Occupants and Lessees of Houses in Kilkenny City 1808
Small Sources No. 72. This is a list of 145 persons listed as lessees or occupants of premises described as ‘Arran Estate Houses’ in the town of Kilkenny in 1808. They are listed in a rental ledger within the the extensive ‘Ormond Papers‘ collection in the National Library of Ireland. The specific file (Ms 23,811) […]
Tenants of the Roebeck Estate Wicklow/Kildare 1820-’40
Small Sources 71. This is a list of 133 tenants on the estate of Baron de Roebeck on the Wicklow – Kildare border. It includes properties in 12 townlands in these counties, but particularly in Crehelp and Lemonstown in Co. Wicklow, and Ballybought and Swordlestown in Co. Kildare. The original document is a single […]
Tenants in Strokestown area of Roscommon 1810-15
Small Sources No. 66. This is a list of 94 tenants of the Pakenham-Mahon estate in Roscommon in the period 1810-1815. All tenants have properties in Strokestown and neighbouring townlands, and particularly in Cloonslannor, a neighbouring townland. The original document is in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 5501). It is one small item […]
Tenants of the Wynne Estate, Sligo in 1798-1811
Small Sources 64: This is a list of 84 tenants from the index to a rental among the Wynne Estate Papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 3312). The Wynne estate was mainly in the Parish of Calry, which is on the northern side of Lough Gill. The document is a large leather-bound […]
Rental of Monasterevin and Fontstown, Kildare in 1772
Small Sources 46: This rental is from the estate of the Earl of Drogheda in Monasterevin and Fonstown, Co. Kildare in 1772. The original is in the National Library of Ireland (Ms. 12,722) and the document images (created by Ancestor Network) are reproduced through their courtesy. Our article on rentals and their significance for family history is […]
Tenants of Earl of Leitrim in Carrigallen Parish, Co. Leitrim in 1829.
Small Sources No. 40. This is a list of 137 tenants on the Earl of Leitrim’s Bohey estate in 1829. An extract from the listing is in Fig 1. The circumstance would appear to be the appointment of a new land agent, Berry Norris, who compiled a statement of what was owed by tenants when […]
Residents of Tourin townland, Waterford in 1841.
Small Sources 25: This list shows 26 residents of the townland of Tourin, (in the Civil parish of Lismore and Mocollop, Co. Waterford ) in 1841. The list is on a single loose page among papers of the Devonshire Estate, which are in the National Library of Ireland (Ms. 43,781/ 3). The legend to […]
Schoolchildren in Tarbert, Co. Kerry in 1809
Small Sources 2: This is a list of 39 schoolchildren in Tarbert, Co. Kerry in 1809. The original is in the National Library of Ireland among the Dr. Michael Quane Papers (Ms. 17,935) which are titled ‘Letters and papers of Commissioners of Education in Ireland relating to Erasmus Smith foundations’. The document is a single page headed ‘A […]