Research Resources

Bibliography for references for:

Field Work:

  • Museum of London 1990, Archaeological Site Manual, 2nd Ed., Museum of London London [ISBN:978-0904818406]


  • White, T. D. and Folkens, P. A. 2005, The Human Bone Manual, 1st Ed., Academic Press New York [ISBN 978-0120884674]
  • Buikstra, J. E. and Ubelaker, D. H. 1994, Standards for Data Collection from Human Skeletal Remains, 1st Ed., Arkansas Archaeological Survey Fayetteville [ISBN 978-1563490750]
  • Mays, S. 2010, Archaeology of Human Bones, 2nd Ed., Routledge London [ISBN 978-0415480918]
  • Roberts, C. and Manchester, K. 2007, The Archaeology of Disease, 3rd Ed., Cornell University Press Ithaca [ISBN 978-0801473883]
  • Agarwal, S. C. and Glencross, B. A. (eds.) 2011, Social Bioarchaeology, 1st Ed., Blackwell Oxford [ISBN 978-1444337679]
  • Parker Pearson, M. 2000 Archaeology of Death and Burial, 1st Ed., Texas A&M University Press College Station [ISBN 978-1585440993]


  • Bradley, J. 1985. Planned Anglo-Norman towns in Ireland. In Clarke, H. and Simms, A. (eds) ‘The Corporate History of the Urban Origins in non-Roman Europe’. British Archaeological Report. Oxford. 411-487.
  • Bradley, J., 1986. Urban Archaeological Survey of Trim, Co. Meath. Unpublished
  • Archaeological Survey Report 1986.
  • Barry, T.B. 1983. Anglo-Norman ringwork castles. In Reeves-Smyth, T. and Hammond, F. (eds) ‘Landscape archaeology in Ireland. British Archaeological Report Ser. 16. Oxford. 295-314.
  • Bradley, J. 1989. The Medieval towns of County Meath. Ríocht Na Mídhe Vol. 8, No. 2. 30-49.
  • Brady, J. 1961. Anglo-Norman Meath. Ríocht Na Mídhe Vol. 2. 38-45.
  • Butler, R. 1854. Some notes on the Castle of Trim. 3rd Edition. Trim.
  • Byrne, Francis, J. A note on Trim and Sletty in Peritia Vo. 3. pg 316-319.
  • Conwell, E.A. 1878. A Ramble around Trim amongst its ruins and antiquities and short notices of its celebrated characters from the earliest period. M.M. Gill and Son. Dublin.
  • Cogan,J. 1867. History of the diocese of Meath Vol. 2. Dublin.
  • Eogan, G., 1994.  The Accomplished Art, Gold and Gold working in Britain and Ireland during the Bronze Age.  Dublin.
  • Ellison, C.C. 1972. Bishop Doppings Visitation book 1682-1685. Ríocht Na Midhe 5, No. 1. 28-39.
  • Fallon, Donal 2003. Pre-Development Testing Report on the site of the proposed extension Trim Credit Union, Market St  and Emmet St. Trim, Co. Meath. Unpublished excavation report.
  • Fenning, H. 1962. The Dominicans of Trim 1713-1833. Ríocht Na Midhe  2, No. 4. 21-32.
  • Graham, B. 1974. Medieval settlements in County Meath. Ríocht Na Midhe 5, No. 3. 40-59.
  • Graham, B. 1976. The evolution of the settlement pattern of Anglo-Norman EastMeath. In A. Simms, ‘Fields, Farms and Settlement in Europe’.
  • Gwynn, A. and Hadcock, R.N. 1970. Medieval Houses in Ireland. London.
  • Harbison, P. 1970. Guide to the national monuments of Ireland. Dublin.
  • Hayes, J. 1965. Manuscript sources for the history of Irish Civilisation. Vol. 8. Hall and Co.: Boston.
  • Hayes, J. 1970. Sources for the History of Irish Civilisation. Articles in Irish Periodicals. Vol. 9. Hall and Co.: Boston.
  • Herity, M. (ed). 2001. Ordnance Survey letters Meath: Letters containing information relative to the antiquities of the county of Meath collected during the progress of the Ordnance survey in 1836. Four Masters Press. Dublin.
  • Hennessy, M. 2004. Trim; Irish Historic Towns Atlas, No. 14. Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.
  • Irish Record Commission. 1880. Irish Patent Rolls of James I. Dublin.
  • The Irish Stone Axe Project Database.  Department of Archaeology: University College Dublin.
  • Kenny, Michael. 1994. Silver coins of Charles I (1625-49), found at Scurlockstown, Trim. Ríocht Na Mídhe Vol. 9, No. 1. 22-24.
  • Lee, G.A., 1966/7. Journal of the Kildare Archaeological Society 14 II, 146.
  • Lewis, S.  1837.  A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland. London.
  • McNeill, C. 1932 (ed). Registrum de Kilmainham. Dublin.
  • Miller, Amos, C. 1973. Sir Richard Grenville, governor of Trim, career and character of an Irish character in Ireland 1642-3. Vol. 5, No. 1. 63-84.
  • O’ Carroll, F.  2003. Unpublished excavation report,  03E1484, Castle St., Trim – Black Friary 2010 Interim Report C420
  • Ó Clabaigh OSB, C. 2012. The friars in Ireland, 1224-1540. Four Courts Press, Dublin.
  • Orpen, G.K. 1892 (ed). The song of Dermot and the Earl. Oxford.
  • Potterton, M. 2005. Medieval Trim, History and Archaeology Four Courts Press, Dublin.
  • Potterton M & Seaver M (eds.) 2009. Uncovering Medieval Trim. Four Courts Press. Dublin
  • Quane, M. Meath diocesan school. Ríocht Na Midhe 5, No. 1. 40-59.
  • Raftery, B., 1983.  A catalogue of Irish Iron Age antiquities.  Marburg; 1983.
  • Roe, H.H. 1968. Medieval forts of Meath. Meath Archaeological and Historical Society.
  • Sites and Monuments Record.  National Monuments Division:  Dúchas.
  • Sweetman, P.D. 1978. Archaeological excavations at Trim Castle, Co. Meath 1971-74. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 78C. 127-138.
  • Sweetman, P.D. 1974. Trim Castle and excavations a preliminary report. Ríocht Na Midhe 5, No. 4. 48-77.
  • White, N.B. 1943. Extents of Irish Monastic possessions 1540-41. Dublin.