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) […]
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 Lord Doneraile in Cork and Waterford 1765
Small Sources 60A: This is a list of 100 tenants of Lord Doneraile on parts of his Cork and Waterford estates in 1765. More specifically it lists 60 tenants on his estate in the Manor of Doneraile; and a further 40 in his Kilmeaden estate, barony of Middlethird, Co. Waterford. These rentals are among […]
Tenants of Crosbie Estate in Ardfert, Kerry 1805-12
Small Sources No. 60: This is a list of 109 tenants of the Crosbie Estate in North Kerry for the period 1805-1812. The original document is in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 5033). It is a ledger which, in addition to the index below, also contains the details of tenants’ accounts. These are […]
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, […]
Rental of Kilconnell Barony, Galway 1840-50.
Small Sources 49: The 150 persons named below were tenants of the Trench estate in the Civil parishes of Ballymacward, Kilconnel, Killaan and Killimordaly in the eastern part of county Galway in the period 1840-50. All were residents of one of 12 townlands: Caraholla, Caramore, Carrane, Carranebeg, Clonba, Cloonecalles, Cloonehinch, Cloonemorres, Creeva, Gortnaboha, Island Carrane, […]
Marriages in Killanerin and Gorey, Wexford 1800-1807
Small Sources No. 31: This is a list of 144 Catholic marriages from 1800-1807 in the Parish of Kilanerin, Co. Wexford that have survived in a priest’s notebook found in the Franciscan Library, Killiney, Co.Dublin (Reference Ms.C104 – Marriages). The Catholic records of Wexford in the early 1800s are particularly poor, mainly due to […]
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 […]
Kerry Tenants of the Earl of Listowel 1755
Small Sources 11: This document lists ~100 tenants in the area of Listowel, Co. Kerry in 1755. It is among the papers of the Earl of Listowel but the property was then owned by the Knight of Kerry. It lists the property name (all appear to be townland names) and the rents due on […]
Labourers in Shanagolden, Co. Limerick 1808.
Small Sources 3: This is a list of 86 labourers working on the Spring-Rice Estate, Mount Trenchard, Limerick (Shanagolden area) on 5 dates from April to July 1808. The Spring-Rice family held the title Lord Monteagle, and their Limerick estate was in the barony of Shanid where they held land in the parishes of Kilmoylan, […]