Born in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) to an Irish father and 'English' mother. Dragged up and educated in Manchester, England.
Ethnicity 43% Ireland, 42% British, 6% Swedish, 5% Finnish, 2%Borat Country and 1% Middle East. 1% Mysterious and unknown :)
Degree in Applied Biology & Microbiology, worked in research labs and became a Lab Manager. However, science is not me nor my whole life and later worked as a Handyman, Gardener / Garden Designer and Picture Framer and TEFL Teacher amongst other things.
Keen sportsman and many interests and hobbies.
Basic family tree on Wikitree Crowe-937. Also GedMatch no, WD3404946
My family line is one of several, possibly a dozen that lived on or around the mountain of Glenaneigh, west of Clonoulty, Tipperary and then 'streamed' away. It is now crowned with a wind turbine farm! Crowes from Kilcommon parish in the 1800s are almost certain to be related, Clonoulty possibly. Crowes from Cappawhite and Sologhead are related but more distantly.
I am connected to a group of people, now eleven, who are related to Crowe or are Crowes themselves. If you are interested I can help make contact with them.
Slowly, I am building up a network of people in other countries who are related to our Crowes too.
Crowes that worked on the Irish Railways
Crowes that were involved in the War of Independence
Crowes that worked in the police forces before and after Independence
How DNA proves and disproves stories and myths
Helping others find their roots
- and of course anything else that correspondents come up with!
The Crowes exodus from Tipperary
My 4 closest trees -
Other names: Tierney, O'Leary, Devane / Davern,
The Family English (surname) in Ireland
other names: O'Dwyer, Cronin, Whelan, Waller, Crowe, Butler, Moloney, Neylin
The Grindeys of Staffordshire and southern
other names: Allsop, Hudson, Allcock, Hayes, Tarlton, Richardson, Gould, Clough
The Merging of Smith and Grindy at my
GGrandparent level (Staffs & Manchester, England)
other names: Chatterton, Hudson, Jones, Gibbens, Yates, Elks, Holland, Marshall, McFaul, Robertson
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