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Alice Mackay Wilson

Rank: Co-director County Longford (likely)
Street: Currygrane House
Townland: Currygrane
Town/Village: Ballinalee
Civil Parish: Killoe
Catholic Parish: Killoe
Alternative Address: Gratwicks, Ashurst, Steyning, Sussex;
Census 1901: Resident at Currygrane
Census 1911: Resident at Currygrane
Regiment/Unit: Joint War Committee Voluntary Aid Detachment (Red Cross & St John's Ambulance) - Co. Longford
Regiment Number:
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1

Alice was born Amy Alice Goldie-Taubman June 1867 at The Nunnery, Braddan on the Isle of Man; her father John Senhouse Goldie-Taubman was a prominent politician on the Isle of Man, who served as the Speaker of the House of Keys. She married James Mackay Wilson on the 24 September 1894 in Douglas, Isle of Man. Wilson was prominent landowner in Co. Longford and M.P. for North Longford (pre-Independence), Justice of the Peace and D.L., who was the elder brother of Field Marshal Sir Henry Hughes Wilson. They resided in Currygrane until 1922, when it was burned to the ground, and moved to England, later settling in the village of Ashurst, Sussex, where her husband died in 1933.

Alice took an active part in a number of charitable organisations in Co. Longford, including the County Longford Branch Women's National Health Association (which undertook nursing work among other works); during the war she was an active member of organisations dedicated to the relief of the war, including the British Red Cross and as Hon. Secretary of the Co. Longford Branch of the Soldiers and Sailors Families Association.

While the British Red Cross file suggests that her husband was the County Director, it is more likely that this was Alice's role, as she was an acti

Parents Names: Daughter of John Senhouse Goldie-Taubman and Amelia Donald Ankerville Grove Ross

Link to British Red Cross entry; link to registration of baptism; registration of marriage

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