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    Feb 2013
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    Walking stick help

    Just wondering if there were any Irishman of significance with these initials UBH marked on this early 19th c shillelagh

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    Can't help with the initials, but that is a nice old Thorn Wood walking stick.
    Similar to this one circa 1852:

    https://www.ebth.com/items/11599486-...ree-cent-coins

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    Does appear to be blackthorn wood.

    Ubh in Gaelic is "egg" in English

    https://www.libraryireland.com/names/surnames/h.php
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    Irish Surnames beginning with the letter H
    https://www.libraryireland.com/names/surnames/h.php
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