Servants of CastleDurrow, Queen’s County (Laois) 1720-48
Small Sources 59A: This list contains 126 servants employed by the Flower estate at Durrow, Co. Laois (previously Queen’s County) from 1720 to 1748. The records are on loose-leaf pages within the Flower Estate papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms 11,461). It can be presumed that there were also farm-hands […]
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 […]
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 […]
Register of Tawnawully School, Co. Donegal 1849
Small Sources 34. This is a list of 59 boys and 21 girls attending Townavilly (alias Tawnawully or Tawnawilly) tenantry school in 1st May 1849. The list is among the papers of the Commissioners of Education in Ireland, which are in the National Library of Ireland – Ms 17,960 (3). The Commissioners were set up […]