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|[Somerville, Edith] Warren, Margaret Thomas. Sylvia Warren – Her People and Their Places. Dublin, Ashfield Publishing Services, 2003. 23.8cm x 17cm. 169 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Out-of-Print / Rare.
Includes for Example: Sylvia Warren, Bayard’s captivating aunt/ John and Margaret Warren left the village of Nayland in Suffolk, England in 1630, when Charles I was King of England/ their voyage to Massachusetts with John Winthrop in the ship “Arbella”/ childhood of Sylvia Warren/ army nurse/ Bohemia Manor at Mattapoisett/ Irish connections/ Christmas at River Bend/ 1947 – the kennels/ last years/ first American ancestors 1630, The Warrens/ James Asheton Bayard/ John Warren & Susanna Grout Warren/ Samuel Dennis Warren I/ Susan Cornelia Warren – the art collector/ Samuel Dennis Warren II/ Karlstein/ Mabel Bayard Warren/ a note on Henri Matisse/ Henry Clarke Warren/ Warren House/ Cornelia Lyman Warren/ The Maze/ Cedar Hill/ Edward Perry Warren/ History of Lewes House/ life at Lewes House/ Ned Warren – the collector/ Fiske Warren, whose sister-in-law, Mollie Osgood, married Erskine Childers/ Fiske’s daughter, Rachel, married Erskine Childer’s nephew, Robert Barton/ her friends included Edith Somerville and Gillian Lobkowic – both from Castletownshend, Co. Cork. Margaret Thomas Warren lived in Edith Somerville’s house in Castletownshend (after her death)/ the “R.M. Stories”, and “The Real Charlotte”, (considered by many to be one of the best novels of the nineteenth century) amongst others/ Sylvia and Edith were horse lovers and rode to hounds/ Edith with West Carbery and Sylvia with the Norfolk Hunt/ to win a hunt Sylvia once hunted wearing only a bathing suit/ Sylvia gave Edith money when shee needed it/ first visit to Castletownshend in 1936, renting Point House, where Edith’s brother, Admiral Boyle Somerville, had been murdered in March of that year/ she came again in 1939, renting Kate Carolan’s house/ became firm friends with her landlady and Mike Hurley, Edith Somerville’s huntsman/ became friends with Mary Ann, owner of Mary Ann’s pub (this pub celebrated its 150th birthday in 1996/ Margaret Osgood Warren/ The Sargent Portrait/ Warren genealogy/ Bayard Genealogy/
Keywords: Castletownshend, Irish History, West Cork
|St Fachtna’s Past Pupils’ Union. A Vision Fulfilled. A Skibbereen School 1846-1996. Skibbereen, St Fachtna’s Past Pupils’ Union, 1996. 8°. 92 pages with several illustrations. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: The National School System 1831-1996 / The Girls’ National School 1847-60 / The New Convent School 1860 / A Glimpse of the Early Textbooks / The Skibbereen Committee of Technical Instruction / The Class of 1946 – Where are they now? / De La Salle All-Ireland Champions 1991 etc.
Keywords: Irish History, Skibbereen, West Cork
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