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Tenants of the Trant Estate, Dovea, Co. Tipperary: 1815-20

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Small Sources 47: This is a list of 94 tenants on the Trant estate in the area of Dovea in the Civil Parish of Loughmoe West, Co. Tipperary mainly in the period 1815-20.  Some accounts continue into the 1830s.    The rentals for these estates are included in the Trant Papers which are in the National Library of Ireland.  This list is from an index to a rental found among these papers (NLI Ms. 1756).     See our article here for a detailed account of rentals and their relevance.   The index includes the names of all tenants and  the page of the rental which contains their individual account.  Each of these accounts provides basic details on the rent due and the payments made.  It does not always specify the location of the holding.   An example is below, which shows the account of Patrick Cleary and others in ‘part of Killaghra‘.  Holdings by partnerships such as this are not uncommon.  Note the account of Mary Bryan below, which shows that she was paid in guineas (£1 and 1 shilling) Some common abbreviations are used, including  Thos. = Thomas;  Wm. = William;  Michl. = Michael; Edwd. = Edward; Patk = Patrick; Corns. = Cornelius;  and Danl. = Daniel.  The  images are by Ancestor Network and reproduced courtesy of the National Library of Ireland.

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Launch of ‘Tracing your Tipperary Ancestors’ on December 13th

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Flyleaf Press, the publishing arm of Ancestor Network, will launch its new title “A guide to Tracing your Tipperary Ancestors” By Noreen Higgins-McHugh in the Tipperary Excel Centre, Mitchell Street, Tipperary Town on Thursday, 13th December 2018 at 7.30 PM.

The formal launch will be conducted by Des Murnane, President of Tipperary Historical Society.  The title is a comprehensive guide to all of the records available for tracing families in County Tipperary.   If you are interested to attend, please contact us at jim.ryan (at ) flyleaf.ie.

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New Free App to Help Visitors in Dublin Trace Their Irish Ancestors

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Press Release

Dublin, Ireland, and Salt Lake City, Utah; Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Ancestor Network, Ireland’s leading provider of professional genealogy and probate research, has just released at RootsTech 2017 a free, new and interactive Irish Genealogy Research App; Your Dublin Map Guide to Irish Genealogy and History Sources. This ‘Ancestor Network’ App displays a list of the leading Dublin-based libraries, archives, research centres, historic sites and museums. Read More

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Culture Night

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Friday night, September 16th, Ancestor Network took part in Culture Night, as we usually do.

It is always a fun evening, it is amazing the way the city comes alive, and what better way to celebrate our culture than to take a look at our family history! Read More

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