Holroyd-Smyth Family Papers, 1618-1965.
Family and estate papers of the Holroyd-Smyth family of Ballynatray,Co. Waterford. Estate papers include conveyances, leases, rentals, surveys, maps and labour accounts for their holdings in Waterford, Limerick and Cork. Also contains papers for the Grice family of Co. Limerick and the Moore family of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. Richard Smyth married Alice Grice, daughter and co-heir of Richard Grice of Ballycullane, Co. Limerick in 1683. The papers of the Moore family came into the collection due to the marriage of Charlotte Mary Smyth to Charles William Moore, 5th Earl Mount Cashell in 1848. Among the family papers is a large collection of correspondence, the majority of which is that of Richard Smyth (1796-1858)of Ballynatray. The family papers also include a substantial collection of legal and financial papers, genealogical material and photographs, as well as marriage and testamentary material.
II.vi.4.d. Correspondence of Richard Smyth,
1839-1841.View more information ...
|In Collection:||Holroyd-Smyth Family Papers, 1618-1965|
Contains mainly legal correspondence and business letters. Includes letters concerning the Princess of Capua, mainly relating to money matters. Also includes letters concerning the death of Charles Maunsell, Smyth's attorney in 1841 with solicitations for his business from other lawyers. Also contains correspondence relating to a large loan Richard Smyth was obtaining.
Correspondents include Charles Maunsell, Penelope Smyth, Henry Smyth of Castle Wideham, Atkins & Creagh, Henry Wallis, Trustees of the Cremorne and Holmes estate, Anne Warde, John Pollock, R.J. Peard, Patrck Cleary, George Houghton, Grace Houghton [daughter of Charles Maunsell], Barrington Son & Co., Thomas Lowe.
|Main Creator:||Smyth, Richard 1796-1858|
74 items, 6 folders.
|Call Number:||MS 49,518/89/4 (Manuscripts Reading Room)|
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