North Street, Newry, County Down

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

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Dora Mary Eleanor Biddulph [1902-1987]

Dora Mary Eleanor Biddulph was the fourth daughter of William Biddulph and Rebecca Clarke. She was born in Bray on the 23rd of Dec 1902.
In the 1911 Census she can be found, aged 8,  living in Park Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin, with her family. An error in transcription records her as Jane.
She married Timothy McCrohan [1897-1938], from Gortnagree, County Kerry, on the 15th of February 1928.
They had one son, Gerald Anthony McCrohan, born on the 19th January 1931. He attended the Bishop Foy School, in Waterford and later Trinity College, Dublin (BA 1954, L.L.B. 1956, ACH (1959)). He was with the Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society from 1955, Assist Home Accident Mgr from 1972.
He was married to Edith Joyce Saunders in St. Philip’s Church, Milltown, County Dublin, in 1956. The service was conducted by the bridegroom’s uncle, the Reverend Cyril du Cros.[1] They had three children. He died on the 23rd of February 1981 and is buried in All Saints Churchyard, Poringland, South Norfolk District, Norfolk, England.
Timothy McCrohan died in 1938. He is buried in Castleventry Churchyard. 
Dora died in 1987.  She is buried in Mitchelstown.

[1] Irish Times 20 December 1956.

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