North Street, Newry, County Down

North Street, Newry, County Down
North Street, Newry, County Down

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Ierne Grace Biddulph [1884-1958]

Ierne Grace was the second daughter of Assheton Biddulph of Moneyguyneen, Kinnitty, County Offaly and his wife Florence Caroline Boothby.
She married John [Jack] Goold Adams on the 5th of August 1913 in Kinnitty Church, County Offaly. Born 1883, Rossdowney, Londonderry, the only son of John Goold Adams, the Archdeacon of Derry,  he served in the Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians). He died on the 4th of May 1915, in Ypres, France. There is no grave but his name is recorded on Panel 44 of the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.
She married her second husband Alexander Granville, CMG, CBE, MRCS, LRCP., on the  23rd August 1922.  He was a British physician and a colonial administrator in Egypt, and received many honours for his work, including being made a Pasha. He died on the 23rd of March 1929 after a long illness. They were then living at 34 Halsey-street, Chelsea, Middlesex.
In 1935 Ierne travelled from Vigo to Southampton on board the ALCANTARA. Travelling with her was Desiree [Desirie] Granville aged 15, the daughter of Alexander Granville, and Ierne’s stepdaughter.
Desiree died in Hindhead, Surrey in 1994.Idnhead   H
Ierne Grace Granville [nee Biddulph] died in 1958. She is believed to be buried at St. Nicholas, Chiswick, Middlesex, England.

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