Last name: Riley
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I'm a Riley from east Texas. Proudly
I am a Riley In Berkshire Uk. My Dad (Peter) Grew up in South London. Having seen a family tree full of Patrick Riley's it is safe to say we came over during the great spud famine. (And I am lucky we did) Hello to all the other Riley's of the word
I'm a Riley from east Texas. :D hi Riley Folk!
Riley from Indiana here.
My last name is McNamee, and I'm fourth generation of my family in the U.S. (I think!). But we know that prior to the American Civil War, my great-great-great (give or take a few greats) grandfather was Hugh Riley, in Ireland. We're pretty sure he was from Cork, but he immigrated to America and changed our name to McNamee. I love being a McNamee, but if anyone has any insight on Rileys in Cork, I'd love to hear about it!
Riley from Philadelphia PA.
Hi Rileys! A Riley here from Glasgow, Scotland. I've enjoyed reading all your stories. Good luck with the family tracing.
James Corday Riley
I'm a Riley from east Texas in the town of Athens. My father was a Riley and my mother was also a Riley 'no relation'.
Im a Riley from Freeport, BAHAMAS. I think my roots are Irish
I am a Riley, from Alabama; don't know my entire history but u believe my great grandmother was half Irish.
Hi fellow Rileys. Can anybody suggest the best way to research family history other than the usual ancestry.co.uk/ etc? I'm born and bred in Burnley, Lancashire, UK. So the history above about 'Blackburn' is both upsetting ;-) and interesting being only down the road.
In 1753 the Cavendish family, Dukes of Devonshire, inherited the Lismore estate, mainly located in county Waterford, following the death of the 4th Earl of Cork [and 3rd Earl of Burlington], father-in-law to the then Marquess of Hartington, later 4th Duke of Devonshire. In 1748 the Marquess had married Charlotte Boyle, only surviving child of the 4th Earl of Cork. In the 1870s, the estate of the Dukes of Devonshire in Ireland amounted to over 60,000 acres, including over 32,500 acres in county Cork and over 27,400 in county Waterford. The estate was a principal lessor in the county Cork parishes of Desertserges, barony of East Carbery, Inishcarra, barony of East Muskerry, Gortroe, barony of Barrymore, Brinny, Kilbrogan, Killowen, Murragh and Templemartin, barony of Kinalmeaky, Youghal, barony of Imokilly, St Finbarrs, barony of Cork, Aghera, Britway, Knockmourne, barony of Kinnatalloon but principally in the parishes of Ballynoe and Mogeely, barony of Kinnatalloon, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. In addition, the Ordnance Survey Name Books of 1840 record the Duke as the proprietor of a townland in the parish of Corroge, barony of Clanwilliam, county Tipperary. In 1861, the Duke offered for sale in the Landed Estates Court, houses in Dungarvan and Waterford City. Families such as the O'Neills and Kirbys held large acreages from the Duke of Devonshire in the mid 19th century. Henry Eeles was agent to the Burlington later Devonshire estate in the 18th century. The Cavendish family continue to own property in and around the town of Lismore, county Waterford, including Lismore Castle