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ANOTHER PIECE OF HIDDEN HISTORY

ANOTHER PIECE OF HIDDEN HISTORY

ANOTHER PIECE OF HIDDEN HISTORY Six-arch rubble stone road bridge, c.1800, probably originally over a river. A picturesque bridge representing an important element of the late eighteenth- or early nineteenth-century civil engineering or transport heritage of New Ross having originally…

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THE MEDIEVAL NEW ROSS EXCHEQUER 

THE MEDIEVAL NEW ROSS EXCHEQUER 

The origins of the word exchequer are as follows: Current senses derive from the Norman department of state dealing with the royal revenues, named Exchequer from the chequered tablecloth on which accounts were kept by means of counters. References below…

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GLOBETROTTING NEW ROSS BORN ADVENTURER

GLOBETROTTING NEW ROSS BORN ADVENTURER

GLOBETROTTING NEW ROSS BORN ADVENTURER This Rossonian packed a lot of adventure into a relatively short life. ALFRED AYLWARD (1843-1889) Alfred Aylward, a 19th-century Wexford man, slaked his revolutionary longings across the globe. Born, Seville Cottage, New Ross 1843. Somehow,…

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