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1872-1876.

  • IE OCL P131/2/2/1/2
  • File
  • 2 January 1872- December 1876
  • Part of Loughton Papers

Letters sent to and sent from Henry Trench, Cangort Park, Roscrea, Tipperary between 1872 and 1876. The letters within this file deal with personal, community and financial issues.

Examples of personal letters include a letter dated 14 August 1873 which arranges for turf to be sent to Loughton for turf Lord Bloomfield's visit; a letter dated 5 July 1873 from Mr. Taylor regarding Mrs. Francis Hastings Toone's will and a letter from John Harden dated 5 August 1873 in regards to staying at Cangort.

Community issues are also present throughout the letters within the file. Examples of such letters include a letter from J.W Waller, Belfield, Shinrone, King's County in which he writes about Shannon drainage; a letter from Mr Bard, Shinrone regarding admitting Mrs St Ledger to the poorhouse and a five copies of a letter from 1875 from Henry Trench, Cangort Park, Roscrea to W.R. Le Fanu, Commissioner of public work regarding the river Shannon and a memorandum from Henry Trench to W. Harden.

The file also deals with financial issues. Examples include a 1876 a letter from the Grattan monument committee stating that Henry did not pay his subscription and a letter dated 4 January 1876 from Theo Ryan, 7 Leeson Park, Dublin asking for rent

Notes on Parsonstown Union Workhouse 1842-1889

Notes copied by 'H.D.' on 14 December 1891 'from particulars made out from old Minute Books for Mr. John Wright for his Directory and history of King's County in November 1889". Lists holders of the following positions in the workhouse for the 50 years between the opening of the workhouse in 1842 and when the notes were compiled in 1889: chairmen; clerks of the union; masters of the workhouse; Protestant chaplains of the workhouse; Roman Catholic chaplains of the workhouse; the first inmate admitted; financial arrangements; furniture suppliers; meeting houses; and medical officers of the workhouse.

Parsonstown (Birr) Poor Law Union

Parsonstown Union Outgoing Letter-book

  • IE OH OHS71
  • Item
  • 1849-1853

Copies of outgoing letters from John V. Brown, clerk of Parsonstown Union to various recipients, particularly the Poor Law Commissioners, detailing reliefs and works. Also includes copy outgoing correspondence relating to assisted emigration schemes for inmates of the Parsonstown workhouse during the course of the Great Famine.

Parsonstown (Birr) Poor Law Union

Records of Parsonstown Union

  • IE OCL BG164
  • Fonds
  • 1839 - 1931

97 Minute Books

55 Rough Minute Books

1 Repayment of Relief Book

1 Rent Book

1 Document relating to the King's County Directory

1 Lease

3 Workhouse Registers

2 Financial Minute Books

1 Dispensary District Ledger

Parsonstown (Birr) Poor Law Union

Records of Tullamore Union

  • IE OCL BG158
  • Fonds
  • 1839 - 1947

112 Minute Books

1 Labourers (Ireland) Acts Minute Book -
BG158/2: October 1891 - July 1899, (Board of Guardians acting as the Rural Sanitary Authority).

1 Financial Minute Book -
BG158/3: October 1902 - April 1903.

1 Financial Statement Book -
BG158/4: June 1908 - March 1912.

1 Treasurer's Account Book -
BG158/5: December 1914 - August 1920.

1 Application & Report Book (Outdoor Relief Book) -
BG158/6: October 1862 - July 1863.

2 Returns forms for Tullamore Union for abstract of rate collected and lodged by rate collectors -
BG158/7/1: 1866 (1p).
BG158/7/2: 1877 (1p).

1 Report of the Engineering Inspector, Louis E. H. Deane being a description of houses unfit for human habitation, -
BG158/8: 5 May 1886.

1 Plan of Infirmary, Tullamore Union Workhouse, showing proposed alterations etc. Scale 10ft. to 1 inch, -
BG158/9: 20 June 1861.

1 'Death Notice Book; deaths in the Workhouse District of Tullamore -
BG158/10: January 1913 - April 1947.

1 Workhouse provisions and necessaries required -
BG158/11: September 1913 - July 1920

1 Workhouse Daybook -
BG158/12: April 1917 - March 1920.

5 Minute Books of Committee of Management of Dispensary Districts

116 Dispensary District Notices from 5 districts

1 Rate Book -
BG158/15: 1880, related to Tullamore Union: Electoral Division: Ballycommon.

Tullamore Union