Journal of Sir Stephen Edward de Vere for the year dated 29 April 1847 to 1 December 1847 Public Deposited

Journal of Sir Stephen Edward de Vere for the year dated 29 April 1847 to 1 December 1847

Alternative title
  • Journals of S.E. de Vere. [Volume 1]
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 5061
Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Copyright status
Date Created
  • end 01-12-1847
  • start 29-04-1847
  • IE TCD MS 5061 is a journal of Sir Stephen Edward de Vere (1812-1904). The diary’s entries are dated from 29 April to 1 December 1847, and include a pencil sketch of a windmill. Bound in red leather with a metal clasp.With a blue label, pasted in on the inside of the front cover: ‘George M’Kern & Sons’ General Printing Office, Account-Book, Paper, & Stationery Ware-house, 106 George Street, Limerick.’Foliation/numbering note:The page numbered as ‘1’ is the recto of the page numbered ‘2’.Each page is numbered on the verso only, except for page 1.One unnumbered folio is present between 35v and [36]r.One unnumbered and badly torn folio (a remnant) is present between 49v and [50]r. Folios after 57v are completely unnumbered.
Collection title
  • Papers of the O'Briens and related families including papers of William Edward Forster
  • Rowe, Veronica, Donor
  • Wiltshire, Elinor, Donor
  • Presented to the Library of Trinity College on 20 March 1971 by Mrs. Elinor Wiltshire, née O'Brien, 25 Raglan Road, Dublin 4, and Mrs. Veronica Rowe, née Hardy, Glenfarn, Sandyford, Co. Dublin, from the papers of their grandparents Robin [Robert] and Florence Vere O'Brien of Ballyalla, Ennis, Co. Clare. Robin's father was Hon. Robert O'Brien, son of Sir Edward O'Brien and Elinor de Vere. Besides acting as land agent for a number of estates (including Lord Inchiquin's and the de Vere's) he was clerk of the crown and peace for Co. Clare.Florence was a daughter of William Delafield Arnold, a son of Dr. Thomas Arnold of Rugby. When her father died she was brought up by her aunt Jane Martha, wife of William Edward Forster, and along with her brothers (Edward and Hugh Oakley), and her sister (Frances Egerton), she adopted the surname Arnold Forster.
Resource type
  • graphite pencils
  • ink
  • leather
  • paper (fiber product)
  • Irish
Digital Object Id
  • MS5061_001
  • 0143909


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