Tipperary Directory - Book of County Tipperary, 1889

About “The Book of County Tipperary,” 1889

George Henry Bassett produced 7 Irish county directories in the 1880s: Antrim, Armagh, Down, Kilkenny, Louth, Tipperary and Wexford. Each provides useful history of the respective counties as well as lists of office holders, farmers, traders, and other residents of the individual cities, towns and villages.

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BUSINESS BRANCHES, PUBLIC BODIES, PROFESSIONS, &c., &c.

AUCTIONEER.

Fitzgerald, James J., 5 Henry st

BAKERS, FLOUR, etc.

Heaphy, Thomas, 5 Church st

Hogan, Edmond, 3 Bank pl

Kennedy, Jas., 5 and 7 E. Main st

Lewis, John, 77 Henry st

M‘Grath, Thomas, 55 Main st

Marnane, Mrs. E., 54 Main st

O’Mara, Ty., Henry st

O’Neill, P. F., 44 Main st

O’Neill,Thomas, 10 and 11 Bank pl

Ryan, Henry, St. Michael st

Ryan, J. A., 22 Main st

Russell, J. N. & Sons, 29 Main st

Slattery, William, 23 Davis st

Walsh, John, 13 E. Main st

BANKS.

Bank of Ireland, Bank place: James M. Dowley, agent; B. W. Allen, sub-agent; Digby S. Morse, teller.

Munster and Leinster, Main st: Henry A. Kerin, manager; Hy. Popham, accountant; William H. Carroll, teller.

National, East Main st: Rd. Carroll, manager; Wm. F. Dillon, accountant; Henry H.Williams, teller.

Provincial, Davis street: Chas. Forde, manager; William Ranalow, accountant and teller

BATH, TURKISH.

Casey, Wm., E. Main st

BEER RETAILERS.

Buckley, Daniel, St. Michael st

Quirke, Michael, James’ st

BOOTS AND SHOES.

Evans, William, 18 Davis st

Hayes, Patrick, 18 Henry st

Healy, Michael, 1 St. Michael st

Kennedy, Martin, 20 Main st

Kinane, Matt., 15 Main st

Lonergan, James, Bank pl

M‘Caffrey, Miss J. M., 14 St. Michael st

Murray, James, 3 James’ st

Rahelly, Mrs. M., 68 Main st

Ronan, Richard, 4 E. Main st

BREWERY STORE.

T. Murphy & Co., 15 E. Main st; Wm. Parr, agent

BUILDERS.

Costelloe, John V. (C.E.), Bridge st

D’Alton James, Church st.

Kirby Bros., Church st

Mahony, Bryan, Ardlamon

BUTTER, MERCHANTS, BUYERS, &c.

Cummins, John, Bank pl

Eaton, William, Henry st

Flynn, P. J., Henry st

Harrison, — Bank place

Heuston, Joseph, Henry st

Hayes, Lce., Henry st

Hayes, Mce., Main st

Humphries, Wm., Henry st

Hurley, William, Henry st

Kennedy, Ty., Henry st

Lalor, John, Henry st

Moloney, John, Church st

O’Shea, Joseph, Dobbyn’s Hotel

CATTLE DEALERS.

Bradshaw, John, Bank pl

Bradshaw, Wm., Goat’s lane

Callaghan, Denis, Church st

Cashin, James, Spittal

Cranly, John, Church st

Cranly, Pat, St. Michael st

Cranly, Pat, jun., Breansha

Daly, Edmond, James’ st

Dwyer, Pat, Bank pl

English, Joseph, E. Main st

Kennedy, Michael, John st

O’Brien, Kennedy, Henry st

O’Connor, Richard, Bank pl

Prendergast, Wm., Davis st

Ryan, Daniel, James’ st

Ryan, Pat, Davitt st

CHANDLERS (Manufacturing).

D’Alton, M. O’B., 35 Main st

Harney, John, 10 Main st

CHINA AND GLASS.

See Grocers, Hardware Merchants, and Leather and Findings

CHURCHES.

Catholic—St. Michael st.—Very Rev. Canon Rd. Cahill, P.P., V.G.; Rev. Ml. Power, C.C.; Rev. Dd. Humphrys, C.C.; Rev. Walter Cantwell, C.C.

Church of Id.—Church st.— Rev. Denis Hanan, B.D.

Presbyterian—James’ st.—Rev. Jno. Holmes.

COACH BUILDERS.

D’Alton, Michael, Henry st

M‘Carthy, B., Bank place

COAL MERCHANTS AND AGENTS.

D’Alton, M. O’B., 35 & 36 Main st

Dawson, Jerh., St. Michael st

Duggan, J. F., 5 and 6 Main st

Moloney, Dl., Railway

Morris, Ml., James’ st

Morris, Sl., Railway

O’Brien, R., James’ st

Ryan, Ml., Railway

Ryan, Mrs. M. A., Henry st

Tobin, Miss M., Bank place

Walsh, Elly, Bank place

COMMISSIONERS

for Affidavits, see Co. Directory.

CONFECTIONERS.

Hennessy, Jas., 6 Henry st

M‘Grath, Thos., Main st

O’Donoghue, Miss M., 2 E. Main st

Ryan, Hy., St. Michael st

CORN MERCHANTS.

English, Mrs. Mt., Bridge st

Hayes, James, James’ st

Ryan, Mrs. M. A., 32 Main st

DISPENSARY.

Abbey st.—Dr. Dl. Conway, M.O.

DRAPERS.

* are Pawnbrokers.

Cavanagh, Mrs. E., James’ st

Carew, Jas. & Co., 75 Main st

Cleary, Patk., James’ st

Delany, Ml., 5 James’ st

*English, Mrs. Mt., 27 Main st

Haslam, Wm. H., 52 & 53 Main st

*Hayes, Maurice, 16 Main st

Heelan, Dd., 51 Main st

Heffernan, Ml., 3 East Main st

Kelly, Daniel,

Lyons, T. & Co. (Ld.), 31 Main st

M‘Cormack, Mrs. Mt., 2 St. Ml. st

M‘Grath, Ptk., 3 Henry st

M‘Grath, P. R., 38 & 39 Main st

M‘Grath, Thos. & Co., 41 Main st

*Millea, John, 11 and 12 E. Main st

*Noonan, Edmond, Henry st

O’Callaghan, Denis, Henry st

O’Neill, James, 63 & 64 Main st

Quillinan, John, 2 Davis st

Quinn, John, 93 Henry st

Ryan, Ml., 65 Main st

DRUGGISTS, WHOLESALE, & UNION CONTRACTORS.

O’Ryan & Co., Henry st

EMIGRATION AGENTS.

Allis, Jerh., Davis st

Carrigan, John, Main st

Flynn, Paul J., Henry st

Taylor, James, James’ st

ESTATE OFFICE

(A. H. Smith-Barry),

H. H. Townsend, agent; Geo Caldwell, office manager

EXPLOSIVES INSPECTOR.

England, J. O’Grady, Court Ho

FLOUR MERCHANTS.

See also Bakers and Grocers.

Anderson, Mrs. Bt., 47 Main st

Anderson, Mrs., 40 Main st

D’Alton, M. O’B., 35 & 36 Main st

English, Mrs. Mt., 56 Main st

Hayes, Jas., Davis st

Merrigan, Patk., Henry st

O’Driscoll, Jas. J., 14 Henry st

O’Driscoll, P. and T., Church st., Henry st., and Bank pl

O’Dwyer, Philip, 9 Davis st

Rutherford, Geo. & Sons, 58 and 59 Main st

Ryan, Mrs. M. A., 32 Main st

GAS WORKS.

6s. 3d. per 1,000 feet.

Tipperary Gas Co., Ltd., Henry Tee, manager and secretary: Jerh. Dawson, collector

GROCERS.

Marked thus (*) sell spirits, thus (†) hardware, thus (‡) seeds

*Allis, Jerh., Davis st

*Behan, Jas., Church st

*†‡Blackburn, Thos., Henry st

*Bolster, Mrs. A., Henry st

Boyce, Miss C., 40 E Main st

Bradshaw, Jno., Bank pl

*Breen, Denis, 6 Church st

Breen, Denis, 13 Main st

*Burke, P. V., 8 Davis st

*Carew, John A., 50 Main st

*‡Carew, Michael, 67 Main st

*Clifford, Michl., Bank pl

*Coman, Patk., 49 Main st

*†‡Coman, Wm., 50 E. Main st

*‡Condon, Wm., 57 Main st

*Corby, Michl., 46 Main st

*Cotter, Jerh. P., Bridge st

*‡D’Arcy, Jas., 48 Main st

Darmody, Michl., 92 Henry st

*Doherty, Jerh., 9 Bank pl

*Doherty, John, 8 E. Main st

*Doherty, Wm., 11 Church st

*Duhy, John, 30 Main st

Dunne, Mrs. Mt., Bridge st

*‡Dwyer, Michl., 4 Church st

*Dwyer, Wm., Limerick st

*‡England, Mrs. M., 16 Henry st

*English, Mrs. Mt., Bridge st

*English, Timothy, 46 E. Main st

*Fitzgerald, E., 33 and 34 Main st

*Fitzgerald, J. J., 5 Henry st

*Fitzgerald, Mrs. J., 1 Main st

*Gillane, Michl., 30 Henry st

*Godfrey, John, 48 E. Main st

*Greene, Mrs. Bt. M., 11 Main st

*Hayes, Jno., 76 Henry st

*Hayes, Jos., 45 Main st

Hayes, Lce., 8 Henry st

*Hayes, P. R., 25 Main st

*Hennessy, Jas., 6 Henry st

*Hogan, Edmond, 3 Bank pl

*Hogan, Michl., 7 Main st

*Hourigan, Rd., Henry st

Humphreys, Mrs. Bt., Henry st

*Hurley, Wm., 37 Main st

†*Kelly, Thos., Grattan st

*‡Kennedy, Edmond, Henry st

*Kerwick, Mrs. Mt., 71 & 73 Main st

*Kiely, Jno., Henry st

*Lewis, John, 77 Henry st

‡*M‘Cormack, John, 2 Church st

*M‘Cormack, Ts., 9 & 10 E Main st

*M‘Cuaig Bros., 43 E. Main st

*M‘Kenna, Mrs. Bt., 86 Henry st

*Merrick, Miss Mt., 15 E. Main st

*Moran, Wm., 59 St. Michael st

*Nagle, Thos., 4 St. Michael st

*O’Donnell, Ml., 11 St. Michael st

*O’Dwyer, Jno., Bank pl

*O’Dwyer, Michl., 4 E. Main st

*O’Dwyer, Mrs. A., 4 James st

*‡O’Mahony, Philip, 7 Henry st

O’Neill, James, 23 and 24 Main st

*O’Neill, Patk., 3 Church st

*O’Neill, P. F., 44 Main st

*‡O’Neill, Thos., 10 & 11 Bank pl

*O’Neill, Wm., 2 Davis st

*Quane, Dd., Henry st

*Quinlan, Jno., Henry st

*Quinlan, Thos., 12 Church st

*Quinlan, Wm. J., 13 Church st

*Quinn, John, 93 Henry st

*Quirke, Daniel, 6 E. Main st

*‡Quirke, Edmond, 42 Main st

*Rafferty, Jas., Limerick st

*Ryan, Cornls., Limerick st

†*Ryan, Danl., 4 Davis st

*‡Ryan, John, 17, 18 & 19 Main st

*‡Ryan, John M., 5 Davis st

*Ryan, Matt. Henry st

*Sharkett, Mrs. J., Henry st

*Shaw, Jas., 49 St. Michael st

*Skehan, Jas., 74 Main st

Tobin, Miss M., Bank pl

*Tobin, Thos., 17 E. Main st

Wall Denis, 5 St. Michael st

Walsh, E., Bank pl

*Whelan, Michl., 14 Main st

HARDWARE AND TIMBER.

Marked thus (*) hardware only, thus (†) sell seeds.

*Casey, Wm, 42 E. Main st

†Davern Denis, 1 Church st

†Duggan, J. F., 5 and 6 Main st

†English, Mrs. E., 49 E. Main st

†Fahy, Mrs. K., 9 Main st

†Murphy, Jas., James st

†O’Driscoll, Jas. J., 14 Henry st

†O’Dwyer, Matt, 43 Main st

*Ryan, Wm., 8 Main st

HIDES AND SKINS.

English, Tobias, E. Main st

O’Connor, Mrs. E., Bridge st

O’Driscoll, P. and T., 94 Henry st

HOTEL PROPRIETORS.

Dobbyn, James, Bank pl

O’Connor, Mrs. E., Bridge st

INLAND REVENUE.

Office, Davis st., Patrick O’Sullivan, officer

KNITTING FACTORY.

Fahy, Mrs. K., 9 Main st

LEATHER AND FINDINGS.

Breen, Denis, 13 Main st

Cotter, J. P., 3 Main st

Cotter, Mrs. E., 62 Main st

Cotter, Mrs. M. A., 12 Main st

LOAN FUND SOCIETY.

Office—Main st., Michl. Bowen, managing clerk

LOAN OFFICE.

Bridge st., John Ryan, chairman and treasurer

MARINE STORES.

O’Connor, Mrs. E., Bridge st

Ryan, John, off E. Main st

MARRIAGES, REGISTRAR.

See County Directory.

MEDICAL HALLS.

D’Arcy, Morgan M., Bank pl

O’Ryan & Co., Henry st

MILITARY BARRACKS.

See also County Directory.

Lt.-Col. Jos. C. Ryan, Commanding; D. White, Quarter-Master

MILLERS.

D’Alton, M. O’B., Main st

M‘Curtin, Chas., Kilshane

O’Mara, Ty., Henry st

NATIONAL LEAGUE.

Michael O’Dwyer, secretary

NEWS AGENTS.

See also Stationers.

Roche, Mrs. B., Limerick st

NEWSPAPER.

Tipperary People, weekly, Abbey st., John M‘Cormack, proprietor

PAINTER.

M‘Cormack, Hy., 3 Davis st

PAWNBROKERS.

See Drapers.

PETTY SESSIONS.

Every Thursday, J. O’Grady England, clerk

PHYSICIANS.

Conway, Dl., St. Michael st

Dowling, J. J., Henry st

Morissey, P. J., St. Michael st

Nadin, J. E. K., St. Michael st

O’Ryan, John F., 15 Henry st

Ryan, Chas. E., Glenlara

PLUMBER.

Spring, Edmond, Davis st

POSTING CARS & HEARSES.

Doherty, John, St. Michael st

Godfrey, John, 48 E. Main st

Hourigan, Rd., Henry st

Quane, Dd. Henry st

POST OFFICE.

James’street.

James Taylor, Post M.; John Doherty, chief clerk

PRINTERS (TYPO).

Carrigan, John, 51 Main st

M‘Cormack, J. R., Abbey st

PROVISION MERCHANTS.

See also Grocers.

Breen, Ml., Limerick st

Cummins, John, Bank pl

Hannon, E., Henry st

O’Driscoll, P. & T., Henry st

Quirke, John, James’ st

Ryan, Mrs. M. A., 32 Main st

Ryan, Pat, Davis st

RAILWAY (W. & L.)

Robert King, S.M.; John Nolan, B.C., goods

G. S. & W. Office, James’ st., Patk. M‘Grath, mgr

R.I. CONSTABULARY.

Barrack, Davis st.: John C. Carter, D.I.; Head-Constable

SADDLERS.

Bennett, Mrs. C., James’ st

Bradshaw, Fred., Henry st up

Bronnack, Rt., Grattan st

Fahey, R., 2 Henry st

Wise, Jas., Church st

SCHOOLS.

Christian Brothers, Rev. Bro. J. P. D’Alton, Superior

Grammar School (Abbey), Rev. W. B. Lindesay, LL.B., Head Master

Industrial School, Convent of Mercy

National Schools, Convent of Mercy; St. Michael st, John Doherty, Miss Mary Casey, Miss Eliza Corbett

Parochial School, St. Michael st, Miss Orme

Private School, St. Michael st, James Brougham

SEEDS.

See Grocers & Hardware.

SOLICITORS.

All in St. Michael st., formerly Nelson st.: Wm. English, Wm. Frewen, John H. Hogan, Walter Nolan, John O’Dwyer, Wm. Ryan, William Carrigan

SPIRIT RETAILERS.

See also Grocers.

Heffernan, John, 2 Church st

Hogan, Michael, 3 St. Michael st

Moore, John, 9 Davis st

O’Donoghoe, Miss Bt., Bridge st

O’Donoghoe, Miss M., E. Main st

O’Driscoll, Miss E., 21 Main st

STATIONERS.

† Are News Agents.

†Carrigan, John, 51 Main st

†Collins, Denis, 11 Bank pl

†Davis, Jas., John st

King, Miss E. O., 44 E. Main st

†O’Brien, Jerh., St. Michael st

Tulloch, Miss J., 1 James’ st

TEACHERS ASSOCIATION.

(Central): Patrick O’Doherty, Sec. and treas.

TOBACCONISTS.

See also Grocers.

Godfrey, E. D., 41 E. Main st

Godfrey, Jas., 26 Main st

TOBACCO MANFTR.

Harding, John, 10 Main st

TOWN COMMISSIONERS.

Richard Ronan, chairman; Michael Gillane, ex-chairman; Ml. Breen, Bartw. M‘Carthy, John Cummins, Edm. E. Godfrey, Thos. M‘Cormack, Henry Ryan, John Godfrey, Dl. Kelly, John Ryan, John T. M‘Cormack, Henry M‘Cormack, Philip Fitzgerald, Wm. J. Quinlan, John M‘Cormack, Patk. R. M‘Grath, Jas. Fitzgerald, Ml. Ryan

Jerh. Dawson, clerk, office St. Michael st.; Nichls. Delany, Street Inspector; Thomas Mulcahy, ast.

UNION.

Wm. B. Reardon, clerk; Wm. Godfrey, master; Margt. Godfrey matron; Dr. Jerh. Dowling, Med. Officer; Dr. P. T. Morrissy, ast., M.O.; Rev. James Hanly, Catholic Chaplain; Rev. Denis Hanan, B.D. C.I., do.

Elected Guardians—Ml. Cleary, Hymenstown; Jas. Cleary, Ballinahinch; Thos. Moloney, Ballyryan E.; Jno. Cullinan, Bansha; Patk. Duggan, Bilboa; Jas. Green, Killea; Patk. Crowe, Kilmore; Thomas Frewen, Gortavoher; Jno. Conway, Miltown; Patk. O’Ryan, Lossett Hunt; Jerh. Cross, Rossacrow; Jno. Hayes, Lisgaugh; Thos. Stapleton, Seskin; Elly Bourke, Ballynagrana; Edm. Dwyer, Baghagha: Thos. Dunphy, Sergeant’s Lot; Ml. Cunningham, Brackayle; Thos. Cleary, Knockballynoe; Thos. Phelan, Tankardstown; Wm. Allis, Gortnacoolagh; Ml. Daly, Lattin; Danl. Ryan, Ballyfireen; Matt. Hogan, Coolnagun; Rd. Daly, Gortnatrime; Wm. Ryan, Ballycohey; Jno. Dwyer, Kyle; Jerh. Grogan, Moantaboe; Jno. O’Neill, Knockandoolis; Timy. Cleary, Rathduff; Ml. D’Alton, Tipperary; David Heelan, do.; Patk. Lowrey, Fawnagown; Thos. Cross, Garauneanty

Ex-Officio Guardians—For addresses not given here see magistrates in County Directory—Jno. Massy, G. K. S. M. Dawson, Count A. Moore, F. W. Lowe, Heffernan Considine, Derk, Pallasgreen; Thos. Butler, Vere Hunt, J. E. D’Alton, Val. Ryan, H. H. Townsend, Jas. Dobbyn, J. M. Dowley, F. Massy, H. Scott, Dr. Chas. E. Ryan, Major H. W. Massy, Lord Lismore, Rd. Creed, Cloyne; Lt.-Col. D. Mansergh, Rd. Phillips, C. J. Green, Sl. Heuston, Jas. Shine, Coolheary, Co. Limerick; Col. D. Massy

Michael D’Alton, Henry st., Tipperary, Chairman; Wm. Allis, V.C.; John Conway, D.V.C.

Board meets every Tuesday

VETERINARY SURGEON.

Power, Wm., Henry st

VICTUALLERS.

Bradshaw, Jno., Bank place

Cranley, Mrs. M., St. Michael st

Cranley, Patk., St. Ml. st

Cranley, Timy., St. Ml. st

Daly, Pat, James’ st

English, T. & J., 45 E. Main st

O’Callaghan, Denis, Church st

Prendergast, Wm., Davis st.

Ryan, Dl. B., James’ st

WATCHMAKERS.

Harkness, Geo. R., Grattan st

Hilliard, Wm., 47 E. Main st

Peare, Chas., 6 St. Michael st

WOOLLEN MANFTR.

Hanly, Denis, Lacken

WOOLLENS.

Bourke, Jno. V., St. Ml. st

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