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.16. Miscellaneous correspondence of the Smyth and related families,
1811-1924.View more information ...
|In Collection:||Holroyd-Smyth Family Papers, 1618-1965|
Personal and business correspondence of family members and associates. Contains some correspondence relating to legal affairs of the Smyth family including letters of Messrs Bayley and Maxwell, Alexander Durdin and Joseph Lindsay Curtis. Includes a copy of a letter from 'C.H.B.' to Harriet discussing her rejection of a marriage proposal from Grice , a letter of Rowland Henry Tyssen Smyth to his mother from Felstead School,  and a letter from John Henry Graham Holroyd to his wife Harriet.
Correspondents include Richard Taylor, John C. Smyth, John Smyth, Peter Bayley, Joseph Lindsay Curtis, E. Morphett, Charles Maunsell, John Hoduett, Robert Briscoe, Duke of Devonshire, W.H. Parker, Matthew Parker, J. Hutchinson, Rowland Holroyd-Smyth, John Henry Graham Holroyd, Sarah Chamberlain, Alex Durdin, D.J. Higgins, M. Hurley [?].
c. 55 items, 6 folders.
|Call Number:||MS 49,518/101 (Manuscripts Reading Room)|
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