Catherine Hanafin

Catherine Hanafin was born in Co. Kerry, Ireland. As per records below, it is possible that her parents were Daniel Hannifan and Mary Buckley of Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland. She married Owen O'Connor in Co. Kerry and they removed to London, England, residing in St. Giles Parish, Middlesex Co.

In the 1861 Census, Catherine and Owen are both said to be 56, residing in the parish of St. Giles in the Fields. (This would suggest they were born ca 1805 - but, see 1871 Census, below).

Owen and Cathes O'Connor were the parents of:

Mary Ann Connor, b 1834 St. Giles, London, England; wife of James Kelly (they were the parents of Monica Kelly).

Patrick - born 1837, St. Giles in the Field, Middlesex Co., England

John - born 1839, St. Giles in the Field, Middlesex

Catherine - born 1841 St. Giles in the Field, Middlesex

Edward - born 1845 St. Giles in the Field, Middlesex

Julia - born 1850, St. Giles in the Field, Middlesex; she married Wiliam Snow.

Possible Reference to Catherine's Birth (Irish Genealogy):

Date of Birth 19 May 1810
Address TRALEE
Father Occupation NR

This site also gives reference as per the following Christening at Tralee Parish, Co. Kerry (RC), Ireland:

Name: Mary O'Connor
Date of Birth: 11 February 1835
Address: Ballard
Father: Eugene O'Connor
Mother: Catherine Hannifan
Sponsor 1: John O'Hannifan
Sponsor 2: Catherine Dunne
Priest: Rev. Ed. FitzMaurice
Book No. 4, p. 22; Entry No. 43; KY-RC-BA-464456

1841 Census
res King Street (near Parker Street) - Parish of St. Giles in the Fields; Parliamentary Borough of Finsbury, London
Owen Connor age 30 labourer
Cathes Connor age 30
Mary age 7
Patrick age 4 b ca 1837
Jno age 2 b ca 1839

1851 England Census
Owen O'Connor
Age: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Catherine O'connor
Where born: Ireland
Civil parish: St Giles in The Fields
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Street Address: 45 Parker St.
Occupation: Porter and Greengrocer
Registration district: St Giles
Sub-registration district: St Giles South
ED, institution, or vessel: 12
Household schedule number: 249
Piece: 1508
Folio: 548
Page Number: 57
Household Members:
Owen O'connor b Ire 36
Catherine O'connor b Ire 38
Mary O'connor b St. Giles 16
Patrick O'connor b St. Giles 14
John O'connor b St. Giles 12
Catherine O'connor b St. Giles 10
Edward O'connor b St. Giles 6
Julia O'connor b St. Giles 2

12 Parker Street
Owen Connor married age 56 occ. Porter b Ireland
Catherine Connor wife mar age 56
Peter - son unmarried 24 Porter b ca 1837 London (named Patrick in 1841)
Julia - daughter 13 b ca 1848 London
John - son unmarried 22 Porter b ca 1839 London ( b St. Giles District)

22 Parker Street - Parish of St. Giles in the Fields; Parliamentary Borough of Finsbury, London
Eugene (sic) Connor mar. age 54 (sic) Market Porter b Ireland, Kerry
Catherine wife mar age 55 (sic) b Ireland, Kerry
Julia Snow daughter 21 Bookfolder b Middlesex, St. Giles b ca 1850
Julia granddaughter 11 mos b Middlesex, St.Giles (sic) Connor mar. age 54 (sic)