Occupants of the Big House
Full title: The Landed Gentry and Aristocracy of County Wicklow: Volume I
Creator / Author: Turtle Bunbury
Item Type / Page count: Book / 244p
When Published: 2005
Publisher / Place of Publication: Irish Family Names / 11 Emerald Cottages, Grand Canal Street, Dublin 4.
About: A collection of histories of nine of the most prominent landowning families in Wicklow. This is the first in a projected series of four volumes
ID number(s): 0953848574 /9780953848577
Chapters: The Earls of Wicklow (Howard of Shelton Abbey) — The Earls of Meath (Brabazon of Kilruddery) — Viscounts Powerscourt (Wingfield) — Acton of Kilmacurragh House — Barton & Childers of Glendalough House — Dennis of Fortgranite — Hume & Dick of Humewood Castle — Leslie-Ellis of Magherymore — Tighe of Rossanagh — Further Reading — Absent families.
WW Connection #1: Dennis of Fortgranite and Hume & Dick of Humewood Castle are both West Wicklow families.
WW Connection #2: The author attended primary school in Baltinglass.
Extra #1: includes many photographs.
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Extra #4: Link to the Author’s website http://www.turtlebunbury.com
Extra #5: Link to extracts from the book via the Author’s website. Note: This text does not necessarily correlate with that in the print edition of the book.