A recent publication of Bram Strokers lost Journal has material relating to is time as a Civil Servant where he spent 12 years in Dublin castle. During that tie he attended Trinity College was active in Athletics and the College Historical Society. The last number of years in Dublin was as an Inspector of Petty Sessions around the Irish countryside.
The Petty Session courts replaced a discredited system of local administration of Justice in the hands of Magistrates often held in their front rooms. His work on the duties of Perry Session Clerks was used in the Irish District Courts until the mid 20th century
His father had been a Senior Civil Servant for 50 years and the family had their origins as Tailors in Dublin. His father was a member of the Tailors Guild. On his mother’s side the Blakes one of her Blake family had been executed a a Rebel in 1798 as a United Irishman.
In his lifetime Bran was known more as the manager of Henry irvine the actor and as an impresario rather then an author.
The Journal has been put together by Elizabeth Miller and Dacre Stoker published by The Robson Press, 2012.