The first letting of flat 3B was on 7th April 1904 to Ambrose Dwyer. Four short lettings followed – two terminated by transfers to other flats. The last of these first five tenants, Matthew Mullen vacated the flat on 31st May 1915 and Henry Molloy signed a tenancy agreement on 7th of June 1915.
In 1907, Henry and Anne Jane Molloy returned to Ireland from Scotland, and obtained accommodation with the Trust on 30th April of that year, first residing in 4 and 5b, before settling in 3b, a three room flat, from June 1915, at five shillings and sixpence per week. Nellie was born on the 4th October 1907, one of six children – four girls and two boys. Her siblings were Thomas Joseph (born 1905), Mary Catherine (Maisie) born 1909, Anne Jane (Nancy) born 1911, Christina born 1919, and Henry John, born 1921.
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