Reference Code: IE 2135 P24
Title: The County Kerry Townland Map Collection
Dates of Creation: 1763, [1819?]
Extent and Medium: 2 items
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Name of Creator(s): Ryves, Dudley (d. c. 1793); Frizell, Charles Senior (1738-1812); Frizell, Richard (d. 1804); [William Hare, 1st Earl of Listowel (1751-1837)?]; unknown
Biographical History: Dudley Ryves (d. c. 1793) was the agent and receiver to Francis Thomas, 3rd Earl of Kerry in the 1760s.
Charles Frizell (1738-1812) was the son of Charles Frizell of county Wexford. He was a land surveyor and a leading member of his profession in eighteenth-century Ireland along with his brother, Richard Frizell.
Richard Frizell (d. 1804) was the son of Charles Frizell of county Wexford. He was a land surveyor and a leading member of his profession in eighteenth-century Ireland along with his brother, Charles Frizell. In 1778, he became agent to the Earl of Ely of Rathfarnham, county Dublin.
William Hare, 1st Earl of Listowel (1751-1837) was a Member of Parliament in the Irish House of Commons until the Act of Union in 1801. Having voted in favour of the Union, he was raised to the peerage of Ireland as Baron Ennismore in the county of Kerry. He was created Viscount Ennismore and Listowel in 1816 and Earl of Listowel in county Kerry in 1822.
Archival History: Unknown.
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Purchased by the University of Limerick from Patrick Lysaght on 22 July 2004.
Content and structure
Scope and Content: Two small bound volumes of hand-drawn townland maps formerly in the possession of book collector Patrick Lysaght.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling Information: All records have been retained.
Accruals: No accruals are expected.
System of Arrangement: The volumes have been arranged chronologically by date.
Conditions of access and use
Conditions Governing Access: Unrestricted access to all items.
Conditions Governing Reproduction: Standard copyright regulations apply to all items. For photocopying or reproducing material, please consult with the staff.
Language/ Scripts of Material: English.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: Bound volumes in good condition.
Finding Aids: A hard copy of the descriptive catalogue is available at the Special Collections and Archives Department, Glucksman Library, University of Limerick.
Existence and Location of Copies: Microfilm copies of the items in this collection are available in the National Library of Ireland, ref. POS 8575.
Related Units of Description: The items in this collection originally formed part of Patrick Lysaght’s collection of books and manuscripts relating to County Kerry purchased by the University of Limerick in 2004. The printed books can be consulted in the Special Collections and Archives Department in the Glucksman Library.
Archivist’s Note: Papers arranged and described by Anna-Maria Hajba.
Rules or Conventions: This description follows guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000, Irish Guidelines for Archival Description, 2009, National Council on Archives: Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997, and EAP Guidance on Data Protection for Archive Services, 2018.
Date of Description: October 2022.
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