Finighan Family Tree

Second Generation

2.  (Christopher Finigan) was born in Bristol in 1844.  (Birth certificate)

The 'H' first appeared in the name in the 1881 census

Christopher married Ann Kezia Lavender  on 26 March 1866 at Newport Registry Office.[photoalbum] but gives his age as 21.

Ann was born 30 Mar 1848. in Marshes Road Newport [photoalbum] daughter of James Lavender and Sophia Lavender (nee Smith), 

At the date of marriage both gave an address of Blewitt Street Newport.    Source: Marriage certificate.

In 1875 resided at 6 Skinner Street Court.    Source: Birth certificate of Richard James Finighan.

In 1881 resided at 25 Hewertson Street (formerly Nelson Street).   Source: 1881 census.

In 1883 resided at 42 Hewertson Street (formerly Nelson Street)     Source: Birth certificate for Margaret Alice Finighan.

In 1885 resided at 14 Charles Street.

In 1911 resided at 117 Shaftesbury Street (Source: 1911 census) [census details]

They had the following children:

     M   Christopher James Finnigan  Christened at St Woolos  Newport 3 July 1868. Register entry gives surname as Fennigan for parents and child. Source LDS.
     M   William Henry Finighan  b.1871   married Eliza Evans on 25 October 1902  and had a son, Billy [photoalbum]
        William is listed as a widower in 1911 census living with his mother Kezia
  3 F i Agnes Sophia Finighan.  b. 1873 Baptised at St. Woolos Cathedral 13 April 1873
        Agnes married David Nicholls on 24 March 1894 in the parish church of St. Mark  [photoalbum]
        Agnes died before the 1911 census.
        They has a daughter Agnes b. c1895 who was living with her grandmother Kezia in 1911[photo album] [census details]
  4 F ii Elizabeth Ann Finighan    b.1877
  5 F iii Margaret Alice Finighan  was born on 24 September 1883.
+ 6 M iv Richard James Finighan  was born on 12 Apr 1875. Richard died on 4 July 1917.

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