Sidney Royse Lysaght

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Sidney Royse Lysaght (1856 - 1941)[1] (pronounced LYE-suht) was a British writer of Irish ancestry. He was born in Bristol.[2]

In his early adulthood he worked for the family iron making concern, John Lysaght, at its factory in Bristol.[3] He lived at Banwell Castle in Somerset. He visited Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa, in 1894. Edward MacLysaght (1887-1986), writer and authority on Irish family history, was his son.


  • A Modern Ideal (1886) poems
  • The Marplot (1893)
  • Her Majesty's Rebels (1907) novel
  • Horizons and Landmarks (1911) poems
  • My Tower in Desmond (1925)
  • The Immortal Jew (1931)
  • A reading of poetry; an essay (1934)