Christopher Thomas Kilmurry has been almost forgotten as a Custom House Man. So much so that this writer has omitted to add his biog to this site despite listing him – twice – many months ago! He was born in Ireland but died in New Engalnd, USA seven decades later. Hopefully this belated effort at his story will reduce his obscurity to a small extent.Origin and BackgroundPatrick Kilmurry (ancestry member DK GEN)Christopher Thomas Kilmurry was a policeman’s son born on 28 February 1902 in Newcastle, Co. Limerick. His father Patrick, originally from Kildare, was in the RIC and married to Offaly woman Sarah Young. The lad grew up as the fifth in a clatter of kids born in Limerick. Their ...

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