Journal Volume 1 1992

Old Greystones and Ancient Rathdown (continued/21)

  1. Freeman, op. cit., p. 188. Potatoes were grown, then as now, for the Dublin market in the Kilcoole/Newcastle area.
  2. Daniel Corkery: Fortunes of the Irish Language (Dublin. 1954) pp 116-7.
  3. Donn Piatt: Dialect in east and mid-Leinster: Gaelic survivals (no imprint, n.d. [1933], pp 6-7.
  4. French, op. cit., p. 7.
  5. William Anderson: The Scottish nation or the surnames, families, literature, honours and biographical history of the people of Scotland (Edinburgh and London, vol. 2,1861) pp 269-70.
  6. Eraser, op. cit., p. 274.
  7. Wright, op. cit., p. vii.
  8. Census figures quoted by B. 0 Cuív in Irish dialects and Irish - speaking districts (Dublin, 1967) p. 81.
  9. ibid.
  10. Communicated to my son, Aodh 0 Saothraí: Paddy Doyle of The Bawn died on 22 June 1990. He was a shoemaker by trade and a well-read man.
  11. French, op. cit., p. 6.
  12. ibid., p. 10. The 'Bentinck' is omitted from the D N B entry on F. G. Burnaby
  13. Irish Builder: 1879 (indexed).
  14. Parish of Greystones (issued by the Very Rev. P.L O'Sullivan, PP) 1966, n.p.
  15. Griffith, op. cit., p. 38.
  16. Points of interest on a Greystones walk: typescript (April 1979), gives 1890. Greystones history trail complied by the students and staff of St David's... as part of their 1984 project for the European Environmental Education Network (printed by McVitty Press) says the hotel was built in 1892 and prints an account and illustration of the building.
  17. Spelt 'Clyda' in Points of interest...(as above); 'Clydagh' in Kennedy's paper, op. cit.
  18. French, op. cit., pp 14 - 15.
  19. Rev. John Masterson: A garden and a grave: Kllquade (Wicklow printed, 1952): '... Spring Farm ... was the residence of W. J. Corbett, MP, who died in 1909, aged 86. There is a mural tablet to his memory in the church at Kilquade' (p. 43).
  20. Moody, op. cit. p. 361.
  21. French, op. cit., p. 17.
  22. Facsimile records in the possession of Derek Paine, Greystones.
  23. French, op. cit., p. 17.
  24. ibid., p. 21.
  25. Greystones history trail ... as at 76 above.
  26. Ibid.
  27. Pim, op. cit.
  28. Joyce, op. cit., p. 95.
  29. Rental of the Kinlen estate: photocopy in Greystones Library.
  30. Kennedy, op. cit.
  31. Caption accompanying Derek Paine's exhibition of historical Greystones photographs and memorabilia during La Touche Legacy Seminar, 27-29 October 1989.
© Séamas Ó Saothraí/James Seery 1989,1990,1991
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