Sir Anthony Denny (b. 1925) and Tom Denny (b. 1956)
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Sir Anthony Denny (b. 1925) and Tom Denny (b. 1956)


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Track 1: Sir Anthony Denny recalls his R.A.F service during World War II. His inheritance of family memorabilia is also discussed. Track 2: The Kerry relatives and family connections are explored. Track 3: Tom Denny reads details from his grandfather’s diaries relating to the Liscahane lands in 1929. Rev Orpen, Rector in Tralee in 1907, is also mentioned. Track 4: Sir Anthony Denny discusses the circumstances surrounding the loss of the Denny Estates in the late 19th century. Track 5: Tom Denny reads from old family records from the late 19th century. Track 6: Tom Denny reads from the private diary of his grandfather, Sir Henry Denny. Track 7: An original map of Tralee dated 1735 owned by the Denny family, is examined. The manufacture of cider in Tralee in the 1700s and its importance to the county, is discussed, as is the use of the present Tralee Green as an orchard. Track 8: A rent roll from 1744 from Thomas Denny’s estate in Tralee is read by Tom Denny. Track 9: A 1750 Pocket Rental account kept by agent Tuohy is examined and Mr Tuohy’s comments are discussed. Track 10: Tom Denny reads from the 19th century diaries of his grandfather, which provide details about the lands held in Liscahane by the Denny family of Churchill. Track 11: Tom Denny discusses the details set out in an accounts ledger of the Denny Castle in Tralee.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Cork and Kerry, first series


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48 hours

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The Denny family of Tralee, Co Kerry and its vicinity Part 2

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe