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Atkinson family.

This file relates to the Atkinson family who took possession of Loughton and its estate in 1975 after the death of Sheelah Lefroy and Theodora Trench. Includes two certificates appointing Richard Frederick Atkinson to military positions in the infantry (1869) and as a Lieutenant in the Sixty-Seventh Regiment of Foot (1871). Also included in the file is a list of Major A.G Atkinson's deeds and papers, taken from Cangort, Shinrone, Co. Offaly and donated to the National Library. Examples include a 'copy of a translation of letters patent to Sir Edward Polton, solicitor-general, of Pallace and other townlands in Queens Co.; the manors of Prassil and Corduff in Co. Dublin; and the late Abbey of Bective in Co. Meath. 1639, Declaration of trust (French to Atkinson) about the purchase of lands in Co. Galway, 1702.

Atkinson, Guy

Birr Castle Prisoner of War Relief Scheme

Administrative correspondence relating to the prisoner of war relief scheme set up at Birr Castle under the patronage of Lady Rosse; postcards and letters of thanks from the prisoners of war from Irish regiments (but predominantly the Irish Guards) interned in Germany; and acknowledgment postcards of parcels received from same.

Parsons, William, 5th Earl of Rosse

Bloomfield papers

Material relating to the Bloomfield family and their time at Loughton. The Bloomfield family owned Loughton from 1828 until 1870.

Bloomfield, Benjamin

Castle Howard/ Cronebane

This series relates mainly to Sheelah Lefroy and her husband Langlois Lefroy.

Castle Howard was purchased by Langlois Lefroy circa 1924, who in that year would have been flush with the capital which his wife, Sheelah's marriage settlement, brought to them. . He sold Cronebane in 1954, on inheriting Carrigglas Manor, Longford, Co. Longford, from his elder brother, and died in 1957, when his widow, Sheelah, née Trench, moved back to Loughton to live with her unmarried sister, Thora. The last item in the box is a statement of account for 1957-1958 showing the value of the late Langlois Lefroy's and his wife, Sheelah's, investments under the provisions of her marriage settlement of 1924.

Lefroy, Langlois Massy

Catalogues, inventories and financial records.

This file contains material relating to financial and legal matters.

Examples of records include bank records kept by Theodora Trench and Sheelah Lefroy., valuations and inventories of belongings of the Trench family used for insurance and inheritance purposes and records created in order to secure the marriage of Benjamin Bloomfield Trench and Dora Turnor.

Trench, Theodora Caroline

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