Pilson, Aynsworth (1775-1863), antiquarian

Pilson Manuscripts

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Seven manuscript volumes and one typescript copy of a volume, 1775-1863, comprising the records of Mr. Aynsworth Pilson of Downpatrick. One of the volumes is merely an account book recording transactions, 1826-62, and another is entitled ''Memoirs of notable inhabitants of Downpatrick''. It provides much detail about 79 inhabitants of the town including Pilson himself who, we are told, had an inco ...