Search results for Trinity College.

29 January 1915: 2/Lt Sidney Barthropp

/on-this-day/29-january-1915-2lt-sidney-barthropp/

Sidney Barthrop was the only son of Major Alfred Barthropp (a stockbroker) of Newport House and Ellen Barthropp (née Wentworth), the daughter of a Cambridge JP.  At the 1901 Census, parents, daughter and son, their domestic servants and a governess, were living at Newport House (14 rooms), Newport, Essex.  By the 1911 Census daughter Edith ha…


24 March 1917:  2nd Lieut. Richard Patrick Hemphill

/on-this-day/24-march-1917-2nd-lieut-richard-patrick-hemphill/

His parents were the Rev, Samuel and Flora (née Delap). The family lived at Townparks, Birr Urban, King’s County, Ireland.  'Pat' as he was known was educated at Chesterfeild School and St Columba’s College, Rathfarnham, Dublin and Campbell College, Belfast. ‘Pat’ was a member of the OTC and a medical student a Trinity College, Dublin. He w…


Ep. 120 – Popular responses to the outbreak of WW1 – Prof Catriona Pennell

/the-latest-wwi-podcast/ep-120-popular-responses-to-the-outbreak-of-ww1-prof-catriona-pennell/

Prof Catriona Pennell, from the University of Exeter, talks about her book on the popular responses to the outbreak of the Great War in 1914 (published by OUP). Your browser does not support the audio element. Her own interest in the perio…


Ep. 152 – Defence of Trinity College during the Easter Rising – Dr Rory Sweetman

/the-latest-wwi-podcast/ep-152-defence-of-trinity-college-during-the-easter-rising-dr-rory-sweetman/

Dr Rory Sweetman, of the Centre for Scottish and Irish Studies at the University of Otago, New Zealand talks about his recent book on the defence of Trinity College Dublin during the Easter Rising in 1916. This is published by Four Courts Press.


118 : June 2020

/stand-to/118-june-2020/

Download PDF This browser does not support inline PDFs. Please download the PDF to view it: Download PDF


Lieutenant-Commander Frederick 'Sep' Kelly - Olympic Gold 1908, Performer and Composer

/world-war-i-articles/lieutenant-commander-frederick-sep-kelly-olympic-gold-1908-performer-and-composer/

Frederick 'Sep' ‘Cleg’ Kelly, the Olympic gold medal rower, pianist and officer in the Royal Naval Division who was killed on 13 November 1916 on the opening day of the Battle of the Ancre. The seventh child (and this his name) of a wealthy wool magnate from Australia, 'Sep' along with five of his brothers was sent to England to be educated at E…


17 March 1917 : 2nd Lieut. David Dennys Fowler, RFC

/on-this-day/17-march-1917-2nd-lieut-david-dennys-fowler-rfc/

Dennys was the son of James Fowler and Mary Harriet (née Morgan) both were born in south Australia.  In 1898 David’s six year old brother died. At some point in the next year or so the family moved to England. By the time of the 1901 Census the 3 year old Dennys was at home with his parents at at 44/46 Albert Gate, Knightsbridge with his parent…