Etching of the inside of a crofters cottage drawn by Maj Gen Richard Henry Crofton RA (1818-1897) in 1848.

Etching by RH Crofton

This etching is signed RH Crofton 1848 in the bottom left hand corner.  It is an interior scene, perhaps the inside of a crofter's cottage.  On the back appears to be written 'Etched by Colonel Richard Crofton RA, father of Duke Crofton of Lakefield'.  This would be Maj Gen Richard Henry Crofton RA (1818-1897), 4th son of  Duke Crofton Esq and Alicia Crofton (nee Jones) of Lakefield, co Leitrim.  Richard married  Frances Mary Marsh (1819-1906), daughter of Arthur Cuthbert Marsh (1786-1849) and Anne Marsh (Marsh Caldwell, nee Caldwell, 1791-1874).  The etching was previously at the Caldwell family home of Linley Wood.


(Home)  (Francis Mary Crofton)  (Richard Henry Crofton)  (Linley Wood List)


Please note that the information on this website is provided freely however it is copyright JJ Heath-Caldwell (unless otherwise stated). You are permitted to make single copies of any of the information on this website for personal use. You are not allowed to use any of the information on this website for commercial purposes. Should you wish to request permission to use any of this information for commercial purposes, please contact JJ Heath-Caldwell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.