collection P1 - Records of Patrick Moore & Sons, Victuallers

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Records of Patrick Moore & Sons, Victuallers


  • 1905 - 1936 (Production)

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Étendue matérielle et support

9 boxes; 26 out-sized bound volumes

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Nom du producteur

(c.1890 - 1960)

Histoire administrative

Patrick Moore & Sons were a family run victuallers who supplied meat to many local people and businesses in the towns of Edenderry, County Offaly and Rathangan, County Kildare and many smaller towns in the surrounding area.

Histoire archivistique

Acquired by Offaly County Library in 1995.

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Portée et contenu

This collection is comprised of the records of Patrick Moore & Sons, Victuallers of Edenderry and Rathangan. They were a family business who sold meat to the surrounding towns including Edenderry, Rathangan, Allenwood, Clonbulloge, Enfield, Kinnegad and Rhode. The collection includes ledgers, cash books, stock books, daily order books and van sales books. There are also documents regarding financial accounts such as bank account books, customer account books, bills of account with local traders, Dublin traders and a trader from Manchester. Also includes documents of their accounts with other businesses and legal costs as well as personal family photographs. A note in ledger P1/C/17 from 1923 recounts that Judge Wakely's house, Ballyburly, near Rhode, was 'burned by irregulars' in 1923.

Individuals and businesses that had an account with Patrick Moore & Sons include:
Coopers & Bailey, Central Market London.
H.M. Hawkins, Seifond, Dorchester.
Doctor Hamilton, Edenderry.
E.J.B. Nesbitt, Rutland Gate, London.
E.J.B. Nesbitt, Penton Lodge, Andover.
D. Alesbury.
Civic Guards, Edenderry.
J. Joly, Clonbologue.

Patrick Moore & Sons had accounts with:
William Bros, Edenderry (Grocery Account)
M.J. O'Brien, Edenderry.
William Bros. (Petrol Account)
Offaly County Board of Health and Public Assistance.

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Mode de classement

The collection was arranged into 24 series in the 1990s and each item was given a sequential number. The series headings in order are; General Ledgers (P1/1-9), Ledgers (P1/10-14), Cash Books (P1/15-17), Stock Books (P1/18-19), Daily Order Books (P1/20-35), Van Sales Books (P1/36-64), Day Books (P1/65-100), Bank Account Books (P1/101-112), Customer Account Books (P1/113-125), Local Traders (P1/126-130), Dublin Traders (P1/131-136), Manchester (P1/137), Legal Matters (P1/138-139), Family Papers (P1/140-145), and Other Financial Matters (P1/146).

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Conditions d’accès

By appointment only. Contact Offaly Archives at [email protected]

Conditions de reproduction

May be reproduced in accordance with provisions of the Copyright and Related Rights Act (2000). No reproduction online, in print or broadcast without the express permission of copyright holder.

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Instruments de recherche

A catalogue was prepared in 1995 by Offaly County Library and is uploaded here.

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Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

ISAD (G), 2nd Ed.

Dates de production, de révision, de suppression

June 2019, Ciara O'Brien




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