While you take an interest in the Irish great-great grandmother Harriet Susannah Ellis (born 1863 in Co. Sligo and who then went on to spend a number of years in County Wicklow and adjacent counties), here is a curated list of additional Irish biographies:
Harriet Susannah Ellis (the book for which this website exists). Harriet’s year and country of birth: 1863, Ireland. Co-authors: Kim Burkhardt and Brian Ellis.
The Sligo-Leitrim World of Kate Cullen (1832-1913). Country: Ireland. Author: Hilary Pyle.
The Wicklow World of Elizabeth Smith 1840 – 1850. Country: Ireland. Authors: Dermot James, Seamas O Maitiu.
Through Her Eyes – A New History of Ireland in 21 Women . Author: Clodagh Finn.
Eileen Gray, Her Life and Work (Wexford-born designer and architect, lived 1878 – 1976). Author: Peter Adam.
The daughters of the first earl of Cork: Writing family, faith, politics and place (the first earl of Cork lived 1566 – 1643). Author: Ann-Maria Walsh.
The Fall of the Fitzmaurices – The Demise of Kerry’s First Family. Author: Kay Caball.
Our Wicklow Women: Booklet of several historical Wicklow women; made possible by Our Wicklow Heritage (County Council)