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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Labourers in Lismore, Waterford in 1850.
Small Sources 24. This small list shows 30 Labourers on the Devonshire Estate, Lismore, Co. Waterford in 1850. Lists of workmen are useful as they tend to be difficult to find in the records. The list below is a composite of names extracted from several related documents in a file of accounts of the Devonshire […]