Considine Family of Farm Hill, Dundrum
Sir Heffernan Considine of Derk, Limerick. Resident Magistrate for 18 years in Ulster he married
Eliza Mary McMahon 2nd daughter of John McMahon of Firgrove, Clare on 26.11.1845 at her
father’s residence. (Killnasula Church, Newmarket-on-Fergus).
Heffernan James Fritz John Considine eldest son of Heffernan Considine DL of Derk, Limerick.
Heffernan was Deputy Inspector General of the RIC 1900 – 1911. Heffernan was educated at
Stonyhurst College and Lincolm College, Oxford and married Emily Talbot daughter of late John
Hyacinth Talbot of Castle Talbot and Ballytrent, Wexford in 1880. Heffernan was High Sheriff of
Limerick in 1881 and Knighted in 1908. The family were living at Farmhill between 1901 and 1912.
Emily died in 1903 and Heffernan died in 1912 leaving 90K in personal estate.
Heffernan Considine married on 08.01.1880 Emily Mary Talbot
born circa 1846 born circa 1854
died 12.02.1912 (65) died 11.08.1903 (50)
at Farm Hill, Dundrum at Farm Hill, Dundrum
1 Elizabeth Mary Considine born 20.01.1881 at Coolgrean, Limerick and late of Knockma,
Mallow died on 16.11.1970 and is buried at Glasnevin.
2 Mary Considine born 30.01.1882 in Enniscorthy.
3 Captain Heffernan James Considine eldest son born on 03.10.1883 at Denny Street, Tralee
of the Royal Irish Regiment was killed in action on the 27.10.1916 aged 33 years in Belgium.
4 Captain Talbot John Considine born 20.11.1884 at Denny Street, Tralee married Mary
Stanislaus White daughter of Col W.J. White on 16.02.1920 at the Catholic Church,
Monkstown. Talbot was a Clerk in John Power’s Distillery in 1911 and served with the 5th Batt
Royal Fusiliers. Talbot died on 02.04.1937 aged 52 at his residence Derk, Limerick.
1 Heffernan Christopher John Considine died on 16.08.1927 aged 6 years of Meningitis
at Elpis Hospital.
5 Matilda Mary Angela Considine born 09.09.1886 at Castle Talbot, Wexford.
6 Christopher Daniel born 21.12.1887 at Newpark, Kilkenny served as Second Lieutenant with
the Royal Dublin Fusiliers and was killed in action on 24.05.1915 near Ypres.
7 Anne Eliza Frances Mary Considine born 26.08.1889 at Newpark, Kilkenny married Thomas
Richard Barter Seigne son of John Seigne on 28.11.1918 at the Church of Templebredin,
Tipperary. Thomas late of the Logs, St Ann’s Hill, Cork died on 16.12.1936.
8 Francis Augustus Reginald Considine born 07.02.1892 at Newpark, Kilkenny served with the
2nd Batt Royal Munster Fusiliers married Sylvia Elenor Murray Hope daughter of Bateman
Hope on 10.11.1921 at Victoria, British Columbia. Francis died on 30.06.1975 in British
9 St John Power Considine born 23.07.1893 at Newpark, Kilkenny married Irene Margaret
Hope daughter of Bateman Hope on 10.11.1921 at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. St
John died circa 13.11.1972 aged 79 years.
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