Tenants of Lord Doneraile in Cork and Waterford 1765
Small Sources 60A: This is a list of 100 tenants of Lord Doneraile on parts of his Cork and Waterford estates in 1765. More specifically it lists 60 tenants on his estate in the Manor of Doneraile; and a further 40 in his Kilmeaden estate, barony of Middlethird, Co. Waterford. These rentals are among […]
Tenants of the Sandes estate in North Kerry 1797 – 1828.
Small Sources No. 57: This is a list of 240 tenants from the index to a rental of the Sandes Estate in North Kerry for the period 1797 to 1828. The original document is in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 1792). It is a large ledger which, in addition to the index below, […]
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; […]
Kerry Tenants of the Earl of Listowel 1755
Small Sources 11: This document lists ~100 tenants in the area of Listowel, Co. Kerry in 1755. It is among the papers of the Earl of Listowel but the property was then owned by the Knight of Kerry. It lists the property name (all appear to be townland names) and the rents due on […]