Tenants of DeVesci estate in Queen’s County (Laois) 1775-92
Small Sources 61: This is a list of 112 tenants from a ledger among the DeVesci Papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 34,492). The index is a long (approx 14 x 50cm) book (see picture above right) which is listed in the NLI catalogue as “a larger folio rent ledger for DeVesci […]
Workers on the Butler estate, Castlecrine, Co. Clare 1842 – 49.
Small Sources No. 58A. This is a list of 71 workers on the Butler estate in Castlecrine in the Civil Parish of Kilfinaghta, County Clare from 1842-49. It is compiled from pages of a series of weekly accounts of workers’ pay and duties (see example in Figure 1). Some workers appear every week while others […]
Rental of Kilconnell Barony, Galway 1840-50.
Small Sources 49: The 150 persons named below were tenants of the Trench estate in the Civil parishes of Ballymacward, Kilconnel, Killaan and Killimordaly in the eastern part of county Galway in the period 1840-50. All were residents of one of 12 townlands: Caraholla, Caramore, Carrane, Carranebeg, Clonba, Cloonecalles, Cloonehinch, Cloonemorres, Creeva, Gortnaboha, Island Carrane, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tenants of Quansbury Estate, Kilquain, Galway in 1777-78
Small Sources 4: This is a rental document among the estate papers of Francis Thomas FitzMaurice, 3rd Earl of Kerry, which are held in the Archives Nationales, Paris (Fonds T. Cote 451 (6)). A microfilm copy is in the National Library of Ireland No. P 7239. It shows 35 tenants of the Quansbury Estate which […]