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Re: Irish origins in the Caribbean

As you say Dyer may be Irish or English. If rooted in Montserrat I agree that Irish quite probable.

In Ireland one finds MacDyer and Dyer. The latter is mainly found in Sligo and Roscommon. Also occurs as Diver sometimes
by rododon
Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:14 am
 
Forum: Research Specialties - the Irish in the Caribbean
Topic: Irish origins in the Caribbean
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Re: Irish origins in the Caribbean

Re Ian McHugh
I am afraid that I cannot add any knowledge of Edward. McHugh is mainly a Galway name - but regionally found in North Connaght and West Ulster
by rododon
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Research Specialties - the Irish in the Caribbean
Topic: Irish origins in the Caribbean
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Re: Irish origins in the Caribbean

Re Pat Pack
Sorry, don't recognise Tuckett as Irish. That doesn't mean of course that someone of that English name might not have been born in Ireland
by rododon
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:51 pm
 
Forum: Research Specialties - the Irish in the Caribbean
Topic: Irish origins in the Caribbean
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Re: Irish origins in the Caribbean

Apologies for not replying sooner. Where is St Elizabeth please? Mills is not a very common name in Ireland. Without more info hard to say where he came from.
by rododon
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:09 pm
 
Forum: Research Specialties - the Irish in the Caribbean
Topic: Irish origins in the Caribbean
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Re: Irish origins in the Caribbean

Reply Rhodenoantof

Humble apologies for slow response

Mills is an English name that came to the north of Ireland during the 17th century plantations. It is quite numerous these days in Ulster.

Do you know what trade your grandfather followed?

Cheers

Rod
by rododon
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:52 am
 
Forum: Research Specialties - the Irish in the Caribbean
Topic: Irish origins in the Caribbean
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Re: Irish origins in the Caribbean

Rhodenoantof
Mills is another planter name from Ulster or the north of Ireland where it is quite numerous, but is found all over the UK and Ireland based on being 'of the mill'.
Rod
by rododon
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:53 pm
 
Forum: Research Specialties - the Irish in the Caribbean
Topic: Irish origins in the Caribbean
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Re: Irish origins in the Caribbean

More responses chickensharon Harris is an English name found in Ireland in the north resulting from the Plantation of Ulster begun in the 17th century by King James I Amber McDermott is Mac Diarmada found in the west in the province of Connaght Riley Prescott can be Irish, first recorded in Meath in...
by rododon
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:25 pm
 
Forum: Research Specialties - the Irish in the Caribbean
Topic: Irish origins in the Caribbean
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Re: Irish origins in the Caribbean

Such a lot to reply to. I will work my way through. caribbeanton 15 Montserrat has probably the deepest Irish influence with largest number of early Irish governors. Irish folk finished up there after being kicked out of St Kitts. Browne is an Irish name derived from de Brun, an Anglo-Norman family....
by rododon
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:16 pm
 
Forum: Research Specialties - the Irish in the Caribbean
Topic: Irish origins in the Caribbean
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Irish origins in the Caribbean

Do you have an Irish name? Do you know how your family got it? If you do, what does your Irish heritage mean to you? Do you know on which islands your family lived in the past? Secondarily, do you know any Caribbean folktales about Irish-named people? I have done a lot of research on my own surname ...
by rododon
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:16 pm
 
Forum: Research Specialties - the Irish in the Caribbean
Topic: Irish origins in the Caribbean
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