Bibliography for Historic Woods

Welcome to the Bibliography for the Historical Woods pages of Here is listed the resources cited in the historic woods pages of this website. You will notice links back to the specific woods pages referencing individual sources. You may track back to the individual pages that way, or you may access the Historic Woods Index via this link. Of course, you may also simply enjoy perusing the interesting resources listed on this page.

National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland
Letter from A. J. Hayes of the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Edinburgh, 18 February 1969. return to: [Hornbeam]
Forbes, A. C.
Tree Planting in Ireland during Four Centuries, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Section C: Archaeology, Celtic Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature. Vol. 41, (1932-1934), pp 168-199 return to: [Hornbeam]
Irons, Neville
Irish Bog Oak Carving, Irish Arts Review. Vol 4. No 2, (Summer, 1987) return to: [Oak]
Kelly, Fergus
The Old Irish Tree–List. Celtica. Vol 11, (1976).
Trees in early Ireland, Irish Forestry. Vol 56, number 4, (1999). return to: [Alder]
Kew, Royal Gardens, Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Vol. 1897, No. 124, (April 1897), pp 167-168
return to: [Spindlewood]
Lucas, A. T, Bog Wood: A Study in Rural Economy, Bealoideas. Iml. 23, (1954). return to: [Oak]
McCracken, Eileen
The Woodlands of Ulster in the Early Seventeenth Century, Ulster Journal of Archaeology. Third Series, Vol. 10, (1947), pp 15-25
The Woodlands of Ireland Circa 1600, Irish Historical Studies. Vol. 11 No 44, (September 1959), pp 271-296
Miller Christy
The Hornbeam (Carpinus Betulus L.) In Britain, Journal of Ecology. Vol 12 No. 1, (Jan 1924), pp 39-94
return to: [Hornbeam]
O’Sullivan, Aileen and Kelly, Daniel L.
A Recent History of Sessile Oak (Quercus Petraea (Mattuschka) Liebl.) Dominated Woodland in Killarney, S.W. Ireland, Based on Tree-Ring Analysis. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Vol. 106B, No. 3, (November 2006). return to: [Oak]
Rackham, Oliver, Woodlands. (2006). return to: [Oak]
Rimmer, Joan
James Talbot’s Manuscript, (Christ Church Library Music MS 1187): VI. Harps The Galpin Society Journal. Vol 16, May. 1963). return to: [Oak] [Walnut]
The Irish Harp, (1969). The Foreword acknowledges Miss Maura Scannell of the Natural History Division of the National Museum of Ireland and Dr. Hayes, of Edinburgh University Forestry Department for the wood identifications. return to: [Spindlewood] [Sycamore]

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