Tenants in Moville Civil Parishes, Donegal: 1823-26
Small Sources No. 79. Rentals are the records of the landlord on the holdings and payments of their tenants. This rental lists 198 tenants of an estate in the Civil Parishes of Moville Upper and Lower, Co. Donegal. These parishes are on the eastern side of the Inishowen peninsula. The identity of the estate owner […]
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 Putland Estate in Garrycloyne & Templeusque, Co. Cork 1815-25
Small Sources No. 74. This is a list of 50+ tenants of the Putland Estate in the Cork Civil parishes of Garrycloyne and Templeusque (see Fig. 1) between 1815 and 1825. They are in papers held by the National Library of Ireland (Ms. 12,768, 769 and 770) each entitled “Rental of the Estate of George […]
Pupils of Charity School in Cloyne, Co. Cork 1742-1864
Small Sources 72: This record is the register of 237 pupils (almost all boys) enrolled in a charity school founded in Cloyne, Co. Cork in 1726. The records available are for most of the period from 1742 until 1864 (excluding 1777-1808). The original register book is in the Representative Church Body Library (Ms 870) in […]
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 […]
Catholic Records of Rathangan, Wexford 1807-1811.
Small Sources No. 59A. This is a significant blog as it sets out the Catholic Church records of Rathangan, Co. Wexford for the period from December 1807 to September 1811. The records for this parish which are already known to exist start in 1803, but there are none between June 1806 and 1813. These […]
Tenants of the Considine Estate in Limerick & Tipperary 1830
Small Sources No. 59: This is a list of 116 tenants from a rental of the Considine Estate, which had properties in the Baronies of Coonagh, Co. Limerick and in the neighbouring barony of Clanwilliam, Co. Tipperary. The rental ledger, entitled ‘H. Considine’s Tenant Book’ is among the Considine Papers in the National Library of […]
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 Naas and Mauricetown, Co. Kildare in 1753-73
Small Sources 52: This is a list of 44 tenants on the Estate of George Lattin in the area of Naas and Mauricetown (or Morristown), Co.Kildare in the period 1753 to 1773. Morristown is in the Civil Parish of Old Connell, and close to the town of Naas. The original document is in the National […]