Ref NoLE20
TitleCheevers family of Killyan, County Galway
DescriptionCopy of memoir of Frederica Sophia Cheevers on her life and the history of her family, which settled in Killyan near Newcastle, County Galway after being transplanted from Monkstown, County Dublin during the Cromwellian transplantations. Her memoir covers the history of the family, as well as her impressions on landlord/tenant relations in the later nineteenth century, land agitation, the War of Independence and the economic problems of the post-treaty period. The family left Killyan in the 1930s and moved to England. Includes copies of photographs of the house and a copy of the OS 6” map of the demesne.
Date1936
Extent25pp
Administrative HistoryCopy received from Michael Forde of Dún Laoghaire, grandson of John Hynes who worked for the Cheevers, which he received from the grandchildren of Frederica Sophia Cheevers in England.
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