Stawell St Leger Heard (Part 2)
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Stawell St Leger Heard (Part 2)


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Track 1: Stawell Heard discusses the landed gentry in West Cork. An outline of the family history in Kinsale. The selling of the properties in the 1920s. Track 2: Compass Hill and the family connections. Track 3: The point in history when Coolmaine came to Alexander Wilson Hutcheson Heard, son of Capt. Edward Heard of Compass Hill. Stawell’s first ancestor to move to Dublin in the 1860s. Track 4: A discussion on the family papers – letters, photographs and diaries. Track 5: A passage read from the history of the Stawells, written by Col. George Stawell in 1910. The size of the Pallastown estate in Kinsale. Track 6: The recent purchase of a Cork silver punchbowl which was acquired by Capt. Robert Heard of Pallastown, Kinsale, in 1861.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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9.37 MB, 5.21 MB, 5.93 MB, 8.75 MB, 2.50 MB, 8.10 MB

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Coolmaine Castle and Pallastown House, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore