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  • IE OCL P131/2/2/2/2/6
  • File
  • 29 January 1898-24 December 1900
  • Part of Loughton Papers

File of business, administrative and personal letters sent to Benjamin Bloomfield Trench.

A large portion of the file concerns Benjamin's interest in horses. Examples of letters dealing with this include a letter dated 23 February 1898 from R. Turnbull, London and North Western Railway, Euston station, London regarding a mare leaving Dublin and traveling to the United Kingdom.

Examples of other letters in the file include an 1898 letter from William Thomas Trench regarding finding a place for a pensioner who is a former police officer; a letter dated 4 April 1898 from Mark King, 16 Seymour Place, Fulham Road,regarding building work; a letter dated 14 December 1900 from A.C Marriott, 12 Werrington street thanking Benjamin for his kindness and three letters from Lady Georgiana Bloomfield regarding a portrait.

File of letters sent to Benjamin Bloomfield Trench upon the death of his wife Dora Trench. The majority of the letters are from Dora's sister Bertha Turnor. Letters of condolence were also sent by K. T Humphreys, The Glebe, Ballynaclough, Nenagh; John H. Montagu, 34. Queen's Gardens, Hyde Park, London, England; Mr Eccles, 37. Buckingham Palace Mansions, London, England; G. Bloomfield, Bloomfield, England; Halton Turnor, Toronto, Canada; and Anna Atkinson, Cangort, Shinrone, Offaly.


  • IE OCL P131/2/2/2/2/7
  • File
  • 4 January 1901-24 December 1904
  • Part of Loughton Papers

File of letters received between 1901 and 1904. The file covers a wide variety of topics.

One of the most prominent topics is Benjamin Bloomfield Trench's involvement with horses. Examples of this include a letter dated 4 January 1901 from London & North Western Railway regarding moving two brood mares from Dublin to Epsom and Newport Pagnell by train; a letter from Benjamin Bloomfield Trench to Michael Townsend Cook Trench stating that the horse show committee has excluded Benjamin's halfbred yearling from the sale on the grounds on 29 Aug 1901 and a later telegram from the Royal Dublin Society stating that they will include yearling and a 1904 letter from Philip Purcell stating that he was 'so sorry to learn that you have decided to sell the Loughton stud which will be a great loss to racing men.'

The file also deals with personal and family issues. Examples of such letters include a letter dated 12 January 12 from Anna Atkinson regarding bring Ella on a visit to Loughton; a letter dated 22 March 1904 from Violet Turnor, Urie lodge, Wimbledon regarding a brooch containing Dora Trench's hair, the letter also contains her hair. During 1904 Benjamin Bloomfield Trench was ill and as such the file contains numerous letters expressing relief at his successful recovery.

The file also contains invoices, statements and other financial material.

Letter books.

  • IE OCL P131/2/2/2/3
  • File
  • December 1868- December 1870
  • Part of Loughton Papers

Two letter books belonging to Benjamin Bloomfield Trench. The books contains letters sent to and sent by Benjamin. The majority of the letters within the books concern Benjamin's involvement in horse breeding.

Personal topics are also briefly touched upon with two notable examples. The first is a letter from Herbert Kennan proposing that Benjamin and he only shake hands once and then 'drop this courtesy, which has existed too long without further explanation.' The second letter dated 7 December 1868 is from Henry Trench scolding Benjamin for borrowing money from D.A M'Cready and stating that he will no longer be allowed to use the account for personal expenses.

Photograph Album of E. Homan Mulock, Ballycumber House

  • IE OH OHS70
  • Item
  • 1908-1910

Scrapbook containing photographs, drawings, colour illustrations, postcards, and newspaper cuttings relating to the Homan-Mulock family of Ballycumber House. Particular interest shown in horses and equestrian events locally and in England, with photographs from the Pytchley, Grafton and Bicester Hunts; racing at Punchestown; Moate horse show; and polo matches and gymkhanas at Ballycumber House. Many of the photographs are unidentified but there are some depicting Sheila Beddington and her younger brother Guy and their father, Claude Beddington. The scrapbook is attributed to E. Mulock which could be either (Frances) Ethel Homan Mulock or (Hester Nina) Enid Homan Mulock, but most likely the former due to the several instances of her children and husband in the photographs.

Homan Mulock, Frances Ethel

Photographs of Loughton house and estate.

Photographs and negatives taken of Loughton house and the surrounding estate. The majority of the photographs are of the exterior of the house and of horses kept in Loughton. The file includes one negative of the interior, photographs of Theodora Trench, Sheelah Lefroy and Langlois Massy Lefroy playing and walking dogs, work being carried out on the estate and a negative of Benjamin Bloomfield Trench on a horse. The file includes a Christmas card from Buffy [?] sent to Theodora containing a photograph taken in Loughton of Theodora and an unidentified young boy.
Also included in the file are six glass plate negatives which show the interior of Borrisnafarney Church, a hunt gathered outside Loughton House and two unknown ladies walking their dogs.