The Macgeough Bonds of the Argory: An Ulster Gentry Family, 1880-1950

Olwen Purdue


The Macgeough Bonds of the Argory: An Ulster Gentry Family, 1880-1950

The Macgeough Bonds of the Argory: An Ulster Gentry Family, 1880-1950

  • Title: The Macgeough Bonds of the Argory: An Ulster Gentry Family, 1880-1950
  • Author: Olwen Purdue
  • ISBN: 9781851828944
  • Page: 445
  • Format: Paperback

magoo McGoughs in County Mayo Exiles from Ulster The McGoughs in county Mayo may have originated in Ulster and moved to Mayo either as a result of the Hell or Connaught policy of Oliver Cromwell in the s or likely because of later pogroms of the Orange Order in counties Armagh, Down, Monaghan, and Tyrone after the Battle of the Diamond in .



This work traces the fortunes of the MacGeough Bonds, a minor gentry family of County Armagh, in an area located near Moy, through the dramatic changes that occurred in rural Ireland over half a century from 1880 It investigates they ways in which they and neighbouring landlords were affected by the social and political challenges of the time The study examines the way tThis work traces the fortunes of the MacGeough Bonds, a minor gentry family of County Armagh, in an area located near Moy, through the dramatic changes that occurred in rural Ireland over half a century from 1880 It investigates they ways in which they and neighbouring landlords were affected by the social and political challenges of the time The study examines the way this particular family responded to these challenges, demonstrating why they and their property survived long after neighbouring big houses had fallen into ruin.


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