North Street, Newry, County Down

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

Sunday 19 July 2020

Charles Clarke Jennings [1830-1870] North Street, Newry, County Down

Charles Clarke Jennings was the third son of Andrew Jennings [1793-1869] North Street, Newry, County Down, and his wife Mary Anne Clarke daughter of Edward Clarke. He was baptised in Newry on August 23rd, 1830.
August 23rd, 1830. Charles Clarke Jennings of Andrew and N. (?) Jennings. Sp. Charles Jennings and Catherine Jennings.[1]
Charles C. Jennings, Newry, was the secretary of Newry Institute Savings Bank in Sugar Island, Newry in 1852.[2]  He was also Secretary to the Forestbrook Linen Manufacturing Company.[3] The Company had warehouses on Merchants’ Quay, Newry as late as 1898.[4]

He died in Dublin, aged 40, at 2 St. Paul’s Terrace, Goldsmith Street in 1870. His death notice appeared in a number of newspapers, though his death was not registered until 1871.[5]
15 December 1870 - Newry Reporter
15 December 1870 - Southern Reporter and Cork Commercial Courier
14 December 1870 - The Evening Freeman
24 December 1870 - Weekly Freeman's Journal
He was buried in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.[6]

[1] Newry Church Records, 05502/01 NAI.
[2] Ros Davies
[3] Crossle Genealogical abstracts, NAI.
[4] 1898 Newry Directory
[5] Dublin North 1871 Returns Quarter 1, Vol. 2,  P. 405
[6] Glasnevin Cemetery, MB, 11, SOUTH.

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