Butler, Massey and Graham Families. Sophia (Sophie) Mary Massey nee Butler (centre with girl on her lap) with members of her family: her daughters Anna Leonora (standing, white dress) Gertrude Emily (on lap), Sophia Isabelle (Zoe) (right, with bucket) and Susan Agnes Massey (front left). Her husband, Edward Massey (Lord Clarina) stands at the back. Her step-father, Colonel John Higgin Graham sits front left. Her sisters Anna (behind Col. Graham) and Henrietta (Henny) Butler (back right); her step-sister Beatrice (Bee) Graham sits front right. Sophia (Sophie) Butler (1855-1912) was born in Castle Crine near Sixmilebridge.
Massey & Graham Families. Colonel John Higgin Graham (d.1910) sits in the centre. The woman standing behind Colonel Graham is his step-daughter Sophia (Sophie) Massey nee Butler (Lady Clarina) (1855-1912) and the four girls seated front right are her daughters (L-R) Sophia (Zoe), Gertrude, Susan and Anna Massey.
Castle Crine. Rear view of Castle Crine near Sixmilebridge. The house is associated with the Fanning, Purefoy, Butler, Massy and Graham Families. It was demolished in 1955. A horse and trap with women and a driver stands outside the door, probably the Misses Butlers.
Picnic at Carrigogunnell Castle. A group on a picnic at Carrigogunnell Castle, Clarina, County Limerick. The gentleman with the white beard is Edward Massey, Lord Clarina who married Sophie Butler of Castle Crine.
Fancy Dress at Ardcandrisk House. A group in fancy dress at Ardcandrisk House, Ardcandrisk, County Wexford. The owner of the house, Elizabeth Geraldine Deane-Morgan, stands in the centre of the front row with Beatrice (Bee) Graham behind her right shoulder. The Morgans, Masseys and Irvines were related to the Butlers and Grahams of Castlecrine. (L-R) Front row: Hamilton Deane-Morgan, 4th Baron Muskerry; Miss Gonne-Bell; Mr Hughes; Elizabeth Deane-Morgan; Hon Mary Massey; Flo Fraser; Major Bulman (sitting extreme right). Middle row: Mary Neave; Miss H Smith; Mr Garraway; Beatrice Graham (standing); Charles Mervyn Doyne (in white); Frances Doyne; H. Smith and Sir Thomas Neave (both sitting). Back row: St George Irvine; Miss F Irvine; Mr D Matthews; Miss B Irvine; C Vesey.
Sophia Butler Graham. Sophia Butler Graham nee Irvine (1834-1887). Sophia was originally married to James Butler of Castle Crine near Sixmilebridge. After his death, she married Colonel John Higgin Graham. The writing on the reverse reads: 'For Mrs Irvine, Tinted, 30/3/61.'
Sophia Butler Graham. Sophia Butler Graham nee Irvine (1834-1887). Sophia was originally married to James Butler of Castle Crine near Sixmilebridge. After his death, she married Colonel John Higgin Graham.