ALFRED BYRNE of Alderney originally Sleaty
TIME LINE 1840 to 1916
1840 Born in Sleaty Co. Leix, near Carlow Town, eldest son of Gerald and Julia ( nee Kinsellagh)
Alfred joins the County Regiment Militia of Limerick.
1857 17 Sep He is disharged
1858 12 jan He enlists in the 13th Light Dragoons later renamed the 13th Hussars
1858 His Father Gerald dies in Arkansas, USA.
1861 6th Jul He is made guardian of Court of Chancery being a minor under 21 yrs
1864 Balance of Sleaty lands are sold by the Landed Estates Court, then the family breaks up.
1865 Julia gets a job as Matron of Kilmallock Poor Law Union, Co Limerick.
1870 Marries Sarah of Canada
1871 abt: a dau Mary
1873 abt: a dau Letitia
1874 abt: a son Frederick
1875 He is described as a 'private soldier' in the JKAS journal '' Sequel to Uí Dunlang '' pedigree by Rev Francis Shearman
1876 abt: a dau Florence, born in Lucknow, India
1877 abt: a dau Caroline, born in Ireland.
1879 abt: a son Francis Gerald Christopher
1879 26th May Alfred is discharged due to ill health
1880 abt: a son Joseph
With a large growing family Alfred then joined the Army Service Corps as a Supt. Brk. Sargent located In Alderney, Chanel Islands.
1891 Chanel Islands Census. Resident in Alderney with Sarah
1901 England and Wales Census: A. Byrne, aged 60, Irish of Fort Albert, St. Anns, Alderney.
1900/1 Retired Supt. Brk. Sgt. A S Corps, aged 60
He then retired to live in Devenport, Devon, nr. Portsmouth with his wife Sarah and his dau. Florence Hayes.
1903 Alfred visited his brother Gerald in Clonmel.
1911 England Census: Army Pensioner living in Devonport, Devon, nr. Portsmouth, England.
1916 Army records . Alfred J. Byrne died aged 75.