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From: "Brian Harpur" <>
Subject: Re: [Sc-Ir] Where are my Lowrys?!
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 23:08:49 +0200
References: <200501160501.j0G51gko006026@lists5.rootsweb.com> <008401c4fc26$49216a60$df6bdac3@oemcomputer>
A million-to-one chance will be if you can tell me that one of your
LOWRY's was married to Anne HARPUR.
I know nothing about her, except what has been handed down in an undated
'tree' made up by a distant very elderly aunt.
Please contact me.
Kind regards, Brian.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Boyd Gray" <>
Sent: Monday, January 17, 2005 1:51 AM
Subject: [Sc-Ir] Where are my Lowrys?!
> With reference to the recently published Griffiths Valuation records:
> Oh Dear,
> I hate to be a wet blanket, but, with nothing better to do on a "soft"
> Sunday afternoon in Ireland, I checked up this source for the Lowrys of
> parish of Taughboyne in County Donegal. I have been researching one of
> Lowry families in this parish for several years. Imagine my surprise when
> found precisely NO Lowrys at all listed for Taughboyne!
> Sitting in front of me right now, I can see six Lowry names in the
> photocopies of the GV which I have taken from Letterkenny Library, and
> is only in the townlands where my Lowry family lived. I seem to remember
> many more Lowrys in several other townlands in Taughboyne.
> This does not bode well for the accuracy of any other parish included in
> this source. So, beware, you could be led seriously astray if you take
> of this source as gospel. I do not want to offend those worthy folk who
> spend so much time copying out sources for us but, as has been said many
> times before on this list, only use a transcription as a starting point
> doing your own research. We all make mistakes.
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