Joseph Derham – Irish Volunteer, 1886 – 1966

Paper 241

Lecture – 2004

Author – Whearity, Frank

Published in: Time & Tide Vol 7

An outline of Joseph Derham’s life paying particular attention to his activities as an Irish Volunteer during the Easter Rising of 1916 when he acted as Garrison Timekeeper during the siege of the GPO. He was also captain of the Skerries Company of Volunteers during the War of Independence and fundraiser for Sinn Fein. (48 pages plus appendices).

Themes: Family History, Organisations, Politics, War and Rebellion.