Monica FitzGerald

Monica FitzGerald was born in Cork City, Cork, Ireland, ca 1809). She married Edward Kelly who was born in Cork, Ireland, about 1804. He was a 'working jeweller.' They removed to London and were living there, as per the 1851 Census (Registration.District of Holborn in the Civil Parish of Holborn, St. Andrew. The Sub-registration District was St. George. The address was 135 - 20, Fullwood Rents, which is just off High Holborn.

Monica is listed as a 'dressmaker.'

Children of Monica FitzGerald and Edward Kelly were:

Mary (born abt 1832)

James (born abt 1834)

Bartholomew (born abt 1844)

Augustin (born abt 1845)

Daniel (born, abt 1848) See note below . . .

Edward J. (born abt 1850)

All of the children were born in Cork, so the family did not come to London till after that time, though present in London by 1851 (census time).

1851 England Census
Edward Kelly
Age: 47
Estimated birth year: abt 1804
Relation: Head
working jeweller
Spouse's name: Monica
Where born: Cork, Ireland
Civil parish: Holborn St Andrew
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Registration district: Holborn
Sub-registration district: St George
ED, institution, or vessel: 5h
Household schedule number: 135

Household Members: Name Age
Augustin Kelly 6
Bartholomaus Kelly 7
Daniel Kelly 3
Edward Kelly 47
Edwd J Kelly 11
James Kelly 17
Mary Kelly 19
Monica Kelly 42

Daniel was christened in Cork City, Cork, Ireland in 1848, at SS Peter & Paul RC Church. Sponsors were John FitzGerald and Margaret Dollar. At the christening of Ellen FitzGerald, daughter of John and Margaret (as per the line below in the church document, the sponsors are Edward Kelly and Monica FitzGerald. This was the link that led me to Monica as being a 'FitzGerald.'