Tenants of the Wynne estate in Sligo and Leitrim in 1798
Small Sources No. 75: This is a list of 435 tenants of the Wynne estate in Sligo and Leitrim in 1798. The original is among the Wynne Estate papers in the National Library of Ireland (reference NLI Ms. 3311). The family bought the estate, called Hazelwood, in 1722. At the time of this record in […]
Tenants of O’Donel Estate in Cong, Co. Mayo 1790-1815.
Small Sources 62: This is a list of leases granted to 344 named tenants by the O’Donel estate in the Civil Parish of Cong, Co Mayo from 1790 to approximately 1815. Some tenants are parties to several leases so the total number of individuals involved is difficult to define precisely. The area, although very picturesque […]
Catholic Records of Rathangan, Wexford 1807-1811.
Small Sources No. 59A. This is a significant blog as it sets out the Catholic Church records of Rathangan, Co. Wexford for the period from December 1807 to September 1811. The records for this parish which are already known to exist start in 1803, but there are none between June 1806 and 1813. These […]
Labourers in Strokestown, Roscommon in 1820/21
Small Sources 58: This is a list of 66 farm and garden workers on the Pakenham-Mahon estate in Strokestown, Co. Roscommon in 1821. It is a small book included in a file entitled ‘Wages book of the Pakenham – Mahon estate‘ in the National Library of Ireland, Ms. 2598. The book was apparently kept by […]
Rental of Monasterevin and Fontstown, Kildare in 1772
Small Sources 46: This rental is from the estate of the Earl of Drogheda in Monasterevin and Fonstown, Co. Kildare in 1772. The original is in the National Library of Ireland (Ms. 12,722) and the document images (created by Ancestor Network) are reproduced through their courtesy. Our article on rentals and their significance for family history is […]
Tenants of the Leslie Estate in Monaghan in 1751
Small Sources 38. This is a list of 95 tenants on the Glaslough and Emy properties of the Leslie estate in Co. Monaghan in the years 1751 and ‘52. The original document is among the extensive papers of the Leslie collection in the National Library of Ireland. The particular document is entitled ‘A Rent Roll […]
Residents of Tourin townland, Waterford in 1841.
Small Sources 25: This list shows 26 residents of the townland of Tourin, (in the Civil parish of Lismore and Mocollop, Co. Waterford ) in 1841. The list is on a single loose page among papers of the Devonshire Estate, which are in the National Library of Ireland (Ms. 43,781/ 3). The legend to […]
Flax Growers in Shanagolden, Limerick. 1808
Small Sources 16: This list is of 26 persons who purchased flax seed from the Monteagle estate in the Shanagolden area of county Limerick in 1808. The estate was owned by the Spring-Rice family whose titles included Lord Monteagle. This list is from the correspondence of Stephen Edward Rice and the original is in the […]
Labourers in Shanagolden, Co. Limerick 1808.
Small Sources 3: This is a list of 86 labourers working on the Spring-Rice Estate, Mount Trenchard, Limerick (Shanagolden area) on 5 dates from April to July 1808. The Spring-Rice family held the title Lord Monteagle, and their Limerick estate was in the barony of Shanid where they held land in the parishes of Kilmoylan, […]