• Abbott, Vivienne, An Irishman's Revolution: The Abbe Eddeworth and Louis XVI, Kildare, The Kavanagh Press Ltd., 1989.
  • Butler, Harriet, The Black Book of Edgeworthstown, Faber and Gwyer, London, 1927.
  • Butler, Marilyn, Maria Edgeworth,: A Literary Biography, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1972.
  • Clarke, Desmond, The Ingenious Mr. Edgeworth, Oldbourne, London, 1965.
  • Inglis-Jones, Elisabeth, The Great Maria, Faber and Faber, London, 1959.
  • Newcomer, James, Maria Edgeworth the Novelist 1767-1849, Texas, 1967.
  • Tollemache, Beatrix L., Richard Lowell Edgeworth, Rivington Percival & Co., London, 1896.
  • Woodgate, M.V., The Abbe Edgeworth, Longmans Green & Co., 1946.

All these items are available at Longford Co. Library Headquarters. Other sources used in this project include articles from various editions of The Longford Leader (1897 - present), articles form various local publications, and photographs donated to Longford County Library.

In addition Longford County Library has a large Egdeworth family collection which includes all of Maria Edgeworth's books and writings in various editions as well as those of her father. This collection (in addition to others on Oliver Goldsmith and Padraic Colum) can be accessed by members of the public by appointment.

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