Estate records of the Irish famine
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Estate records of the Irish famine a second guide to famine archives, 1840-1855 by AndreМЃs EiriМЃksson

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Published by Irish Famine Network in Dublin .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • Administration of estates -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century -- Sources -- Catalogs.,
  • Land tenure -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century -- Sources -- Catalogs.,
  • Famines -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century -- Sources -- Catalogs.,
  • Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852 -- Sources -- Catalogs.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901 -- Sources -- Catalogs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAndrés Eiríksson & Cormac Ó Gráda.
ContributionsÓ Gráda, Cormac., Irish Famine Network.
LC ClassificationsDA950.7 .E5 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL542125M
ISBN 100952258811
LC Control Number96121618

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