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History of the Barnane estate in County Tipperary, Ireland together with information about the 200 known Carden descendants of the original Jonathan Carden of Barnane, born about 1675. A prologue... More > Barnane before the Cardens gives some background about Cromwell’s savage suppression in 1650 of the Irish Rebellion, and tells how Barnane was confiscated from the O’Meagher family which held the land from the earl of Ormond. Barnane was granted to an ‘adventurer’ and was leased in 1701 to Jonathan Carden, eldest son of John Carden of Templemore. A biography is given of each of the seven Cardens who held Barnane in succession until the last died in 1932. The most notorious of these was John Rutter Carden (1811-1866). Though he was a prominent and wealthy landlord and a Deputy Lieutenant of the county, he was convicted in 1854 of attempting to abduct a certain Miss Eleanor Arbuthnot, and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment. New edition 2017.< Less
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Since the book Carden of Barnane first appeared in 2004 a great deal of fascinating additional material has become available. This 150-page Supplement, revised in August 2017, contains much of this... More > material. To have added it to a new edition of Carden of Barnane would have required extensive re-writing.< Less
CARDEN OF TEMPLEMORE 2017 By Arthur E Carden
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This edition, issued in January 2017, has many changes and additions compared with earlier editions. See preview for the contents list. There are chapters on the impact of the Carden family on... More > Templemore over four centuries; on the Carden residences in Templemore; extended biographies of all the Carden baronets and brief biographies of about 400 other Carden descendants in nine branches (including Fishmoyne, Lismore, Roscrea, New Zealand and elsewhere} and much more. Minor revisions July 2017.< Less
The First World War Journals of Commander Andrew Downes RN By Compiled by Arthur Carden
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Andrew Downes (1887-1945) had an outstanding career in the Royal Navy, reaching the rank of Commander in 1920, but was then dismissed and sentenced to imprisonment for indecent assault on a male... More > person. On release he exiled himself to California where he ran a mountain lodge until being frozen to death in a snowstorm. Most of the book consists of summaries of his fascinating journals, including a gripping description of his ship's part in the Battle of Jutland in 1916. 2016 edition with reference to the Portsmouth exhibition “Racing to War: the Royal Navy and 1914”.< Less
ALBERTINE ("Atty") CARDEN By Arthur Carden
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A booklet with notes on the life of Atty Carden (née Vos), 1933-2016, who was born in Holland, married Arthur Carden and lived a very full life in England, Indonesia and Singapore.
CARDEN OF CHESHIRE and the Cheshire Carden diaspora By Arthur Carden
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The original purpose of this book was to place in the public domain the documents recording information on the following Carden branches, not previously published in book form: Winsford, Bendigo,... More > Randle and Monmouth. The opportunity has been taken to include several chapters about the family in Cheshire in medieval times and about Carden Hall, and also to include material about the whole Cheshire Carden diaspora world wide. This second edition includes more information including some new discoveries about the family's connection with Mavesyn Ridware.< Less
CARDEN and the DARDANELLES By Arthur Carden
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This book is about the attempt to force the Dardanelles in 1915 by a large British and French fleet commanded by Admiral (later Sir) Sackville Hamilton Carden under instructions from Winston... More > Churchill. It is based on Carden's papers, kindly given by his grand daughter to the compiler, who in his turn made them available to the Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth for their exhibition 'Gallipoli - Myth and Memory' For a summary, turn to the first page of the preview.< Less
Germany in 1913, seen by Lieut Andrew Downes RN By Edited by Arthur Carden
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Lieutenant Andrew Downes was given five months in Germany on full pay to perfect his knowledge of the language. His journal gives a fascinating insight into German attitudes immediately prior to WW1.... More > Espionage was possibly involved. The printed book is in black & white, but if downloaded it will be found to be in colour. Revised edition 2014 to coincide with Portsmouth exhibition “Racing to War: the Royal Navy and 1914”< Less
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Before he sadly died in 2013, with encouragement from Arthur Carden, Chuck Carden agreed to make available for posterity, in book form, a large part of his research on the family, which includes... More > entries for over 5,900 Carden descendants and spouses living in USA. They mostly descend from one or more immigrants from Cheshire, England. An attempt is made to indicate which Carden males have submitted samples for DNA analysis and what conclusions can be drawn. Though only twelve branches of the family in America are covered the book will be of widespread interest. Chuck prepared a draft of a new edition and was about to send it to Arthur only a few weeks before his death, but it has not been possible, so far, to extract it from his computer.< Less
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The results of nearly 100 Y-DNA tests worldwide, submitted between 2001 and 2011, identifying the three main branches of the Carden family and showing that over a third of those participating have a... More > common ancestor who lived in Cheshire, England, in 1200 or before. Revised 17 March 2012 with completely new analysis of results close to, or exactly matching, the "Cheshire haplotype." Those who prefer not to purchase this booklet can receive it as an email attachment by contacting the author at< Less