Ref NoLE42
TitleDiary of the Hon M.J. ffrench
DescriptionDiary of Martin Joseph ffrench, younger son of Thomas 2nd baron ffrench, who started this diary at 70, having retired as Resident Magistrate at Cashel, County Tipperary the previous year. It records the daily routines of himself and his wife Kate, and their family, as well as correspondence received by them both, as well as noting anniversaries of his relations and friends, many of whom were closely connected with landed estate families in County Galway. It also includes much detail about his interaction with the clergy, and the education of his two sons, Charlie and John, by the Jesuits. It also includes detailed accounts of two repeal meetings in Caltra, County Galway in January 1843 which was chaired by his father with himself acting as Secretary. Enclosures include material relating to the school certificates of John, his younger son, at St. Gall's Jesuit College.
Date1883-1885
Physical DescriptionPaper and ink.
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