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Name: AUCHINLECK, Hugh Alexander (Dr.)

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Birth Date: 10 June 1849 Dublin

Death Date: 24 Mar 1929 Dublin

First Date: 1922

Profession: Doctor, private practice

Area: Kilindini Rd., Mombasa, 1930 c/o Dr. Jewell, Nairobi

Married: In Northampton 11 July 1883 Rhoda Elizabeth Johnston b. 1859 Newry, Derry, d. 1 May 1918 Dublin

Children: Sydney Elizabeth (18 Apr 1884 Dublin-1970); Evelyn Margaret (17 July 1885 Dublin-1921); James Richard (1888-1888); Alexander (14 Nov 1889 Dublin-1890); Cecile Rhoda (29 Aug 1891 Dublin-1969)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Red 22

General Information:

Web: Less than two years before the foundation of the GAA in 1884, another Tyroneman, Hugh Alexander Auchinleck, a native of Strabane and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, had been largely instrumental with Michael Cusack in establishing the Dublin Hurling Club and in drawing up the rules of hurling. Apart from the contributions of Stewart and Auchinleck at national level, Tyrone had little involvement in the first phase of development of the GAA. It was not until the dawn of the twentieth century, when the Gaelic revival movement was resurgent nationally, that the Association started to take root in Tyrone and in the north more generally.

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