Statistics on the population of Ireland

Scope and Content

Manuscript notebook compiled by Andrew Henry Lynch, [1812-1819], giving statistics of the population of counties, parishes, baronies and boroughs of Ireland, chiefly drawn from the census returns. Includes notes on the population of Ireland in previous centuries. A label on the back of the volume reads 'Lynch. Irish Statistics'.

Administrative / Biographical History

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Access Information

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, initially collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript volume. Bound in cloth. 1814 watermark.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

This manuscript was bought by Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Baronet (1792-1872) from W B Kelly of Dublin, and became part of his library as MS 15534.


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