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Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Student Heritage: Part 1

Student Heritage in Newbridge College

The HistNC department asked students to send us some research about their historical connections. Here is a selection of what our students uncovered about their relationship to past events.

First Years

Max Pocock 1Y
Great Granddad was a professional soccer player for Bristol City. 
http://www.freewebs.com/captainbeecher/bristolcity.htm
The above link you will show you the starting team. Billy Pocock is no.10.

3rd Cousin: John Farrell involved in the Easter Rising of 1916. http://1916rebellionmuseum.com/1916-easter-rising/roll-of-honour/four-courts-garrison
The above link takes you to a useful site for Senior students. John Farrell is listed in the roll of honour.

Transition Years

Laura Hannon (TYA) Kate Hannon (2E): Cousin on the Hannon side to Former US President JF Kennedy (1917-1963
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAkennedyJ.htm
 
 


 



 

 






Seniors

Aislinn (First Year) and Matthew Marmon (6th Year) are related to Blessed Columba Marmion, famed 20th century theologian.