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History of Roebuck Castle (updated)

Roebuck Castle c1795 (from Ball’s History of Dublin 1908) ROEBUCK CASTLE A short history from the Anglo-Norman Invasion to the present day. (from details given in 1943 auction brochure) The earliest record of this historic residence dates from as far … Continue reading

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Photos of Dublin

Some photos of Dublin in the 1950s (click on thumbnails to view gallery)

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Cromwellian Settlement of Ireland -1653

Map of the Settlement allocations defined by the “Act of 26th September 1653” A. Ten Counties divided between the Adventurers & Soldiers Antrim, Down, Armagh, Louth, Meath, Westmeath, King’s Co., Queen’s Co., Tipperary, Limerick Aa. Louth as an additional Security … Continue reading

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Woodman Inn, Castleford

Woodman Inn, Castleford, Leeds – c1955 Woodman Inn, Castleford, Leeds – 1970   Google Map Screenshot showing (above in red) where Woodman Inn was located.

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Entrance Hall – Roebuck Castle

Contents of the Entrance Hall at Roebuck Castle at the time of the 1943 Auction.  

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