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The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Kildare – Bibliography

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A Guide to Irish Country Houses, Mark Bence-Jones (Constable, 1996)

The Oxford Companion to Irish History, edited by SJ Conolly (Oxford University Press, 2002).

Burke’s Irish Family Records, 1976.

Burke’s Landed Genyry of Ireland, 1958.

Burke’s Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerlan, 1999). Charles Mosley, ed.

A Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Ireland 1600 – 1720, Rolf Loeber, (John Murray, 1981).

The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., G.E. Cokayne (Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000).




Deepwell Archives, including John Baker, SC, Report on Deepwell (1973).

The Killadoon papers, ed. Anthony Malcolmson.

Tim Mansfield’s diary

Personal Recollections of the Life and Times, with Extracts from the Correspondence, of Valentine Lord Cloncurry  (Athaeneum, 1849).




Boylan, Lena, The Conollys of Castletown”, Irish Georgian Society Bulletin, Vol X, 1968.

Sheehy, Margaret, ‘Morristown Lattin’, Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society xiv (1964-70).

Weiss, Michael, “The Castellan: The Early Career of Hubert de Burgh“, Viator, vol. 5 (1974)

Donnelly, Sean “ The Strange Fate of John Lattin of Morristown Lattin” (1731), Journal of County Kildare Archaeological Society xviii, 4 (1998-9).

Underwood, Rosaleen “Irish Banking & Merchant Families of the 18th and 19th Centuries: A Genealogical Guide to Marriage Connections”, (2002).


Secondary Sources


Arnold, Bruce, “Orpen: Mirror to an Age” (Jonathan Cape, London, 1981).

Bence-Jones, Mark, Twilight of the Ascendancy (Constable & Robinson, 1987).

Clements, P. W., Ancestors & Descendants of Robert Clements of Leicestershire & Warwickshire, Eng., first settler of Haverhill, Mass”,. 2 vols, (1927).

Cullen, Seamus, “The Emmet Rising in Kildare” (Ifaelain, 2004).

Cunningham, John, “Mysterious Boa Island” (St Davog’s Press, 1989).

Curtis, L.P., “Anglo-Saxons & Celts: Study of Anti-Irish Prejudice in Victorian England”, (New York, 1969).

Dickson, David, “The Gorgeous Mask: Dublin 1700 – 1750” (Trinity Workshop, Dublin, 1987).

Fitzgerald, Brian, “Emily, Duchess of Leinster”, Dublin (1949).

Fitzgerald, Rafaelle, “The Duchess from Brooklyn”, New York, John Day Co. [1973]

Ford, Brinsley, “A Dictionary of British and Irish Travellers in Italy 1701 – 1800”, (Yale University Press, 1997).

Hoare, Philip, “Oscar Wilde’s Last Stand”, (Arcade, 1998)

Henry: Henry of Lodge Park, Vol II p 388 Kildare Journal; Barton: Volume IV, p 112, (Straffan). Kildare Journal

Henry, Mrs. (W. Sherlock ed.) The Henry Family in Kildare, 386-388. JCKAS Vol. III, No.6 (Jan 1902)

MacEoin, Uinseann, “The IRA in the Twilight Years, 1923 – 1948”, (Argenta, 1997). McCarthy, Michael “Lord Charlemont & His Circle”, ed. (Four Courts Press, 2001).

Moore, Derry & Aslet, Clive “Inside the House of Lords”, (Harper Collins, 1998).

Smith Cornelius F. & Share, Bernard, “Whigs on the Green: The Stephen’s Green Club 1840 – 1999”, (Gill & MacMillan, 1990).

Upham, Charles W., Salem Witchcraft, With an Account of Salem Village and a History of Opinions on Witchcraft and Kindred Spirits (1867; reprint Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., New York, 1978).

Wilson, Derek, “Dark and Light – The Guinness Story”, (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1998).