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Rental of the estate of the Earl of Charleville c.1880.
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Rental of the estate of the Earl of Charleville c.1880.
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
Letterbook created by Reginald Digby recording letters received from the tenants’ association on the Geashill Estate in relation to the sale of lands by Lord Digby to the tenants under the Land Act of 1903. Includes his copy replies to the secretaries of the association, James Matthews and John Corcoran, and later James Chissell. Also includes copy letters from solicitor to the estate, Lewis Goodbody, who advises on proceedings with the Land Commission and letters from Fr. O’Beirne PP, acting as an intermediary between the estate and the tenants.
Includes a memo of a meeting between Lord Digby and a deputation from the tenants’ association on 30 September 1907, and the decision arrived at by the tenants at a further meeting in the Forester’s Hall, Tullamore, on 2 January 1908 to reject the terms of sale put forward by Lord Digby due to his decision not to cancel the hanging gale and remit a half year’s rent as requested by the tenants.
Also includes later newspaper cuttings concerning unrest on the Estate at the decision to sell untenanted lands to three land owners rather than distributed to small holders and evicted tenants. Cuttings also refer to the Geashill Cattle Drive of November 1914 and the subsequent court martial with James Rogers representing the forty-six arrested. Includes transcripts of James Rogers’ cross-examination of County Inspector Hubert William Crane. Also includes a loose printed catalogue of the auction of Geashill Castle’s contents to be held 22 March 1922.
Softbound copy book containing minutes of the Tullamore Lawn Tennis Club, including two loose notes, one of which is a hand drawn programme for a tennis tournament. Minutes contain general rules of the club, statements of account, plans for tournaments, and lists of members. Important decisions recorded include changing the site of the tennis grounds to Spollenstown, Tullamore in 1894 and the construction of a pavilion. Prominent members include Rev. Maxwell H. Coote, Capt. Fetherstonhaugh, James Perry Goodbody, Reginald Digby, David Sherlock, Lewis Goodbody, J. Prior Kennedy, Rev. R. S. Craig, George Lauder, A. G. Gardiner, A. B. Reamsbottom, George Hoey, and James Denning,
Tullamore Lawn Tennis Club
Material relating to Tullamore Incident, March 1916 and the 1916 Rising from the family of Séamus O'Brennan and his brother Alo O' Brennan. Contains postcards, photographs, contemporary newspapers (1916-1917), memoirs, and commemorative newspapers (1966).
Catalogue of books in the possession of Rt. Hon. Charles William, Lord Tullamore and bundle of incoming correspondence.
Bury, Charles William, 1st earl of Charleville
Contains manuscript material, brochures, pamphlets, and a substantial newspaper collection created principally by Tullamore brothers and Irish Volunteers Séamus and Alo O’Brennan. The earliest material from 1906 and 1909 are programs for feiseanna held by Tullamore Celtic Literary Society and Conradh na Gaeilge. Also includes letter from Inspector Crane of Tullamore RIC Barracks giving permission in 1911 to James Brennan (Séamus O’Brennan) to play hand-ball in the alley at the barracks during weekdays. Both Crane and O’Brennan were involved in the Tullamore Incident five years later.
Also includes a copy of the charge sheet relating to the Tullamore Incident of March 1916, the original of which is in Offaly History Archives. This copy is annotated by Alo O’Brennan, along with annotated pages from Hansard’s Debates from April 1916 relating to the ‘affray.’
Also includes an illustrated pledge signed by Alo O’Brennan in Tullamore in June 1918 ‘denying the right of the British government to enforce compulsory service...’
Also includes an autograph book created by Séamus O’Brennan in Ballykinlar internment camp (1920-21).
6 Minute Books -
KRDC35/1/1: October 1899 - October 1901 (titled Kilbeggan Rural District Council), and April 1899 - October 1899 (titled Tullamore Rural District Council No. 2), 1 volume, (note, see TRDC36/10/1).
KRDC35/1/2: November 1901 - August 1904
KRDC35/1/3: September 1904 - January 1907
KRDC35/1/4: March 1907 - July 1909
KRDC35/1/5: August 1909 - December 1911
KRDC35/1/6: December 1911 - December 1913
1 Quarterly Minute Book -
KRDC35/2: July 1900 - October 1918
1 Financial Minute Book -
KRDC35/3: March 1907 - June 1910
1 Ledger -
KRDC35/4: 1904 - 1919
3 Rate Books -
KRDC35/5/1: 1911 - 1912 (Kilbeggan Rural District Electoral Division: Rahugh).
KRDC35/5/2: April 1912 - March 1913, and 1915 - 1916 (Kilbeggan Rural District Electoral Division: Kilbeggan).
KRDC35/5/3: April 1914 - March 1915 (Kilbeggan Rural District).
Kilbeggan Rural District Council
1 Extern Patient Book -
INF2/1: September 1837 - February 1859 (excluding 1839 - 1852).
2 Infirmary Minute Books -
INF2/2/1: August 1888 - June 1919 (excluding April - December 1916).
INF2/2/2: June 1919 - August 1921
3 Registers of Patients -
INF2/3/1: May 1861
INF2/3/2: October 1863 - October 1864
INF2/3/3: June 1867 - September 1868
2 Broadsheets featuring annual reports -
INF2/4/1: 5 May 1896 - 6 January 1897 (1 page).
INF2/4/2: 5 January 1897 - 6 January 1898 (1 page).
King's County Infirmary
Offaly Southern Committee GAA Minute Books 1912-1922 and 1923-1927
County Offaly GAA Minutes, 1917-1918
County Offaly GAA Accounts 1909-1936
North Offaly Minute Book 1918-1926
Tullamore GAA Club Minutes 1914-1918, 1918-1920, 1926-1929
Tullamore GAA Club Accounts 1966-1968; 1980
Tullamore GAA Club