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Walsh Family
Bridget Walsh
James & his wife Bridget, with baby Bridget Redmond

Born 1871 in Co.Kildare. Her father was James Walsh. Bridget Walsh married James Redmond, in 1893. They had four children...

Patrick Redmond, b.1894, Co.Kildare
Mary Redmond, b.1896, Co.Dublin
James Redmond, b.1898, Co.Kildare
Bridget Redmond, b.1909, Co.Kildare

Their son James died, aged 9, after drinking posioned water (c.1907). Their daughter Mary died, age 15, from TB (c.1911). Another son, Patrick is said to of died aged 21. A freak accident, a kick to the head while playing football (c.1915). The youngest child was Bridget Redmond.

Parish Record for Birth
 
Index of Parish record obtained from, Kildare Genealogy Online Records. 
  
Bridget Walshe 1871, Co.Kildare Clane RC, Father's name James.

Parish Record for Marriage
 
Parish record obtained from, Kildare Genealogy Online Records 

Married the 26th November 1893, at Clane RC church, Co.Kildare.

           Groom: James Redmond            
           Bride: Bridget Walsh
   Grooms Father: Patrick Redmond         
   Brides Father: James Walsh
  Grooms Address: Leixlip                
  Brides Address: Painstown 
       Witnesses: Mary Mooney & Huge Walsh

Parish Record for Birth
 
For son James Joseph...

           Name: James Joseph Redmond        
  Baptism/Birth: 10/04/1898
        Address: Longtown                  
Parish/District: Caragh, Kildare                      
   Denomination: Roman Catholic
         Father: James Redmond                      
         Mother: Brigid Walsh
       Sponsors: Huge Walsh & Brigid Gibson

1901 Census
 
1901 Census obtained from Kildare Genealogy Online Records.

Household No: 4, Downings, Longtown Demesne, parish of Killybegs, in the county Kildare

    James Redmond 30 Head RC Co.Kildare Ag Labourer 
  Bridget Redmond 28 Wife RC Co.Kildare Housekeeper 
  Patrick Redmond  7  Son RC Co.Kildare Scholar  
     Mary Redmond  5  Dau RC Co.Dublin        
    James Redmond  3  Son RC Co.Kildare

1911 Census
 
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

1911 Census, taken on the 2nd April 1911 


   County: Kildare          Barony: Clane
   Parish: Killybegs           DED: Downings
 Townland: 2 Longtown Demesne

    James Redmond  39  Head RC  Co.Kildare Ag Labourer
  Bridget Redmond  39  Wife RC  Co.Kildare 
  Patrick Redmond  17  Son  RC  Co.Dublin  Ag Labourer 
     Mary Redmond  15  Dau  RC  Co.Dublin        
  Bridget Redmond  1   Dau  RC  Co.Kildare
  
Total children born alive: 4    Children still living: 3

I have yet to confirm this, but I've been told Briget died one year after her son, Patrick, tragically died. So around 1915/16. Estimated age being 43.

Other clues... family members say that Bridget Walsh had three sisters called, Annie, Maggie, and Kate. Also two brothers Jack. Second brother's name unknown.

James Walsh

Born 1834. James Walsh was married to a Mary Ann Connell,(b.1840).

Parish Record Marriage
 
         Name: James Walsh
          DOB: 1834
          Age: 33
Spouse's Name: Maryanne Connell
 Spouse's DOB: 1840
 Spouse's Age: 27
         Date: 21 Nov 1867
        Place: Kildare Co., Ireland
Father's Name: James Walsh
Father's Name: Hugh Connell

Possible children for James below. Confirmed by the same records found on the LDS site, giving the same mother (Mary Ann Connell) for all of them. Clane and Rathcoffey are the same parish.

Parish Indexes for Births
 
Index of Parish records obtained from, Kildare Genealogy Online Records. 

All listed with father as a James Walshe.

    James Walshe  1868  Clane RC  Co.Kildare
     Huge Walsh   1869  Clane RC  Co.Kildare
  Bridget Walshe  1871  Clane RC  Co.Kildare
Catherine Walshe  1873  Clane RC  Co.Kildare
     Anne Walshe  1876  Clane RC  Co.Kildare
 Mary Ann Walshe  1878  Clane RC  Co.Kildare 
 Margaret Walshe  1880  Clane RC  Co.Kildare
     John Walshe  1882  Clane RC  Co.Kildare
 Mary Ann Walshe  1888  Clane RC  Co.Kildare
  Patrick Walshe  1890  Clane RC  Co.Kildare


LDS IGI records (Resubmitted by lds member).

       Name: James Walshe
Christening: 16 Aug 1868, Rathcoffey, Kildare.
     Father: James Walshe  
     Mother: Mary A Connel
 
       Name: Hugh Walsh     
Christening: 22 Aug 1869, Rathcoffey, Kildare.
     Father: James Walshe  
     Mother: Maryan Connel
 
       Name: Bridget Walshe
Christening: 23 Jul 1871, Rathcoffey, Kildare.
     Father: James Walshe  
     Mother: Mary Anne Connell
   
       Name: Catherine Walshe
Christening: 7 Sep 1873, Rathcoffey, Kildare.
     Father: James Walsh  
     Mother: Mary A. Connor
 
       Name: Anne Walshe
Christening: 13 Feb 1876, Rathcoffey, Kildare.
     Father: James Walshe  
     Mother: Mary Anne Connell
 
       Name: Mary Ann Walshe
Christening: 17 Feb 1878, Rathcoffey, Kildare.
     Father: James Walshe  
     Mother: Mary Anne Connell
 
       Name: Margaret Walshe
Christening: 27 Jun 1880, Rathcoffey, Kildare.
     Father: James Walshe  
     Mother: Mary Connell
     

James Walsh
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