- 1864 - 1919 (Vervaardig)
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Naam van de archiefvormer
Benjamin Bloomfield Trench was born 12 November 1846 to Henry Trench of Cangort Park, Shinrone, County Offaly and Georgiana Mary Amelia Bloomfield, sister of the 2nd Lord Bloomfield of Loughton House. He was educated at Eton. He worked as a mechanical engineer for Maudsley & Fields and later with William Steuert Trench in his land agency office at Carrickmacross between 1868 and 1870. He was also employed by Verner & Holleborne stockbrokers to manage quarries in Antrim. In 1872 he was employed by Lord Bath to take over the management of the Bath estate following the death of William Steuert Trench, but was relieved of this position in 1874. He married Dora Turner in 1899 and moved to South Africa to work on the Transvaal Railway. He returned prior to the birth of his two daughters Sheelah and Theodora Trench.
Geschiedenis van het archief
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Bereik en inhoud
Letters sent to Benjamin Bloomfield Trench between 1864 and 1919.
The letters in this series cover a wide variety of topics. During this time period Benjamin forged a career and created a family. The letters reflect this and as such cover personal issues such as his the death of his wife and business issues such as time working in South Africa.
Waardering, vernietiging en slectie
The original arrangement and order of the letters was adhered to as much as possible. Benjamin Bloomfield Trench maintained a number of organisational systems such as arrangement by topic, year and alphabet at once. Due to this there will be an over lap in certain areas.