The Borrowes Archive

Repository: Maynooth University Library

Identity Statement

TitleThe Borrowes Archive
Archive ReferenceIE MU/PP/13
Web Link to this Entry
Creation Dates1720-1848
Extent Medium44 items


Creator(s): Members of the Borrowes Family of Gilltown, County Kildare

  • Administrative History ↴

    A collection of legal documents relating to the Borrows or Borrowes family of Gilltown, Co. Kildare and their property in Kildare, Dublin & Queen's county. Includes documents regarding Baronet Sir Walter Borrowes, Walter Borrowes of London, Baronet Sir Kildare Dixon Borrowes of Leinster Street, Dublin and Gilltown and Baronet Sir Erasmus Dixon Borrowes of Portarlington, county Laois.
  • Archival History ↴

  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Members of the Borrowes Family of Gilltown, County Kildare ↴

    Dated between 1720 and 1840, this collection includes leases, mortgages, tenancies and a marriage settlement.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Accruals ↴

    None expected
  • Arrangement ↴

    This collection has been arranged by individual and documents have been placed in chronological order.
    PP13/1 Sir Walter Borrowes (1691-1741)
    PP13/2 Walter Borrowes
    PP13/3 Sir Kildare Dixon Borrowes (1722-1790)
    PP13/4 Sir Erasmus Dixon Borrowes (1759-1814)
    PP13/5 Robert Borrowes
    PP13/6 Sir Walter Borrowes (1789-1834)
    PP13/7 Reverend Joseph Borrowes

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Open to students of Maynooth University and Saint Patrick's College Maynooth. Open to external readers by appointment. Please contact: Please see our website for Reading Room opening hours.
Conditions Governing ReproductionBy application
Creation Dates1720-1848
Extent Medium44 items
Material Language ScriptEnglish
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Allied Materials

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Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteK Walsh
Rules/ConventionsIGAD: Irish Guidelines for Archival Description, Dublin Society of Archivists, Ireland, 2009.ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description, 2nd ed., Ottowa, International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions2014