Series 4 - Offaly and Tipperary local affairs

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IE OCL P131/4

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Offaly and Tipperary local affairs

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  • March 1857 (Creation)

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Two subseries, 3 files, and 3 items.

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(1807-1881)

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Henry Trench was the second son of William and Sarah Trench of Cangort Park, Shinrone, Co. Offaly. He married Georgina Mary Amelia Bloomfield on 22 October 1836 and had 8 children. By the 1870s Trench owned 4,707 acres in county Tipperary, 2,113 acres in county Offaly, 1,926 acres in county Limerick, 1,581 acres in county Galway, 704 acres in county Clare and 432 acres in county Roscommon.

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This series relates Offaly and Tipperary local affairs.

The majority of the documents in this file are related to Henry Trench's involvement within the above localities.
Included in this file are two volumes of Workhouse accounts books, documents relating to the care and upkeep of Loughton House, Borrisnafarney Church, attempts to improve flooding along the river Shannon and a list of Protestant children attending Cangort School.

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