Red Headed Stepchild
(The Barrett family memoir of Navy Life)
by Sophie Ruth Meranski with photos

 

RICHARD BUCKLEY of Moskeigh + Newcestown, Cork, Ireland 1904-1997
p 47 #371 Richard Buckley born Moskeigh, Templemartin Parish, Bandon, county Cork Ireland 1904 or 1905 second cousin of Commander John Berchmans Barrett USN brother of Mary ("May"), Marcella (Coughlan) and Ann Loretto Buckley married Birdget Regan of Gurranes and had four children Kate Melrum of Friars Walk Cork City, Mary Murphy near Ballineen. Bridget Collins of Ballinhasssig, and Paddy Murphy in Newcestown. Richy lived in Newcestown and worked on county highways many years while his sister Ann Loretto operated the sixty acre dairy farm and looked after their mother who was blind. His grandmother was an Oreilly from near Kilbrittain, and his mother was a Swindell whose sister married Richy's uncle Michael Buckley, so there were double cousins - Paddy Buckley and family on the Moskeigh farm and Michael Buckley with family of nine first on Watergate Street in Bandon and later in Ilford, Essex, England. Richy's grandfather was Michael Buckley 1834-l9l8 who corresponded with Jack Barrett's aunt Minnie Buckley of Melrose, MASSACHUSETTS, around l903-l904. The nine Ilford cousins were another Richard, Patrick, Michael, Marcella, Lena (Helena) Suzy, Geraldine,Cyril, Leslie.{B}
Subject: Richard Bucklwn of Moskeigh--Newcestown Irel{I}
Year: 1990