The O'Grady Family
Ellen Louisa (O'Grady) Gould
1857/8, in county Cork, Ireland
Thomas Ingelheim Gould on 29 June 1880 in Cork district, county Cork,
9 January 1918, at St Edmondsbury,
Lucan, county Dublin, Ireland
Ellen Louisa Gould is recorded as aged 60, married, of independent means.
The cause of death is a cerebral haemmorhage.
1904: Newtown Park House, Blackrock, county Dublin (Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland)1911:
Stradbrook Road, Monkstown, county Dublin
Fannie Eveline O'Grady
1859/60, in county Cork, Ireland
15 January 1918 at Ivanhoe, Lansdowne
road, county Dublin, Ireland
Fanny Eveline O'Grady is recorded as a spinster, aged 58, of independent
means. The cause of death was cancer of the spinal column ver the duration
of 1 year, and a fractured thigh.
1901: New Chester
Road, Birkenhead, Cheshire
Greystones Town, Delgany, county Wicklow, Ireland
Selina Helena O'Grady
1856, in county Cork, Ireland
7 August 1918, at Aghamarta Castle,
county Cork, Ireland, aged 62
Selina Helena O'Grady is recorded as a gentleman's daughter and a spinster,
aged 62. The cause of death is given as a cerebral haemorhage of several
years duration and cardiac failure in the half hour before death.
Russagh, Abbeystrowry, county Cork, Ireland (Selina was a visitor of
Anne Adams at this address, she also signed the census
return for Aghamarta Castle as the head of household although she was
not present there the night of the census)
Aghamarta, Templebreedy, county Cork, Ireland
Standish Darby O'Grady
November 1813, in Limerick, county
24 November 1813, in St Michael,
Limerick, county Limerick, Ireland
Ellen (George) O'Grady
Entered Trinity College Dublin on
20 October 1831, graduating B.A. in 1835.
p657 (ed. G. D. Burtchaeli and T. U. Sadlier, 1935):
STANDISH, S.C. (Mr Douse), Oct. 20, 1831, aged 18; s. of Darby,
Generosus; b. Limerick. B. A. Ęst. 1835.
Mildred Groome on 24 January 1856, in Monkstown, county Dublin,
Standish Ogrady is recorded as single, the son of Darby Ogrady. Selina
Mildred Groome is recorded as single, the daughter of Edward Groome.
Barrister-at-Law. Standish was
also appointed to the office of Justice of the Peace for county Cork on
20 March 1855, at which time he is described as a "landed proprietor".
Standish lived at Aghamarta Castle in county Cork. On the property is the
ruin of the original Aghamarta Castle, built in the twelfth
century. Carew Smith O'Grady bought the 869 acre property in 1824 for
£1,200. The castle was in great disrepair, and the O'Grady's used stone from
the castle in the construction of the present mansion. The O'Grady's sold
the property in 1916.
In 1876, Standish O'Grady was granted a licence to plant oyster beds on 39
acres of the Owenboy
river (Inspectors of Irish Fisheries report 1886 p60).
The County Families of the United Kingdom p735
(Edward Walford, 1869):
DARBY, Esq., of Aghamarta, co. Cork.
Eldest son of the late Darby O'Grady Esq., of Aghamarta, (who was
brother to Standish, 1st Viscount Guillamore), by Ellen, eldest dau. of
the late Baron George, of Dublin; b.
1813; s. 1857; m.
1856 Selina Mildred, dau. of the Rev. Edward Groome, and by her, who d. 1861, has issue. Mr O'Grady, who
was educated at Trinity Coll., Dublin, is a Magistrate for co. Cork.
—Aghamarta Castle, Carrigaline, co.
Heir Pres., his brother, George
O'Grady, Esq., of Plattenstown, co. Wicklow; a Magistrate for co.
Wexford; b. 1815; s.
to his grandfather's estates in Wextord 1846; m.
1858 the Hon. Jane Hore-Ruthven, dau. of the late Baroness Ruthven.
12 July 1886,
at Aghamarta Castle, Templebreedy, county Cork, Ireland
The Law Times 24 July 1886 p235:
S. D. O'GRADY,
ESQ.—The late Mr. Standish Darby O'Grady,
barrister-at-law, of Aghamarta Castle, county Cork, who died on the 12th
inst., in the seventy-third year of his age, was the eldest son of the
late Mr. Darby O'Grady, of Aghamarta, by his marriage with Ellen, eldest
daughter of the late Baron George, of Dublin, and was born in 1813. Mr.
O'Grady was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he took his
Bachelor's degree in 1835, and he was called to the Irish bar in 1838,
but many years ago ceased to follow the active duties of his profession.
He was a magistrate for county Cork, and married, in 1856, Selina
Mildred, daughter of the Rev. Edward Groome, and by her, who died in
1861, he has left issue three daughters. Mr. O'Grady was descended from
a common ancestor with Viscount Guillamore, his father having been a
younger brother of Standish O'Grady, the first Viscount, who was for
many years Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland, and was raised
to the peerage in 1831 with that title.
Stained glass windows in Holy Trinity,
Templebreedy, county Cork, one erected by Standish Darby O'Grady
(left) and the other memorializing Selina Mildred (Groome) O'Grady
In Holy Trinity Church, Templebreedy, county Cork, there are two stained
glass windows in the west end of the church. One
window contains the O'Grady crest, the Baptism of Christ and the
words "Erected by Standish Darby O'Grady Esq. of Aghamarta". The
second contains the Groome crest, the breaking of the bread, and "In
memory of his dear wife Selina Mildred O'Grady who deceased September
MDCCCLXI aged XXIV years".
proved 14 August 1886, by Thomas
O'Grady and Arthur Herbert Orpen
Calendar of Wills 1896 p510
Standish Darby. 14 August. The Will of Standish
Darby O'Grady late of Aghamarta Castle County Cork
Esquire who died 12 July 1886 at same place was proved at the Principal Registry by Thomas O'Grady
of Norwood Rochestown County Cork Esquire and Arthur
Herbert Orpen of 33 Anglesea-street Dublin Solicitor the Executors. Effects £3,653 14s. 6d.
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