Tenants of Sarsfield Estate, Cork 1817-23
easbySmall Sources No. 76. This is a list of 72 tenants of the Sarsfield Estate in Co. Cork in the period 1817-23. It is in a leather rental book among the Sarsfield estate papers in the National Library of Ireland. The specific file reference is NLI Ms 3638. The Sarsfield family were prominent in the county […]
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, […]
Grand Jury Presentments
The relative shortage of Irish sources makes every record linking a name to a place useful. One of the obscure sources which can be used are the Grand Jury Presentments. Grand Juries were the forerunners of the modern County Councils. They were a panel of major landowners established in each county to make decisions on […]
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 […]