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Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Ms Cummins of Dublin

This is Ms Cummins…isn’t she lovely? She was associated with the famous Gings costume shop in Dublin, this photo and others of her were found in a Dublin bric a brac shop.

Research tells:

She was Violet Cummins.
1901 Census shows her aged 5 in O’Neills Buildings, (Fitzwilliam Ward Dublin), d of James Cummins, butcher’s labourer and Margaret Cummins, dressmaker.
1911 Census shows her aged
15 in 8 Camden Place Dublin
, her mother a widow.

Recorded in 1967 as costumier on a theatrical pageant of life of Margaret Aylward.

Gings itself was destroyed by fire in 1969, there was a Cyril Ging and a Thomas Ging.

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