CollectionLismore Castle Papers
Collection DescriptionWaterford City & County Archive holds the nineteenth century records of the Lismore Estate. The Lismore Estate refers to the estates of the Dukes of Devonshire and relates to lands largely situated in the counties of Waterford and Cork. Lismore Castle was and remains the seat of the Dukes of Devonshire in Ireland. The Lismore Castle Papers contain records on the administration of the estate, including, records on the running of Lismore Castle and Gardens, the Castle Farm, the woods, mountain, Lismore Sawmills and the Blackwater Fishery. The collection also includes detailed records on the tenants of the estate, including, rental books, tenant application books and tenant correspondence. The estate was also involved in a number of major projects in counties Waterford and Cork, such as, the introduction of the railways. []
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ReferenceBox 9

Box containing miscellaneous deeds, forming part of the administration and should be looked at in this context. Includes wills, codicils, probates of wills, marriage settlements, sale agreements, releases of tithe charges.

Settlement on the marriage of the Right Honourable Lord Charles Arthur Francis Cavendish and Miss Adele Astaire, 23 June 1932.

Brown file entitled, 'Lord and Lady Hartington', contains letters mostly relating to taxation, 1949-1951, from A.T. McMahon to Messrs Anthony Carroll.

There are c.300 items in total.

AccessBy prior appointment.
Date1949-1951; 1932
Repository NameWaterford County Archives
AddressDungarvan Library Davitt's Quay Dungarvan County Waterford
EircodeX35 AV29
Telephone(058) 21144
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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by Joanne Rothwell and we are grateful for her assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.