Beresford, John George de la Poer, 1773-1862

Armagh Observatory Library and Archives

Armagh Observatory

The Library of the Armagh Observatory is one of the premier astronomical collections in Ireland, encompassing a core collection of textbooks, many scientific journals concerning astronomy and related sciences, and archives of scientific and historic interest. Its foundation can be traced to the establishement of Armagh Observatory in 1790 and its holdings include long runs of the major national an ...

Papers of T.R. Robinson

Armagh Observatory

The T.R. Robinson papers at Armagh Observatory reflect T.R. Robinson's life and interests. They consist of a mixture of published and unpublished papers and newspaper reports, manuscript notebooks of the results of various experiments as well as sermons and speeches to learned and church societies. Included in this collection is a series of letters to and from Robinson, mainly concerning financial ...

Primate Beresford Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Religious, political and family papers of Lord John George de la Poer Beresford (1773-1862), Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, 1822-1862. Comprising a range of doumentary material, this collection reflects all areas of concern to Beresford and charts his career and activities as both churchman and member of the powerful Beresford Family. The collection contains, fi ...