Healey, Jeremiah

Singer

Collection date: Oct 1908

Area: London


Jeremiah Healey at Marylebone workhouse: age 50, 1 song with Irish title 'Drahin Agh Machree' (FT1994) on 24 Oct 1908: Sharp confessed he couldn't get this song properly.

Jeremiah Healey appears in the 1901 census for the Marylebone workhouse p32 as aged 52, married, a general labourer, born Ireland. In the 1911 workhouse census p18 he was listed as aged 59, widower, a ‘hammerman’, born Cork, Ireland.

Jeremiah can be found in the 1881 census at Mill Row, Shoreditch, as a labourer lodging with the Irish family of Timothy Murphy. In 1891 he and his wife Kate were living in Paul St, St Pancras. Details of his birth and death are yet to be determined.

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