The Blessington Link with County Down
Full title: The Blessington Estate and the Downshire Connection
Creator / Author: Kathy Trant
Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / [??]pp
Journal Information: Lisburn Historical Society Journal, Volume 10, 2005-2006
When Published: 2006
Publisher / Place of Publication: Lisburn Historical Society / [Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland].
About: An article that gives a brief history of the Blessington Estate which extended to around 17,000 acres and included 36 townlands in West Wicklow and Kildare. In particular, the author traces the connection between the estate and the Hill Family of Hillsborough, Co. Down. This family were more commonly known as the Downshires.
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