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Notes on Clara, County Offaly

Quaker Quarter   Arguably the most influential family in Clara’s history were the Goodbodys of Charlestown. They descend from Robert Goodbody (1781-1860), an entrepreneurial Quaker and amateur doctor from Mountmellick, who arrived in Clara in 1825 and set up the milling concern. Clara’s Quaker community, which never exceeded 30 people, played a vital role in […]