The Strokestown Park Archive is one of the largest estate collections in existence in Ireland, with more than 50,000 documents comprising rentals, leases, accounts, correspondence maps, drawings, architectural plans, and photographs. Of particular importance are the papers that relate to the Great Irish Famine.
This book introduces the reader to the archive and provides an microscopic insight into the many and varied experiences of famine for those who inhabited the estate in the 1840s. Documents from the archive dating back to 170 years ago, illuminate the text and provide the reader with a unique insight into Famine Ireland.
Strokestown and the Great Irish Famine
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