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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
Bellew Estate Tenants, Galway 1817-20
Small Sources 55: Below is a list of 152 tenants in arrears to the Bellew estate in Galway in the years 1817-1820. They are derived from several lists on loose pages among the Bellew papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 31,918). The Bellew family had extensive property in the parish of Moylough, […]
Tenants of the Trant Estate in Dingle, Co. Kerry in 1791
Small Sources 27. This rental of 63 tenants in the Dingle area of County Kerry is extracted from the Trant Papers in the National Library of Ireland collection. The Trant family were originally from this area of Co. Kerry but moved in the early 1800s to an estate in Dovea, Co. Tipperary (see below). They […]
Waterford Tradesmen in the 1820s
Small Sources 23: This is a list of 79 tradesmen in Waterford compiled sometime between 1826 and 1847. It is in a file of documents in the National Library of Ireland (Ms. 15,028 (9)) entitled “Several hundred documents – petitions, resolutions, bills, lists of voters, etc., – in the Waterford election of .. 1826, the Tipperary […]
Rental for John’s Hill, Waterford in 1831-40
Small Sources No. 7: These 17 tenants are listed in the ‘Ledger Accounts’ of the Paul Estate in Waterford. It also shows the annual rental amount. John’s Hill is now part of Waterford city but at the time would have been outside the city boundary. The houses are of very variable sizes as is evident from […]
Labourers in Kilcavan Parish, Wexford 1850.
Small Sources 5: This is a small list we found in research on Wexford families. It shows 37 labourers or workmen on the Thomas Meyler Estate in the townland of Harristown, Parish of Kilcavan, Wexford in 1850. It is in a Workmen’s account book which shows the dates worked and payments made to each worker […]