Author Topic: 29, Malone Place  (Read 2707 times)

Christopher

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29, Malone Place
« on: March 29, 2009, 01:48:26 PM »
During 1921-3 29, Malone Place was a Rescue and Maternity Home - Miss Blackburn, matron. In 1900 the Home occupied 29-31, Malone Place so it must have had a good name as they were able to purchase the adjoining properties prior to the 1920s. Sixteen years previously (in 1884) the entry is shown as 29 & 31, Kildare, matron Rescue Home. I wonder if that was a Mrs or Miss Kildare or was the building called "Kildare" ? In the 1940 directory the Home appears to have sold off a couple of properties as it only occupied No. 31. Maybe it  was getting too much for Miss Blackburn. Well by 1950 Miss Blackburn had retired and Miss Hamilton was the Matron. In 1960 the Home was known as Malone Place Hospital .. Matron ..Miss D. Hamilton`Trendy titles appear to be the rage by 1970 - The Home's name had been changed to the Malone Place Practitioner's Maternity Hospital ... Miss R. E. Pelan .. Asst. Matron. The 1990 directory lists the Home as a Community Health Clinic.

Lea1976

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Re: 29, Malone Place
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2019, 12:12:18 PM »
Hi do you know anything about M Dodds she/he has their name next to a lot of the birth entries ?! I think I have my grandads mothers name but can't find his fathers xx

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Re: 29, Malone Place
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2019, 04:28:04 PM »

Hi do you know anything about M Dodds she/he has their name next to a lot of the birth entries ?! I think I have my grandads mothers name but can't find his fathers xx


M Dodds was the nurse working to the matron in charge (Lily Blackburn) at that maternity/rescue hospital at that time. 

The father's name doesn't appear in the 1912 birth registration I posted in the other topic, indicating that Malachy was born out of wedlock. The only other documented detail is that his mother was a servant called Margaret O'Donnell, the Ireland census from the previous year will show potential candidates:

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/search/

The father's details cited in Malachy's 1935 marriage registration need to be considered in that light, various possibilities present themselves, including the possibility that he was adopted by the Kellys.  Family lore may help.

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Re: 29, Malone Place
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2021, 06:05:17 PM »
I wonder if anyone knows whether C McClusky was a nurse there as it was a C McClusky who was present at the birth of a relative and mentioned on the births registration.

I wonder if there are any records anywhere of the adoptions which took place.


Lea1976

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Re: 29, Malone Place
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2021, 07:54:17 PM »
I am still at a dead end canít seem to find anything else now apart from we believe there is a connection between my grandads mother Margaret O Donnell and Thomas Kelly my grandads adopted father x
The only thing I might have is that his real father might of been John O Donnell

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Re: 29, Malone Place
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2021, 12:33:41 PM »
I wonder if anyone knows whether C McClusky was a nurse there as it was a C McClusky who was present at the birth of a relative and mentioned on the births registration.

I wonder if there are any records anywhere of the adoptions which took place.

C MCluskey was a nurse in working in Malone Place.

PRONI (PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE OF NI) hold some records of Malone Place. You may get information from them. They are very helpful.

Lea1976, If you are at a real dead-end I would recommend DNA testing with Ancestry or similar. There could be someone out there looking for you too! It worked a treat for me.