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Richard Hand Wood

abt 1799-1888



Description: Description: Description: tn_Richard Hand Wood 1799

Birth Certificate


Babtismal Record


Marriage Certificate

Marriage Certificate of Richard Hand Wood to Elizabeth Tackaberry 15 Oct 1863


Contance Mary Wood 01 Aug 1864 (Sligo). Died 01 Jul 1885 (Sligo)

Richard H Wood  04 Jan 1866 (Sligo). Died 20 May 1893 (Sligo)

Edith Elizabeth Wood 30 Jun 1867 (Sligo). Died 18 Nov 1871 (Sligo)

Lambert George Wood 07 Dec 1868 (Sligo). Died 04 Oct 1903 (Newry). Married 02 Oct 1900, Roman Catholic Catheral, Dutten ? to Aloysia Clare Russell

Florence Tackaberry Wood 30 Aug 1871 (Sligo). Died

William Noble Wood 1873 – 15 Jan 1873 (Ireland)

1880 US Census


1900 US Census


1901 Irish Census


1910 US Census


1911 Irish Census


1920 US Census


1930 US Census


1940 US Census


Death Certificate

Death Certificate for Richard Hand Wood 3 Mar 1888, Aged 88 years

Death Notice


Death Certificate for Spouse


Death Certificates for unmarried children



Notes from Will of Richard Hand Wood (Source NA Dublin T5512.13)



Chronology of events

Born in Sligo, Co Sligo

In 1866 had a son Richard H. Wood (view birth Certificate for Richard H Wood 1866)

1 year later he had a daughter Edith Elizabeth in 1867 (source – Register of Births 1867)

1 year later he had a son George Lambert in 1868 (source – Register of Births 1868)

3 years later he had a daughter Florence Tackaberry 1871 (source – Register of Births 1871)


It is thought that Richard Wood married 2-3 times. He was a Coroner and a Magistrate in Co.Sligo. He may have died as a result of injuries following a horse accident where he fell against a wire/branch) (Source – Jonathan Bailey, great grandson – 2nd hand story – to be checked)


Resided at

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Lived at Wine Street, Sligo at time of birth of 4 children above.












Sligo Burrough Directory 1862


Landed Estates

Wood Landed Estates

Wood Landed Estates 2

Richard Wood Martin (Cleveragh Estate)

Woodville names 1870

Dr Richard H. Wood, Sligo

Slaters Sligo 1870, Nobility, Gentry - JP - Wine Street, Sligo

Griffith Valuation