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Great Irish households : inventories from the long eighteenth century / preface by Leslie Fitzpatrick ; foreword by Toby Barnard ; consultant editor Tessa Murdoch ; transcriptions by Jessica Cunningham and Rebecca Campion ; with preambles by Jessica Cunningham, Rebecca Campion, Edmund Joyce, Alec Cobbe and John Adamson ; index and appendices by John Adamson.
Additional Title(s):
Inventories from the long eighteenth century
Cambridge : John Adamson, 2022.
Physical Description:
435 pages : illustrations (some colour), map, portraits ; 28 cm
Reference Library
NA7337 .G73 2022 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 390 - 391) and index.
"Inventories of fourteen great Irish country houses, three Dublin town houses and one London town house yield remarkable insights into the lifestyle of leading families across Ireland and the households that supported them. With startling directness, they record in detail the goods and chattels inherited, accumulated, or acquired for enjoyment or everyday use"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Terms:
Gentry -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
House furnishings -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century -- Inventories.
House furnishings.
Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Manners and customs.
Mansions -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century -- Inventories.
Fitzpatrick, Leslie, writer of preface.
Barnard, T. C. (Toby Christopher), writer of foreword.
Murdoch, T. V. (Tessa Violet), editor.
Cunningham, Jessica, transcriber, writer of supplementary textual content.
Campion, Rebecca, transcriber, writer of supplementary textual content.
Joyce, Edmund, writer of supplementary textual content.
Cobbe, Alec, writer of supplementary textuial content.
Adamson, John, 1949- editor, writer of supplementary textual content, indexer, book producer.
Lubikowski, Martin, cartographer.
Glin, Desmond FitzGerald, Knight of, 1937-2011, dedicatee.

  • Lismore Castle, Co. Waterford, 1702/3
  • The Ormond Inventories. Kilkenny Castle, Co. Kilkenny,1705 ; Dublin Castle, 1707 ; The Duke of Ormonde's House, London, c. 1710
  • Bishop's mansion house, Elphin, Co. Roscommon, 1740
  • Captain Balfour's town house, auction sale, Dublin, 1741/2
  • Hillsborough Castle, Co. Down, 1746 and 1777
  • Kilrush House, Freshford, Co. Kilkenny, 1750
  • No. 10 Henrietta Street, Dublin (Luke Gardiner's house), 1772
  • Morristown Lattin, Co. Kildare, 1773
  • Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone, 1782
  • Castlecomer House, Co. Kilkenny, 1798
  • Killadoon, Co. Kildare, 1807-29
  • Shelton Abbey, near Arklow, Co. Wicklow, 1816
  • Borris House, Co. Carlow, 1818
  • Carton House, Co. Kildare, 1818
  • Newbridge House, Co. Dublin, 1821
  • Mount Stewart, Co. Down, 1821.