- 1852-1878 (Creation)
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6 bound volumes
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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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Six volumes of abstracts of presentments granted at twice yearly assizes between 1852 and 1878. Annotated and inscribed by Henry Trench, particularly in relation to the barony of Clonlisk.
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Cloth bound, in fair condition.
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Henry Trench signed his address as 'Cangort Park, Roscrea' on many of the presentments. While technically the house and lands of Cangort Park are in the townland of Cangort Park, Shinrone, Co Offaly, it was also part of the Roscrea Poor Law Union area.