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Mallets of Dublin
Descendants of John Mallett the blacksmith of North Tawton (Devon) and his wife Jane Cunnett settled in Ireland during the early 1800's setting up a very successful iron foundry business. One of this family, Robert Mallet born in 1810 became one of Irelands most famous engineers and started the science of seismology (the study of earthquakes).


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Tombstone of John William Mallet
Tombstone of John William Mallet
Buried at the University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium, Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, USA.

The Latin inscription translates as "soldier - professor - noble man"

[Used with the kind permission of S.G. Thompson] 

Linked to Ryders Row, Dublin, Ireland, 7-9 Ryders Row, 98 Capel Street, Dublin, Ireland, 8-9 Ryders Row, Dublin, Ireland