Message from Viscount Gough
Sorry I can't be there, if I had only know sooner, but I shall be attending a members meeting of a social club of the north of Scotland which has passed its bicentenary.
I thought that the Gough family was from Clonmel area of Tipperary? is the statue that was once in the Phoenix Park of Lord Gough the same family? I know very little about the Gough family of Tipperary except what I read in books about the great famine, maybe they are not the same family as mentioned above?
It was the same Gough family that lived at Cutra Castle as at St Helens and yes the statue in the Phoenix park is connected. Here are the memorials of the Gough Family that are buried at St Brigids
Do you know which Viscount Gough owned Lough Cutra and had an Irish wife, then an English wife?
You would need to check but I would think it was - George Stephens Gough, 2nd Viscount Gough was born in 1815. He was the son of Field Marshal Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough and Frances Maria Stephens.
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