Hickson Genealogy

Dingle peninsula, Co Kerry, Ireland

Some cuttings about Hicksons in Co Kerry taken from local papers.

  1. Limerick Chronicle: Th. 14 Nov 1771
    Married a few days ago at Rathkeale, Crosbie Morgell of Tullilease, co Cork Esq to Miss Hickson, only dau of Robert Hickson Esq.
  2. Hibernian Chronicle, 6 January 1785
    Died. A few days ago at his house at Fermoyle, in the county of Kerry, in an advanced age, John Hickson, Esq; a gentleman whose benevolence and hospitality render him universally regretted by all ranks of people, but more particularly by his numerous acquaintance.
  3. Freeman's Journal, July 13, 1797
    The Lord Chancellor has been pleased to appoint George Hickson of Fermoyle Castle, in the county of Kerry, a justice of the peace for said county.
  4. Limerick Gazette and General Advertiser, 8 September 1812
    On Friday last in Tralee, after a few days illness, in the 71st year of his age, Robert Hickson, Esq.
  5. Freeman's Jn, 5 April, 1815
    (Death) In consequence of a wound he received on the night of the 23 Dec in a battle which took place that night on the Mississippi, previous to the sanguinary one of New Orleans, Lieut. William Hickson of the 85th Light Infantry, son of Robert Hickson, Esq of Dingle, county Kerry.
  6. Dublin Directory 1808
    Surveyor of Dingle, Robert Hickson
  7. Limerick Gazette, 1 February, 1820
    At Kenmear, James Hickson of Lansdowne Lodge, Esq. to Barbara, eldest daughter of the Rev. William Godfrey of Bushfield, Bart. and grand-niece to Judge Day.
  8. Clare Journal and Ennis Advertiser, Monday, 3 March 1828
    The Gazette of Saturday night contains a notification from the Ulster King of Arms, that His Majesty has been pleased to grant his Royal license under the sign manual, to John Hickson (a minor) second son of John Hickson, Dingle, Co Kerry Esq. to assume the name and arms of Mahony instead of those of Hickson, out of grateful and affectionate respect for the memory of his maternal uncle Richard Mahony, late of Dunmore (sic, should read Dromore, G.O' C.) in the county of Kerry Esq, deceased.

Kindly supplied by Gerald O'Carroll, author of Mr Justice Robert Day which is published by Polymath Press of Courthouse Lane, Tralee, County Kerry,
December 2004, price 45 euros (postage extra), ISBN 0-9547902-0-0.

Mr Justice Robert Day (1746-1841): the Diaries (1801-29),and the Addresses (Charges) to Grand Juries (1793-1810), hardback, 337 pages, with maps images and pedigrees.

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