- Henry William Arthur Wyndham Stanhope Sharp Waithman.
- Lived in the Estate of Merlin Park, Galway, and later to Murrough House, circa 1945.
- Born June the 15th, 1887 - Died 1975 at a respectable 88 years.
- His Father - William Sharpe
- His Grandfather - Robert William
- His Wife - Eileen O Driscoll - married in 1942. After his passing, she moved towards Merlin again, and lived in a Timber structure on the north side of the Galway to Dublin Road, until her passing. See image below - coordinates - 53.275846 , -8.983494
- His Sister - Eva Pansy Melicent Philippa Stanhope
- His first wife - married in 1913.
- To become a temporary Lieutenant - 1915 , and later, an honorary Captain.
- Mechanically minded, and motivated.
- A local story is that a primitive test was done at Pulavurleen (Sandy River / Terryland), to determine where exactly the Water there, disappeared to. The same story has it that the Shaff used in this test, emerged at or near, Waithman's Pier - the Pier attached to Murrough House.
- Colonel Timoney, the O.C. at the Army Barracks in Renmore, was killed by a bolt of Lightning, when on his way by bicycle to visit Waithman?
- The Pier.
Eileen O Driscoll (and later, Waithman)
- We have an Eileen, resident in Newtownsmith, Galway. Age 11 in the 1911 Census.
- Natives, associate her with Bohermore ?
- 1900 - '97. Another respectable Age of 97.
- Some locals to Galway, would Fish around Murrough and bring her Mackerel which she enjoyed.
- They, didn't notice any Snobbery, or Gentry attitude, and liked the Woman.
A regional newsletter from the Gort area in 1983 - " Just two weeks older than Pat was the very lively lady Mrs. Eileen Waithman of Merlin Park whose late husband was a grandnephew of Lady Greg-ory. (she has erected a monument to her relative in Craughwell's Garden of Remembrance), Doctor E. N. Feeney-Casserly came from Renmore and Tony Morrissey" .........." Mrs. Eileen Waithman (83) made a great speach on behalf of the parish of Craugh- well,"
- That was Dr. Ellen Casserly, originally from Two Mile Ditch, and later of the Family Doctor practice in Renmore. Dr. Grace Doyle, has it now.
- The National Archives show us that he, as head of the family, was resident at number 7, Lower Dominick Street, along with his wife, Arabella ( Persse ). He was 73, and she was 51, and that year was 1901.
- They married in 1891.
- 1827 - 1914, and came from the House in Moyne where Mr. Ganley resides now. See Dynamic Map.
- D.L. (Deputy Lieutenant
- Wikipedia, has Robert as Sheriff in 1885?
- "In Galway the office of High Sheriff was established when Connacht was shired around 1569 and ceased to exist with the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922."
- Justice of the Peace in Galway. D.L., High Sheriff in 1884.
- Captain of the Galway Royal Artillery Militia
- Married to Lady Leicester Phililppa Stanhope. NOTE, how forenames are selected, and that Philippa's Father was Charles Wyndham .... and that Murrough House had a personal name, not unlike that.
- 1853 - 1922
- Father to Henry William Arthur Wyndham Stanhope Sharp.
- High Sheriff of Galway, 1902 ?
- Robert William's second Wife, and Sister to Lady Gregory (Wyndham's Grandfather's Wife's Sister)
- 1850 - 1924 .
- They got married in 1891
- Coordinates - 53.268605 , -9.002458
- Elevation - 4 metres.