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Great Irish households : inventories from the long eighteenth century

Title
Great Irish households : inventories from the long eighteenth century / preface by Leslie Fitzpatrick ; foreword by Toby Barnard ; consultant editor Tessa Murdoch ; transcriptions by Jessica Cunningham and Rebecca Campion ; with preambles by Jessica Cunningham, Rebecca Campion, Edmund Joyce, Alec Cobbe and John Adamson ; index and appendices by John Adamson.
ISBN
9781898565178
1898565171
Publication
Cambridge : John Adamson, 2022.
Copyright Notice Date
©2022
Physical Description
435 pages : illustrations (some colour), map, portraits ; 28 cm
Summary
"Inventories of fourteen great Irish country houses, three Dublin town houses and one London town house yield remarkable insights into the lifestyle of leading families across Ireland and the households that supported them. With startling directness, they record in detail the goods and chattels inherited, accumulated, or acquired for enjoyment or everyday use"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Inventories from the long eighteenth century
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 10, 2023
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 390 - 391) and index.
Contents
Lismore Castle, Co. Waterford, 1702/3
The Ormond Inventories. Kilkenny Castle, Co. Kilkenny,1705 ; Dublin Castle, 1707 ; The Duke of Ormonde's House, London, c. 1710
Bishop's mansion house, Elphin, Co. Roscommon, 1740
Captain Balfour's town house, auction sale, Dublin, 1741/2
Hillsborough Castle, Co. Down, 1746 and 1777
Kilrush House, Freshford, Co. Kilkenny, 1750
No. 10 Henrietta Street, Dublin (Luke Gardiner's house), 1772
Morristown Lattin, Co. Kildare, 1773
Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone, 1782
Castlecomer House, Co. Kilkenny, 1798
Killadoon, Co. Kildare, 1807-29
Shelton Abbey, near Arklow, Co. Wicklow, 1816
Borris House, Co. Carlow, 1818
Carton House, Co. Kildare, 1818
Newbridge House, Co. Dublin, 1821
Mount Stewart, Co. Down, 1821.
Genre/Form
History.
Inventories.
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