Sandra Doble MAGI DEBORA WALL, FOUNDLING As genealogists, we view so many baptism registers and see so many entries for illegitimate children that we become inured to the 19th century language used to describe to describe their circumstances. However, recently looking through the baptism register for the Roman Catholic parish of Thurles on the National Library of Ireland’s website, I chanced to notice an entry (Microfilm 02490/01, pg 25) that was so poignant I could not help but dwell on it. Entered on 29th August 1835, it reads “Debora Wall, foundling, exposed near a stone wall near Thurles” No name … Read More