Frances Adeline Matilda Cary 1871-1923

Frances Adeline Matilda CARY is my 2nd great grandmother. She was born at Munfin, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland on 29 August 18711. Her parents are Richard Radcliffe CARY and Caroline Ursula LANE.

Date and Place of BirthNameName, Surname and Dwelling Place of FatherName, Surname and Maiden Surname of MotherRank or Profession of FatherInformantWhen Registered
29 August 1871, MunfinFrances Adeline MatildaRichard Radcliffe CARY, MunfinCaroline Ursula CARY formerly LANEClerk in ordersMary JORDAN. Present at birth, Munfin24 November 1871
Frances Adeline Matilda CARY


Samuel Thompson GROOME married Frances Adeline Matilda CARY on 28 September 19822 at Christ Church, Leeson Park, Dublin, Ireland.

When MarriedName and SurnameAgeConditionRank or ProfessionResidenceFather’s Name and SurnameRank or Profession of Father
28 September 1892Samuel Thompson GROOMEFullBachelorVet[erinary] surgeon6 Clifton Terrace, RanelaghSamuel H GROOMETraveller
Francis Adeline Matilda CARYFullSpinster32 Up[per] Merrion StreetR CARYCl[er]k in Holy Orders
Witnesses: Daniel M LEECHMAN & Edward ARMSTRONG

1901 Census

In 1901 Frances “Adeline” Matilda CARY (GROOME) was living at 10 Perry Square, Glentworth, Limerick with her husband Samuel Thompson GROOME3. Adeline’s sister Harriet REEVES (nee CARY) was living with them when the census was taken. The family also had a nurse maid and a cook.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadReligious ProfessionEducationAgeRank, Profession or OccupationMarriageWhere Born
Samuel Thompson GROOMEHeadChurch of IrelandRead & write35Member royal college of veterinary surgeons LondonMarriedDublin
Adeline GROOMEWifeChurch of IrelandRead & write29MarriedBallycarney, Co. Wexford
Samuel Fred Cary GROOMESonChurch of IrelandCannot read5Dublin City
Richard R Cary GROOMESonChurch of IrelandCannot read5 monthsLimerick City
Harriet REEVESSister in lawChurch of IrelandRead & write34MarriedBallycarney, Co. Wexford
Kate MURPHYNurseRoman CatholicRead & write27Nurse maidNot marriedCo. Wexford
Margret KEATINGServantRoman CatholicRead & write23Cook domesticNot marriedCo. Limerick

1911 Census

In 1911, Samuel Thompson & Frances Adeline Matilda GROOME were living at home at Parnell Street, Waterford, Ireland4. They had 4 sons: Samuel, Richard, Cecil and Joseph. Samuel Thompson GROOME was a veterinary inspector.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadReligious ProfessionEductionAgeRank, Profession or OccupationParticulars as to MarriageWhere Born
Samuel T GROOMEHeadChurch of IrelandRead & write45Vet[erinar]y Inspector. Dep[artmen]t Agriculture of Ireland (Vet[erinar]y Branch). Member Royal College of Vet[erinar]y SurgeonsMarriedDublin City
Frances A M GROOMEWifeChurch of IrelandRead & write39Married 18 years. 6 children, 4 livingWexford County
Samuel F GROOMESonChurch of IrelandRead & write15ScholarSingleDublin City
Richard R GROOMESonChurch of IrelandRead & write10ScholarSingleLimerick City
Cecil T GROOMESonChurch of IrelandCannot Read7SingleWaterford City
Joseph W[illia]m GROOMESonChurch of IrelandCannot Read2SingleWaterford City


Frances Adeline Matilda CARY (GROOME) died on 07 July 1923 at Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin, Ireland5.

When and Where DiedName and SurnameSexConditionAge at DeathRank, Profession or OccupationCause of DeathInformantWhen Registered
07 July 1923. Dolphin’s HouseFrances Adeline Matilda GROOMEFemaleMarried52 yearsVeterinary Surgeon’s WifeUterine Tumour 2 years. Left sided heart failureS T GROOME. Husband. Present at death. Dolphin’s Barn14 July 1923

Family Members:

Husband:Samuel Thompson GROOME 1866-1925
Son (Direct Ancestor):Joseph William Cary GROOME 1907-1953
Father:Richard Radcliffe CARY 1830-1874
Mother:Caroline Ursula LANE 1836-1873

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  1. Births (CR) Ireland. Enniscorthy, Wexford. 29 August 1871. CARY, Frances Adeline Matilda. Entry no. 217.
  2. Marriages (CR) Ireland. Leeson Park, Dublin. 28 September 1892. GROOME, Samuel Thompson and CARY, Adeline Matilda. : accessed 08 August 2021.
  3. Census Records. Ireland. Limerick, Ireland. 01 April 1901. GROOME, Samuel Thompson (head). : accessed 08 August 2021.
  4. Census Records. Ireland. Waterford, Ireland. 02 April 1911. GROOME, Samuel T (head). : accessed 08 August 2021.
  5. Deaths (CR) Ireland. Dolphins Barn, Dublin. 07 July 1923. GROOME, Frances Adeline Matilda. Entry no. 227.


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