CollectionThe Rosse Papers
Collection DescriptionThis collection of papers relates to the Parsons family (Earls of Rosse) of Birr Castle, County Offaly, and dates from the 17th-20th century. Anthony Malcomson's Calendar of the Rosse Papers was published by the Irish Manuscripts Commission in 2008. Offaly History also provides a digital copy of the Calendar on its website (see link). A selection of the papers have been microfilmed and copied by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, see MIC/512 and T/3498.
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N/7: Correspondence of Natica, wife of Sir John Pepys Lister Kaye, regarding her life in Peking, c1905, fundraising amongst her fellow Americans in New York, etc,. for the London Motor Transport Volunteers, 1917-1919; her attendance at the American presidential inaugurations of 1929 and 1937 and 3 letters written on behalf of, or by, Queen Mary, 1917-1924.

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Date1917-1924; 1905; 1929; 1937

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Repository NameBirr Castle Archives
AddressRosse Row Birr County Offaly
EircodeR42 VO27
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Comment'The Calendar of the Rosse Papers', edited by A.P.W. Malcomson, was published by the Irish Manuscripts Commission in 2008.