The Downshire estates in Ireland, 1801-1845
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The Downshire estates in Ireland, 1801-1845 the management of Irish landed estates in the early nineteenth century by W. A. Maguire

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ireland

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Ireland -- Case studies,
  • Administration of estates -- Ireland -- Case studies,
  • Land tenure -- Ireland -- Case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 265-270.

Statementby W. A. Maguire.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1930.I6 M34
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5451604M
ISBN 100198223579
LC Control Number73153657
OCLC/WorldCa630965

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Get this from a library! The Downshire estates in Ireland, the management of Irish landed estate in the early nineteen century. [W A Maguire]. Search our Books Browse Authors. Arthur Robin Ian Hill, 8th Marquess of Downshire (10 May – 18 December ), known as Robin Hill, was an Irish peer and the Hereditary Constable of Hillsborough was the only son of Lord Arthur Francis Hill and Ishabel Wilhelmina Sheila MacDougall. He successfully re-established his Ulster-based landowning family in North Yorkshire following the Irish Land Acts and the creation. The Downshire Estate papers. These contain of the order of 90, documents and are in the Public Record Office for Northern Ireland, Titanic Quarter, Belfast. 'The Downshire Estates in Ireland, ‑', W. A. Maguire 'Letters of a great Irish Landlord - a selection of from the estate correspondence of the third Marquis of Downshire,

Edenderry Co Offaly and the Downshire Estate. In the history of the rising in Ireland Offaly is regarded as the forgotten county. It was not the scene of major military activity, but that does not mean that it was unaffected by the disturbances that afflicted the Irish midlands in that year. His Ph.D. thesis formed the basis for his highly acclaimed first book, The Downshire Estates in Ireland, – published by the Clarendon Press, Oxford. The Donegall estates were the subject of his next book, Living like a Lord, which was published in , a second edition following in He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. His Ph.D. thesis formed the basis for his highly acclaimed first book, The Downshire Estates in Ireland, published by the Clarendon Press, Oxford. The Donegall estates were the subject of his next book, Living like a Lord, which was published in , a second edition following in Reviews: 2. Bellew l, estate wages book,NLI Ms Bellew and Maps NL 21F Public Records Office Northern Ireland D Downshire 17thth C Deeds, Wills, Miscellaneous Public Records Office Northern Ireland D/D Leases Public Records Office Northern Ireland .

  Wills Hill, created the 1st Marquess of Downshire in , was a prominent member of Lord North's cabinet at the time of the American War, and collected land and peerages with aplomb. For example, the Downshire Estate was administered from acre estate near Downpatrick, county Down. These records include the Downshire estate records acres at Edenderry, Queens (Leix) county acres at Blessington, county Wicklow. Similarly other Ulster estates included estates in the other provinces. Great estate owners like Bath, Devonshire or Downshire would, however, undertake a complete survey of their estate and subsequently try to lease out most of their property in one letting. The more common practice, however, was to have individual farm surveys or portions of estates mapped. The Latter Day Saints Library may hold some estate records on film or copies of books written about landlords. This page lists the the names of the landlords, (bold) and some records existing for their estates – the manuscript or film numbers all refer to material held in Ireland.