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West Wicklow Social History

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Full title: Memories of West Wicklow 1813-1939

Creator / Author: William Hanbidge & Mary Ann Hanbidge ; edited by and introduced by W.J. McCormack.

Item Type / Page count: Book / 110p

When Published: 2005

Publisher / Place of Publication: University College Dublin Press / UCD Press, Newman House, 86 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2.

About: These memoirs of the Hanbidge family from the Glen of Imaal were originally published for private circulation in 1939. This 2005 edition is published as part of the modern series ‘Classics of Irish History’. The 31-page introduction to this edition explains the background to the memoirs and outlines their importance as social history.

ID number(s): 1904558240 / 9781904558248 / 13936883

Chapters: Introduction: From Swift to ‘The Dead’ — Note on the texts — William Hanbidge’s memories  (1) A few thoughts of my young days — (2) My school days — (3) Sports — (4) My life and work in London — (5) Conclusion — (6) A few anecdotes of the Irish Rebellion of 1798 as I heard from my father — Matters not printed in the main body of ‘Memories’ — Mary Ann Hanbidge’s Contributions — (1) Foreword — (2) My father — (3) My father’s home —  (4) Folklore and superstitions — Notes by Mary Ann Handbidge edited and augmented by W.J. McCormack.

Extra #1: includes photographs and map.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

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