Tenants on the DeVesci Estate, Queen’s County 1786-1800
Small Sources 68: This is a list of 102 tenants and tradesmen employed by the DeVesci Estate in the Civil Parish of Abbeyleix, Queen’s County (Co. Laois) between 1786 and 1800. The names listed are all from the index to an account book which is among the DeVesci Papers in the National Library of Ireland […]
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 […]
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, […]
Tenants in All Saints & Taughboyne parishes, Donegal 1800.
Small Sources 51. So on we go for another 50! The list below contains 223 tenants of the Castle Forward Estate in the civil parishes of All Saints and Taughboyne, Co. Donegal around 1800. The original document is among the Wicklow Papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 38,561). It is a simple […]
Tenants of the Trant Estate, Dovea, Co. Tipperary: 1815-20
Small Sources 47: This is a list of 98 tenants on the Trant estate in the area of Dovea in the Civil Parish of Loughmoe West, Co. Tipperary mainly in the period 1815-20. Some accounts continue into the 1830s. The rentals for these estates are included in the Trant Papers which are in the National Library […]
Rental of Cloncurry Estate in Limerick in 1818.
Small Sources No. 44. This is a list of 69 tenants on the Cloncurry estate in the Civil Parish of Abington (Barony of Owneybeg) directly east of the City of Limerick. The original document is a rental in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 8183). Rentals are the records of the landlord on […]