County Wicklow – Choose a Topic

County Wicklow – Choose a Topic

Wicklow Families   Acton of Kilmacurragh Barton & Childers of Glendalough Benson of Blessington Brabazon of Kilruddery, Earls of Meath Crosbie of Crosbie Park Dennis of Fortgranite Germaine of Grangecon Halpin of Arklow, Coolkenno & Wicklow Town Howard of...
The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow – Reviews

The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow – Reviews

Return to contents of The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow   MEDIA REVIEWS “Only a year after the publication of his Kildare volume, Turtle Bunbury has produced another book detailing the eccentricities and preoccupations of the landed...
The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow – Introduction

The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow – Introduction

Return to contents of The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow We all of us descend from men and women whose names we will never know. Until recent centuries, every generation simply came and fell like fields of wheat. When one contemplates the...
The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow – Introduction

The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow – Contents

Turtle’s second book brought his readers on a journey into the past, tracking nine of Co. Wicklow’s prominent landowning families as far back as he can possibly go … and then bringing them right up to date. Thus the Brabazon family, Earls of Meath, begin...
Osborne of Ballkyknockan, Craddockstown and Tipper

Osborne of Ballkyknockan, Craddockstown and Tipper

  An abbreviated version of this account appears in ‘The Centenary of Naas Racecourse (1924-2024) – Nursery of Champions’ by Turtle Bunbury.   Back to Naas 100 Contents WILLIAM OSBORNE (1845-1931) – THE GAFFER   The early history of the Osbornes is a...