Collection of records mainly relating to the ownership and management of the largest estate in County Clare, belonging to the O'Briens of Leamanegh and Dromoland, from 1855 Barons Inchiquin, including a large number of family papers. The collection also contains a significant amount of papers pertaining to the related O'Brien families in County Clare of the Earls of Inchiquin, Earls of Thomond, O'Briens of Ennistymon and O'Briens of Dromore. In addition, the archive includes papers relating to the ancillary families of MacMahon, Neylon, Wingfield, Keightley and Hickman, allied with the O'Briens of Leamanegh and Dromoland mainly by marriage. The majority of the papers extant in the collection were generated between the late seventeenth century and the early twentieth century.
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|Notes:||Physical description: 206 boxes. |
Finding Aids: Finding aid available: NLI Manuscripts Collection List No. 143
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|Contained in:||Inchiquin Papers.|