|The Rosse Papers
|This 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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W/6: Letters and papers of 7th Earl of Rosse, including some from his grandmother, Viscountess de Vesci, 1982-1988.
W/17: Files, etc., of exhibits held at Birr Castle including the exhibition, 'Impressions of an Irish Countess', 1985 and the exhibition, 'The wonderful world of Mary Ward', 1988.
|Access to the archives is by appointment only. Please give good notice in advance of preferred date and await confirmation.
A specific reference number precedes a description of the document. This is needed to call up each document.
|Birr Castle Archives
|Rosse Row Birr County Offaly
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|'The Calendar of the Rosse Papers', edited by A.P.W. Malcomson, was published by the Irish Manuscripts Commission in 2008.