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Martin Clarke (b. 1947)

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Track 1: The Clarke family is traced back to 1712. They were originally from Kent. Martin Clarke’s ancestor William and the beginning of the tobacco business, William Clarke and Son, in 1830. Track 2: His great-great-grandfather, Thomas, who lived at Trabolgan Estate. The locations in Cork, Dublin and Liverpool for the distribution of tobacco products. The firm’s headquarters in Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin. Track 3: The forming of the Imperial Tobacco Company in 1901. Track 4: Memories of visiting Trabolgan. Its sale to the Irish Government in the 1950s. Memories of visiting Farran House. Track 5: The reasons why Clarke’s closed its stores in Dublin in 1870, and moved the business to Liverpool. The survival of Farran House and Trabolgan House during the Troubles. The Land Commission took a third of the over 2000 acre estate at Farran. A discussion on the fate of Allerton Hall, Liverpool, the home of the Clarkes. The Clarke family’s continued attachment to the County of Cork. Track 6: His family’s titles and entailments, back to the 1700s. Track 7: His own occupations. His home at Woodchurch, close to where his original ancestors came from. Track 8: The steam yacht, once owned by his grandfather. Track 9: Family advertising memorabilia. Track 10: An illustrated heraldry book of family pedigrees is investigated.

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Description

Track 1: The Clarke family is traced back to 1712. They were originally from Kent. Martin Clarke’s ancestor William and the beginning of the tobacco business, William Clarke and Son, in 1830. Track 2: His great-great-grandfather, Thomas, who lived at Trabolgan Estate. The locations in Cork, Dublin and Liverpool for the distribution of tobacco products. The firm’s headquarters in Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin. Track 3: The forming of the Imperial Tobacco Company in 1901. Track 4: Memories of visiting Trabolgan. Its sale to the Irish Government in the 1950s. Memories of visiting Farran House. Track 5: The reasons why Clarke’s closed its stores in Dublin in 1870, and moved the business to Liverpool. The survival of Farran House and Trabolgan House during the Troubles. The Land Commission took a third of the over 2000 acre estate at Farran. A discussion on the fate of Allerton Hall, Liverpool, the home of the Clarkes. The Clarke family’s continued attachment to the County of Cork. Track 6: His family’s titles and entailments, back to the 1700s. Track 7: His own occupations. His home at Woodchurch, close to where his original ancestors came from. Track 8: The steam yacht, once owned by his grandfather. Track 9: Family advertising memorabilia. Track 10: An illustrated heraldry book of family pedigrees is investigated.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series

Bitrate:

160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

5.54 MB, 3.62 MB, 2.82 MB, 7.56 MB, 11.94 MB, 4.35 MB, 5.97 MB, 2.20 MB, 12.43 MB, 3.79 MB

Number of files:

4

Product ID:

CDGH02-31

Subject:

Trabolgan House and Farran House, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore

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