Volume of c.200 copies of letters of the Irwin Family, Drogheda, County Louth, 1793-1845, copied by Maud Herdman, 1941. The collection includes, for example:
A letter from Elizabeth Irwin, Drogheda to her son, James at Trinity College, Dublin, giving family news and referring to his overspending and the fact that she does not think his father will give him any money, 10 November 1808.

A letter from Emma Quinn, Madras, India, to her father, Revd. James Irwin, giving family news and referring to her travels, 18 October 1811.

A letter from Susan Irwin, Bombay, India, to James Irwin stating that she has been left destitute but that her friends in Bombay have helped her and she now had an income of £60 per annum, but as this was barely sufficient she was sending her son to be cared for by relatives, 1 February 1834.

A pedigree of the Irwin family, c.1700-c.1940.

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Century18th, 19th, 20th
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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 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland staff and we are grateful for their assistance. It must be remembered that due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.