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R.A. CASH POSTCARDS

Recently, Julia, Mrs. Richard Cramptom, née Butler of Maidenhall, Bennetsbridge, when tidying up some papers of her late father’s  – Hubert M. Butler –  found a small collection of  ‘local’ postcards which were the work of  ‘R.A. Cash of Carrick-on-Suir’, Co. Tipperary, who with his mother and other family members perished in a domestic house-fire in Carrick-on-Suir c. 1917.
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The Chief Butlers of Ireland

The Chief Butlers of Ireland and the House of Ormond – an Illustrated Genelogical Guideedited by John Kirwan was recently published by the Irish Academic Press under the aegis of the Kilkenny Archives. It includes Ben Murtagh’s Kilkenny Castle: An Outline.

THE O.G.S CRAWFORD COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS

A major collection of photographs of Kilkenny (c.1946) by the  acclaimed archaeologist – Scottish parentage but born in India –  Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford has been presented to Kilkenny Archives by Mrs. Richard (Julia) Crampton of Maidenhall, Bennetsbridge, Co. Kilkenny, the only daughter of Hubert and Peggy Butler.
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WILLS AND OTHER TESTAMENTARY DOCUMENTS

If you have wills or other testamentary documents which relates to Kilkenny/Ossory, please think of sending Kilkenny Archives a copy, which will help rebuild a major part of our national record which was destroyed in the Four Courts in 1922.
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