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A Burlesque on a Vale leaving Eton by H. C. Oxendon

Manuscript copy of 'A Burlesque on a Vale on leaving Eton', by H. C. Oxendon, a poem of approx 100 lines dedicated to Eton College and life for students in the college town. With annotations that explain some of the references to people mentioned in the verse. perhaps written by a classmate of Charles William Bury.

Bury, Charles William, 2nd earl of Charleville

Address and presentation to Lady Emily Howard-Bury

Address and presentation to Lady Emily A.J. Howard-Bury by the residents of Tullamore and the tenants on the Charleville Estate. The latter groups express their congratulations on Lady Emily’s return to health and to Charleville Forest. They desire that Lady Emily’s children, who have accompanied her, may “always consider this their home… [and] continue to reside among their own people and with [ Lady Emily’s ] example adhere to the noble traditions of their family”. The subscribers beg her acceptance of the accompanying presentation “as a lasting memorial of the friendly feelings they entertain “towards her.
Includes Lady Emily’s reply of thanks for the diamond stais which she will “value…all [her] life” as a reminder of the “friendship and affection of all who have known [her] since childhood, and of their love and esteem for [her] family”. She also desires that her children, after an absence of three years in Charleville, will grow up amongst the tenants and “by & bye prove themselves worthy of your love and respect”. Lady Emily concludes with the wish that the “happy relations” so long existing between her family and the tenants may continue “ for many generations”

Bury, Lady, Emily Alfreda, Howard-

Agreement to assign jewellery of Beaujolois Bury to her brother Lord Tullamore

Ms. statement from Lord Tullamore to his sister, Lady Beaujolois Bury, confirming his application for “certain jewels placed in her hands by [his] father”, which Lord Tullamore requires “in consequence of proceeding taken by the [ Investionary] Interest Society to sell [his] life estate in the Charleville Property”. Although Lady Bury considers these jewels as gifts from her father, her brother claims them as family jewels, and indemnifies Lady Bury, her executors and assigns “from all actions suits and proceedings… which shall or may be brought against her”. Witnessed by Catherine Maria Charleville.

Bury, Charles William George, 3rd earl of Charleville

Baptism of Charles William George Bury

Ms. note from Richard Allott, Dean of Raphoe, confirming the baptism of Charles William George Bury, son of the Honorable Charles William Bury, commonly called Viscount Tullamore and Harriet Charlotte Beaujolois Campbell, his wife. Charles William George was baptized in Geneva, Switzerland, “according to the Rites of the Church of Ireland”. Seal is attached. Envelope is attached.

Bury, Charles William, 2nd earl of Charleville

Birth certificate of Charles William George Bury

Official birth certificate of Charles William George Bury, son of Charles William Lord Tullamore and Harriet Charlotte Beaujolois Campbell, who was born on 18 March at 2 o’clock in the afternoon in Geneva, Rue de Beauregard No. 97, (Switzerland).

Bury, Charles William, 2nd earl of Charleville

Charleville Forest Papers

  • IE OCL P43
  • Collection
  • 1785 – 1919

An artificially constructed collection of generally dissociated documents relating to the Charleville Estate and the Bury family/earls of Charleville. Contains some legal documents such as marriage settlements and leases; correspondence relating to financial matters on the Charleville Estate and associated estates, e.g., the Marlay estate.; newspaper cuttings on various members of the Bury family; and correspondence and drawings relating to the Bury family jewels.

Bury Family, Earls of Charleville

Death of Marjorie Howard-Bury

Newspaper cutting from The King’s County Chronicle concerning the death of Miss Marjorie Howard-Bury following a brief illness, which sad event “brought profound grief over and far outside the [Charleville] estate”. Miss Bury was buried in the family vault under the chancel of St. Catherine’s, and it was remarked that “notwithstanding the very severe character of the weather the general procession was of remarkable dimensions”.

Bury, Lady, Emily Alfreda, Howard-

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