English woman issues appeal to trace Strokestown relations

If you are a Dolan living in Roscommon, a woman in Bolton, England, is looking to check your ancestry and see if you might be able to help her find her grandfather.

Kathyrn Trainer has spent over a decade researching her family tree and is convinced that she has relations in Strokestown.

She believes a man by the name of Patrick Dolan, who had an uncle Patrick or uncle Michael and went to England at the turn of the 20th century, may be related to her.

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The only information she has is that he worked on railways and fought and died in the First World War while he may also have used the name ‘George’ when he was married.

She believes her grandfather may have been born in around the 1870s and explained why she is keen to track him down: