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Olive and Stuart Hales Pakenham Mahon

c. 1950s


Olive Pakenham Mahon and her husband Major Stuart Hales were married for almost 60 years, from December 1921 until Major Hales death in January 1980. During Major Hales military career they lived mainly in England, but after his retirement they spent the majorty of their time at Strokestown Park. 

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