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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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Penders ‘Census’ of Ireland circa 1659 – Rathdown Barony

Barony of Rathdowne, County of Dublin Places Numbs. of People Tituladoes Names English Irish Shangannagh 74 11 63 Shankill 40 Evan Vaughan gent 7 33 Rathmichall (Rathmichael) 3 2 1 Mullenestillan 12 12 Promstowne 10 10 BallyForeish 11 6 5 … Continue reading

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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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Roebuck Castle – 1765

Rabuck [sic] Castle, near Mount Merrion, 2 3/4 miles from Dublin – 1765

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Map of Roebuck Townland – 1820

(from John Taylor’s map of the environs of Dublin, 1820)  

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