Tenants of New Ross, Co. Wexford in 1768.
Small Sources 67: This is a rental containing 119 tenants of Arthur Lord Viscount Valentia’s estate in New Ross and Old Ross, Co. Wexford compiled in 1768. The original document is in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms 8470 (9)). The detail provides, for each tenant, the rent due; and the lease details (see […]
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 […]
Kilkenny Women Flax-spinners in 1827
Small Sources 26. Evidence of women in Irish genealogical sources is unfortunately sparse, and those that do occur are often listed only as e.g. ‘Widow Murphy’. We list here 83 women receiving payments in 1827 for spinning and weaving of flax. The documents are in the Bessborough papers in the National Library of Ireland Ms […]