Tenants of Earl of Leitrim in Carrigallen Parish, Co. Leitrim in 1829.
Small Sources No. 40. This is a list of 137 tenants on the Earl of Leitrim’s Bohey estate in 1829. An extract from the listing is in Fig 1. The circumstance would appear to be the appointment of a new land agent, Berry Norris, who compiled a statement of what was owed by tenants when […]
Annie’s Letter – the Burke family of Mayo
Annie’s Letter, by Robert Burke (ISBN: 978-0-9539974-6-6 – details here) is the true story of a search for Burke and Collingwood ancestors based on a family letter. It is extraordinary for several reasons, not least of which is the wonderful variety of family members uncovered. Admirals, farmers, surgeons and priests; widows and émigrés; rebels and conservatives; […]
Poor list in Killinick, Co. Wexford in 1813-20
Small Sources 10: This is a list of payments made by the Church of Ireland to the poor in the parish register of Killinick, Co. Wexford. The list is in the Register of Killinick Parish which is in the National Archives of Ireland (ref M 5063). The lists are for Killinick and the neighbouring parishes […]