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Bewley, Sir Edmund Thomas (1837–1908), lawyer and genealogist, was born in Dublin on 11 January 1837, the son of Edward Bewley (1806–1876), licentiate of the Irish colleges both of surgeons and of physicians, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Thomas Mulock (1791–1857) of ...


Duhigg, Bartholomew (c. 1751–1813), antiquary and barrister, was the fourth son of Bartholomew Duhigg (d. before 1771), gentleman, of Ballyhigh, co. Limerick, Ireland. His father appears to have been brought up a Catholic but to have conformed to the established church in 1725, thereby escaping the effects of the penal laws. In 1769 he entered ...


Prendergast, John Patrick (1808–1893), historian and barrister, was born on 7 March 1808 at 37 Dawson Street, Dublin. His parents were Francis Prendergast (1768–1846), registrar of the court of chancery, Ireland, and Esther (1773/4–1846), eldest daughter of John Patrick of 27 Palace Row, Dublin...