No.10 Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society – 2019

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The tenth publication of a set of articles on aspects of West Wicklow history.  This edition promises to cover many interesting topics relating to West Wicklow and further afield.  At a time when there is a heightened interest in our past and the people who lived in that time and the events that took place, we highly recommend this exciting journal.

Contents:

-Archaeological excavations on Baltinglass Hill – Alan Hawkes

-Guests of the Crown: Wicklow men in the Curragh Internment Camps, 1921 – James Durney

-Silk manufacturing in Rathmore County Kildare (1784-1786) – James Robinson M. Phil

-Preaching the suffrage gospel in County Wicklow: A local prespective on the women’s suffrage campaign, 1908-1918 – Rosemary Raughter

-Ballymore Eustace Woollen Mills –  Jim Corley

-Cecil Frances Alexander and her connection to County Wicklow – Sarah Gillespie

-County Kildare during the War of Independence, 1919-1921 – Michael Murphy

-Language matters: the importance of Irish in local place-name lore – Its Roddy

-Shops around the Blessington Lake – Séamus Balfe

-Flax growing and linen weaving in Imaal in the 1820s – John Hussey

-Book review: John Hussey’s The Quakers of Baltyboys, County Wicklow – 1678 to 1800s – Jim Corley

-The land for the people – Joe McArdle

-The Boyestowne Lordship – Baltyboys, Tulfarris & Humphreystown, 1650-1850 – Brendan Corrigan

-William Dargan and the Dublin and Wicklow Railway – Andrew Keating

-Aspects of life in County Wicklow during the Emergency – James Scannell

-Collapse at Burgage – Brian McCabe

-‘He regarded their interests and his own as interwoven’: The impact of the 1903 Wyndham Land Act on the Mansfields of Morristown Lattin, 1903-1929 – Evan Comerford

-A listing of some people living on the Baltinglass estate of the Earl of Aldborough, 1767-1794 – Richard B. Lennon

-Macra na Feirme and the origin of secondary education in west Wicklow – P.J. Hanlon

-Nineteenth-century emigration from South Wicklow: from Coollattin to Canada – Kevin Lee

-Did you ever dance to these bands in Blessington or Manor Kilbride 1971-73 – Declan O’Connor

-Goodbye to Fortgranite, a much loved family home – Mark Shirley-Beaven

-Mullaghmast – early monuments and mythologies – Cora Crampton

-Rathyvilly Church of Ireland memorial inscriptions from the church and churchyard – Paul Gorry

-Baltinglass bridewell and courthouse – Chris Lawlor

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