‘Murdered’ Protestants of Clone, Co. Wexford 1798
Small Sources 81: When researching in Irish or other archives a hidden treasure can sometimes be uncovered. This was the case on a recent visit to the Representative Church Body Library in Dublin. The RCB Library is the main repository for material generated by the Church of Ireland (Episcopalian) at a national or parish level. […]
Tenants of DeVesci estate in Queen’s County (Laois) 1775-92
Small Sources 61: This is a list of 112 tenants from a ledger among the DeVesci Papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 34,492). The index is a long (approx 14 x 50cm) book (see picture above right) which is listed in the NLI catalogue as “a larger folio rent ledger for DeVesci […]
Tenants of the Barton Estate, Fethard, Co. Tipperary 1775-1805.
Small Sources 36: This is a list of 183 tenants from the index to a rental of the Barton Estate in Tipperary. The original document is in the National Library of Ireland and contains “Rent ledgers of the estate of William Barton in Co Tipperary, 1775-1782; 1796 – 1805. NLI, Ms. 5875.” Rentals are the […]
Tenants in Kilteel, Co. Kildare 1825
Small Sources 12. This rent roll lists 25 tenants on the Kildare estate of William Tighe in 1825-26. The estate is in the parish of Kilteel, Co. Kildare but no further information is provided as to which townlands they occupied. William Tighe lived in Woodstock, Co. Wicklow and had estates in several counties. This was one […]