1809: Dec 1st: born possibly Kilchreest? Son of Francis and Margaret.

1832-1835-Educated at the Irish College in Paris (college records online)

1835 May to 1838: ref college archives online -photos

1836-1850: joined staff of Freeman’s journal where he was foreign affairs correspondent

1844: ‘Wanderings in Spain‘ published. Also connected to the London Morning Chronicle

1848: death of Mrs Margaret Haverty mother of James and Martin at their residence in London, aged 74 (British newspapers-photo- phone-Haverty file)

1848: March 2nd in London of consumption, Essy, wife of Martin Haverty, Esq (British newspaper archive ditto to above)

10-9-1851: His brother James dies aged 35, buried quiet ceremony Glasnevin . Accomplished entomologist and skillful botanist, a scholar, reporter Freeman’s journal 1848 (Mn Haverty newspaper records in my email dated 25 Jan 2020)

1852-1857: Sub librarian at the Kings Inns – indexed books

1853: Bought Kilbehy n built Kilbehy Muire – based on Spanish design

1854: Kilbehy oratory built

1859: Report on British Ass 1857 trip to the ‘Aran Islands‘ led by William Wilde (Oscars father)

1859 death of arms Martin Haverty in Somerset buried in Galway???

1860: History of Ireland published

1860: Married Catherine Mary Rogers in the pro cathedral in Dublin. Witnesses Francisi Haverty et Margarida Haverty ne Mc Donagh) Ancestry photo

1861: Nov 7th. Birth of Francesca Maria, 25 Upr St George Street ( I.G. Church records)

1863: July 28th. Birth of Cathleen Maria, (ditto)

1864: His half brother JP dies aged 90

1864: His daughter (1st marriage ) professed a nun Sr Guvendaline in Laurel hill convent Limerick

1865: April 18th.Birth of Selina Haverty at sea view Tec, Clontarf (I.G. Civil records), who inherited Kilbehy Muire and subsequently married Italian artist, Onorato Carlandi (1848-1939). His second wife.

1873: Martin has a story in theThe Illustrated Dublin Annual’ called ‘ The Ghost of Cloun na Spirid; a true story (reference in the Irish Times 9-12-1873 from British Newspaper Archive BNA

1887: 18th Jan Died at his home in 40 Alphonsus Road, Drumcondra, Dublin. 77 year old widow. (I.G. Civil records). Buried Glasnevin cemetery, Dublin

Buried in Glasnevin cemetery


1. Editor of The Press (BNA)

2. Editor of Duffy’s Hibernian magazine (BNA)

Anita Hawkes researching Jan 2019