GRUBB, Geoffrey W. The Grubbs of Tipperary. Studies in Heredity and Character. With maps, genealogies, and numerous plates (some coloured).
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Cork: The Mercier Press, 1972. First edition. Medium octavo. pp. xx, 260. Green arlen, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy in frayed d.j.
The Grubb family arrived in Ireland in 1656, John Grubb was a soldier in the wake of Cromwell’s New Model Army who turned Quaker, and for his services was rewarded with a Castle in Kilkenny. His descendants became farmers, millers, merchants, shopkeepers, justices of the peace, high sheriffs, barristers, teachers, clergymen, soldiers and sailors, etc. The author expertly traces the history of the Grubbs in Ireland over the past 300 years
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