: Anna Margaret SHORTLAND (1911-1986)
Richard Francis SHORTLAND (1914-1979)
Daniel Patrick SHORTLAND (1920-1987)
Margaret Mary SHORTLAND (1922-1996)
Marriage 17 Jun 1910 Church Of St Patrick, Cork, Ireland1,2

Husband: John Charles SHORTLAND

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John Charles SHORTLAND, 1930, age 46

Name: John Charles SHORTLAND3,4
Sex: Male
Nickname: Darkie
Father: Francis SHORTLAND (1859-1925)
Mother: Anne MITCHELL (1867-1935)
Birth 10 Jan 1884 4 Fitton St.(E), Cork, Ireland4
Baptism 13 Jan 1884 (age 0) St Finbarrs South, Cork, Ireland
Witnesses: Michael Canty and Elizabeth Mitchell.
Note in register says: "Father, a Protestant, was present at the Baptism".
Residence 1884 (age 0) 4 Fitton St. East, Cork
Noted in baptism record.
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 17) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St5
16 or 17 Peter St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 17) Soldier / Factory Worker; Cork Urban No 7, Peter St5
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 17) RC5
Residence 17 Jun 1910 (age 26) 11 Phoenix St., Cork
By 1965, the house at 11 Phoenix St was still a Shortland home - occupied by cousin Betty Shortland according to an invoice for a headstone erected in St Josephs Cemetery - probably following Nellie's death in 1964.
Occupation 17 Jun 1910 (age 26) Box-maker
As detailed in marriage Cert.
Residence frm 1911 to 1932 (age 26-48) 4 Blarney St, Cork
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 25) Cork City, Ireland6
176 Lower Glanmire Road
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 27) Box maker in mineral water factory; Cork City, Ireland6
Occupation frm 1914 to 1920 (age 29-36) Soldier, WWI
Still identified as a soldier on Daniel's birth cert registered in April 1920.
Military Service frm 1914 to 1919 (age 29-35)
Occupation frm 1919 to 1932 (age 34-48) Chairmaker (and teacher of wickerwork)
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 4
Marriage Count 1
Death 16 Dec 1932 (age 48) Cork City, Ireland3
Burial St Josephs Cemetery, Cork, Ireland

Wife: Ellen BARRETT

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Ellen BARRETT, 1950?, age 66

Name: Ellen BARRETT7
Sex: Female
Father: Daniel BARRETT (1861?- )
Mother: Margaret HENNESSY (1854- )
Birth 17 Dec 1884 Liverpool, UK8
Baptism 11 Jan 1885 (age 0) The Church Of The Blessed Sacrement, Liverpool, UK9
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 16) Cork Urban No5, Evergreen St10
17.2 Evergreen St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 16) Dress Maker; Cork Urban No5, Evergreen St10
Residence to 1910 (age 25-26) 176 Lr Glanmire Rd, Cork11
Residence frm 1911 to 1932 (age 26-48) 4 Blarney St, Cork
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 24) Cork City, Ireland6
176 Lower Glanmire Road
Residence frm 1933 to 1964 (age 48-80) 4 Mount St Joseph's View, Magazine Rd, Cork
4 Mt St Joseph's View, Magazine Rd, Cork
Her daughter Nan lived on there alone until her death in 1986. (The house was rented - had no bathroom, just a toilet. Baths were enjoyed in an old tin bath in front of the fire).
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 4
Marriage Count 1
Death 31 May 1964 (age 79) Cork City, Ireland
Cause: Heart Failure (Had been bed-ridden for many years)
Died: Cork, Ireland
Burial St Josephs Cemetery, Cork, Ireland

Child 1: Anna Margaret SHORTLAND

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Anna Margaret SHORTLAND, 1964, age 53

Name: Anna Margaret SHORTLAND
Sex: Female
Birth 13 Oct 1911 176 Lower Rd, Cork, Ireland12
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Eagle Printing Works
Residence frm 1912 to 1932 (age 0-21) Blarney Street, Cork
The house, now demolished, was just a few doors up from the junction of Blarney St and Shandon St - on the river (left) side.
Residence frm 1932 to 1986 (age 20-75) Mt St Joseph's View, Magazine Rd, Cork, Ireland
4, Mt St Joseph's View, Magazine Rd, Cork
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 1986 (age 74-75) 0
Marriage Count 0
Death 1986 (age 74-75) Mercy Hosp., Cork City, Ireland
Cause: Heart Attack
Unmarried
Burial 1986 St Josephs Cemetery, Cork, Ireland

Child 2: Richard Francis SHORTLAND

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Richard Francis SHORTLAND

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Spouse: Julia Christina O'BRIEN, c. 1946, age 25

Name: Richard Francis SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Spouse: Julia Christina O'BRIEN (1921-2013)
Birth 5 Nov 1914 Cork City, Ireland
Baptism 8 Nov 1914 (age 0) SS Peter & Paul's, Cork, Ireland
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Civil Servant
Residence btw 1914 and 1932 (age 0-18) 4 Blarney St, Cork
Residence btw 1932 and 1945 (age 17-31) 4 Mt St Joseph's View, Magazine Road, Cork
Residence btw 1945 and 1950 (age 30-36) Maymount, Friars' Walk, Cork, Ireland
Residence btw 1950 and 1959 (age 35-45) Bantry, Co Cork
Residence btw 1959 and 1971 (age 44-57) Bandon, Co Cork
Education btw 1970 and 1973 (age 55-59) B.Comm degree level; University College Cork
B.Comm degree
Residence btw 1971 and 1974 (age 56-60) Lee Road, Cork, Ireland
Residence btw 1974 and 1979 (age 59-65) Douglas, Cork, Ireland
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 4
Marriage Count 1
Death 14 Jul 1979 (age 64) Cork City, Ireland
Burial 16 Jul 1979 St Joseph's Cemetery, Cork, Ireland

Child 3: Daniel Patrick SHORTLAND

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Daniel Patrick SHORTLAND, 1946, age 26

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Spouse: Ellen Frances MEHEGAN, 1953, age 28

Name: Daniel Patrick SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ellen Frances MEHEGAN (1925-1972)
Birth 26 Mar 1920 4 Blarney Street, Cork City, Ireland13,14
4 Blarney Street, Cork City, Ireland
Baptism 29 Mar 1920 (age 0) Cathedral Church of SS Mary and Anne Shandon, Cork, Ireland15
Residence frm 1920 to 1932 (age 0-12) 4 Blarney St, Cork
Residence frm 1932 to 1953 (age 11-33) 4 Mt St Joseph's View, Magazine Road, Cork
Occupation frm 11 Mar 1941 to 22 Aug 1945 (age 20-25) Volunteer Soldier / Civil Servant; Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland16
Joined the Irish Army for the duration of "The Emergency". Stationed in Tralee, Co Kerry. Helped recover the bodies of an American bomber crew who crashed on Mt Brandon.
Occupation frm 1941 to 1985 (age 20-65) Soldier / Civil Servant / Excise Officer / Higher Officer; Dublin and Cork, Ireland
Religion Roman Catholic
Residence frm 1953 to 1987 (age 32-67) Kilcrea Park, Magazine Rd., Cork, Ireland
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 2
Marriage Count 1
Death 27 Aug 1987 (age 67) Paris, France
Cause: Heart Attack
while visiting neice Val
Burial Sep 1987 (age 67) St Finbarrs Cemetery, Cork, Ireland

Child 4: Margaret Mary SHORTLAND

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Margaret Mary SHORTLAND, 1965?, age 43

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Spouse: Edward Finbarr O'MAHONY, 1964, age 48

Name: Margaret Mary SHORTLAND
Sex: Female
Spouse: Edward Finbarr O'MAHONY (1916-1988?)
Birth 3 Oct 1922 Cork City, Ireland17
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Guest House Owner
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 0
Marriage Count 1
Death 1996 (age 73-74) Cork City, Ireland

Note on Wife: Ellen BARRETT

Born: Cork, Ireland - "Nana Shortland" to Dick and Dan's children.

Sources

1"Certificate Of Marriage". Cit. Date: 20 January 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: 1910. Marriage solemnized at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Patrick in the Registrar's District of No 1, in the Union of Cork, in the City Of Cork.

When Married: June 17th 1910.

John Shortland, Full Age, Bachelor, Box Maker, 11 Phoenix St Cork. Fathers name and occupation: Frank Shortland, Box maker.

Nellie Barrett, Full Age, Spinster, 176 Lower Glanmire Rd Cork. Fathers name and occupation: Daniel Barrett, Plasterer.

Witnesses: Francis Shortland and Nellie Cooke.

Cert issued: 7th May 1915.
2"Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958". Q2 1910, Cork, Vol 5, 77, Nellie Barrett. Assessment: Primary evidence.
3"Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958". Irl, Cork, Q4 1932, 5, 70. Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Birth year estimated as 1890 rather than 1884
4"Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958". Irl, Cork, Q1 1884, 5, 120. Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
5"Census 1901 Cork Urban No 7, Peter St Cork Urban No 7, Peter St" (Cork Urban No 7, Peter St).
6"Census 1911 Cork City, Ireland".
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Source: Census 1911 Cork City, Ireland, 1911 - Census, Cork, 176 Lr Glanmire Rd - Jack and Nellie Shortland

7"Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958". Q2 1910, Cork, Vol 5, 77, Nellie Barrett, John Shortland. Assessment: Primary evidence.
8"Birth Cert 1884 - Ellen (Nellie) Barrett, Liverpool".
9"Certificate Of Baptism (copy)". Cit. Date: 20 January 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: According to the Register of Baptisms kept at The Church Of The Blessed Sacrement Liverpool, Ellen Barrett daughter of Daniel Barrett and Margaret Barret formerly Hennessy lawfully married, Born 17th December 1884 was baptised at the said church, by Richard Brown on the 11th day of January 1885. Joseph Kingsbury and Mary McNamara being God-Parents. I, the undersigned, hereby certify that the above is a true and correct extract from the register of Baptisms kept at the above Church. As witness my hand, this 22ns day of September 1935. James Kay.
10"Census 1901 Cork Urban No5, Evergreen St Cork Urban No5, Evergreen St" (Cork Urban No5, Evergreen St).
11"Marriage Cert 1910 - Jack Shortland and Nellie Barrett".
12"Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958". Q4 1911, Cork, 5, 76. Assessment: Primary evidence.
13"Birth Cert 1920 - Daniel Patrick Shortland". Cit. Date: 20 January 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Entry 209 in the District No 3, in the Union of Cork, in the County of Cork. Issued at the office, 30 London Street, Cork, Date 3/5/20 (for Army Purposes).
Name: Daniel Shortland
Date and Place of Birth: 1920, 26th March, 4 Blarney Street.
When Registered: 22 April 1920.
Name and dwelling-place of father: John Shortland, 4 Blarney Street.
Rank or Profession of Father: Soldier.
Name and Surname and Maiden Surname of Mother: Ellen Shortland, formerly Barrett.
Name and address of informant: Ellen Shortland, Mother, 4 Blarney Street.
14"Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958". Ire, Cork, Q2 1920, 5, 90. Cit. Date: 5 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Actual birthday 26 Mar 1920 though birth record says Q2 1920.
15"Certificate Of Baptism". Cit. Date: 20 January 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: I hereby certify that it appears by the Baptismal Registry of the United Parishes of SS Mary and Anne Shandon, in the City of Cork, that Daniel Shortland was born 26 March 1920 and was Baptised according to the Rites of the Roman Catholic Church, by the Rev. John J Aherne CC, on the 29th day of March in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty (1920). Names of Parents: John Shortland and Ellen Barrett. Names of Sponsors: Richard Barrett and Elizabeth Shortland. Signature of Clergyman P. O'Farrell. Given at Cork this 2nd day of June 1953.
16"Dan Shortland - Certificate Of Discharge (Oglaigh Na hEireann)". Cit. Date: 20 January 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: (A). This is to certify that No (?) 415169 Rank Private, Name Daniel Shortland enlisted in the Defence Forces for the duration of the Emergency on the 11th day of March 1941 and was discharged on the 22nd day of August 1945 in consequence of "On determination of Emergency service". His service comprised 4 (Four) yrs. and 166 days Army Service and an aggregate period of -- years and -- days of Indefinate Leave.
(B). Discharge effected at Ballymullen Bks, Tralee this 22nd day of August 1945. Signed: Joseph Fitzsimons Cmdt., Commanding 15th Battalion.
(C): Character: Exemplary
(D): Description:
Height 5 feet 4 and a half inches. Colour of Hair: Fair. Colour of eyes: Blue. Scars or marks: -- (none). Complexion: Fresh. Address on date of discharge: 4 Mt Joseph View (sic), Magazine Rd, Cork.
(E): Trade or other Specialist Qualifications:
Clerk.
(F): Testimonial:-
This man filled a most responsible position in the 15th Btn Orderly Room and performed his duties very conscientiously and efficiently to the satisfaction of his superiors. He is dilligent, trustworthy, loyal, reliable, punctual and honest. He has a good smart appearance, was very well disciplined, while his conduct was exemplary. I have no doubt that this man will give the same satisfaction to any employer as he gave while serving in this Unit. Signed: J Fitzsimons, Cmdt, Officer Commanding 15th Infantry Battalion.
17"Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958". Ireland, Cork, Q4 1922, 5, 76. Cit. Date: 5 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.