In the flax-growers of Fermanagh  there was a Betty GUY and I worked
with a Clara GUY in 1952 then there was a GUY man who was stationmaster at
Glenfarne before the Sligo Leitrim & Northern Counties Railway between
Enniskillen and Sligo closed down.
A Guy BLEAKLEY s/o John married Elizabeth BOWES d/o John 26th June 1861 in
Enniskillen. Their son Robert born 21 Jan 1871 also in Enniskillen.
Guy STEWART s/o Francia married Isabella BREEN d/o William on 15th November
Guy STEWART and Mary Anne THOMPSON p/o
Catherine bn 24 Apl 1868 Clonely.
Eliza bn 14 Feb 1871 Clonely
The Christian Name GUY was used in the Thompson, Weir, Beatty, Abraham,
Armstrong, Dudgeon, Fitzpatrick, Hilliard, Taylor, [and don't forget Guy
Fawkes.] families throughout Fermanagh.
I think if only one male with the surname is shown in early records, then
he must have had sons who had sons scattering their seed throughout an area.
If that first family worked with a landholder of Estates in different
Parishes or even Counties the children of that family were deployed to those
other estates. That happened with the workers of the Cole family and the
Remember that Planters and Grantees brought their own known workers in to
work on their Estates Those workers could have been relatives or just
friends, neighbours or even Army pals.
There is a family of Wilsons in Fermanagh/Tyrone who have used the forename
"Guy" for generations.
Margaret in Oz.