PAPERS

1. The papers of the Richards and Orpen families, comprising the correspondence and papers of the following people:

Rev. JOHN RICHARDS (1757-1827),

EDWARD MOORE RICHARDS (1826–1911),

DOROTHEA SARGENT (formerly RICHARDS) (1899–1886),

JOHN FRANCIS RICHARDS (1824-1860),

ADELA ORPEN (née RICHARDS) (1855–1927),

GODDARD ORPEN (1852–1932),

LILIAN IRIS ORPEN (1883-1944),

EDWARD RICHARDS RICHARDS-ORPEN (1884-1967),

MARGARET AUGUSTE LOUISE RICHARDS-ORPEN (née TOMALIN) (1886–1963)

VIRGINIA RICHARDS-ORPEN (1916–1939)

 

Also included are some personal and general papers of JOHN RICHARDS-ORPEN (1915-84) and ESTHER RICHARDS-ORPEN (formerly BISHOP). This collection is currently being catalogued by Philip Bull. What has been catalogued so far comprises approximately 300 archival boxes.

2. Estate Papers of Monksgrange (formerly Grange) under the Richards family and of Orpen estates in Kerry and Cork.

3. Papers of John Richards-Orpen relating to the National Farmers Association and his other professional activities.