greetings from the emerald isle........ just saw your message ....... i think we could be cousins......... my ggrandpa was a Ml. leyden born @ kylemore co clare, his son patrick was my grandpa, whose son michael(`914) was my father. I have to check out this lineage as there were three leyden families living side by side in kylemore from middle 1700 to late 1990. unfortunately all 3 homes are noe derelict as a matter of interest i just sold our ancestral(kylemore) home some months ago. Finally i note you are a Doctor! is that of medicine? as my younger brothers are in medicine.. as a GP and the youngest is a surgeon, also our 1st cousin..Dr Maureen Leyden..ia a psychiatrist...anbd many more members of our immediate family are in the medical profession....... please get in contactby emailo or look up my web @ www.leyden.ieawaiting your comments ......MICHAEL J LEYDEN.