Patrick CONNOLLY was born somewhere in Ireland about 1814. He married Ellen McHUGH on March 9th 1843 when they lived in Rathlena Townland, Kiltullagh Parish, County Roscommon. They had at least seven children. Patrick died on 1st April 1874 from gastro-enteritis. Griffith's Valuation gives details for Patrick CONNOLLY in Lisnagroob.

  Born/Baptised Married Died
John 24 Nov 1845      
Michael 14 Aug 1848      
Bridget 30 January 1851 Thomas GRIFFIN 10 March 1924
Michael 1853 Alice LAVENDER 21 December 1921
Stephen 14 January 1855 Honour NOAKLEY 25 January 1947
Mary 30 July 1858 Thomas MULLARKEY 19 October 1892
Ellen 18 August 1864      
Bridget, Michael, Stephen, Mary and Ellen were born in Lisnagroob Townland, Kiltullagh Parish, County Roscommon. All except Ellen travelled to England where Michael and Stephen settled in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Mary married in Widnes, lived in Chesterfield for a short time and then returned to Widnes. Bridget married in Ireland and moved to Widnes. Stephen mysteriously acquired an 'e' in his surname after arriving in Chesterfield.

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