Creator(s): Colclough family of Tintern Abbey, County Wexford
Administrative History ↴
Tintern abbey, once one of the most powerful Cistercian foundations in Ireland, was located on the Hook peninsula, County Wexford, Ireland. The abbey was founded in 1200 by William Marshall (d.1219), the 1st earl of Pembroke. The abbey was dissolved by Henry VIII in 1536 and it passed into the possession of the Colclough family, who held it until the 1950s.
Archival History ↴
Acquired from Collis and Ward Solicitors, Dublin in 1989.
Immediate Source Acquisition ↴
Content & Structure
Scope & Content: Colclough family of Tintern Abbey, County Wexford ↴
The collection comprises files and maps relating to Tintern Abbey and the Colclough estate in County Wexford. The papers also include a pedrigree of the family from the 16th century to the 20th century.
Appraisal Destruction ↴
The collection is arranged as follows:
1/ Rentals of the Colcough Estate 1919-1941
2/ Files and maps relating to the sale of the Colclough Estate, Tintern Abbey
3/ Map of Colclough Estate, Tintern Abbey showing lots to be sold
4/ 4 maps of Tintern estate c 1977
5/ Pedigree of the Colclough family 16th-20th century
6/ Tintern Demesne OS map 45
/7 Tintern Fox Covert OS map 45
Conditions of Access & Use
Available to holders of a valid readers ticket
Conditions Governing Reproduction
Reproduction is at the discretion of the archivist
Material Language Script
A descriptive list is available for consultation at the National Archives of Ireland
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Further material relating to the Colclough family of County Wexford is held in the National Archives of Ireland:
IE 0625/1131/7 Colclough Family Estate: Estate papers
IE 0625/1177 Colclough Family Estate: Family Papers
Descriptive Control Area
Adapted by IAR archivist, March 2014
ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
National Council on Archives: Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names. Chippenham: National Council on Archives, 1997.
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