Journal of Sir Stephen Edward de Vere for the year dated 1 December 1847 to 23 June 1848 Public Deposited

Journal of Sir Stephen Edward de Vere for the year dated 1 December 1847 to 23 June 1848

Alternative title
  • Journals of S.E. de Vere. Volume 2
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 5062
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
  • start 01-12-1847
  • end 23-06-1848
  • IE TCD MS 5062 is a journal of Sir Stephen Edward de Vere (1812-1904). Marked as ‘Vol. 2’ on a label affixed to the front cover, the diary’s entries are dated from 1 December 1847 to 23 June 1848.Bound in purple leather. Accompanied by a visiting card and a letter in a pouch at the front (not imaged).Foliation/numbering note:The page numbered as ‘1’ is the recto of the folio numbered ‘2’.Each page is numbered on the verso only, except for page 1.
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
  • MS5062_001
  • 0143911


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