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* BARRETT: An Account of the Families of Lennard and Barrett
   of England and Ireland; with Portraits
   By Thomas Barrett-Lennard (Printed for private circulation (250 copies), Norwich,  1908) - OL


   - The Last Earls of Barrymore 1769 - 1824
      By John Robert Robinson (London, 1894) - IA
   - Letters Patent for Earldom of Barrymore 1627/8
      from 'Fragmenta Genealogica' - Vol X
       By Frederick Arthur Crisp (100 copies printed at his private press, London, 1904) - IA
       Earl of Barrymore in: Wikipedia

The Story of Two Noble Lives - Vol I - Vol II
   Memorials of Charlotte, Countess Canning and Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford
   By Augustus J. C. Hare (London, 1893) - OL

* BINGHAM: Memoirs of the Binghams

   including the Earls of Lucan and the Barons of Clanmorris
   By Rose E. McCalmont (London, 1915) - IA

* BLAYNEY: The Barons Blayney

   extract from 'Tarbox, Blayney and Allied Families', pp 257; quoting from 'The Complete Peerage' by Vicary Gibbs, Vol 2, pp. 186 - 190, 1912
   By George E. Tarbox, Jr. (Denver, Colorado, 1965) - FHB
   Baron Blayney in: Wikipedia

     Richard Boyle
     By Dorothea Townshend (Edinburgh, 1904) - OL
   - Memoirs of the Lives and Characters of the Illustrious Family of the Boyles
     Particularly of the Late Eminently Learned Charles Earl of Orrery... with an appendix Containing the Character of the Hon. Robert Boyle
     By E. Budgell (London, 3rd Ed. 1737) - FHB

   mention of Brodricks in Ireland, including Viscount Midleton
   By Alan Brodrick, Viscount Midleton (100 copies privately printed, London, 1872) - FHB

* CAMERON: Reminiscences of Sir Charles A. Cameron, C.B.
   By Sir C. A. Cameron (Dublin, 1913) - OL

* CAREW: Particulars Relative to a Branch of the Family of Carew, Seated in the County of Cork

  from 'Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica' Vol V
  Published by John Bowyer Nichols and Son (London, 1838) - IA


    - Earl of Galway in: Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica

* DE STACPOOLE: Irish and Other Memories
   Richard de Stacpoole was knighted by William the Conqueror;  his grand nephew Robert de Stacpoole went to Ireland with Strongbow 1168; my grandfather was made Duke by Pope Leo XII in 1881
   By the Duke de Stacpoole (London, 1922) - OL - Errisbeg House, Roundstone, Connemara home to 7th Duke de Stacpoole - website - George Edward Joseph Patrick de Stacpoole, 5th Duc de Stacpoole - - Stacpoole Family History - website

* DANIELL: The House of Howard - Vol I - Vol II
   Sir William Daniell, Knt., Baron of Rathware in Ireland: Lord Deputy of Ireland; m. Maragaret Howard, dau of Sir Robert Howard of the famous English Catholic family, abt. 1445
   By the late Gerald Brenan, Edward Phillips Statham (London, 1907) - OL


 The Dennys - continuation 1 -  continuation 2 - continuation 3
   Earls of Norwich, Barons Denny of Waltham, and Baronets of Ireland; from Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica - Vol III; continued in subsequent issues
   By Joseph J. Howard (London, 1874) - OL - Denny baronets in: Wikipedia

* DILLON: Note Généalogique sur Laison des Lords Dillon
    Journmal diune femme de cinquante ans, 1778-1815 (Paris, 1913)

* FEILDING: Some Hapsburghs, Feildings, Denbighs and Desmonds
   By J. E. M. F. - Jean Eleanora Leckie (Ewing) Fielding (Printed for private circulation Glasgow, 1895) - OL

 The Memoirs of Lord Edward Fitzgerald
     with a Preface and many supplementary particulars by Martin MacDermott
     By Thomas Moore (London, 1897) - OL


   - Genealogy of the Family of Forbes
   ...Ochonacher, the progenitor of the Forbeses, who came from Ireland to Scotland about the end of the twelfth century and for killing a bear took the name Forbear, now pronounced Forbes
   By Mr. Mathew Lumsden of Tulliekerne (1580, reprint Inverness, 1819) - OL
   - Memoirs of The Earls of Granard
     By Admiral The Hon. John Forbes; Ed. by George Arthur Hastings (Forbes), Earl of Granard, K.P. (London, Dublin, 1868) - FHB - Earl of Granard in: Wikipedia

   - Lady Blessington
     Beaux and Belles of England
     By J. Fitzgerald Molloy (Limited to 1,000 copies for England and America; London, 1900) - OL
  - The Most Gorgeous Lady Blessington - Vol I - Vol II
     With a Portrait
     By J. Fitzgerald Molloy (London, 1896) - IA - Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington in: Wikipedia

 Forty Years On
     ...Viceregal Days, Drumlanrig, Ballincolling, Parliament, Peru...
     By Lord Ernest Hamilton (London, 1922) - OL - James Hamilton, 1st Viscount Claneboye in: Wikipedia

* HUSSEY: The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent

   being those of S. M. Hussey
   Compiled by Home Gordon (London, 1904) - IA

   1813 - 1855. Including letters of Admiral Knox, son of the Earl of Ranfurley (Peerage of Ireland) and son General. Thomas Edmond Knox
   By Mrs. Warrenne Blake (London, New York, 1909) - OL - Earl of Ranfurly in: Wikipedia

     By William John Fitzpatrick (Dublin, 1855) - OL
     Extracts from his correspondence
     By Unknown author (Dublin, 1849) - OL - Baron Cloncurry in: Wikipedia

     including his Secretaryship of Ireland; George Earl of Macartney,  b. at the family mansion of Lissanoure, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, 1737
   - Vol II
   including A Short Sketch of the Politial History of Ireland
   By John Barrow, F.R.S. (London, 1807) - OL - George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney in: Wikipedia

   with Letters, Poems and Appendices - Robert Nugent of Carlanstown, Co. Westmeath, family settled in Ireland since Henry II; Edmund Nugent; F.-M. Sir George Nugent; Charles Edmund Nugent; Robert Nugent, Junior. Index
   By Claud Nugent (Chicago, New York, 1898) - OL - Earl Nugent in: Wikipedia
   - Dr. Nugent of Bath, a descendant of the Nugents of Westmeath in: The Patrician Vol III
     Catherine Isabella Osborne (1819 - 1880) of Newtown-Anner, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
     By her daughter, Mrs. Osborne (Dublin, 1870) - OL - Her husband Ralph Bernal Osborne, M.P. (who adopted the name Osborne) in: Wikipedia
   as Viceroy and Governor-General of India 1888 - 1894
   By George W. forrest, B.A. (Calcutta, 1894) - OL - Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne in: Wikipedia
   Lives and Characters of the Nobility and Gentry of Roscommon; the Genealogy of those who are descended from the Kings of Connaught...
   By Skeffington Gibbon; a Memoir by The Late Madame O'Conor Don (Dublin, 1829) - HT
   Late of Ballitore, Ireland
   Compiled by their daughter Mary Leadbeater (New York, 1823) - OL

   A Life of the Duke and Duchess of Tyrconnel
   By Philip W. Sergeant (London, 1913) - OL

   Section 1.a: The Temple Family; mention of Sir Frederick Temple-Hamilton-Blackwood-Temple, George Nugent-Temple-Grenville; Sir John Temple; Thomas Temple
   By Lilian Clarke (Wellingborough, 1912) - OL
   (Note and Synopsis of the Genealogy of the Earls of Walsh or Welsh); mostly in Latin; Transactions of the Ossory Archaeological Society
   By L.S. (Kilkenny, 1883) - IA

See also Almanacs and Directories
The Connacht and Munster Landed Estates Database at the Moore Institute for Research, National University of Ireland, Galway
Searchable directories in Fáilte Romhat website
Landed families of Britain and Ireland: Blog by Nicholas Kingsley
"Lord Belmont" (pseudonym) in Northern Ireland: Blog
The Baronetage for 1844
   Being a Genealogical Account of the Families forming the Sixth Degree of Dignity Hereditary or High Nobility in the British Empire
   By Sir Richard Broun, Eq. Aur, K.J.J. (London, 1844) - HT

Baronia Anglica Concentrata; Baronies in Fee - Vol I - Vol II
   ... A Glossary of Dormant English, Scotch and Irish Peerage Titles
   By Sir T. C. Banks, Bart., N.S. (Ripon, 1844) - OL

A Book of Knights Banneret, Knights of the Bath and Knights Bachelor

   between the fourth year of King Henry VI and the Restoration of King Charles II and Knights made in Ireland between 1566 and 1698
   By Walter C Metcalfe, F.S.A. (London, 1885) - IA

A Biographical Peerage of Ireland

   in which are Memoirs and Characters of the most celebrated Persons of Each Family
   Bensley and Son (London, 1817) - HT

A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors - Vol IV
   of England, Scotland and Ireland
   By Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford, enlarged by Thomas Park, F.S.A. (London, 1806) - OL

   - Anecdotes of the Aristocracy and Episodes in Ancestral Story - Vol I
      including the House of Ormonde, the Beautiful Misses Gunning, the Poers or Powers of Waterford, etc. - Vol II including Miss Sarah Curran, The Mayor of Galway, etc.
   - Romantic Records of Distinguished Families Vol I
     being the second series of the Anecdotes of the Aristocracy; An Irish Landlord; a tale of Kilmallock; Roderick O'Connor - the last King of Ireland, etc. - Vol II - the duel between Daniel O'Connell and J. N. D'Esterre, etc.
     By J. Bernard Burke (London, 1849, 1851) - OL
   - The Book of Precedence
      the Peers, Baronets, and Knights and the Companions... Placed According to their Relative Rank
     By Sir Bernard Burke, C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms (London, 1881) - OL
   - Family Records - Vol I A-K
     By Ashworth P. Burke (London, 1897) - OL
   - Family Romance; or Episodes in the Domestic Annals of the Aristocracy - Vol I - Vol II - Vol I 2nd ed. - Family Romance; or Episodes in the Domestic Annals of the Aristocracy 4th ed.
     By Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms (London, 1853, 1854, 1876) OL
   - A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Colonial Gentry - Vol I - Vol II
   features many families of Irish origin in Canada, Australia, etc.
   By Sir Bernard Burke, C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms (London, 1891) - OL
   - A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland - Vol I 1835 - Vol II 1835 - Vol III 1836 - Vol I 1837 - Vol I 1838 - Vol IV 1838
     Enjoying Territorial Possessions or High Official Rank, but Uninvested with Heritable Honours
     By John Burke, Esq. (London, 1835 - 1838) - OL
     of England, Ireland and Scotland
     By John Burke, Esq., and John Bernard Burke, Esq. (London, 1844) - HT
   - A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland - Vol II M-Z 1847 - Vol I A-O 1852 - Vol II P-Z 1852 - Vol III Index 1853 - Vol I 1858 - Vol I 1871 - Vol II 1871 - Vol II 1894
     By John Burke, Esq.J. Bernard Burke, Esq.; Sir Bernard Burke (London, 1847 - 1894) - HT, IA
   - A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland
     By Sir Bernard Burke (London, 1912) - OL - This book is the eBook of the Month for July, 2012 - read a short review on eBook of the Month Archive
   - A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages
     of the British Empire
     By Sir Bernard Burke, LL.D., Ulster King of Arms (London, 1866) - OL
   - A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the United Kingdom for M.D.CCC.XXVI - of the British Empire 1832 - Vol I - Vol II
     By John Burke, Esq. (London, 1826 - 1832) - IA
   By J. and Sir J. B. Burke (London, 1841) - OL
   - The Patrician - Vol I - Vol II - Vol III - Vol IV - Vol VI
     Edited by John Burke, Esq. (London, 1846 - 1848) - OL, IA
   - The Rise of Great Families
     Other Essays and Stories; A True Romance connected with the Irish Rebellion of 1641; Duke of Wellington, Birth, Birthplace, and Early Home...
     By Sir Bernard Burke, C.B., LL.D. (London, 1873)
   - Royal Descents and Pedigrees of Founders' Kin
   including royal descent, pedigrees of Mary Grey Wentworth Colclough of Tintern Abbey, Co. Wexford; J. C. Fitz-Gerald Kenney, Esq. of Kilclogher
   By Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms (London, 1858) - GB
   - The St. James's Magazine and Heraldic and Historical Register - Vol I - Vol II
   The Castles and Mansions of Great Britain and Ireland; Local Chronicles; Singular Trials connected with the Upper Classes of Society...etc.
   Edited by J. Bernard Burke, Esq. (1850) - IA
     The Princess of Connemara, The O'Neills, MacCarthy More, The Maguires of Tempo, The Fall of Desmond, The Geraldines - First Series - Second Series O'Connor of Connorville, The Last William Wray of Ards, The O'Donells, MacCarthy, The O'Melaghlins
   - Kings of Meath, The Old Countess of Desmond - Third Series - Irish Titles: Kildare, Ormonde, Desmond, Waterford, Roche of Fermoy, Baltinglass, Esmonde, Tyrconnel, Talbot of Malahide - Edition Vol I The O'Neills, Princess of Connemara, Maguires of Tempo, Co. Fermanagh - Vol II The MacCarthys of Dunmanway, etc. - New Edition - Vol I - Vol II
     By Sir Bernard Burke, C.B., LL.D. (1859 - London, 1883) - OL

A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors - Vol I - Vol II - Vol III - Vol IV - Vol V
   of England, Scotland, and Ireland
   By the late Haratio Walpole, Earl of Orford, Thomas Park, F.S.A. (London, 1806) - OL


   - Complete Baronetage - Vol I - Vol II - Vol III - Vol IV - Vol V
     Including Baronetcies of Ireland 1619-1800 1900 ed.
   - The Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom - Vol I Ab-Adam to Basing 1910 ed. - Vol II Bass-Canning 1912 ed. - Vol III Canonteign-Cutts 1913 ed.Vol IV Dacre-Dysart 1916 ed. - Vol V L-M 1898 ed. - Vol VI N-R 1895 ed.Vol VII S-T 1896 ed. Vol VIII U-Z 1898 ed.
     Extant, Extinct or Dormant
     By G.E.C. (Exeter, London, 1898 - 1916) - IA
      At and since the time of the Union, 1801 to 1888
      By George E. Cokayne (London, 1889) - OL, FHB

     ... illustrated with 850 armorial bearings
     Personally Revised by the Nobility (London, 1893) - IA
   - House of Commons and the Judicial Bench - 1870 - 1881 - 1886 - 1901 - 1916 - 1918 - 1922
     Illustrated Heraldic and Biographical
     By Robert Henry Mair, LL.D., Arthur G. M. Hesilrige (London, 1870 - 1822) - OL
   - Illustrated Peerage - 1869 - 1876
     and Title of Courtesy, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
     By Debrett (London, 1869, 1876) - HT, OL
   - The Peerage of the England, Scotland and Ireland - 1808 Vol II
   - The Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland - Vol I
     Seventh Edition
     By John Debrett (London, 1809) - IA
   - The Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland 1819 Vol II - 1820 Vol II - 1825 Vol II 1828 Vol II 1831 Vol II   
     'Vols II' relate to Scotland and Ireland; 12th Edition, considerably improved
     By John Debrett (London, 1819 - 1831) - FHB, IA
   - Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland
     By George William Collen, Esq. (London, 1840) - IA
   See also The Royal Kalendar


   - Parliamentary Companion - 1843 1847 - 1852 1854 - 1855 - 1856 1857 - 1858 - 1859 1870 1881 1882 - 1896 - 1897 - 1902 - 1904 - 1905 - 1907 - 1908
     Members of the Houses of Parliament, notes on family, occupations, titles, positions, etc.
     By Charles Roger Dod, Robert Phipps Dod (London, 1843 - 1908) - IA, OL
   - Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland - 1865 - 1866 - 1872 - 1915 - 1918 - 1920 - Part I - 1920 - Part II
     By Robert P. Dod, Esq. (London, 1865 - 1920) - GB, IA

* The Pocket Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland
   with Genealogical and Historical Notices of the Families of the Nobility
   By Henry Rumsey Forster (London, 1851) - IA


   - The Baronetage and Knightage of the British Empire for 1882
   - The Peerage of the British Empire for 1882
     with the Orders of Knighthood
     By Joseph Foster (Westminster, 1882) - OL
   - The Royal Lineage of Our Noble and Gentle Families
     together with their Paternal Ancestry; includes some of Irish interest
     By Joseph Foster (Privately printed London, Aylesbury, 1883) - IA

Genealogiae Regum et Sanctorum Hiberniae

   (Genealogy of Kings and Saints of Ireland) by The Four Masters, edited from the manuscript of Michel O'Cleirigh with appendices and an index; Preface in English, text in Irish
   By Rev. Paul Walsh, M.A. (Maynooth, 1918) - OL

* Genealogy of We?GY Welsh History and a reference to Gentry of Wales, England and Ireland

   By J. J. Harries Harris (London? 1852) - OL

A General History of the Lives, Trials and Executions of all the Royal and Noble Personages - Vol I - Vol II
   that have suffered in Great-Britain and Ireland for HIGH TREASON, or other CRIMES
   By Delahay Gordon, Esq. (London, 1760) - IA

The Great Landowners of Great Britain and Ireland

   A list of all owners of 3,000 acres and upwards, their acreage and income
   By John Bateman, F.R.G.S. (London, 1883) - OL

* Historical Portraits of Irish Chieftains and Anglo-Norman Knights

   By the Rev. Charles B. Gibson, M.R.I.A. (London, 1871) - OL

An Index of Hereditary English, Scottish, and Irish Titles of Honour

   Compiled by Edward Solly, F.R.S., F.S.A. (London, 1880) - OL

* An Index to the Pedigrees in Burke's Commoners

   Originally prepared by Mr. George Ormerod in 1840 (Oxford, 1907) - OL

The Irish Landed Gentry when Cromwell came to Ireland
   By John O'Hart (Dublin, 1887) - OL

* Peerage of Scotland and Ireland
   being Vol II of Kearsley's Peerage
   Printed for G. Kearsley (London, 1809) - FHB

* Knights’ Fees in Counties Wexford, Carlow and Kilkenny

   13th - 15th Century
   By Eric St. John Brooks, M.A., Litt.D. (Dublin, 1950) - IMC

Le Neve's Pedigrees of the Knights

   Made by King Charles II, King James II, King William III and Queen Mary, King William Alone and Queen Anne
   By George W. Marshall, LL.D. (London, 1873) - IA

* A List of the Absentees of Ireland

   and the Yearly Value of their Estates and Incomes spent abroad
   By Thomas Prior (Dublin 1730) - OL

* The Nobilities of Europe

   Edited by the Marquis de Ruvigny (Melville Amadeus Henry Douglas Heddle de La caillmotte de Massue de Ruvigny, 9th Marquis of) (London, 1909) - OL

The Knights of England - Vol I - Vol II
   Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland and Ireland and Knights Bachelors; incorporating a Complete List of Knights Bachelors dubbed in Ireland
   By Wm. A. Shaw; G.D. Burtchaell, M.A., M.R.I.A. (London, 1906) - OL


   - The Genealogy of the Existing British Peerage
     including Peers of Ireland
     By Edmund Lodge, Esq. (London, 1838) - OL
   - The Peerage of the British Empire - 1837 1843 1848 1851
     By Edmund Lodge, Esq., Norroy King of Arms (London, 1843 - 1851) - OL
   - The Peerage of Ireland - Vol I 1754 Ed - Vol I - Vol II - Vol III - Vol IV - Vol V - Vol VI - Vol VII
     or a Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom
    By John Lodge and  Mervyn Archdall, A.M. (Dublin, 1754 - 1789) - OL, A, FHB Vol. VIII not found. Mervyn Archdall in: Irish Graves

The London Kalendar: or, Court and City Register
   for England, Scotland, Ireland and America for the Year 1804; all the Peers, Baronets, all the Law, State, Revenue, and Public, Offices, Bankers, Deans, etc.
   Printed by John Stockdale (London, 1804) - OL

* The Orders of Chivalry

   from the Original Statues of the Various Orders of Knighthood and other Sources of Information
   By J. H. Lawrence-Archer (London, 1887) - OL

* Our Old Nobility

   2nd Ed.: Digby; Fitzwilliam; Cavendish; Seymour; Vane-Tempest; Conyngham; Beresford; Cowper
Our Old Nobility
   2nd Series; Powlette; Yorke; Loftus; Villiers; Greville; Perceval; Gore; Stanley; Talbot; Fitzmaurice; Wyndham; Boyle; Herbert; Trench; Howard; Pratt; Eden; Agar-Ellis; Butler; Sidney; Fitzgerald; Wellesley
   By Noblesse Oblige (Howard Evans) (London, 1879) - OL

* The Peerage of Ireland

   A Complete View
   By Mr. Kimber (London, 1768) - BSL

* The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal - The Clarence Vol (descendants of George, Duke of Clarence) - 
The Mortimer-Percy Vol (descendants of Lady Elizabeth Percy nee Mortimer)

   being a complete table of all the descendants now living of Edward III, King of England
   By the Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval (London, 1905, 1911) - OL

The Royal Kalendar: and Court and City Register - 
1788 - 1797 - 1804 - 18171827 - 1839
   England, Scotland, Ireland, and America/the Colonies; Peerage, Baronetage, State, Law, Revenue, and other Public Offices, Bishops and Deans, Universities, Charitable Societies
   Printed for J. DebrettWm. StockdaleSuttaby, Fox and Suttaby; Suttaby and Co. (London, 1788 - 1839) - FHB

 * Return of Owners of Land of One Acre and Upwards... in Ireland

   Local Government Board (Dublin, 1876) - Introduction (pdf); Search on Failte Romhat; County Cork - website

Titled Corruption

   The Sordid Origin of some Irish Peerages
   By J. G. Swift Mac Neill, Q.C., M.P. (London, 1894) - OL

The Question of the Precedency of the Peers of Ireland in England Fairly Stated

   Argument for the rights of precedence of Irish Lords over their English counterparts on State occasions
   By Lord Egmont (London, 1761) - OL

Two Centuries of Life in Down
   1600 - 1800. Includes many portraits and illustrations
   By John Stevenson (Belfast, Dublin, 1920) - OL

    - Chapters from Family Chests Vol I - Vol II
     The Murder of Lord Charlemont (Caulfield); Littice Digby, Lady Offaley (nee Fitzgerald); Old Lady Cork (Mary Boyle); The Love-match of the Earl of Ossory (Butler); The Ancient Earldom of Desmond (FitzGerald)
     By Edward Walford, M.A. (London, 1887) - OL
    - County Families of the United Kingdom - 1860 - 1909 - 1919
     Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of England... Ireland
     By Edward Walford (London, 1919) - IA, OL
   - Hardwicke's Annual Biography - 1856 - 1857
     containing Original and Selected Memoirs of Celebrated Characters who have Died during the year 1855, 1856
     By Edward Walford, M.A. (1856, 1857) - OL
  - The Shilling House of Commons - 1889 (35th year of publication)
     List of all the Members of Parliament and of the Places which they represent
     By Edward Walford, M.A. (London, 1889) - IA
   - Tales of Our Great Families (Revised)
     The Two Fair Gunnings; The Flowers, who enjoy honours of the Irish peerage; Lord Bloomfield, of Redwood, in the county of Tipperary; etc
     By Edward Walford, M.A. (London, 1890) - OL


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* BALFOUR: The Manuscripts of B. R. T. Balfour, Esq., of Townley Hall, Drogheda
   Historical Manuscripts Commission
   By John T. Gilbert (London, 1895) - IA

The Correspondence of George Berkeley afterward Bishop of Cloyne and Sir John Percival afterwards Earl of Egmont
   By Benjamin Rand (Cambridge, 1914) - OL

* BOYLE, CAVENDISH: The Lismore Papers... of Sir Richard Boyle - 
(First Series) Vol I - Vol II - Vol III - Vol IV - Vol V - (Second Series) Vol I - Vol II - Vol III - Vol IV - Vol V
     First and 'Great' Earl of Cork
     By the Rev. Alexander B. Grosart, D.D., LL.D., F.S.A. (Scot) (Printed for Private Circulation Only 1886 - 1888) - OL
   - Calendar of Orrery Papers
     By Edward MacLysaght, M.A., M.R.I.A. (Dublin, 1941) - IMC
   - The Orrery Papers Vol I - Vol II
     Edited by the Countess of Cork and Orrery (Emily Charlotte De Burgh-Canning Boyle(London, 1903) - OL
   - The Life and Letters of the Great Earl of Cork
     Richard Boyle
     By Dorothea Townshend (Edinburgh, 1904) - OL

* BRABAZON: The Diaries of Mary, Countess of Meath
   Philanthropist; with 28 illustrations including Killruddery, Lord Meath's residence in Ireland
   Edited by her Husband (Reginald Brabazon, 12th Earl of Meath) (London, 1900) - OL

* BROWNE: The Kenmare Manuscripts

   The Family Papers of the Earl of Kenmare
   By Edward MacLysaght, M.A., M.R.I.A. (Dublin, 1942) - IMC

* BRYAN: Book 1 of The Bryan Scroll, Sir Francis Bryan et Compagne: Avant et Apres Son Temps

   Lord Chief Justice of Ireland; mar. Lady Joan Butler (nee Fitzgerald); 2 sons; d. Clonmel, Co. Tipperary; possible descendants in America
   By David C. McMurtry, Ed.D., Michael L. Kallam, Ph.D. (Lexington, Kentucky, 1994) - FHB - Francis Bryan (1490 - 1550) in: Wikipedia - His wife, Joan Fitzgerald, Countess of Ormond in: Wikipedia


   - Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Marquess of Ormonde, K.P.
     preserved at Kilkenny Castle, Vols. I-III
     Historical Manuscripts Commission (1902-1902) - IA
   - Calendar of Ormond Deeds - Vol I - 1172 – 1350 - Vol II - 1250 – 1413 - Vol III - 1413 - 1509 - Vol IV - 1509 - 1547 - Vol V - 1547 - 1584 incl. brief pedigree of Earls of Desmond and Earls of Ormond - Vol VI - 1584 - 1603
     Being the Medieval Documents Preserved at Kilkenny Castle; Index of Names, Index of Places
     By Edmund Curtis, Litt.D. (1932 - 1943) - IMC
   - Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, Kilkenny Castle
      Historical Manuscripts Commission
     By John T. Gilbert (London, 1885) - IA
     Planted in America by Capt. Richard Chancellor 1682; Thomas Butler, Sr. grandson of Edward Butler, 8th Baronet of Ireland
     Gathered by C. W. Chancellor, M.D., United States Consul (Havre, France, 1895) - OL
   - The Life of James Duke of Ormond - Vol I - Vol II - Vol III - Vol IV - Vol V - Vol VI
     A Collection of Letters, etc.
     By Thomas Carte (Oxford, 1851) - OL
   - The Life of James, First Duke of Ormonde - Vol I - Vol II
     1610 - 1688
     By Lady Burghclere (London, 1912) - OL
   - Panegyric on Thomas Butler, the Tenth Earl of Ormonde
     By Flann, Son of Eoghan Mac-Craith, a Munster Poet who Flourished circa 1580
     Translated from the Original Irish by John O'Daly, notes by John O'Donovan (Dublin, 1858) - IA


   - The Manuscripts and Correspondence of James, First Earl of Charlemont - Vol I 1745 - 1783 - Vol II 1784 - 1799
     Historical Manuscripts Commission (London, 1891, 1894) - IA
   - Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl of Charlemont
     Knight of St. Patrick, etc., etc., etc.
     By Francis Hardy, Esq., Member of the Irish House of Commons (London, 1910) - OL

The Calvert Papers - Vol I - Vol II
     [Cecilius Calvert] Baron Baltemore de Baltemore [Co. Longford] in the Kingdome of Ireland Absolute Lord and proprietary of ye Provinces of Maryland and Avalon in America
     Peabody Publication Fund (Baltimore, Maryland, 1889, 1894) - OL - Baron Baltimore in: Wikipedia


   - Report...upon the Carte and Carew Papers
      in the Bodleian and Lambeth Libraries
      By Unknown Author (London, 1864) - OL
   - Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts - 1515 - 1574 - 1575 - 1588 - 1589 - 1600 - 1601 - 1603 - 1603 - 1623
      Preserved in the Archiepiscopal Library at Lambeth
      Edited by J. S. Brewer and William Bullen, Esq. (Original London,1868, Reprint Liechtenstein, 1974) - FHB, OL
   - Particulars Relative to a Branch of the Family of Carew, Seated in the County of Cork
     from 'Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica' Vol V
     Published by John Bowyer Nichols and Son (London, 1838) - IA

* COLTHURST: Maps of the Estate of Sir Nicholas Conway Colthurst, Bart.

   Situate in the Counties of Cork and Kerry
   By Thomas Logan, and Son (Dublin, 1812) - TCD - Colthurst baronets in: Wikipedia - Blarney Castle in: Wikipedia

 The Manuscripts of Sir William Fitzherbert, Bart....
   Historical Manuscripts Commission
   HMSO (London, 1893) - OL


   - Journal of Correspondence and Conversations between Lord Byron and the Countess of Blessington
     Published by Lorenzo Stratton (Cincinnati, 1851) - OL
   - Lady Blessington
     Beaux and Belles of England
     By J. Fitzgerald Molloy (Limited to 1,000 copies for England and America; London, 1900) - OL
   - The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington - Vol I - Vol II - Vol III
     By R. R. Madden, M.R.I.A. (London, 1855) - OL
   - The Most Gorgeous Lady Blessington - Vol I - Vol II
     With a Portrait
     By J. Fitzgerald Molloy (London, 1896) - IA - Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington in: Wikipedia

Lord Edward Fitzgerald


  - Correspondence of Emily Duchess of Leinster 1731 – 1814 - Vol I
     Letters of Emily Duchess of Leinster; James First Duke of Leinster; Caroline Fox Lady Holland
  - Vol II Letters of Lord Edward Fitzgerald and Lady Sarah Napier (née Lennox)
  - Vol III Letters of Lady Louisa Conolly and William Marquis of Kildare (2nd Duke of Leinster)
     By Brian FitzGerald (Dublin, 1949 - 1957) - IMC
   - The Geraldines, Earls of Desmond and the Persecution of the Irish Catholics
     Original by Brother Dominicus de Rosario O'Daly, O.P.T.S.P., Censor of the Supreme Court of the Inquisition... Lisbon, A.D. 1655
     Translated from the original Latin by the Rev. C. P. Meehan (Dublin, 1847) - IA
   - The Geraldine Knights
     extract from 'Irish Antiquarian Researches'; the White Knight, the Knight of Glynn and the Knight of Kerry
     By Sir William Betham, F.S.A., L.S., M.R.I.A., R.A.S., Z.S., Ulster King of Arms (Dublin, 1827) - IA
   - The Irish Correspondence of James Fitz Maurice of Desmond
     The Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society 1858 - 1859
     Edited by John O'Donovan, Esq., LL.D., M.R.I.A. (Dublin, 1859) - OL
   - Leaves from the Chancellor - Fitzgerald - Cooper - Edwards Tree
     Planted in America by Capt. Richard Chancellor 1682; Catherine Fitzgerald, only child of Edmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin, kidnapped and sent to America
     Gathered by C. W. Chancellor, M.D., United States Consul (Havre, France, 1895) - OL
   - The Rental Book of Gerald Fitzgerald, Ninth Earl of Kildare, begun in the year 1518 - Continued
     The Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society 1858 - 1859; for further continuation see subsequent issues in Journals - General
     Edited by Herbert Francis Hore, Esq. (Dublin, 1859) - OL
   - The Rise, Increase and Exit of the Geraldines, Earls of Desmond
     and Persecution after their Fall. Translated from the Latin of Dominic O'Daly, O.P. with Memoir and Notes
     By C. P. Meehan, C.C. (Dublin, 1878) - FHB
   - Unpublished Geraldine Documents
     By the Rev. Samuel Hayman, B.A. (Dublin, 1870) - OL - For more titles on the Geraldines/FitzGeralds see: Irish Family Histories - Clans and Septs and Biography - FitzGerald dynasty in: Wikipedia

 The Hamilton Manuscripts
     ...The Settlement of... Upper Clandeboye, Great Ardes and Dufferin, in the County of Down
     By Sir James Hamilton, Knight; Ed by T. K. Lowry, Esq., LL.D. (Belfast, 1867) - OL

* HELY-HUTCHINSON: The Manuscripts of the Earl of Donoughmore

   Chapter from Manuscripts of the Duke of Beaufort, K.G., The Earl of Donoughmore and Others
   Historical Manuscripts Commission (London, 1891) - IA - Earl of Donoughmore in: Wikipedia
   Hussey, Walsh, Leyns, Burke; papers of Valentine John Hussey-Walsh; 'Fragmenta Genealogica' - Vol VI
   By Frederick Arthur Crisp (50 copies at my Private Press, London, 1901) - IA

   1813 - 1855. Including letters of Admiral Knox, son of the Earl of Ranfurley (Peerage of Ireland) and son General. Thomas Edmond Knox
   By Mrs. Warrenne Blake (London, New York, 1909) - OL - Earl of Ranfurly in: Wikipedia
   By Kyle J. Betit (Salt Lake City, 2004) - website

   - Some Account of the Public Life and a Selection from the Unpublished Writings of the Earl of Macartney - Vol I - including his Secretaryship of Ireland; George Earl of Macartney,  b. at the family mansion of Lissanoure, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, 1737
   - Vol II - including A Short Sketch of the Politial History of Ireland
   By John Barrow, F.R.S. (London, 1807) - OL - George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney in: Wikipedia

* McGILLYCUDDY, O'SULLIVAN: The McGillycuddy Papers
   ...Archives of "The McGillicuddy of The Reeks"...
   By W. Maziere Brady, D.D. (London, 1867) - IA - McGillycuddy of the Reeks in: Wikipedia

* MAXWELL: Reasons of an Irish Landlord for not adopting The National System of Education
   under any modification of its Rules and Regulations; To the Editor of the Daily Express
   By Hon. Somerset R. Maxwell (Dublin, 1860) - OL - Somerset Maxwell, 8th Baron Farnham in: Wikipedia

* MONSELL: The Manuscripts of the Lord Emly, Tervoe, Co. Limerick

   Correspondence of Edmund Sexton Pery, Speaker of the House of Commons in Ireland (continued from Eighth Report of the Commission); see also the Index for more relevant documents
   Historical Manuscripts Commission 14th Report (London, 1895) - OL - Baron Emly in: Wikipedia


   - The Montgomery Manuscripts
     Containing accounts of the Colonization of the Ardes in the County of Down in the Reigns of Elizabeth and James. Memoirs of the First, Second and Third Viscounts Montgomery, and Captain George Montgomery...
     By William Mongomery (Belfast, 1830) - OL
   - The Montgomery Manuscripts - Vol I: 1603 - 1706
     compiled from family papers
     By William Montgomery, Edited with Notes By Rev. George Hill (Belfast, 1869) - OL - Alexander Montgomery (1667 - 1722) in: Wikipedia

     compiled from family papers
     By William Montgomery, Edited with Notes By Rev. George Hill (Belfast, 1869) - NLSco

* MOORE: Memoirs, Journals and Correspondence of Thomas Moore - Vol IVol II - Vol III - Vol IV - Vol V - Vol VI - Vol VII - Vol VIII
   Poet, singer, songwriter and entertainer
   Edited by the Right Honourable Lord John Russell, M.P. (London, Boston, 1853, 1854, 1856) - OL

* MULVANY: Letters from Professor T. J. Mulvany, R.H.A. during 1825 - 1845

   Thomas James Mulvany; Painter and Keeper of the Royal Hibernian Academy; His obituary (1845) and those of his eldest son William T. Mulvany (1885), Royal Commissioner of Public Works in Ireland,  and his eldest grandson T. R. Mulvany (1907), Consul General for Westphalia and the Rhenish Provinces
   Ed. by A. C. Mulvany (Dublin? 1907) - OL - His son John Skipton Mulvany in: Wikipedia - His son George Francis Mulvany in: Wikipedia - Thomas and John Skipton Mulvany in: Irish Graves - Royal Hibernian Academy in: Wikipedia

The Inchiquin Manuscripts
   The Estate and Family Papers of the O'Briens, Earls of Inchiquin, Earls of Thomond and Barons Inchiquin. Some Hickman and Neylon papers.
   By John Ainsworth, M.A. (Dublin, 1961) - IMC - Baron Inchiquin in: Wikipedia - Earl of Thomond in: Wikipedia

* O'CONNELL: The Correspondence of Daniel O’Connell - 
Vol I - 1792 - 1814 - Vol II - 1815 - 1823 - Vol III - 1824 - 1828 - Vol IV - 1829 - 1832 - Vol V - 1833 - 1836 - Vol VI - 1837 - 1840 - Vol VII - 1841 - 1845 - Vol VIII - 1846 - 1847
   3,500 letters to and from O'Connell
   By Maurice O’Connell (Dublin,  1972–80) - IMC

 Catalogue of the Stowe Manuscripts in the British Museum - Vol I
   including Manuscripts of Charles O'Conor of Balanagare, Co. Roscommon
   By Order of the Trustees (London, 1895) - OL - Charles O'Conor (historian) in: Wikipedia

   and their Descendants
   By Roderic O'Conor, Esq. (Dublin, 1861) - IA


   - Lady Morgan's Memoirs - Vol I - Vol II
     Autobiography Diaries and Correspondence
     By Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan) (second edition 1863) - OL
   - The Friends, Foes and Adventures of Lady Morgan
     Reprint from the Irish Quarterly Review (Dublin, 1859) - OL - Sydney, Lady Morgan in: Wikipedia

* PEEL: Sir Robert Peel, from his private correspondence

   Edited by Charles Stuart Parker, M.P. (London, 1891) - OL


   - Report on the Manuscripts of the Earl of Egmont - Vol I Part I - Vol II
   HMSO (Dublin, 1905) - IA
   - Manuscripts of the Earl of Egmont - Vol I 1730 - 1733 - Vol II 1734 - 1748 - Vol III 1739 - 1747
     Diary of Viscount Percival
     HMSO (London, 1920 - 1923) - OL

   Historical Manuscripts Commission
   By John T. Gilbert (London, 1885) IA

* PRESTON: Calendar of the Gormanstown Register
   being an entry book of the title-deeds of the estates of the Lords of Gormanstown compiled for the most part 1397 - 1398
   By James Mills, I.S.O., M.R.I.A., F.R.S.A.I.; M. J. McEnery, M.R.I.A., F.R.S.A.I. (Dublin, 1916) - OL

   Late of Ballitore, Ireland
   Compiled by their daughter Mary Leadbeater (New York, 1823) - OL

   - A Selection from the Writings of Viscount Strangford - Vol I - Vol II
     on Political, Geographical and Social Subjects
     upon Philological and Kindred Subjects
     Edited by Viscountess Strangford (London, 1869,1878) - OL
   - Lives of the Lords Strangford
     with their Ancestors and Contemporaries through Ten Generations
     By Edward Barrington de Fonblanque (London, 1877) - OL

   - Memoirs and Correspondence of Viscount Castlereagh - Vol I - Vol II - Vol III - Vol IV
     Second Marquess of Londonderry
     Edited by his [half] brother Charles Vane [formerly Stewart], Marquess of Londonderry (London, 1848) - OL
   - Lives of Lord Castlereagh and Sir Charles Stewart, the second and third Marquesses of Londonderry
     with annals of contemporary events in which they bore a part, from the original papers of the family
     By A. Alison (Edinburgh, 1861) - OL

* THYNNE: Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Marquis of Bath - Vol I - Vol II - Vol III
     preserved at Longleat, Wiltshire; some reference to Ireland
     By Command of His Majesty (London, 1904 - 1907) - OL

   - The Wellesley Papers - Vol I - Vol II
     The Life and Correspondence of Richard Colley Wellesley 1760 - 1842
     By The Editor of "the Windham Papers" (London, 1914) - OL
   during his Government of India
   Edited by Sidney J. Owen, M.A. (Oxford, 1878) - OL - See also Military - Leaders

   Edited by the Rev. Robert Daly, A.M. (1838) - IA

   Correspondence ...of the Earl of Hardwicke, first Lord Lieutenant of Ireland after the Union
   By Michael MacDonagh (London, 1904) - OL

Athlone Pursuivant in: Wikipedia
Genealogical Office in: Wikipedia
Norroy and Ulster King of Arms in: Wikipedia
* ABC of Heraldry
   with colour plates
   By Guy Cadogan Raothery (Boston, Massachusetts, early 20th century) - HT

* An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms belonging to Families in Great Britain and Ireland - Vol I - Vol II

   Forming an extensive Ordinary of British Armorials
   By the late John W. Papworth, F.R.I.B.A., edited from page 696 by Alfred W. Morant, F.S.A., F.g.S. (London, 1874) - IA

The Antient Usage in bearing of such Ensigns of Honour as are commonly call'd Arms
   By Sir William Dugdale (Oxford, 1682) - OL

* Armorial Families

   - Vol I A - L beginning with 'The Abuse of Arms'; A Complete Peerage... some Gentlemen of Coat-Armour; attempt to show which arms in use are borne by Legal Authority
   - Vol I L - Z - Index of Plates
   - 3rd Edition - 5th Edition - 7th Edition - Vol I - Vol II
   A Directory of Gentlemen of Coat-Armour
   By Arthur Charles Fox-Davies (Edinburgh, 1895 - 1929) - OL

* Bibliotheca Heraldica Magnae Britanniae

   An Analytical Catalogue of Books on Genealogy, Heraldry etc.; Contents of the Genealogical and Heraldic Records of the Office of Arms at Dublin from p. 609 
   By Thomas Moule (London, 1822) - HT

* By The King. A Proclamation

   Declaring His Majesty's Pleasure concerning the Royal Stile and titles appertaining to the Imperial Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and its Dependencies, and also the Ensigns Armorial, Flags and Banners thereof; in English and French
   By George III (London, 1801) - IA

* BEVERLEY: Grant of Crest to Sir George Beverley of Dublin, Kt.

   By Daniel Molyneux, Ulster King of Arms, 20 Jan, 2 James 1 (1605); from Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica - Vol II
   By  Joseph Jackson Howard, LL.D., F.S.A. (London, 1876) - OL

The Book of Family Crests - Vol II - Vol II 6th Ed. - Vol II 7th Ed.
   Great Britain and Ireland
   By John Peter Elven (London, 1838, 1851, 1854) - IA

* BOULTER: Grant of Arms... to Dr. Hugh Boulter [later Archbishop of Armagh] - 

   Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica
   Edited by Joseph Jackson Howard, LL.D. F.S.A. (London, 1876) - OL - Hugh Boulter in: Wikipedia

The British Herald or Cabinet of Armorial Bearings - Vol I - Vol II - Vol III
   of the Nobility and Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland
   By Thomas Robson (Sunderland, 1850) - OL

* BROWNE: Seal of Dominick Browne

   dated 1591; Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society
   By Unknown author (Galway, 1906) - OL

* Catalogue of the Heralds' Visitations:

   with references to Many Other Valuable Genealogical and Topographical Manuscripts in the British Museum; section on Ireland from p. 93
   Printed for James Taylor (London, 1825) - HT

* On the Common Seals and Devices of the Various Municipal Bodies of Ireland No. II

    Extract from The Dublin Penny Journal (Dublin, 1830's) - IA

A Complete Body of Heraldry - Vol I - Vol II
   including Glover's Ordinary of Arms, an Alphabet of Arms
   By Joseph Edmondson, Esq., F.S.A. (London, 1780) - OL

* A Complete Guide to Heraldry

   By Arthur Charles Fox-Davies with drawings by Graham Johnston (London, 1909) - OL

* CORNWALL: Seal of Sir Geoffrey Cornwall found in a river in Roscrea

   Sir Geoffrey d. abt. 1342; his son also called Sir Geoffrey d. abt. 1364; No connection with Ireland has been discovered - presumption that he had possessions in Ireland
   Presented by Sir William Betham (Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, 19th century) - IA

* Crozier's General Armory
   A Register of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor
   Irish Surnames: Adair, Adger, Alcock, Amory, Barnwell, Barron, Barry, Barton, Bateman, Bellas, Bibby, Blair, Bonner, Bourke, Boyle, Bradburn, Brady, Bryan, Burke, Butler, Calhoun, Calvert, Candler, Carew, Carroll, Cassidy, Cavenagh, Cole, Connor, Crozer, Crozier, Denison, Doolan, Dorcy, Dunbar, Eager, Ewing, Farmar, Forsyth, Gallagher, Gamble, Green, Hamilton, Handley, Harris, Harvey, Herbert, Irwin, Johnston, Kelly, Kilpatrick, Kirkpatrick, ...more
   By William Armstrong Crozier, F.R.S. (New York, 1904) - OL

* The Curiosities of Heraldry

   with Illustrations from Old English Writers; with numerous wood engravings from Designs by the Author
   By Mark Antony Lower (London, 1845) - OL

* DAWSON: Bookplate of 'Dartry'

   representing the arms of Thomas Dawson, Baron Dartry of Dawson's Grove, Co. Monaghan; from Miscellanea Geologica et Heraldica - Vol V 3rd Series
   By W. Bruce Bannerman, F.S.A. (London, 1904) - OL

* de MASSUE de RUVIGNY: Note on the Arms of Henry, the Earl of Galway

   Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica Vol III
   By Joseph Jackson Howard, LL.D., F.S.A. (London, 1874) - OL - Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway in: Wikipedia

* The Elements of Heraldry

   to which is annexed A Dictionary of the Technical Terms
   By Mr. Porny, French Master at Eton-College (London, 1777) - HT

Encyclopoedia Heraldica or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry - Vol I Vol II Part I - Vol II Part II - Dictionary of arms - Vol III - Plates - Vol IV Supplement
   Dictionary of heraldry. Glover's ordinary of arms; England, Scotland and Ireland
   By William Berry (London, 1828) - OL

Fairbairn's Book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland - 
Vol I - 1905 - Two volumes in one - 1911
   and their kindred in other lands.
   By James Fairbairn (New York, 1905 - 1911) OL

Fred. Knight's Crests

   of the Nobility and Gentry of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland designed principally for the use of Artists
   By Frederick Knight (London, 183?) - OL

* FRENCH: Index Armorial

   to an Emblazoned Manuscript of the Surname French, Franc, Francois, Frene and others, both British and Foreign; including French of Belturbot, Co. Cavan; of French Park, Roscommon; of French Castle, Co. Galway; of Monivea Castle, Co. Galway; of Cloonyquin, Co. Roscommon; of Cuskinney, Co. Cork; also mention of Frayne and Freeney
   By A. D. Weld French (200 copies, Printed privately, Boston, 1892) - OL

* A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire

   By Sir Bernard Burke, C.B., LL.D. Ulster King at Arms (London, 1869) - OL

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland - Vol. I - Vol. II - Vol. III - Vol. IV- Small Paper Ed. in Four Vols. Vol. IV
   Enjoying Territorial Possessions or High Official Rank, but Uninvested with Heritable Honours
   By John Burke Esq., (London, 1835 - 1838) - HT

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies
   of England, Ireland and Scotland
   By John Burke, Esq., and John Bernard Burke, Esq. (London, 1844) - HT

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland - Vol I - Vol II
    By Sir Bernard Burke (London, 1858, 1894) - IA

   By Sir Bernard Burke (London, 1899) - OL

   Comprising a registry of armorial bearings from the earliest to the present time
   By Sir Bernard Burke (London, 1884) - OL

The Heraldic Calendar

   A list of the Nobility and Gentry whose arms are registered, and pedigrees recorded in the Herald's Office in Ireland
   By William Skey, A.M., F.S.A. (Dublin, 1846) - IA

Heraldic Illustrations comprising The Armorial Bearings - 1844 - 1845 - 1846
   of the Principal Families of the Empire, with Pedigrees and Annotations
   By John Burke, Esq. and John Bernard Burke, Esq. (London, 1844  - 1846) - OL

* The Heraldic Register - 
1849 - 1850
   with an Annotated Obituary
   By J. Bernard Burke, Esq. (London, 1850) - OL

The Heraldry of Crests

   By J. P. Elven (London, 1829) - OL

Heraldry in its Relation to Archaeology

   RSAI Journal
   By Captain N. R. Wilkinson, F.S.A., Ulster King-of-Arms (Dublin, 1909) - OL

* A History of the College of Arms

   and the lives of all the Kings, Heralds, and Pursuivants from the Reign of Richard III
   By the Rev. Mark Noble, F.A.S. of L. and E. (London, 1804) - HT

* HOVENDEN: Confirmation of Arms and Grant of Crest ot John Hovenden

   in the quenes county of leixe in the realme of Ireland gentileman...; Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica Vol I New Series
   By Joseph Jackson Howard, LL.D. F.S.A., (London, 1874) - IA

* An Introduction to Heraldry

   Containing the Rudiments of the Science in General... with many plates
   By William Berry (London, 1810) - HT

* An Introduction to Heraldry

   By Hugh Clark (London, 1829) - IA

The Irish Compendium or Rudiments of Honour

   Containing the Descents, Marriages, Issue, Titles, Posts and Seats of all the Nobility of Ireland. Many illustrations. (Vol. 4 of the British Compendium)
   By Francis Nichols (London, 1745) - IA

Irish Families - Their Names, Arms and Origins

   By Edward MacLysaght, D.Litt., M.R.I.A. (Dublin, 1957) - FHB

* MacMANUS: Grant of Armorial Bearing to Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Mac Manus

   of Mount Davis, Co. Antrim by William Betham, Esq., Deputy Ulster King of Arms, 1810; Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica Vol I New Series
   By Joseph Jackson Howard, LL.D., F.S.A.,  (London, 1874) - IA

* MARSHALL: John Marshall, sometime Shirefe of ye citte of Dublin

  The Genealogist Vol I (London, 1877) - IA

Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica - Vol I New Series - 1874 - Vol II - 1876 - Vol III - 1881 - Vol IV 3rd Series - 1902 - Vol V 3rd Series - 1904 - Vol II 4th Series - 1908
   Wills, Grants of Arms, Pedigrees, Documents, etc. Some of Irish interest. Index of Surnames
   Edited by Joseph Jackson Howard, LL.D., F.S.A. (London, 1874, 1876, 1881?) - IA - Vol V Third Series, Fourth Series edited by W. Bruce Bannerman, F.S.A. (London, 1904, 1908) - OL

* MORAN: Our Royal and Noble Ancestry

   descent from the Roman Emperors to the Candler, Waller, Caldwell, Tunstall, Banks, Roberts, and Moran Families; Confirmation of the Moran Arms
   By Patrick Edward Moran (Houston, Texas, 1997) - FHB

* MORRIS: Armorial Stone in Blarney Street

   on almshouse for poor aged Protestants, Abraham Morris, 1721; Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society
   By J. P. D. (Cork, 1896) - OL - Morris of Bandon County Cork - family website - Castle Salem, Cork in: Wikipedia

A Note as to the Time Heraldry was Adopted by the Irish Chiefs

   RSAI Journal
   By E. C. R. Armstrong (Dublin, 1913) - OL

* Observations on Heraldry

   By Philip Gilbert Hamerton (London, 1851) - HT

* O'ROURKE: The Arms of the O'Rourkes

   RSAI Journal. Includes genealogical table.
   By the Rev. Joseph Meehan, C.C. (Dublin, 1906) - IA - Kingdom of Breifne in: Wikipedia

* Arms of the Peers, Peeresses etc of the United Kingdom

   Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly (London 1813) - IA

* POOLE: Confirmation of the Arms of Poole

   W. Roberts, Ulster's Office, Dublin Castle, 1648 in: The Genealogist (London,1880) - IA

* The Principal, Historical, and Allusive, Arms, borne by Families

   of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
   Collected by an Antiquary (London, 1803) - OL

Prestwich's Respublica, or, A display of the honors, ceremonies & ensigns of the Common-wealth under the protectorship of Oliver Cromwell

   together with the names, armorial bearings, flags & pennons of the different commanders of the English, Scotch, Irish Americans and French and an alphabetical roll of the names and armorial bearings of upwards of three hundred families of the present nobility & gentry of England, Scotland, Ireland, etc.
   By John Prestwich (London, 1795) - OL

* The Records of Ulster's Office 1552 - 1943

   By Sean J. Murphy (County Wicklow, 2008) - Website

* ROBINSON: Grant of Supporters to Morris [Robinson], Baron Rokeby

   The Genealogist Vol I (London, 1877) - IA

* ROCHE: Armorial Bearings and Inscriptions on the Blazon of Roche

   in the City of Cork, and of Dunderrow, County of Cork; quoted in 'An Olla Podrida; or, Scraps Numismatic, Antiquarian, and Literary - Vol II'
   By Richard Sainthill (London, 1853) - OL

Royal Book of Crests of Great Britain and Ireland - Vol. I - Vol. II
   Dominion of Canada, India and Australasia
   Published by James MacVeigh (London, 1883) - OL

A Selection of Arms Authorized by the Laws of Heraldry - 1860 - 1863
   By Sir Bernard Burke (London, 1860, 1863) - OL


   - Lough Fea
   descriptions of the family house at Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan including windows ornamented with coats of arms
   By Unknown author (2nd Ed. printed privately, London, 1869) - OL
   - Further details of Lough Fea Shirley arms etc. extracted from 'Stemmata Shirleana
   By Evelyn Philip Shirley (Westminster, 1873) - OL - The Shirley Papers are held at PRONI

* SMITH: The Heraldry of Smith

   being a collection of the Arms borne by, or attributed to, most families of that surname in Great Britain, Ireland and Germany
   By H. Sydney Grazebrook, Esq. (London, 1870) - OL

* SMYTHE: Smythe Castles

   The Heraldry of Smythe ...with some account of the chief Seats...; Westmeath, Waterford
   By Edward Chandos Poole (London, 1912) - FHB

* Some Feudal Coats of Arms

   and others Illustrated with 2,000 Zinco Etchings; list incl. Sir Foulk De la Freign of Ireland 1345 - 1348; Charles de la Rouge-Mayne founder of the Abbey of Lakee (Loughkee) aka Clarus MacMoylin (O'Moillchonrye); Walter de Burgh, Earl of Ulster; John Mor(r)ice bore the Arms of the Earl of Ulster; [a note: Edmund Mortimer, last Earl of March and Ulster, K.B.; quartered de Burgh..]
   By Joseph Foster Hon. M.A. Oxon. (Oxford, London, 1902) - OL

* STEWART: The Heraldry of the Stewarts

   including Lord Castle Stewart, Co. Tyrone, Sir William Stewart of Ramalton, The Stewarts of Londonderry, Stewart of Athenry, Stewart of Ballymagarvy
   By G. Harvey Johnston (Edinburgh, London, 1906) - OL

* VAUGHAN: Bookplates of 'Wilmot, Viscount Lisburne' and ' Wilmot, Earl of Lisburne'
   Miscellanea Geologica et Heraldica - Vol IV
   By Joseph J. Howard (London, 1902) - OL - Earl of Lisburne in: Wikipedia

* VILLIERS: Certificate of Arms to Major John Villiers

   from Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, Vol II, 4th Series
   Edited by W. Bruce Bannerman, F.S.A. (London, 1908) - OL

* Virginia Heraldica - being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor

   with Genealogical Notes of the Families
   Irish Surnames: Flower, Rice, Gordon, Curtis, Hill, Grymes, Mercer, Fontaine, Fairfax, Folliott
   By William Armstrong Crozier, F.R.S., F.G.S.A. (New York, 1848) - OL

Captain Walter Edgeworth-Johnstone

Including boxing, horse racing and other sports
Introduction to Irish Rugby Football Union (Ulster Branch) Papers at PRONI
* The Angler in Ireland
   or an Englishman's Ramble through Connaught and Munster during the summer of 1833
   By R. Bently (London, 1834) - OL

* Connemara and Neighbouring Spots of Beauty and Interest

   with remarks on sea and fresh water fishing...
   By J. Harris Stone, M.A. (London, 1906) - OL

* EDGWORTH-JOHNSTONE: Captain Walter Edgeworth-Johnstone

   extract from Fifty Leaders of British Sport
   Portraits by Ernest C. Elliott; Biographical notes by F. G. Aflalo (London, New York, 1904)) - OL - Walter Edgeworth-Johnston in: Wikipedia

* The Erne - Its Legends and Its Fly-Fishing

   By the Rev. Henry Newland (London, 1851) - OL

* Extracts from Old Minute Book of Duhallow Hunt 1800 - 1808

   Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society
   By Major James Grove-White, J.P., 57 Regiment (Cork, 1896) - OL

* The Fowler in Ireland

   or notes on the Haunts and Habits of Wildfowl and Sea Fowl including instructions in the art of Shooting and Capturing them
   By Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey, Bart. (London, 1882) - OL

* Gentlemen Riders - Past and Present

   incl: Ulick de Burgh, 1st Marquess of Claricarde - Henry Beresford, 3rd Marquess of Waterford - Mr. Alan McDonough of Wellmont, Co. Galway - Mr. Joseph Widger of Waterford - and many military gentlemen quartered in Ireland
   By John Maunsell Richardson, Finch Mason (London, 1909) - OL

Hibernia Venatica

   Hunting in Ireland. Portraits of Ladies in hunting outfits
   By M. O'Connor Morris (London, 1878) - OL

A History of the Kildare Hunt
   With many illustrations
   By the Earl of Mayo, (Dermot Robert Wyndham Bourke, K.P.), W.B. Boulton (1913) - IA

* How and Where to Fish in Ireland
   A Hand-Guide for Anglers
   By "Hi-Regan" (London, 1887) - IA

* Irish Riflemen in America

   By Arthur Blennerhassett Leech (London, New York, 1875) - OL

Irish Sport and Sportsmen

   By B. M. Fitzpatrick (1878) - OL

* Irish Sport of Yesterday
   Sports, types and yarns of western Ireland life
   By Major A.W. Long (London, 1920) - OL

* Limerick Junior Soccer 1912 - 2012

   By Pat Sheehan (Limerick, 2012) - LCC

Memoir of the Kilkenny Hunt
   in the Year of its Centenary - 1897
   By One of its Members (Dublin, 1897) - OL

* Moorland and Stream

   with notes and prose idyls on Shooting and Trout Fishing
   By W. Barry (London, 1871) - OL

* The Practice of Angling Particularly as regards Ireland Vol II

   By O'Gorman (Dublin, 1845) - IA

The Racing Calendar for the Year 1789 - 1790 - 1791 - 1792 - 1794 - 1795 - 1796 - 1798 - 1800 - 1801 - 1802 - 1804 - 1805 - 1806 - 1807 - 1808 - 1809 - 1810 - 1811 - 1812 - 1813 - 1814 - 1815 - 1816 - 1817 - 1818 - 1819 - 1821 - 1822 - 1823 - 1824 - 1825 - 1826 - 1827 - 1829 - 1830 - 1831 - 1832 - 1833 - 1834 - 1836 - 1837 - 1838 - 1840 - 1841 - 1842 - 1843 - 1847 - 1851 - 1852 - 1854 - 1855 - 1856 - 1857 - 1863 - 1864

   for Great Britain and Ireland
   Ed. by Edward, Charles and James Weatherby; Robert J. Hunter; R. Johnson (London, York, 1790 - 1865) - HT

The Sportsman in Ireland - Vol I - Vol II with his Summer Tour through the Highlands of Scotland - New Edition with illustrations by P Chenevix Trench
   By A Cosmopolite (London, New York, 1840, 1897) - OL

* The Steeple Chase Calendar, to which is added The Irish Sport

   from the Autumn of 1842
   Published by Henry Wright (London, 1845) - OL

* Wild Sports in Ireland

   By John Bickerdyke (London, 1897) - OL

* A Year of Liberty or Salmon Angling in Ireland

   from February 1 to November 1
   By W. Peard, M.D., LL.B. (London, 1867) - OL

* The Earldom and Barons of Ulster
   Ulster Journal of Archaeology
   By J. W. H. (1853) - OL - Earl of Ulster in: Wikipedia

The Earldom of Ulster Part I - 
Part II - Part IV

   RSAI Journal
   By Goddard H. Orpen, M.R.I.A. (1913 - 1915) - OL

* ERLEY, SWEETNAM: The Manor of Erley, or Erlestown, County Kilkenny

   RSAI Journal
   By G. D. Burtchaell, M.A., M.R.I.A., Fellow (1904) - IA - Sweetman in: Wikipedia

* FITZGERALD: The Earls of Kildare and their Ancestors
   From 1057 to 1773
   By the Marquis of Kildare (Charles William Fitzgerald, 9th Duke) (1858) - OL - Short review of this book on AAI

* The History of the Two Ulster Manors of Finagh in the County of Tyrone and Coole, otherwise manor Atkinson in the County of Fermanagh

   and of their owners
   By the Earl of Belmore, M.R.I.A. (London, Dublin, 1881) - IA

 The Lordship of Mac Carthy Mor - Part I - Part II
     RSAI Journal - with map
     By W. F. Butler, M. A., F.R.U.I (1906, 1907) - IA

* Mac DONNELL: Letters Patent of James MacDonnell Lord of the Castle and Manor of Tenekilly
   in the Barony of Portnehinch and Queen's County. Ulster Journal of Archaeology
   By J. Huband Smith, M.A., M.R.I.A. (1854) - OL

* St. LAWRENCE: Notes on the St. Lawrences, Lords of Howth
   RSAI Journal
   By Lord Walter Fitzgerald (1907) - IA - Earl of Howth in: Wikipedia

Sketrick Castle, Sketrick Island, Strangford Lough, Co. Down
Photo by 'PJC'

Irish Castles in: Irish Archaeology
List of Castles in the Northern Ireland in: Wikipedia
List of Castles in the Republic of Ireland in: Wikipedia
Alphabetical Directory to the Seats of the County of Antrim - Downshire (County Down)
   with their Respective Post Towns; Extract from Ireland Exhibited to England
   By A. Atkinson, Esq. (London, 1823) - OL

* Balleen Castle, County Kilkenny

   near Freshford; once a stronghold of the noble house of Ormonde
   extract from 'The Dublin Penny Journal' (Dublin, 1830's) - IA

* Burt Castle, County Donegal

   extract from the Dublin Penny Journal
   By Peter M'Loughlin (Dublin, 1830's) - IA

Castle Hyde, Co. Cork

  Seat of John Hyde, Esq. in 'The Patrician' Vol III
   By John Burke (London, 1847) - OL

Clifford, Co. Cork
   Seat of the Lloyd family in 'The Patrician' Vol III
   By John Burke (London, 1847) - OL

* Courtstown Castle

   extract from 'The Dublin Penny Journal'
   By 'S' (Dublin, 1832) - IA
   - Courtstown Castle, Co. Kilkenny
     Residence of the Grace family in 'The Patrician' Vol III
     By John Burke (London, 1847) - OL

* DILLON: Clonbrock: History of a Big House

   essay on the house built by Robert Dillon, 1st Lord Clonbrock
   By Terence Dooley (Dublin, 2003) - AAI

* Dunluce Castle

   Extract from The Dublin Penny Journal (Dublin, 1830's) - IA

* La TOUCHE: A View of Ancient and Modern Dublin with its Improvements to the Year 1796
   To which is added A Tour to Bellevue in the County of Wicklow - the Seat of Peter la Touche, Esq., Knight of the Shire for the County of Leitrim
   By John Ferrar (Dublin, 1796) - OL

* Lismore Castle, Co. Waterford

   seat of His Grace the Duke of Devonshire; birthplace of Robert Boyle; in 'The Patrician' Vol III
   By John Burke (London, 1847) - OL

Mallow Castle, Co. Cork
   The seat of Sir Denham Jephson Norreys, Bart., M.P. in 'The Patrician' Vol III
   By John Burke (London, 1847) - OL

Mitchelstown Castle, Co. Cork

   in 'The Patrician' Vol III
   By John Burke (London, 1847) - OL

Myrtle Grove, Youghal, Co. Cork

   Associated with Sir Walter Raleigh in 'The Patrician' Vol III
   By John Burke (London, 1847) - OL

* Powerscourt - A Description and History
   By Viscount Powerscourt, K.P., P.C. (London, 1903) - IA

Rostellan, Co. Cork
   Seat of the Marquis of Thomond (O'Brien) in 'The Patrician' Vol III
   By John Burke (London, 1847) - OL

The St. James's Magazine and Heraldic and Historical Register - Vol II
   The Castles and Mansions of Great Britain and Ireland; Local Chronicles; Singular Trials connected with the Upper Classes of Society...etc.
   Edited by J. Bernard Burke, Esq. (1850) - IA

Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland - Vol I
   A Series of Picturesque Views - including Farnham House, Co. Cavan (Lord Farnham, surname Maxwell)
   - Vol II - Vol III including Powerscourt (family of Wingfield); Birr Castle (O'CarrollParsons and others); Dartrey, Co. Monaghan (Dawson); Rossmore Park, Co. Monaghan (MurrayWestenra) - Vol IV including Bishops Court, Co. Kildare (PonsonbyHenry); Dromoland (O'Brien); Adare Manor (O'Quin); Castle Coole (Lowry-Corry); Barons Court, Co. Tyrone (Hamilton); Shelton Abbey(HowardHackett), Co. Wicklow; Caledon, Co. Tyrone (Alexander) - Vol V - Vol VI Including Castle Macgarrett near Ballindine, Co. Mayo (FitzgeraldPrendergastBrowne)
   By the Rev. F. O. Morris, B.A. (London, 1880) - OL

* SHIRLEY: Lough Fea

   descriptions of the family house at Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan including windows ornamented with coats of arms
   By Unknown author (2nd Ed. printed privately, London, 1869) - OL

* SMYTHE: Smythe Castles

   The Heraldry of Smythe ...with some account of the chief Seats...; Westmeath, Waterford
   By Edward Chandos Poole (London, 1912) - FHB

* Some Notices of The Castle at Trim
   and of The Abbies and other Religious Houses
   By R. Butler (Trim, 1835) - OL
   - Trim Castle
     Extract from 'The Penny Journal' (Dublin, 19th century) - IA

* Stradbally Hall, Co. Laois
   By Major E. A. S. Cosby (Stradbally, 1951) - Website

A Visitation of the Seats and Arms
   of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland
   Anketell Grove, Co. Monaghan - seat of Matthew John Anketell
   Woodstock, Co. Kilkenny - Right Hon. William Frederick Fownes Tighe
   Tynan Abbey, Co. Armagh - Sir James Matthew Stronge, Bart.
   Dromana, Co. Waterford - Lord Stuart de Decies (Henry Villiers-Stuart)
   Dromcar House, Co. Louth - John M'Clintock, Esq.
   Donadea Castle, Co. Kildare - Sir Gerald George Aylmer
   Lyons, Counties Dublin and Kildare - Lord Cloncurry (Valentine Brown Lawless)
   Lockington Lodge, Co. Cavan - James Hamilton Story, Esq., LL.D.
   Raleigh Lodge, Co. Tyrone - Colonel Robert W. Story
   Glin Castle, Co. Limerick - The Knight of Glin (Desmond John Edmund FitzGerald)
   Gola House, Co. Monaghan - Rev. Wm. Henry Edward Wood Wright
   Castle-Martin, Co. Kildare - the Carter family
   Harristown, Co. Kildare - John Latouche, Esq.
   The Castle, Co. Louth - Sir Alan Edward Bellingham
   Ardfert Abbey, Co. Kerry - the Crosbie family
   Castletown, Co. Kildare - Thomas Conolly, Esq., M.P.
   Doonass House, Co. Limerick - Sir Hugh Dillon Massy, Bart.
   Middleton Park, Co. Westmeath - George Augustus Boyd, Esq., D.I., J.P.
   Faithlegg, Co. Waterford - Nicholas Mahon Power, Esq., M.P.
   Kilcascan, Co. Cork - William Joseph O'Neill Daunt, Esq.
   Fort Robert, Co. Cork - O'Connor family unoccupied and bears the painful marks of decay
   Manche, Co. Cork - Daniel Conner, Esq.
   Killua Castle, Co. Cork - Sir Benjamin James Chapman, Bart.
   Carrigmore, Co. Cork - The Earl of Newbury (John Bramhall)
   Drumbanagher, Co. Armagh - Colonel Maxwell Close
   Palace Anne, Co. Cork - Arthur Beamish Bernard, Esq. J.P.
   Barravilla House, Co. Westmeath - William Barlow Smythe, Esq.
   Flesk Castle, Co. Kerry - John Coltmann, Esq.
   Ballyclough, Co. Cork - James Barry, Esq. (McAdam)
   Fort William, Co. Waterford - John Bowen Gumbleton, Esq.
   Glencairn Abbey (formerly Castle Richard), Co. Waterford - Parker Bushe, Esq.
   Shankill Castle, Co, Kilkenny - James Kearney Aylward, Esq.
   Ashhill Towers, Co. Limerick - Eyre Evans, Esq.
   Castlefreke, Co. Cork - Right Hon. Lord Carbery (William Charles Evans-Freke)
   Castle Bernard, King's County - Captain Thomas Bernard, Esq.


   Story, of Bingfield, Raleigh Lodge, Errington and Lockington Lodge
   O'NuallainO'Nolan, of Ballykealy (Co. Carlow)
   Mackenzie of Jamaica (descended from Colin Fitzgerald of Ireland)
   Creagh of Co. Cork
   Creagh of Laurentinum, Co. Cork
   Nicholson of Ballow, Co. Down
   Glover of Mount Glover, Co. Cork and also Co. Limerick
   By John Bernard Burke, Esq. (London, 1854) - OL
   Claremont, Claremorris - seat of James Browne, Esq.
   Lota Park, Cork - Lieutenant-Colonel North Ludlow Beamish, K.H., F.R.S.
   Kilcornan, Co. Galway - Sir Thomas Nicholas Redington, K.C.B.
   Thomastown, King's County - Francis Valentine Bennett, Esq.
   Ballycurrin Castle, Co. Mayo - Charles Lynch, Esq.
   The Island, Castle Connell, Co. Limerick - Sir Richard de Burgho, Bart.
   Castle Shane, Co. Monaghan - Right Honourable Edward Lucas
   Rostellan, Co. Cork - Marquess of Thomond (James O'Brien)
   Fort Eyre, Co. Galway - Rev. Edward Eyre Maunsell, A.M.
   Mallow Castle, Co. Cork - Sir Denham Jephson Norreys, Bart., M.P.
   Ardnargle, Co. Londonderry - Robert Leslie Ogilby, Esq.
   Lismore Castle, Co. Waterford - Duke of Devonshire (Frederick Cavendish)
   Inchidony or The Island, Co. Cork - Thomas Hungerford, Esq.
   Rockingham, Co. Roscommon - Viscount Lorton (Robert Edward King)
   Malahide Castle, Co. Dublin - Lord Talbot de Malahide (James Talbot)
   Curraghmore, Co. Waterford - Marquess of Waterford (Henry de La Poer Beresford)
   Myrtle Grove, Co. Cork - formerly seat of the Hayman family
   Woodlands, Co. Dublin - Thomas White, Esq.
   Killymoon Castle, Co. Tyrone - Lieut.-Col. Stewart
   Ormeau, Co. Down - Marquess of Donegall (Edward Chichester)
   Antrim Castle, Co. Antrim - Viscount Massareene (John Skeffington)
   Hollybrook Hall, Co. Wicklow - Sir Frederick John Hodson, Bart.
   Tralee Castle, Co. Kerry - Sir Edward Denny, Bart.
   The Doon, King's County - Francis E. Moony, Esq.
   Castle Grove, Co. Donegal - James Grove Wood, Esq.
   Northlands, Co. Cavan - Very Reverend Samuel Adamsam
   Scarvagh, Co. Down - John Temple Reilly, Esq.
   Blanchville, Co. Kilkenny - James Charles Kearney, Esq.
   Beaulieu, Co. Louth - Rev. Alexander Johnston-Montgomery
   Ballynatray House, Co. Waterford - Richard Smyth, Esq.
   Ballyshanduffe House, otherwise The Derries, Queen's County - Robert Morellet Alloway, Esq., J.P.
   Middleton Park, Co. Westmeath - George Augustus Boyd, Esq., D.L.
   Mucross or Mucrus Abbey, Co. Kerry - Henry Arthur Herbert, Esq., M.P.
   Glynnatore or Castleview Co. Cork - Richard John Maxwell Gumbleton, Esq.
   Curriglass, Co. Cork - Gumbleton family
   Ashbrook, Co. Londonderry - William Hamilton Ash, Esq.
   New Hall, Co. Clare - William Edward Armstrong, Esq., J.P.
   Killiney Castle, Co. Dublin - Robert Warren, Esq.
   Mountainstown, Co. Meath - John Osborne George Pollock, Esq.
   Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow - Viscount Powerscourt (Mervyn Wingfield)
   Balrath House, Co. Meath - John Armytage Nicholson, Esq.
   Berry Pomeroy or Bury Pomeroy, Co. Down - Duke of Somerset (Algernon St. Maur - formerly Seymour)
   Kilclogher Castle, Co. Galway - James Christopher Fitzgerald Kenny, Esq., J.P., M.R.I.A. etc.
   Knockdrin Castle, Co. Westmeath - Sir Richard Levinge, Bart.
   Woodbine Hill, Co. Waterford - George Roch, Esq.
   Old Court, Co. Wicklow - John Kynaston Edwards, Esq.
   Clonelly, Co. Fermanagh - Folliott W. Barton, Esq.
   Longford House, Co. Sligo - Sir Malby Crofton, Bart.
   Bray Head, Co. Wicklow - Charles Putland, Esq.
   Mount Bellew, Co. Galway - Sir Michael Dillon Bellew, Bart.
   Carrick Blacker, Co. Armagh - Colonel William Blacker
   Craggan Tower, Co. Clare - Rev. John Harvey Ashworth
   Loughcooter, Co. Galway - Lieutenant-General Viscount Gough, G.C.B.
   Doneraile Park, Co. Cork - Viscount Doneraile (Hayes St. Leger)
   Caher House, Co. Tipperary - Earl of Glengall (Richard Butler)
   Lisnegar, Co. Cork - Lord Riversdale (Ludlow Tonson)
   Castle Widenham, Co. Cork - Henry Mitchell Smyth, Esq.
   Castle-Cooke, Co. Cork - William Cooke Collis, Esq., J.P.
   Browne's Hill, Co. Carlow - Robert Clayton Browne, Esq.
   Crom Castle, Co. Fermanagh - Earl of Erne (John Crichton)
   Lara, Co. Kildare - Nicholas John Gannon, Esq.
   Ballinacarrig, Co. Cork - ruin?
   Castle Bernard, Co. Cork - Earl of Bandon (James Bernard)
   Kilruddery, Co. Wicklow - Earl of Meath (William Brabazon)
   Dowth Hall, Co. Meath - Richard Gradwell, Esq.. J.P.
   Kilderry, Co. Donegal, George Vaughan Hart, Esq.
   Ballyseedy, Co. Kerry - Charles John Blennerhassett, Esq.
   Castle Coole, Co. Fermanagh - Earl of Belmore (Armar Lowry-Corry)
   Ashmore of Belfast
   Olliffe of Cork
   Burton of the city of Dublin
   Waddy of Clougheast Castle, Co. Wexford (pedigree given)
   Warren of Killiney Castle, Co. Dublin (pedigree given)
   Power-Lalor of Long Orchard, Co. Tipperary
   Leslie, Balliward Lodge, Co. Down
   Blakiston-Houston of Clogrenane, Co. Carlow
   Mudge of ...and of Stralagagh, Glenora, and Glenglossera, Co. Mayo
   Berry of Ballynegall, Co. Westmeath
   MacKenzie of Craighall, a Scottish branch of the once powerful house of Fitzgerald in Ireland (pedigree given)
   Batt of Purdysburn, Co. Down and Ozier Hill, Co. Wexford
   Maher of Ballinkeale, Co. Wexford
   Hatch of Ardee Castle, Co. Louth
   Gervais of Cecil, Co. Tyrone
   Brasier of Ballyellis, Co. Cork (genealogy given)
   Daunt of Knockahowlea, Co. Cork
   Higginson of Lisburn, Co. Antrim
   Mulholland of Co. Down
   O'Flanagan of Grange Cottage, Fermoy, Co. Cork
   Kenney of Kilclogher, Co. Galway
   Taylor of Swords, Co. Dublin
   O'Kelly of Kilclogher Castle, Co. Galway
   O'Daly of Dalybrook
   Fitzgerald of Ticroghan and Rathrone, Co. Meath
   Hurly (O'Hurly) of Tralee
   Neville of Borrismore House, Co. Kilkenny
   Bryan of Jenkinstown, Co. Kilkenny
   D'Arcy of New Forest, Co. Galway
   Huddleston, of Dublin
   Murray of Clooney, Co. Londonderry
   Stewart of Ards, Co. Donegal and Lawrencetown House, Co. Down
   Gibbs of Ballinora, Cork (pedigree given)
   Farrell (formerly Carroll) of Dalyston, Co. Galway
   Arthur of Co. Clare
   Barton of Straffan House, Co. Kildare
   Bennett of Bennett's Court, Co. Cork
   Glasgow, now of Old Court, Co. Cork
   Lyons of Cork
   Greer of Co. Tyrone
   Martin of Ross House, Co. Galway
   MacEvoy of Tobertinan, Co. Meath
   Glascott of Aldertown, Co. Wexford
   Browne of Rathbane, Co. Limerick
   Dolphin of Turoe, Co. Galway
   Hawkesworth, of Forest, Queen's Co. now at Bath
   Morice of Springfield, Co. Clare
   Tighe of Mitchelstown, Co. Westmeath (pedigree given)
   Waller of Spring Grove, descendant of the ancient family of Castle Waller, Co. Tipperary (pedigree given)
   Roche of Rochemount, Co. Cork
   By Sir Bernard Burke (London, 1855) - OL

* The Wooden House in Drogheda
   Extract from 'The Dublin Penny Journal'
   By 'P' (Dublin, 1832) - IA

The Wooden House, Drogheda; Erected 1570; taken down 1824

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