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Photograph album of Butler-Stoney family of Portland Park


Photograph album of Butler-Stoney family of Portland Park


Photographs of the Butler-Stoney family and Portland Park in Co. Tipperary taken around the turn of the 19th and 20th century.


A photographic album of the Butler-Stoney family of Portland Park, Tipperary: In Burkes 1904 landed gentry the family were Walter Charles Butler-Stoney b.1846, married 1872 Ellen Cattley Kemble daughter of Rev. Charles Kemble, rector of Bath and Prebendary of Wells. Their children were Thomas b. 1875, Charles b. 1877, Bowes b. 1879, Richard b. 1887 and Ellen b. 1891. Portland Park was burnt in 1938 by a group of masked men on the day before the house was to become an orphanage for protestant children. The estate had already been divided up between the tenants and the family had not been in residence for ten years. The album was loaned for digitisation by the Ievers family of Mount Ievers court in Co. Clare who are connected to the Butler-Stoney family.


Photographer unknown


Digitised by Tipperary Studies


Late 19th century, early 20th century


Jpeg images derived from black and white photographs


Still image


Portland Park House, County Tipperary

Collection Items

Two gardeners in a formal garden
Black and white image of two men working in a garden, possibly Portland Park house. One holding a fork with a wooden barrow in the foreground.

133 Pembroke road Clifton
Black and white image of Two girls looking out of a bow window at 133 Pembroke Road, Clifton. Caption reads '133 Pembroke R? Clifton. Jess? Drake & Peggy, Miss Wi???? Pupils at the window'

Arts and crafts style house
Black and white image of an Arts and crafts style house with a child standing in front. Caption reads '???? & Francis - 3 Phil?? By Jean and Williams

Avenue Portland Park house
Black and white image of formal walk with fountain at Portland Park house Co. Tipperary

Black and white image of a child standing under a rustic pergola near a brick house in a wooded landscape no locaion or date. Caption 'Bolton'

Broomhill Honiton
Black and white image of a four bay gable fronted house captioned 'Broomhill Honiton'

Dining room interior
Black and white image of a dining room interior probably Portland house

Donkey cart and group
Black and white image of a donkey and cart with a group possibly some of the Butler-Stoney family who owned Portland Park. Ellen, Walter Charles, Ellen (nee Kemble) and one of their sons.

Ellen in garden
Black and white image of a young girl possibly Ellen Butler-Stoney kneeling beside a small dog and cart covered in flowers. Photo caption 'Chi? & miss Wimm???s birthday cart

Formal beds
Black and white image of formal beds in a walled garden. Portland Park House County Tipperary
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