‘Murdered’ Protestants of Clone, Co. Wexford 1798
Small Sources 81: When researching in Irish or other archives a hidden treasure can sometimes be uncovered. This was the case on a recent visit to the Representative Church Body Library in Dublin. The RCB Library is the main repository for material generated by the Church of Ireland (Episcopalian) at a national or parish level. […]
Some Cork City Tenants 1784-1826
Small Sources No. 70. This is a list of 51 tenants of Cork city in the period 1784 – 1826. They are in a single leather-bound rental book held by the National Library of Ireland (Ms. 5319), which contains listings of tenants and their rent transactions in this period. The premises listed are mainly […]
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 Ballyporeen, Co. Tipperary 1840
Small Source 22: This list shows 59 residents of the village of Ballyporeen (Civil parish of Templetenny, Co. Tipperary) in 1840. They were tenants of the Kingston Estate and the original rental ledger is in the National Library of Ireland (Ms. 3276). The ledger gives no information other than stating that these were tenants in […]