Mary Kathleen Oram “Molly” 1902 – 1989

Born: 1902 at Clones, Co Monaghan, Ireland

Parents: Alfred William Oram 1861-1942 and Jane Finlay Green 1868-1964

Siblings:   Frederick St. John Oram 1898-1963John Talbott “Jack” Oram 1899-1911 Lilian Alice Oram 1903-?Margaret Winifred Oram 1907-1976

Married: William Arthur Malone 1894-1991

Offspring:  Descendants of William and Mary Malone

Died: 1989 in Dublin, Ireland


Eldest daughter of Alfred and Jane Oram. Molly was educated at a private school, she then studied music, which she taught for seven years in the French school at Bray [see below]. Molly married William Arthur Malone who worked in the Bank of Ireland. He was manager at Armagh in the 1950’s.

Billy and Molly had two sons, Michael and Patrick. They retired to live in Dublin where their cousin Arthur Oram joined them for the very happy last years of his life.


Molly wrote her own entry in the ‘Oram Family Saga’ compiled by Daphne Oram in 1970.


Jennifer Flegg has written the book The French School, Bray, Remembered: a history of the French School at Bray 1864-1966

For over 100 years, the French School in Bray, Co. Wicklow educated Protestant girls from all over Ireland. Now, Jennifer Flegg’s original research has uncovered the story of Héloîse de Mailly, the French aristocrat who founded the school in 1864. The history of this unique institution is traced from its foundation to its closure in 1966, drawing on the lively memoirs and reminiscences of former pupils and staff.

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