Blennerhassett Family Tree
Genealogy one-name study      by Bill Jehan
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Professional palaeography and transcription service, transcribing handwritten documents written in English, from all periods.
Transcription and translation of documents in Latin or French, with expansion of abbreviation and coherent literal translation into English.
Restoration of old, faded or damaged photographs.

1840s cargo and emigrant ship on the Blennerville-Quebec route
whose ship's doctor was Richard Blennerhassett M.D.
full size replica constructed at Blennerville in the 1990s

London and Dublin
The IGRS was established at London in 1936 to encourage and promote the study of Irish genealogy, and to collect books manuscripts of genealogical value. Membership is open to all who have an interest in Irish genealogy and family history. Their journal is "The Irish Genealogist".

Glin Castle - seat of the Knight of Glin

St Andrew, Frenze
and other fine old churches at

Holy Trinity, Barsham
and other fine old churches at

The Domesday Book Online
Foundation for Medieval Genealogy
 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy
 Some Notes on Medieval English Genealogy
where the middle ages begin 
Some Notes on
seat of Duke of Norfolk
Ballyseedy, Co.Kerry 
The Churches Conservation Trust
Hamline University Brass Rubbing Collection, St Paul, Minnisota
St Paul, Minnisota, USA
Hamline University Brass Rubbing Collection
"The Family of de Mulcaster" by T.H.B. Graham
 The Mulcaster family were Lords of the manor of Blennerhasset
their journal is "The Kerry Magazine"

County Kerry Museum, Ashe Memorial Hall, Tralee
Curator: Helen O'Carroll
Winner of Heritage Council Ireland "Museum of the Year" award 2009 
 The Old Kerry Journal
by Russell McMorran and Maurice O'Keeffe, Tralee, Co.Kerry
Published by Irish Life and Lore:
Audio Recordings and Books 




Co.Kerry photographic archive of
Padraig and Joan Kennelly,
founders of Kerry's Eye weekly newspaper
Family History Research Service
Do you need help researching
family history in UK or in Ireland?
Blennerhassett Family Tree
Rosemary Coleby's
The leading organisation for one-name studies. A one-name study is a genealogical project researching facts about a surname and all people who have held it, world-wide.
An Tigh Beag - the place to stay in Co.Kerry.
self catering accommodation in traditional Irish cottage
  is listed on

"The Blennerhassett" Hotel, Parkersburg, West Virginia 
Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA
 Invitation to View 
Blennerhassett Systems
Personal Computer, Networking and Internet Consultants
Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia 
Blennerhassett Fine Jewellers Perth, Western Australia 

Miriam Blennerhassett

Dublin's Georgian
House Museum
FitzWilliam St. Lower,

Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society 
Usk Castle, Monmouthshire 
Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society 
Green Land
 Action Group
Friends of
Leckhampton Hill and
Charlton Kings Common


Highfield Equine Sanctuary on facebook

Strensham, Worcestershire 

Family History and Local History links
of Blennerhassett interest 
family history website links
Dr Mark Humphrys
Visit this wide-ranging family history site with exceptional Blennerhassett pages
Attempt the Blennerhassett Challenge, or follow its progress on the Blog...
Read Mark's letter You too are of Brian Boru in The Irish Times 1-Dec-2010.
Mark Humphrys 
Rosemary Melian Coleby, secretary of the Irish Genealogical Research Society has for some years been compiling a family tree illustrating the descent of the unusual forename MELIAN from its first appearance in the Deane family of Bristol during the late 16th century. This interesting tree has two Blennerhassett connections. Another version of her Melian tree may be viewed here on Nick Reddan's website.
Dr Toby Carter - Carter - Tribe Genealogy (previously My Family History )
Howard Greenlees Yeilding III - Yeilding Family History Site 
Mike Sandes - Sandes Ancestry A history of the Sandes family of Kerry
Tim Powys-Lybbe - Powys-Lybbe forebears
Searchable family tree database
Read more of Tim's fascinating genealogy pages at:
Powys-Lybbe Ancestry : And how the heiresses made the genealogy easier
Patrick Paskiewicz - Dwyer and Laye Family History Site 
Gavin Plunkett - Plunkett Genealogy 
Erminda (Chittick) Rentoul - Chittick Family History
genealogy forums & message boards 
local history website links
Dr Ray Swick
Historian for Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park Commission (1979) and West Virginia State Parks (1989).
Author of books, papers & articles on Harman Blennerhassett, Aaron Burr and Blennerhassett Island.
Helen O'Carroll
Curator of County Kerry Museum, Ashe Memorial Hall, Tralee
Author of "The Jeanie Johnston 1847–58: Famine Ship to be reborn" in "The Kerry Magazine", journal of Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society vol.6 1995 pp.27-29
Leslie Eric Blennerhassett
Historic & Literary Associations with the Blennerhassett family.
Photographs on FlickR including:
The Throckmorton family have two connections with Blennerhassetts.
Moneyhull Colony, 1908: A brief Account of the Ethos, Aims, and Achievements of a Sheltered Community - paper published September 1995.
paper read at a meeting of Birmingham Irish Heritage Group, held at the Irish Club, Digbeth, 7-Feb-2007.
Video recording of a talk on Oliver Cromwell, presented to Birmingham Irish Heritage Group, at the Irish Club, Digbeth 6-Mar-2010. Video on vimeo, courtesy of Nicky Getgood.
Maldwyn Powell
Author of "The Crickhowell Sensation 1912-1913: The Tale of Irvine Blennerhassett".  A paper published in the Crickhowell District Archive Centre Newsletter, No.13, December 2009, reproduced here courtesy of Crickhowell District Archive Centre.
Also published with illustrations on Crickhowell and District History Society website.
Maldwyn Powell 
Gerald O'Carroll Kerry History Website                HistoryTralee's Blog
Author of works on the history of County Kerry, Ireland, including:
 Mr Justice Robert Day (1746-1841) :The Diaries and the Addresses to Grand Juries 1793-1829, 2004
Nick Reddan
Fellow of the Irish Genealogical Research Society, author of many papers on history and genealogy, maintains these websites:
Links to some significant Archives & Libraries in the UK & Ireland 
"Access To Archives" (A2A) is a part of the "UK Archives Network"
The A2A database contains catalogues describing document archives held locally in England and Wales (excluding the NA). This important catalogue database is growing rapidly as document references are added
Kew, London
The British National Archives (NA), also known as the Public Record Office (PRO)
The National Archives "Documents Online" facility provides:
♦   an online search of the NA Catalogue
     The NA Catalogue was formerly known as PROCAT
♦   A variety of downloadable documents particularly PCC Wills (1384 - 1858)
    (wills proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury between 1384 and 1858) 

University of York
♦  York Wills
    (wills proved at the Prerogative & Exchequer Courts of York between 1267 and 1858) 


University of Oxford

University of Cambridge
website only
The NAI was formerly known as the "Public Record Office of Ireland" (PROI)
Records of the "Office of the Chief Herald" or Genealogical Office (GO) are held in the Manuscripts Department of the NLI
TCD is Ireland's Oldest University, with copyright library and outstanding early book and manuscript collection
The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) is the academy for the sciences and humanities for the whole of Ireland 

Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man



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