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Anthony Vahey

Male 1865 - 1941  (75 years)


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  • Documents
    Baptism Record - Delia Vahey
    Baptism Record - Delia Vahey
    Baptised 04 Sep 1900 at the Bekain Roman Catholic Parish, County Mayo. Address shown as Brickens. Father Anthony Vahey, Mother Winifred McGarry. Sponsor 1: Patrick Marie, Sponsor 2: Delia Vahey.

    From the Irish Family History Federation
    Mary Catherine Vahey - Born 5 Aug 1899
    Mary Catherine Vahey - Born 5 Aug 1899
    Civil birth record. Born 5 Aug 1899, in the Ballyhaunis District, County Mayo. Father: Anthony Vahey; Mother: Winifred McGarry. Gender incorrectly shown as male. Notes indicate: "E.Kate/Catherine. twin of John Austin. Margaret McGarry 'present at birth.'"

    Irish Family History Foundation
    1901 Irish Census - Thomas Vahey and Family
    1901 Irish Census - Thomas Vahey and Family
    The 1901 Irish census shows Thomas Vahey (farmer, age 80, Roman Catholic, born in County Mayo) living with his wife Bridget [Curly] Vahey (age 75). With them is their son Anthony (age 34, shown as a "farmer's son"), daughter-in-law Winefred Vahey (age 26), and granddaughers Delia (age 6 months) and Mary (age 2) and grandson John (age 2). They are living at house 13, Brickeens, Bekan Civil Parish, County Mayo.
    Death Certificate - Anthony Vahey
    Death Certificate - Anthony Vahey
    Died 1 August 1941 in Royal Infirmary, Manchester. Age 75 years, formerly a scaffolder's labourer, cause of death septicaemia and epididymo-orchitis (with orchidectomy). Certified by F.S.A. Doran, FRCS. Informant John Vahey, son - living at same address (5 Sackville Street, Salford 3).
    Anthony Vahey - 1939 UK Register
    Anthony Vahey - 1939 UK Register
    The 1939 Register, taken on 29 September 1939, provides a snapshot of the civilian population of England and Wales just after the outbreak of the Second World War. Details of around 40 million people were recorded in in more than 65,000 volumes (transcript books).

    Anthony Vahey is shown as living at 5 Sackville Street, Salford, Lancashire. DOB 07 JUN 1865. He is employed as a labourer in a chemical works.
    Anthony Vahey - 22 Oct 1888 - Ireland - Petty Sessions Court Transcription - County of Mayo
    Anthony Vahey - 22 Oct 1888 - Ireland - Petty Sessions Court Transcription - County of Mayo
    Anthony Vahey - 9 April 1888 - Ireland - Petty Sessions Court Transcription - County of Mayo
    Anthony Vahey - 9 April 1888 - Ireland - Petty Sessions Court Transcription - County of Mayo
    Anthony Vahey - 13 January 1902 - Ireland - Petty Sessions Court Transcription - County of Mayo
    Anthony Vahey - 13 January 1902 - Ireland - Petty Sessions Court Transcription - County of Mayo

  • Name Anthony Vahey 
    Born 1 Nov 1865  Brickins, Claremorris, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 01 Nov 1865  Bekan Roman Catholic Parish, South Mayo Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1941  Salford, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death certificate shows "formerly a scaffolder's labourer." 
    Residence 1 Aug 1941  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    5 Sackville Street
    Salford 3, Lancashire 
    Died 1 Aug 1941  Royal Infirmary, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 75 
    Cause: 1(a). Septicaemia; 1(b). Epididymo-orchitis (operation: orchiectomy) 
    Address:
    5 Sackville Street
    Salford 3 
    • This death record is believed to be that of the correct Anthony Vahey. We know from family stories (Una Hill) that Anthony moved to Manchester, and the stories also say that he died during the War. The age on the death certificate corresponds to Anthony's date of birth, and the informant is John Vahey, son -- and Anthony had a son John.
    Person ID I12  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree | Craig
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2017 

    Father Thomas Vahey,   b. Abt 1821 
    Mother Bridget Curly,   b. Abt 1826 
    Married 18 Feb 1855  Bekan Roman Catholic Parish, South Mayo Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Record ID Number MH:F7 
    Notes 
    • The 1901 Census shows Thomas Vahey (80), a farmer, living in the Townland of Brickeens, Parish of Bekan, Barony of Costello, County of Mayo. He is living with his wife Bridget (age 75), his son Anthony (age 34) who is married to Winefred (age 26). Also in the household are Thomas' grandchildren John and Mary (both 2 - twins), and Delia (6 mos).
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Winifred McGarry,   b. Abt 1873, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1944  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 12 May 1898  Ballyhaunis, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Mary Catherine Vahey,   b. 5 Aug 1899, Drimbane, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1969, Manchester, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. John Austin Vahey,   b. 05 Aug 1899, Brickens, Ballyhaunis District, County Mayo Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1953, Newholme, Nell Lane, Withington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +3. Delia Vahey,   b. Abt 1900
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Family Search Website, (http://www.familysearch.com), Film 101042, Volume 19, Page 175, Digital GS 4187282, Image 00409 (Reliability: 3), 1865.
      From Ireland Civil Registration Indexes (1845-1958)

    2. [S4912] Genealogy Records of County Mayo, www.mayoancestors.com.
      Sponsor 1: William Flisk, Sponsor 2: Mary Gavan

    3. [S4901] U.K. General Register Office, Manchester Central, 1941 - Column 388 (Reliability: 2), 1 Aug 1941.
      Informant: John Vahey, Son, 5 Sackville Street, Salford 3.
      Occupation shown as "formerly a scaffoldere's labourer."

    4. [S4912] Genealogy Records of County Mayo, www.mayoancestors.com, Reference 162 (Reliability: 3).
      Witness 1: John Nevin; Witness 2: Catherine Tigue

    5. [S4] Family Search Website, (http://www.familysearch.com), Film 101259, Volume 4, Page 78, Digital GS 4195895, Image 00080 (Reliability: 3), Apr-June 1898 Quarter.
      Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes 1845-1958