Lecture – 2008
Author – Balcombe, Elizabeth
Published – ISBN 0 9537503 4 5
The transcripts of the farm diary of Townley Patten Filgate, a lawyer and landowner living in the environs of Balbriggan. This is a fascinating account of the day to day running of an early 19th century farm dealing with agricultural issues as well as how the family and their dependants lived. (115 pages – published by Balbriggan and District Historical Society ISBN 0 9537503 4 5).
Themes: Agriculture, Social History.