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I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls Memoir

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ISBN-10: 1491263776

ISBN-13: 9781491263778

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bernadette M. Redmond

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The rent of 3s.6p a week in the Dublin Artisans' Dwelling Company flats was relatively high in the early 1920's when the author's grandparents moved in. Built to house artisans the tenancies were beyond the means of labourer's who earned about a £1 a week.On the death of her mother in 1947 she moved from nearby Upper Rutland St. to live in the Dwellings with her grandparents and remembers it as a matriarchal enclave where the women castigated and cursed each other's children and minded them when necessary. They criticized one another, supported one another through the 'nagers', delivered babies when a 'Bona Fide' midwife wasn't available or couldn't be afforded, borrowed and lent finery,…    
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Book details

List price: $10.00
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 8/21/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 116
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English