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Tenants of O’Hara Estate, Sligo 1796

Small Sources 65: This is a list of 212 tenants from a rental ledger among the O’Hara Papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 36,318).  It is titled ‘A rental of Chas. O’Hara Esq’s Estate in the county of Sligo for the half-year ended 1st November 1796’.   The extensive O’Hara estate papers in […]

Domville tenants in Manulla area of Mayo 1833.

Small Sources 63:     This is a list of  95 tenants in several townlands in western Mayo in 1833.   Most of the properties are in adjoining townlands of the Civil parishes of Templemore, Manulla, Balla and Killedan,  which are just east of Castlebar .  A few are elsewhere in the county as indicated 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 […]

Residents of Abbeyleix area, Laois (Queen’s County) in 1801

Small Sources 56: This is a list of 213 people who purchased Indian Meal from the  DeVesci Estate in the Civil Parish of Abbeyleix, Queen’s County (now Co. Laois) in July 1801. The background was that there were  significant food shortages in Ireland during this year.  Food prices had risen dramatically during the previous months, […]

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